Puzzle Game Apps for Kids

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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Shape it app

I like art activities using shapes. It combines art and math. While creating pictures with geometric shapes, kids practice shape and size recognition, cognitive skills, fine motor skills, and creativity. Today we share an app letting kids create pictures with shapes. The app Shape It is designed for kids from preschool to early elementary school. […]

Curious Kids and Toy Cars

Does your child like cars? Have you shown them the inside of a car? If you have a hands-on kid who likes engineering and machines, he/she will like this app – Curious Kids and Toy Cars. With this app, kids will be able to take apart cars, learn the parts names and how different parts […]

The Wheels On The Bus

I don’t know why we have not reviewed The Wheels on The Bus yet. But with the summer season, especially many travels going on, this is a great collection of on-the-go kids learning activities in one app. We all know young children have short attention span. When you feel that you are just warming up […]

MarcoPolo Ocean

Summer is a good time to learn about ocean and ocean animals. MarcoPolo Ocean is the perfect app for that. It takes kids to the fascinating ocean with fun learning activities. Kids will build submersibles and boats, travel the ocean and learn about ocean animals and environments. It is a great learning app for a […]

Tidy Up

Part of the life with children is to live through all the messiness. The toys are all around the house, you can never find what is where. Isn’t it nice to have the kids clean up and tidy up the room themselves? It’s always worth a try. Now you can have some help from this […]

Duckie Deck Sandwich Chef

I have seen several Duckie Deck apps recently, and they do a good job in engaging kids with apps. When I heard about their new app Sandwich Chef, I was excited to try it out. Plus, I am always interested in ways helping kids learn healthy food choices and eat healthy. I had a lot […]

How It Works

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 […]

Son of the Sun and Wizard Lizard

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 […]

Busy Shapes

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. […]

Shapes and Puzzles App

Today I have another fun app for kids to learn shapes and colors. Shapes and Puzzles is a fun puzzle app. Kids put puzzle pieces of various shapes and colors to form a picture. Kids not only learn shapes and colors, but also fine motor skills. Upon opening the app, kids have 4 groups of […]

Barefoot World Atlas

I have been always looking for a good world atlas app to help my son learn about the world, a map not just includes geography information, but also about world culture. I have heard so much about Barefoot World Atlas, and finally got a chance to check it out. I was really impressed and love […]

Ranger Rick Jr. Bear App

The Ranger Rick Jr Appventures series is a great app series for kids age 3 to 8 to learn about animals. The Ranger Rick Jr – Bear is the 2nd app in the series. The first app is about Lion. In this 2nd app, kids will learn everything about bears with Ranger Rick Jr. I like apps that are the […]

Just 2 Fun

Just 2 Fun is a word puzzle game for kids designed by David L. Hoyt, who is known for his Jumble puzzles on more than 600 newspapers.  It is a fun game that kids can play for long time. It twists your mind, challenges you think out of box, all in a fun way. The […]