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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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App Went Free: Learn and Play with Animal Planet Hide and Seek Pets

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Who doesn’t like playful learning ideas? Animal Planet Hide and Seek Pets is a fun learning app for kids around preschool age (3 to 6). Kids learn about animals, letters, practice observation, memory and fine motor skills, all through animal themed fun games. It is free today. When kids open the app, they are asked […]

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Problem Solving with a Twist of Optical Illusions – Monument Valley

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I recently have been playing the game Monument Valley. It is an amazing game. Combining strategic problem solving, visual art, geometric and optical illusion, it is a game app I have not seen before. It is not for young kids, but definitely a great one for school age kids to gain first hand experience about […]

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Visual Learning Tool on How Machines Work

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How It Works is a clear, simple, textbook style app.  It visually shows kids how things function and do what they are supposed to do. There are 9 items featured in the app: a car, a rocket, a steam engine, a windmill, a lawn mower, a pump, a washing machine, a vacuum cleaner and a hair […]

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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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Learn ABC with Fun Games – Avokiddo ABC Ride

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Learning alphabet is essential for kids’ literacy mastery. It could become repetitive at times, and kids may lose interest in learning. There are many fun ways to learn ABC, and today’s app is one of the best. Avokiddo ABC Ride is a playful app helping kids learn ABC with various fun games.  When kids open […]

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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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Matching Games for Toddlers and Preschoolers

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Matching Games by CosmoCamp is a simple yet entirely engrossing game for kids that teaches memory skills along with learning colors, shapes, numbers, and letters.  It comes with two different modes, toddler and preschool, to grow with your child, chosen each time you open the app or easily changeable in the parents only area of the app. […]

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App Went Free: Cooking Fun for Kids

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Cooking Fun for Kids from Bean Sprout is a fun cooking themed app designed for kids age 8 and under. It has 30 fun activities encouraging kids love food and eat healthy. It is free today. The app is made out of a book Bean Appetit: Hip and Healthy Ways to Happy Tummies. If you […]

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Learn Measurement Concepts while Playing Circus

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Younger children are naturally drawn to circus, as well as playing with measurements which is why I was excited to learn about this app! Today we are sharing Shiny Circus, which offers younger kids a chance to play and learn with measurement concepts like length, width, height, mass and volume. It is a story book with […]

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Beautiful Book App Teaching Kids Forgive Others

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Son of the Sun and Wizard Lizard is a beautifully illustrated picture book on iPad with a great lesson to teach: Be ready to forgive, and the goodness will fill the world. In addition to the story, kids also have puzzle games to play at the end of the book. Son of the Sun goes […]

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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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Learn Reasoning and Problem Solving with Fun Shape Games

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When I first saw the app name Busy shapes I assumed it teaches kids about shapes, or maybe colors. Once I started playing with the app, I realized it is more than shapes and colors. It trains kids on their reasoning and problem solving skills, with some physics involved. The game play is very intuitive. […]

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Interactive Game Picture Book with No Words – Fiete

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Over the weekend I was playing with a fun app called Fiete. It is a very different kind of picture book for kids of all ages. As the introduction on the App Store says, it is “an alternative to interactive children’s book: in a playful way, with attention to details”. I call it an interactive […]

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App Went Free: Interactive 3D Story App – The Witch With No Name

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The Witch With No Name is a 3D interactive digital book app for kids and the whole family. It tells the story of a witch, who doesn’t know her name, tries to find her name. It is a funny story, but the best parts are the interactive features built in the story. I love how […]

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