Education

Best Natural and Animal Science Apps for Elementary School Kids

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Today’s Best Educational Apps for Kids list is Best Natural and Animal Science Apps for Elementary School Kids (age 6 to 10).  There is another list of science apps for this age group but on other subjects, such as astronomy, physics, or chemistry.  For this other science app list, you can visit Best Science Apps for Elementary Kids.  Please […]

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How to Help Your Child Be a Better Reader?

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I have been following Melissa Taylor’s ImaginationSoup for a long time.  She has tons of creative ideas in getting kids to read.  Now she condensed all her experience and knowledge on helping kids read into this wonderful book Book Love: Help Your Child Grow from Reluctant to Enthusiastic Reader.  It is a Kindle book, but […]

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Unique History App – Timeline Eons

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Timeline Eons is an app that displays major events throughout the history of the world.  All events are organized along the timeline.  You can choose to zoom the timeline to see more events during a certain time period.  Most events have pictures.  Tap on each single event will bring up more detailed information of that […]

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FREE App: Peterson Feeder Birds of North America

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After iGameMom introduced the Audubon Birds App, I started paying attention to other bird apps.  Thanks for Nigel Hall’s note, I learned about Peterson Feeder Birds of North America.  It is a FREE app about feeder birds.  Similar to Audubon Birds, you will be able to look up birds with pictures, locations (state), nest, etc.  […]

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Rainbow Sentences – Alternative English Learning Method

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I had readers asking about Rainbow Sentences App.  I contacted Mobile Education Tools, who developed the app, and received a copy of the app.  After reviewing the app, I was really impressed by the design – no matter it is the picture, or the choices of the sentences, or the lesson style. Rainbow Sentences’ target […]

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App Went Free: Jazzy ABC

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Jazzy ABC is from the same developer of Jazzy Day.  Kids learn ABC with music instrument name.  It is free right now. Introduction at the App Store: Does your child know what a saxophone looks like or what a guitar sounds like? Offer your kids a brand new musical learning experience, as they learn the […]

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FREE App: Feel Electric – Teaches Emotion Expressions

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Feel Electric! is another app that teaches kids emotions and language skills. An earlier post introduced “ABA Flash Card and Games – Emotion”, which is designed for babies and toddlers.  Feel Electric is design for kids 6 and older, or kids who have some basic reading and spelling skills. The app’s characters are from the […]

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How to Manage In-App Purchase?

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While looking at the App store Top Grossing list, I was quite surprised to see Dragon Vale was at the top as #1.  I was surprised because Dragon Vale is a free app.  In fact the top 5 grossing apps are all free apps.  How can they make money?  Obviously, these free apps get money […]

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Stack the Countries – Fun Geography App

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Stack the Countries is the extension to Stack the States app.  To learn about Stack the States, please go to iGameMom’s earlier review. The basic game play of Stack the Countries is similar to Stack the States.  Instead of facts about US states, Stack the Countries asks geography questions about countries around the world: capital […]

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Answer Questions – Win Free Book Apps

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iGameMom has three giveaways this week. It’s Tyrannosaurus Rex Triceratops Gets Lost Woolly Mammoth in Trouble All three are part of Smithsonian Book Series by Oceanhouse Media.  Original price is $2.99 each. How to win: Leave a comment answering the question: What is your child’s most favorite bed-time book?  Please include the book title and […]

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Three Days Left to Win: TeachMe GradeK and Grade1

Go to an earlier post to find out how: Two Apps Giveaway – TeachMe GradeK and TeachMe Grade1

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FREE for limited time – Cut the Rope Experiments

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Cut the Rope: Experiments just released an update today and is FREE for a limited time. It is a perfect addition to iGameMom’s summer app recommendation. Cut the Rope: Experiments is a follow-up to the popular game Cut the Rope.  If you want to know what the original game is about, please go to iGameMom’s […]

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Two Apps Giveway – TeachMe GradeK and TeachMe Grade1

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iGameMom has TWO giveaways this time: TeachMe Kindergarten and TeachMe Grade1. These are great apps for the summer to keep your kids up to the academics and ready for school in the fall, yet still have fun. Read iGameMom’s review of the app here. How to win: 1. If you are not following this blog AT […]

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Fun Spanish Learning App – MindSnacks Spanish

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MindSnacks Spanish is a language learning app.  It does a great job at building the learning into game play, so the learning is fun. When you first start the app, you will have an option to take a Spanish test to find out your level.  You can also skip the test and start at level […]

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App Giveaway Winners – Two, not just one!

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We’ve got a winner for the “Five Little Monkey Collection #1” – The winner, out of near 100 entries, is Elizabeth Wolf-ODonnell.  Congrats Elizabeth.  Hope you and your kids will enjoy the app.  Elizabeth will be contacted privately on how to get the free copy of the app. In addition to Elizabeth, iGameMom wants to […]

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FREE App – Cool to Be Clever

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This is a book App targeted at kids 6 and up, or kids who are ready to read chapter-books.  It tells the true story of Edson Hendricks: He was bullied at school, but found comfort in an imaginary world where he had machine parts, and no biological organs or emotions.  Later he went to MIT and […]

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