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Joy of Reading – A Reading App for Preschool and Kindergarten Kids post image

Helping children learn to read should be a fun and enjoyable experience. The Joy of Reading is a reading app for preschool and kindergarten kids, with a comprehensive collection of 9 multi-level games designed to encourage early reading. Kids will progress along the reading journey with the support from their favorite animals. The app evaluates the child’s reading level, and systematically provides practice at the right level for the kids, starting with letter sounds, phonics, to sight words and simple… Read More

Free App: Learn About Natural Animals with Forestry post image

Are you kids interested in nature and animal? If they do, they will love this new natural animal app Forestry by InGame Mobile. It is an interactive app about wild animals, their food, their habit, and their living environment. Through playful activities, kids learn about the forest and the wild animals living there. When kids start the app, they will see 6 animals in the forest near a creek: a bear, a squirrel, a beaver, a moose, a hedgehog, and… 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

Thinkrolls physics puzzle app for kids

I always liked Avokiddo apps. Recently they just launched a new app Thinkrolls, which is a fun physics puzzle game designed for young children, from preschool age and up. I loved the app for its fun game setting and all the science elements built into the play. Thinkrolls are 18 cute characters in this educational app. Kids are going to help them roll through mazes with different features and settings. Through out the maze kids will encounter many obstacles, like… Read More

Millk Hunt Kids Math Game App

Do you have children who like playing games? They will love this app Milk Hunt Kids Math Game. It is a fast paced game app where kids have to solve math problems to move up the levels. The math included in the app are common core aligned. Given the fast pace, all math have to be solved mentally, and all are during the games. It is a good exercise for quick math facts and mental agility. Before kids start the… Read More

Create Your Own Story with Dora and Friends post image

Nick Jr has a brand new app Dora and Friends that combines kid-friendly fun with imaginative language building skills parents will love. In the app Dora the Explorer received a bit of a makeover. Dora is now ten and is exploring the city with her friends and a brand new ‘map app’. Kids can create their own adventures with ten interactive scenes, all the characters, fun props and music from the show. On the opening screen, players can view all… Read More

Free App: Learn About Weather with MarcoPolo Weather App post image

MarcoPolo Weather app is the 2nd app in the MarcoPolo Discovery series. The first one is MarcoPolo Ocean, and I liked the first one very much. I am delighted to find out that the 2nd app is even better. MarcoPolo Weather is free with 5 weather conditions come with the free download. Some content such as 4 extreme weather conditions are available via In App Purchase. When kids open the app, they will see 4 animal friends at the bottom of… Read More

PBS Kids Cookie Monster Challenge App

How can you not love Cookie Monster?  Our four year old laughed out loud through this app as Cookie Monster used his signature bad grammar to express various forms of dismay over his lost cookies. Cookie Monster’s Challenge offers a series of brain-building games designed to challenge and engage children ages 3-5 by practicing self-control, focus, memory, following directions and problem solving – skills that are essential for school readiness. There are 10 mini games in the app. Each game presents… Read More

101 Animal Puzzles for Kids App

Many kids like to play jigsaw puzzles. Playing puzzles has many developmental benefits for kids. While playing puzzles, kids develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills; learn to understand surrounding environment, recognize shapes, improve memory and problem solving skills; Kids also learn to set goals, and be patient. There are many puzzle apps for kids on the App Store. I recently found one that really stands out, as it also adds word recognition into the play. 101 Animal Puzzles for Kids… Read More

App Went Free: Build and Test Robot at Toca Robot Lab post image

We love Toca Boca apps. Although the apps are designed for young children in toddler and preschool age, my older child and myself have always enjoyed playing with Toca apps. I like the design concepts behind their apps – they want their apps be kids’ toys, not games. The difference is playing toys doesn’t follow rules, kids can play anyway they want to. This is how we feel about Toca Robot Lab. It is a fun toy for anyone who… Read More

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