Educational Apps that Covers a Broad Range of Subjects

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Free App: Stay In the Know with Yahoo News Digest

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I have not paid much attention to news apps except News-O-Matic. Because I felt many news include contents that are not child safe. Recently I heard from a homeschool mom that they use Yahoo News for kids in their homeschool. I was quite surprised and checked it out. I am really surprised by the quality […]

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Free Learning Website for Kids – mocomi

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I recently find a great learning website for kids with tons of fun educational contents: books, games, videos, jokes, … It is so fun, even for me!  It is called mocomi. Since we are posting on iGameMom, you know it functions well on mobile devices like iPad and iPhone. It is based in India, so […]

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Digital Flashcards for Kids – Toddlers Learn

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Do you like Flash Cards? Today we introduce a flashcard like app – Toddlers Learn. You can think it as a set of digital flashcards with many categories. The benefit of digital flashcard or flashcard app is you don’t have to worry about losing any cards. Additionally, there are sounds on the cards, so kids […]

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App that Trains Cognitive Skills with Fun Games for Kids

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Today we introduce a kid’s app that trains children’s cognitive skills, such as memory, reasoning, flexibility. These skills are fundamental building blocks of early learning. Based on research, these skills don’t automatically happen as children mature. A good training program can help children develop these skills. Thinking Time is designed with leading researchers in developmental […]

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Free App: High Quality Educational Videos for Kids

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Brainfeed is an app with collections of educational videos for kids. All the videos in the app are educational, entertaining, and age appropriate. The app is free with about 100 videos free. I like the app for its filtered content, so I know those videos are high quality and kids friendly. There are 11 categories […]

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10 Apps Teaching Young Children Essential Life Skills

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Many people think tablets or smartphones are not appropriate for young children. What they don’t realize is how many valuable educational materials are available on tablets and smart phones for kids of all ages, including kids of very young age, like 2-3 year olds. Today we share 10 apps that teach young children essential life skills, […]

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Watch Favorite Kids TV Shows On The Go Even When Offline

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Do you let your preschoolers watch kids’ shows, like Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and Super Why? I think it is all about being balanced. Kids need a little bit everything, including educational TV shows. Today I have an app letting you download those popular kids shows and watch them on the go even when you have […]

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Learn Life Skills with Fun Games – Duckie Deck Collection

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After reviewing Duckie Deck’s Sandwich Chef, I checked out a couple other Duckie Deck’s apps. I really liked their playful learning approach and the smart use of different device features in the learning experience. I also like their apps not only addressing academic skills, but also life skills in general. Today I want to share […]

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Free App: All 6 Appisodes of Leo’s Pad – Preschool Learning Series

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I have always liked Leo’s Pad. It is a series of apps for preschool kids learning. Based on child development research, the content of the apps is well designed to assist child’s development as a whole person. In addition to academic skills, it addresses many other skills, like social cue reading, collaboration, and problem solving. […]

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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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