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App Went Free: Strategy Math Games for Kids post image

Math Ahoy is a math strategy game app for kids in kindergarten to early elementary school. Kids must use their math skill and strategy to win the game. In addition to math, kids will also learn world geography. It is available on both iOS devices and Android devices, and it is free for limited time. The app is essentially a board game. Kids will be the captain of the pirate ship to collect treasures from cities all around the world… Read More

Things for iPad App

Things for iPad and Things (for iPhone iPod) are great productivity apps that help you manage the tasks, or things you have to do. They are chosen as apps of the week on App Store, and are free now, from the respective price of $20 and $10. I just downloaded the apps on both my iPhone and iPad and really like what I see so far. If you are looking for a task management app, don’t miss this opportunity. What… Read More

Have Fun Playing with Hat Monkey post image

I liked the app Petting Zoo a lot, so when I saw the same developer has another app Hat Monkey, I had to get it. Hat Monkey is an interactive book app for toddlers to kindergarteners. But I ensure you that people of all ages will love it. It is a story about a cute monkey who wears a hat all the time. Kids are welcomed by the monkey on the opening screen, pointing to the arrow that opens up… Read More

App Went Free: Stay Active with Go Dance post image

With the weather getting colder, we start looking for more ideas to stay active inside. I was excited to see the app Go Dance is free today and gave it a little try. I like it! It is a great way to get kids moving in the house when it is too cold to play outside. The app is not perfect, but as long as you are not using it competitively, ie. not trying to get the highest score, it… Read More

My Monster Mayhem book app for kids

My Monster Mayhem is an interactive book app for young children. It is listed among our 25 Monster Apps for Kids as a monster themed book app. It is a fun read, even if it is not during Halloween season. It is free for limited time, so definitely grab it before the price goes up. A young girl gets in trouble with her mom for many reasons, sometime it is to slam the door, sometime it is to splash bath… Read More

Fun Matching Game for Kids – Whose Toes Are Those post image

Whose Toes are Those is a very fun matching game app for kids - and adults. It is a quick and easy play for kids any age. Kids match animal feet to their heads, which train their observation skills. It is available for both Apple devices and Android devices. It is free for limited time on App Store. The play is simple. When kids open the app, they will see 3 animal pictures in front of the curtain, and 2… Read More

Native Numbers App

An important early math learning element is the number sense: to truly understand the meaning of numbers beyond those written on paper. Today we have a wonderful app Native Numbers to help kids gain the real sense of numbers. It is a well-designed curriculum for kids age 4 to 7. It is usually $10 on App Store, it is free today. There are 5 units in the app: Number concepts, Number Relations, Number Ordering, Counting, Demonstrate Mastery. Each Unit has… Read More

SketchBook Pro App

I have seen some iPad art works on the internet, and I have always wondered how people were able to create the beautiful effects on iPad, like water color, shades of painting, and delicate color changes. I started exploring some of the drawing apps available. It is amazing to see the kinds of drawing capabilities you can have with a nice drawing app. Today I found SketchBook Pro is free for limited time. This is a good opportunity to try… Read More

Dr. Panda Handyman

Having kids help around household is good for them. They learn what takes to have a home, they learn comfort home requires responsibility, they learn how things at home work, and they learn how to use tools to fix problems if there is any. Dr. Panda Handyman is just an app for this. Kids will help Dr. Panda fix and assemble furniture, set up an aquarium, tear up the old floor. They will also mix up paint of different colors… Read More

Print the Alphabet Anywhere

Learning alphabet is the stepping stone to early literacy. There are many fun ways to help kids learn ABCs. Today I have another fun app helping kids learn alphabet. It is a set of alphabet coloring pages and number coloring pages. Kids not only learn alphabet and numbers, but also practice fine motor skills. It is free today. We also have instructions on how to use it with another app to do it on your device, and how to print… Read More

Bitsboard Spelling Bee

Are your children working on spellings? Do they participate Spelling Bee contest? Spelling takes daily repetitive practice and a good practice tool makes it a lot easier. Bitsboard Spelling Bee is a new app, it is now free. I don’t know how long it will stay free, so download it now while you can. Make sure purchase the Pro version via In-App purchase, as it is also free now. To purchase the Pro version, all you need is to pick… Read More

Bike Repair

Do you like biking? When the weather is nice, we like to go biking and it is a great outdoor activity for the whole family. However, bike maintenance takes a lot work. How often do you check your bike? Do you do it together with the kids? Doing the bike maintenance and repair together with kids is a good opportunity to teach them about bike safety and even some engineering in the process. Bike Repair is an app provides guides… Read More

Walking with Dinosaurs

Do your children like dinosaurs? Many children are captivated by these fascinating creatures and there is so much to learn about them. Recently, the Walking with the Dinosaurs franchise revamped their app with better graphics and latest facts, and for limited time, they have it for free.  Even if you are not very interested in dinosaurs, this is still an app worth to check out. There are 3 parts in the app: Features, Dinosaurs, and Dinosaur Hunters. The most amazing… Read More

Toca Mini

Do you kids like to play Mr. Potato head? it is a fun creative open play toy. We had a couple different versions of Mr. Potato heads at home. My son loved to put various parts in all different positions and we have so many funny pictures of his creation. It is a fun playing process for kids to learn about body parts and some other concepts, like symmetry. Today we are sharing an app that is similar to Mr… Read More

Duckie Deck Huff n Puff

I have heard many people mentioned the Huff and Puff app from Duckie Deck, and have been very curious about the app. How can you make the airplane move by blowing into the iPad? Today the app is free, and I did get to try it firsthand. I would recommend you try it with your kids too. It is just fun to play. It is also a good opportunity to explain some science to kids too. So make sure to… Read More