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Interactive 3D Pop-up Fairy Tales App for Kids post image

Do you read traditional fairy tales with your kids?  There have been some discussions about the benefits of reading fairy tales with kids. Some are concerned about the dark side of the stories, some don’t like those traditional princess images who overly depend on others. However, there are still places for fairy tales in children’s literature. With the right stories, kids will learn the right moral value, gain vocabulary and grow their imagination. My best advice is to read ahead… Read More

Free App: The Foos Teaches Preschoolers Coding post image

This week is Computer Science Education week. To correspond to the campaign Hour of Code, we are sharing a fun coding app designed for preschool kids, and it is Free.  The app is called The Foos: Code for an Hour. The app introduces programming concepts through exciting puzzle adventures. It is for kids or adults who know nothing about coding or programming. So get started, download the app, put in your hour of code this week! There are 24 levels… Read More

Learn about Forest Animals with the App Who Lives in a Tree post image

Who Lives In A Tree is an app about forest animals living on trees. Kids learn many fun facts about the animals. With the simple interface and safe settings, it is a fun app for even young children to use on their own. It is available on both Apple and Android devices. It is a very simple app. When kids start the app, they will see a tree. Scroll the screen up and down, kids will see animals on the… Read More

Free App: Dunkin Donuts App Provides Convenience and Rewards post image

Do you like donuts? I try to eat healthy and not eat as many donuts. Recently we had a new Dunkin Donuts open within walking distance, and I am pleasantly surprised that they are offering many healthier food and beverage choices. Last week, I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Dunkin’ Brands. I found out they have an app and a loyalty DDPerks Reward Program. For this post, I received a promotional item to thank me… Read More

Tiggly Addventure Free Math App for Kids

We reviewed the interactive math toy Tiggly toy when they just came out. It is a fun learning toy integrating the interactive feature of the touch screen. The first set is focused on shapes. This 2nd set is about numbers and additions. It is a great idea for a holiday gift or birthday present for kids 5 and younger. What is Tiggly? Tiggly is a set of toys that interact with the touch screen. With this new set of toys… Read More

Free App Magic Flix Safe Video Movie for Kids

My son loves watching videos and short movie clips. He would go into Youtube, search for videos he wants to see. He found many good ones. We found some educational YouTube channels to follow. I am glad he can find educational movies and videos for free, but am also concerned that he may see something he’s not supposed to when searching for videos. That is why I immediately downloaded MagicFlix when I first read about it. MagicFlix is a collection of videos and… Read More

Free App: Geography App Helps Kids Learn World Geography Efficiently post image

Learn World Geography is a free geography app from Brainscape. It is a flashcard app, but the algorithm is designed by learning cognitive scientists leveraging the latest cognitive science techniques, so you can master the content faster. From the surface, it is just a flashcard. After using the app for a while, you will find that memorizing the geographic facts is not that hard, and in fact it is quite easy. According to Brainscape, their objective of the app design… Read More

Free App: Phonics with Phonzy – Practice Letter Sounds and Words Aloud post image

Phonics with Phonzy is a phonics app for kids. It is unique in ways of encouraging kids to practice the letters and words out loud, which is essential in any language learning experience. It also demonstrates mouth movements to show kids how to pronounce the sound. It is a free app right now. However, I don’t know how long it will stay free. If you need phonics help for your kids, this might be a good one to try and… Read More

Free App: Teach Kids Social Skills with Model Me Going Places post image

Teaching kids social skills is never easy. One challenge we face very often is to teach kids how to behave in different social settings. Do you usually explain to kids about a new place they are going to visit? Like a dentist’s office, or a new school? I always found it helpful to tell my child about the places he’s going to visit, be it the first grocery store trip, or the first dentist appointment. It helps the kid understand… Read More

Free App: Disney Movies for Kids Anywhere Any Device post image

We like Disney movies, from those classic movies like Snow White, Dumbo, to recent ones, like Frozen; from action movies like Pirates of the Caribbean, to comedies like Wreck It Ralph. Disney makes good movies for kids with great moral and educational value, and entertaining enough that the whole family can enjoy. If you like Disney movies, you will like the free app Disney Movie Anywhere. It was launched on Apple App Store earlier this year, and recently, it is… Read More

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