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Free: Fun Science Activities and Games for Kids

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A while ago, I introduced a Free Science App for kids DIY Sun Science designed by The Lawrence Hall of Science. I explored a little more, and found The Lawrence Hall of Science has a very neat website designed for kids, called 24/7 Science. There are two sections on the site: science activities and online […]

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Free App: Learn Sun Related Science with DIY Sun Science

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DIY Sun Science is a free science app for kids designed by UC Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science. It has instructions on 13 hands-on learning activities helping kids learn and explore about the Sun. It also has many amazing sun related images and videos. What is most interesting is the sun observatory showing live images […]

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Free App: Explore and Learn about Nature Animals with Disney Nature

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Disneynature Explore is a wonderful free app for kids to explore and learn about the 5 nature animals included in this app. It is a companion app for the Disney Nature movies. There is a dedicated website for all the Disneynature movies. On the website there are many well designed learning materials that you can have […]

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Free App: Sparky Teaches Kids Fire Safety

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Sparky’s Birthday Surprise is a book app teaching kids about fire safety. It is a free app supported by National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). It is available on Apple devices and Android devices. If you visit the NFPA website for kids sparky.org, you will see many great educational content on the site that you can […]

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Free App: Watch Educational Shows on Smithsonian Channel for FREE

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I recently find a great educational app from Smithsonian – Smithsonian Channel. It has many of Smithsonian channel’s videos, some are full episodes, and they are free! It is available on almost all the different devices, iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android, Kindle. If you want to watch the videos on bigger screen, it is also available […]

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Farfaria – A Traveling Book Library for Kids

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Well. This is one epic app. Essentially, it is a library with access to over 400 stories for children in the 2-9 age range. That covers quite a bit of territory doesn’t it? It is one of the first apps I’ve seen designed to expand with children as they grow and change. This is an […]

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App Went Free: Books for Reading and Creating

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Are you looking for books for your kids? Today I have a wonderful book app for kids 6 and younger. It is an app holding 37 books titled “I like …”, such as I Like Animals, I Like Colors, or I Like Drawing. What makes this book app unique is that each single book is […]

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Best Science Apps for Preschool Kids

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We have put some best app lists based on kids age and subject, if you are interested in those lists, please visit Best Educational Apps for Kids – Grouped by Age and Subject. In the past several months, iGameMom reviewed many science apps for preschool kids. We can’t wait to share the Best Science Apps […]

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Free App: A Fun Coloring App for Preschoolers and Toddlers

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Are you traveling during the spring break? I remember carrying some coloring books with us when we were traveling when my son was young. They helped to calm him down and stay active. The only problem of having coloring books when you are traveling is to keep track of the crayons, coloring pencils and markers. […]

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Free App: Geoboard Making Math and Geometry Fun

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I came across several homemade Geoboard ideas recently, and they reminded me the wonderful free app Geoboard, which we used recently to play some math games about geometry. It is an app from The Math Learning Center, it is available for iPhone, iPad, Windows tablets, and an app on the internet too, which means you can […]

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Free App: Learn to Be a Host with a Fun App

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Come Visit Us is a role play app where kids can learn to be a host, invite guests to tea parties or picnics. There is not much speaking in the app, which is perfect for imagination, story making, or vocabulary and language development. When kids open the app, they get to choose one of the […]

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Farm Themed Fun Educational Games for Preschool Kids – Max On The Farm

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Max on the farm is a fun app designed for kids age 3 to 6. There are 4 farm themed educational games in the app, all games have no timers, no scores, kids just play at their own pace. The lite version has plenty contents for you to test it out. The full version has […]

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Free App: Learn social emotional skills with games

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Parenting tweens and teens is a different challenge than parenting younger kids. Kids this age are more independent, which is good, but sometimes makes it hard for them to accept whatever we are trying to teach them.  It is especially challenging when it comes to social and emotional skills. That is why I am very […]

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Free App: National Geographic Young Explorer

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Recently I found a wonderful free resource from National Geographic for kids – National Geographic Young Explorer Magazine. It is available for free on their website, and as apps for both iPad and Android devices. There are 7 issues every year. Each issue covers 3 topics about nature, such as rain; plant roots; animals cover […]

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9 Apps Making Outdoor Science Learning Fun

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When it starts to get warm, it is time to move the learning outdoors. There are so many misconceptions that apps are just for indoor learning. In fact, many apps are designed to invite kids going out, explore and learn everything about the wonderful nature. 9 Apps Making Outdoor Science Learning Fun SkyView (Free): kids […]

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Free App: Unique Coloring Apps from Eye Paint

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Today I am sharing a series of apps from Eye Paint. They are unique coloring apps that open up otherwise impossible ways to bring paintings to life. I have reviewed apps for a while. The biggest benefit for me is the opportunity to explore new ideas. Whenever I found something that I have not seen […]

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