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Demystify Shadows with Fun Puzzle Games post image

Is your child afraid of dark? Do they see monsters in the dark? The visuals in the dark is very different from that in day light, and one big component of it is the shadows. DisMonstes is a fun puzzle game of shadow, showing kids where shadows are from, and how they can become so big and in weird shapes. Hopefully when kids really know what the shadows are, they can eventually turn this shadow play into a special platform… Read More

Fun Santa Claus Game for Young Children post image

My Santa Claus Game is a fun game app for kids. There are 10 mini games in the app. Most are fun and easy to play, that a preschool kid can enjoy. The 10 games are arranged around Santa’s life and job: from waking up, to having breakfast, to fixing toy factory, and delivering toys. All games address skills preschool and kindergarten kids are expected to master, such as color and shape matching, fine motor skills of leading objects through… Read More

App Went Free: Fun Game for Visual Pattern Recognition post image

Link That Gugl is a fun app for any one, no matter how old you are. There are similar games on the App Store, but I like this one for the fun characters of the Gugls. Kids will gain visual pattern recognition and fine motor skills while playing. It is also a game for the family to play together. Gugls are the cute and round little guys in different colors and hues. With two big eyes, baby'ish voices, and bouncy… 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

Gain Better Number Sense with Quick Math Jr post image

Developing a good number sense in the early years has a direct impact on a child's future math achievement. There are many ways to help preschool kids gain number sense. Today we have a great app for it: Quick Math Jr. It is designed for kids in preschool to first grade. Kids gain number sense via fun interactive games. There are many aspects in relate to number sense: what the numbers mean; how numbers relate to each other; how numbers… Read More

Best Learning Tools for Kids – Critical Thinking Skills and Problem Solving Skills post image

Critical thinking and problem solving skills are very important for a child's academic and future career, or even life success. How do you teach a child critical thinking skills? How do kids get better at it? There are many elements in critical thinking, assesse, analyze, compare, question, create, ... I find the best way to help kids improve the critical thinking skills is to present age appropriate challenging problems and encourage them to solve the problems in their own ways. Today… Read More

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

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

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