Apps that Help Kids Read Better

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iLiveGrammar Combines Grammar and Science in One App

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iLiveGrammar is a grammar app, and it is also a science app. It teaches kids grammar with science content, combining grammar and science in one app. There are 3 apps in the series currently: Botany, Autumn, Winter. Each app has 4 lessons, and all lessons are based on a science topic. When open the app, […]

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App Went Free: Lovely Book App about Friendship

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Today we have a lovely book app for kids – Moon and Sun. It is a beautiful picture book for young children, with bright pictures and loving tones. With a story about friendship, Moon and Sun is a great book for bed time story time. It is usually $3.99, and it is free for now. […]

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Book App that Gets Kids to Talk

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Do you like Curious George? We do, and who doesn’t? Today we share a reading app featuring Curious George. It is a new book from the iReadWith series. We have reviewed books in the series before, and loved all the features that helping kids learn, especially those that get kids to talk and make reading a […]

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Interactive Book App about a Dragon Who Only Eats Candy

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Do your kids like dragon? Do they like fantasy stories? If yes, they will like Senda and the Glutton Dragon. It is an interactive story book app designed for kids 5 and younger. The story is short and easy, but fun to read. It is a perfect book for a short car ride or a […]

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Smithsonian Dinosaur eBooks for Kids

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Do you know a young Dinosaur fan? If so, you will want to check out a new collection of dinosaur eBooks app for kids from Smithsonian and Oceanhouse Media: Prehistoric Pals Collection. These eBooks are interactive non-fiction apps for kids ages 5 to 8 and all content are verified by the experts at the Smithsonian Institute. They are […]

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The Swamp Where Gator Hides

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The Swamp Where Gator Hides is a picture book app executed with lovely depictions of swamp life in the Everglades.  The concept is no frills as book apps for young children should be (says the early childhood librarian who lives deep inside me).  The lovely paintings of the animals are the focus here.  If you touch them […]

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10 Free Reading Programs for Kids on Mobile Devices

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Reading books is the best gift a parent can give to their kids. Where do you find books for kids? With our busy schedule it is sometime hard to find time to visit the book stores and libraries. That is why I like the eBooks and book apps for kids. They save the travel time […]

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Improve Kids’ Reading Comprehension with Curious George

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Do you like Curious George? We do! Today a new Curious George book app comes out: Curious George and the Firefighters. It is a story book app, but it is more than just a story. There are many features in the app that will help little ones improve reading comprehension, learn more words, and be […]

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200 Books for Kids Summer Reading Recommended by Moms

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It is time for Mom’s Library again. Summer is a great time to catch up on some fun reading. Today I put together over 200 books recommended from moms. They range from readings for toddlers to school age kids, from books about Asia to books about transportation. Hope you can find some books for your kids and […]

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Free App: a beautiful interactive story helping parent and child bond

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I Imagine is a lovely interactive story app for kids. It is free with one free story, great in helping kids and busy parents connect. What is unique about this app? Kids can create the story characters: the child, the parent, and a toy. They can put in their own photos or draw pictures of the characters. […]

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Help Kids Be Ready for Kindergarten with Ready-K

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Ready-K is a Kindergarten readiness app that charts the progress of your child according to Common Core Standards, so of course we love that!  It’s very comprehensive in helping kids get ready for kindergarten. It covers the following topics: 1. Quantitative language 2. Early literacy (including print awareness, vocabulary, alphabetical knowledge and phonological awareness 3. […]

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App Went Free: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum is a classic book for kids. You might be able to find different versions of the book on App Store. This one from Magic Ink is quite unique and it is free for limited time. It is an abridged version of the original book, with added […]

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Four Nature Science Apps in One – Outside Your Door from Cat in the Hat Learning Library

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The Cat in the Hat is the greatest thing going really. PBS and Random House have turned the Cat into a very smart and entertaining educator. And, naturally, Ocean House Media, in best practices style, has delivered a concise, no frills version of The Cat in the Hat Outside Your Door Collection with 4 apps […]

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Free Book: Terry Treetop and the Lost Egg

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While you are enjoying the Easter weekend, I have a FREE egg related kids book for you – Terry Treetop and the Lost Egg is a picture book for kids age 2 to 6, a story about eggs. It has print version and Kindle version. The Kindle version is FREE today. It is a nice […]

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Another Classic Story of the Little Critter – Just A Day at the Pond

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Just a Day at the Pond by Mercer Mayer is a book in the classic Little Critter series. Book apps are a great way to promote literacy, encourage imagination, and learn new vocabulary words. A book from a classic series helps kids engage in the story quicker and easier. Although it is designed for children […]

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Learn about Wild Baby Animals with Cat in the Hat

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A Great Day for Pup is another book app from Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Learning Library. It is based on the original print book of the same title. We have recently become big fans of Cat in the Hat in our household and this book app was an immediate favorite. It has great […]

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