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12 Toys that Teach Kids Programming post image

Have your kids started learning computer programming? Computer coding or programming is basically the language we use to talk to computers. Since computers will be an essential part of the future world our kids going to be in, it is important for today's children to have fundamental knowledge of how to communicate with computers. For some very basic concepts, they can learn coding through cool activities without using a computer. After they learned fundamental concepts, it is best to get… Read More

Fun Game for Visual and Dimensional Thinking post image

ROP is a fun game app. It is very easy, yet intriguing. It helps to enhance players visual and dimensional thinking capability. It is on free app of the week on Apple App Store, and it is also available on Google Play. It is a great way to help kids be familiar with different geometry shapes and key features of the shapes. When you start the app, you are given some "ropes" with nods on them, and a pattern to… Read More

Learn While Fishing with Grandpa post image

Do you like fishing? Have you taken kids with you go fishing? We love fishing. It is refreshing to see an early learning app designed around fishing theme. Fishing with Grandpa is a new app from Fairlady Media, who has the grandma and grandpa app series. Like other apps in the series, Fishing with Grandpa does a great job at smoothly incorporating learning into the fishing activities. When kids start the app, they will be greeted by grandpa sitting in… Read More

Solve Mysteries and Learn Sight Words post image

Learn sight word is essential to a child's reading skill development. It is also hard to many kids, as many kids felt it is boring. The more fun you can add to the learning process, the more and faster kids will learn these words. Today we have a fun app for kids, where kids will learn sight words while solving mysteries. If your kids are into detectives and mysteries, this will be a great sight word app for them. The… Read More

Fun App for Dinosaur and Truck Lovers post image

Do your kids like dinosaurs? How about trucks? and How about combining both into one? Dinotrux is a new Netflix show by DreamWorks for kids age 4 and up. It is based on the picture books of the same title, but the show has expanded the stories from the book tremendously. To accompany the show, DreamWorks also launched a free app of the same title. If you have kids like dinosaurs and trucks, you don't want to miss Dinotruk. Netflix… Read More

Learn City Planning with SimCity BuildIt post image

I have heard of SimCity for a long time, and my son has played the game. However I have not really get the chance to really look into the game till now. It is a free app available for both iOS and Android. After spending sometime on it today, I like it. In the game kids will build a city and learn city planning and building. It is another simulation game I don't mind my child playing. When kids start… Read More

Mental Math for Addition and Subtraction post image

I have seen many math drill apps in different formats, some are simple drills, some are in a game format. It is helpful for kids to get very efficient with these math operations, so when they solve more complex math problems they don't have to spend time and energy on these fundamental operations, and can focus on solving the more complex problems. Today I have another app not only drill kids on these math operations, but also teach kids tips… Read More

Train Dragons on Your iPad and Mobile Devices post image

Have you seen the movie How to Train Your Dragon? Now DreamWorks is working with Netflix to launch a new extension series exclusively on Netflix Dragons Race to the Edge. It is coming out on June 26. In the same time, they also launched an app School of Dragons. Kids can grow and train their own dragons right on the iPad or other tablets. If you don't like to play on tablets, you can also play on computer on the… Read More

Free App for Kids Age 5 and Younger – LumiKids Beach post image

LumiKids just launched their 2nd app LumiKids Beach. It is a series of apps from Lumosity designed specially for kids age 5 and younger. I liked their first app LumiKids Park, so once the new app is available, I checked it out right away. It is another wonderful early learning app for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners. It is free right now. As stated by the developer team, the LumiKids series is not intended to be brain training for kids, but… Read More

Free Learning Website for Kids – Funbrain post image

Have you tried funbrain.com? It is a free learning website for kids from preschool to grade 8. I have not shared the site here because I thought it uses flash and won't function on iPad and iPhone. But yesterday, I tried it on my iPad and the games and books all worked well. I am so glad that there is one more learning website that is available on mobile devices, so kids can enjoy the fun learning on the go… Read More

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