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How to gift apps?

If you have an iPhone, iPod, or iPAD with iOS 5 and earlier, you can gift an app from your iDevice.  However, with iOS 6, the app gifting function is not available on the device at this time.  If you want to gift an app, you must use the iTunes Store on a Mac or […]

Text To Speak Function on iPhone iPAD

iPhone and iPAD both have a build-in “text to speak” function.  It is originally designed for visually impaired people, but I found it very helpful for kids when they are reading a book or anything on iPAD or iPhone.  What does the function do?  When the function is triggered, the iPAD/iPhone will read the text […]

Find My Friend

I had the App “Find my friend” on my phone for a long time, but I did not use it until recently.  All incidences were quite interesting.   I thought I should share with everyone. First incidence: found family members at a busy outdoor event It was a busy event.  My husband and I went to […]

FotopediaNationalParksApp

Summer is a good time to visit some parks.  I found an amazing app about US National Parks – Fotopedia National Parks.  In the app, there are over 3000 stunning photos of the 58 National Parks in the USA accompanied with park information.  What is more amazing, it is FREE.  The only catch: It requires […]

FeelElectricApp

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 […]

MonsterPhysicsApp

Since I reviewed Stack the States and Stack the Countries, I became a big fan of Dan Russell-Pinson, the developer of the two wonderful educational apps.  Once I found out he just released another app Monster Physics, I knew I have to get one!  Monster Physics is a unique building app that lets kids play with […]

FacesiMakeApp

Faces iMake is a creative art app and more.  It lets kids create arts with objects they see every day, such as brush, banana, plates, and buttons.  Kids can re-size, rotate, flip the objects they choose, and then put the pieces together to make a masterpiece.  There is no limit to the imagination. The app […]

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This is an app that helps babies and toddlers understand people all have different feelings and emotions.  By showing various pictures of people (mostly kids) with different emotions, it teaches kids to recognize different emotions. It has a play mode – the flash cards will be randomly shown and read to the kids.  You can also […]

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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 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 […]

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

TeachMeK

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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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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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 […]