Educational App

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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Book App: Just a Little Music – Little Critter

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Today I have a book app to share with you: Just a Little Music by Mercer Mayer. Mercer Mayer is the author of the Little Critter books. Little Critter is the main character and is a furry little character that resembles a porcupine or hedgehog, however the author has never identified what exact animal he […]

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Learn Dinosaur Science with Dinosaur Train A to Z

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If your child is a fan of dinosaurs then this app is for you! From the popular PBS children’s cartoon show comes a fun, educational app all about dinosaurs and the alphabet. This science app allows your child to take a deeper look at dinosaur facts and interact in a way they can’t with the […]

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Interactive Storybook – The Sweet Adventure by CosmoCamp

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The Sweet Adventure from CosmoCamp is an interactive story book app about a fun hippo who loves cooking. This app is the second in a series of storybooks. Check out a recent review of the first story in this series of books Free Early Reader Storybook App Incredi-Ride. Storybooks are a great tool for literacy development. Bringing […]

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Bean’s eBooks: Books for Babies

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Bean’s books are great beginner books and they are now available on the iPad and iPhone, and Android! This series of books was written by Sarah Hines Stephen. Originally released as board books, they are now available in ebook style. These books are geared toward 1 to 3 year olds and utilize simple words and […]

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Curious About Shapes and Colors With Curious George

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What a fun way to learn shapes and colors with Curious George! My son is a huge fan of Curious George books, so this app was an immediate hit in our household. This Curious George app focuses on shapes and puzzles through the storyline that George needs help putting back together his toys. It has […]

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Kids Match Game that Grows with Your Child

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Becca’s Matching Game is an app based on the classic game of memory. Kids match games are a great way to help your child expand their cognitive development. This game helps them to utilize the memory and problem solving parts of their brains. The games require concentration from your child as they remember and match up […]

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App Went Free: My Beastly ABCs

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In the spirit of Halloween we have an interactive book app to share. My Beastly ABCs is an alphabet book about a boy and his journey through the alphabet and the various ‘beasts’ he encounters. Books are a great way for children to learn words, experience letter recognition, and expand their vocabulary. When mixing a […]

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Little Digits: Finger Counting App

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Little Digits by Cowly Owl is a great beginning counting app. It utilizes the users fingers to answer the basic addition and subtraction questions. Counting is a basic math concept and what better way to get your child excited about math from the beginning than with a fun app! This app teaches children about numbers […]

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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Play at Home with Daniel

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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Play at Home with Daniel is a fun app from PBS Kids where kids can do pretending plays. If you aren’t familiar with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, it’s a cartoon on PBS that is based off the old educational show “Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood”. My son enjoys the cartoon and loves waving to all the […]

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Don’t Let the Pigeon Run This App!

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Based on the hilarious book Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! and the series that developed after that, Disney has created the app entitled Don’t Let the Pigeon Run This App! The book by Mo Willems has been given recognition on the New York’s best seller list as well as landing a spot on […]

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The Book of Holes – Explore Everything through Nothing

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The Book of Holes is what I like to call a ‘progressive’ approach to explaining the way the world works by virtue of its holes. This App is based on a 2006 Children’s Book written and designed by Poul Lange, a Design Firm based in LA who creates among other things, book cover designs. In […]

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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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FREE App: LEGO Movie Maker

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We are crazy about this LEGO Movie Maker App. The reason we love it so much mostly stems from its versatility. My son and I can make a very rudimentary ten second film, or we can pass it off to my husband who might just produce a full length feature soon because he is so […]

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Learn Bug Sound from Noisy Bug Sing Along

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The Noisy Bug Sing Along app is an interactive story book of bug sounds. With a target audience being 5-8 years old, it’s a great learning app for all the nature loving kids out there. It offers a fun way to learn more about bugs and their sounds. The author is a bug expert, so […]

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