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Free App: Wonderful Preschool Learning App – Leo’s Pad Appisode 5

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Leo’s Pad just launched its 5th appisode, and now all appisodes are free.  We have reviewed Leo’s Pad previous appisodes. It is a preschool learning app series designed by Stanford University researchers and Emmy award-winning animators. We liked how the learning activities are seamlessly woven in the storylines in all Leo’s Pad appisodes. Appisode 5 […]

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Fun Preschool Learning App – Maya the Bee

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Maya the Bee: Flower Party is based on the TV show that is translated into many languages. The original story is from a book The Adventures of Maya the Bee, published in 1912. Maya the Bee: Flower Party has all the key characters in the TV show, but is mostly a learning game for preschool […]

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Free App: Netflix Movies Offer Good Kids Movie Selections

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Last month we started using Netflix again.  I really liked Netflix movies stream program.  We tried Netflix a couple years ago, but discontinued due to concerns that my son may be exposed to some content that are not appropriate for his age.  Now with the new feature Kids Movie, we decided to give it another […]

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App Went Free: Fun Engaging Bug Games for Early Learning Skills

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Bugs and Buttons 2 is a collection of mini games for early learning skills, helping preschool and kindergarten kids gain critical early learning skills with fun games.  It is Free for limited time. There are 18 games in the app.  Kids can choose which game they want to play. Each game addresses several early learning […]

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A Fun Bug App for Kids – Grandma Loves Bugs

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Do you kids love bugs? If you have a bug lover, you don’t want to miss today’s app – a fun bug app for kids. Grandma Loves Bugs is a learning app for kids 6 and younger.  Following the guide from a fun-loving grandma, kids will not only learn a lot about bugs, but also […]

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FREE App: Fun and Engaging Daily News App for Kids

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News-O-Matic is a kid-friendly news app. It publishes 5 pieces of news every day Monday through Friday. All news is tailored to kids level (age 6 to 12) and includes various topics from international politics to sports, to new movies. It is free to download with subscription options. Without subscription you can still receive daily […]

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Playroom – Lessons with Max

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Playroom-Lessons with Max is an educational app from lgromatic. It’s designed with pre-school children in mind. What it offers that’s just a little bit different is the way in which parents are able to protect children from inadvertently gaining online access while using the app. The Max in question is a little kitten and he’s […]

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Flash Cards in Video – Video Touch Apps

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Video Touch is a series of apps from the creator of Sound Touch, but instead of the flash cards showing real life photographs of animals, instruments, and objects, it shows short video clips.  For a review of Sound Touch, you can visit Sound Touch – A Flash Card App Toddlers and preschools love to be able […]

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App Went FREE: All 4 Appisodes of Leo’s Pad

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Leo’s Pad: Preschool Kids Learning Series is an interactive learning app for preschoolers. All learning activities are built within the story line, making it a very engaging app.  It is one of the best designed series I have seen.  The 4th Appisode is just released, and for a limited time, all 4 appisodes are FREE! The […]

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App Went Free: Backyard at Twilight – Stella and Sam Adventure

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Backyard at Twilight is an app from A Stella and Sam Adventure series. It is a series of interactive apps based on the popular Stella and Sam television show and bestselling picture book series by Marie-Louise Gay. It is usually $2.99, today it is free, for limited time.  The app holding the whole series Stella […]

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FREE App: Play and Learn with Wallace

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Play and Learn with Wallace is a learning app series designed for preschool kids.  It combines educational games and interactive play to engage preschoolers in a fun learning environment. It is a shell app, holds all the apps coming into the series.  It is free to download, with sample questions from each individual app to […]

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Sound Touch – Flash Card With Sound

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Sound Touch is a great learning tool for young children. It is a flash card app geared toward toddlers and preschoolers, but  the simplicity of this app is great for all ages. This app is a virtual version of flash cards, which helps children to learn name recognition as well as teaching them animal sounds […]

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Leo’s Pad: Preschool Kids Learning Series

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Leo’s Pad Appisode 3 launched a while ago, and now all three appisodes are put into one app called Leo’s Pad: Preschool Kids Learning Series.  We reviewed Leo’s Pad Appisode 1  and Leo’s Pad Appisode 2, and like them very much. Like previous appisodes, Appisode 3 also has great learning activities built in the storyline. It […]

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FREE App: Interactive Educational Toy – Ubooly

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After reviewing so many apps, I have been thinking how to better integrate mobile apps into kids learning. Many apps are doing great job in making the learning interactive, incorporating multimedia materials. But there is one area I have not seen as much as I’d like, it is to integrate the mobile learning into the […]

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App Went FREE: Guess How Much I Love You

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Guess How Much I Love You is an app based on Sam McBratney’s ever-popular book of the same title Guess How Much I Love You. I remember we read the book again and again with my son. I am sure your little one will like the book and this app. It is FREE for limited […]

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Kids Magazine on iPAD – Timbuktu

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A while ago I discovered an App magazine for children called Timbuktu.  I like the app a lot, the design is bright and the delivery of the learning is fun and engaging.  I invited Francesca Cavallo, Co-founder & Creative Director at Timbuktu Lab give iGameMom readers an introduction about the app magazine.  Here is what Francesca shared with […]

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