Educational Kids Apps in Social Subjects

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Free App: Watch Educational Shows on Smithsonian Channel for FREE

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I recently find a great educational app from Smithsonian – Smithsonian Channel. It has many of Smithsonian channel’s videos, some are full episodes, and they are free! It is available on almost all the different devices, iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android, Kindle. If you want to watch the videos on bigger screen, it is also available […]

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Free App: Learn to Be a Host with a Fun App

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Come Visit Us is a role play app where kids can learn to be a host, invite guests to tea parties or picnics. There is not much speaking in the app, which is perfect for imagination, story making, or vocabulary and language development. When kids open the app, they get to choose one of the […]

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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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Explore the World at Your Fingertip – Barefoot World Atlas

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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 […]

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Free App: Disney Princess Palace Pets

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The app begins at the Disney Princess Pet Salon where kids meet and pamper six pets from various past Disney Princesses. There are dogs and cats of course but we also have a horse and a bunny. They all have clever names with subtle nods to their respective princesses, my favorite being Cinderella’s dog Pumpkin. […]

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Stop Bullying – Resources on iPAD

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Having heard many stories about bullying, and nowadays, cyber bullying, and how much kids involved suffer from the experience, we, as parents and educators, should all work with our kids, help them gain skills in recognizing bully behavior, and be equipped with strategies on handling bully situation. Many times, it […]

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A Fun Dress Up Game with a Cute Teddy Bear

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Do you kids like to play dress up? Now they can have the dress up fun without messing up the closet. Dress Up Luca is a simple game for toddlers. Kids will dress the little teddy bear Luca with different outfit and see how he responses.  It is an easy way to teach kids who […]

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Learn Baking with BakingFun

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Do your kids like to help in the kitchen? Do they like baking?  BakingFun is a very interesting app they will love to play.  Although it is called BakingFun, the app starts the baking process from the very beginning – planting the wheat seeds.  With a series of mini-games, it shows what it takes to […]

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Explore Emotions and Feelings from Interactive Play – Avokiddo Emotions

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I am always excited when I find a good app teaching kids social skills. On iGameMom, we have reviewed quite a few apps helping kids on emotional wellbeing, such as I Learn with Poko and FeelElectric.  Today I want to share another wonderful app that helps kids explore emotions and feelings. Avokiddo Emotions is a fun educational […]

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Little Critter Collection 2 – Great Early Childhood Stories

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If you are an avid user of the iPad for children’s books, then you are no stranger to Oceanhouse Media. They are the developers who bring many childhood classics into a digital format. If you are new to the onscreen versions of these childhood classics, we can tell you Oceanhouse Media does a terrific job […]

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Let’s Get Cooking!

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Do your kids like to play in the kitchen? Do they like to play with the food? Having kids involved in cooking could be a good way teaching them about healthy food choices.  Today we have two cooking related apps to review. The first is Kid ECook and is available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch […]

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Just My Friend and Me – Little Critter

Today we are sharing another fun Little Critter App! Based on Mercer Mayer’s Just My Friend and Me, it is  a great way for kids to learn about summer play date etiquette. Little Critter is excited when his mom lets him invite his friend over for a play date. With a day full of activities, things don’t always […]

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Free App: Teach Kids Money Management on Green$treets

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Green$treets: Unleash The Loot! is an innovative game for children to learn money management and financial responsibility in a game setting.  It is FREE.  In the game, kids are on a mission to save animals that are close to being extinct. For each endangered animal, kids must initially design a budget that is enough to […]

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Teaching Kids about Airplane Travel with Smart Fish Frequent Flyer

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Are you planning to take airplane travel soon?  How do you help your kids to prepare for the travel?  How do you explain the security check at the airport? How about the waiting for luggage after landing?  Today I am going to share an app that will teach kids all about air travel: Smart Fish: […]

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App Went Free: The Amazing Train

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This is another app deal shared at our Google Plus Educational Apps for Kids community.  If you are not a member yet, I highly recommend joining the community.  I learned many apps from the community, and many app deals shared by the community members.  All you need do is to open a Google account and […]

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Make Pizza on iPAD – Bamba Pizza

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Do your kids like pizza?  Do they like to make pizza?  We have a local pizza restaurant where kids can watch, through a big window, how pizzas were made.  Every time when we eat there, my son has to go watch and there are always many kids line up at the window waiting for their […]

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