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Little Red Hen

Little Red Hen is a re-tell of the classic story from McGraw-Hill.  It teaches kids the value of hard work.  It is FREE for limited time.  It works on iPAD only. Introduction from the App Store:  The classic fable, retold like your child aged 3-8 has never experienced it before. In this retelling, your child not only hears the story of the industrious hen and learns about the value of hard work, but becomes a part of the action. Engaging… Read More

FREE App: ABCmouse.com – The Grand Canyon post image

ABCmouse.com's Search and Explore: The Grand Canyon is the first title of the ABCmouse.com’s Search and Explore series.  ABCmouse.com is a fee-based pre-school/kindergarten website with learning games and books.  The Search and Explore Series teaches young children about geography, national landmarks, and points of interest around the world through engaging stories featuring computer mice named as ABC, 123, and DoReMi. The mice inside the computer decide to visit Grand Canyon.  They travel to a computer in a ranger station near… Read More

Educational App Giveaway – Monster Physics post image

iGameMom has one copy of Monster Physics to giveaway.  To learn more about the app, please see iGameMom’s earlier post. Six ways to win: 1. If you are not following this blog AT THIS NEW SITE, “Sign Up” at the top of the left panel to follow the blog. Make sure to click the confirmation link in the confirmation email after you sign up. Otherwise your name won’t show up. Each sign up earns one entry. 2. If you are following… Read More

Bag It – turning an ordinary activity into a learning game post image

Bag It is a puzzle game that turns bagging groceries into a challenge.  To win the game, you need to have a very good sense of space and relative weights of different items. In the game, you take groceries off a conveyor belt and put them into a brown paper bag.  By tapping the objects, you can rotate each item to fit into the bag better and not to crush anything. The objective is to place all the groceries that… Read More

MindsnacksSpanishApp

iGameMom has one copy of each of the Mindsnacks language app for Spanish, Chinese, French, and ESL (English as Second Language) to giveaway.  To learn more about the app, please see iGameMom's earlier post. How to win: 1. If you are not following this blog AT THIS NEW SITE, “Sign Up” at the top of the left panel to follow the blog. Make sure to click the confirmation link in the confirmation email after you sign up. Otherwise your name won’t show… Read More

MonsterAtTheEndOfThisBookApp

The Monster at the End of This Book is an app version of the classic Sesame Street picture book from the 1970s. In the book, the adorable Muppet Grover tries to stop children from turning the pages so they will never reach the end of the book, where he believes there will be a monster. However, it turns out that at the end of the book there is only Grover himself.  The app enables the interactive activities kids can have… Read More

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 was developed with renowned artist, children’s book author and educator Hanoch Piven and is based on the creative workshops he conducted all around the world.  According to Piven, the… Read More

ABA Flash Card & Games – Emotions post image

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 choose the game mode – the kids can play some matching games.  As parents, you can decide which card to be shown.  You can also… Read More

How to Manage In-App Purchase? post image

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 through In-App Purchase.  This sends a strong message to all app buyers, especially all the parents: free apps are NOT free, be aware of the In-App… Read More

FREE for Limited Time: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Road Rally appisode post image

This app was released last week.  Currently, it is free.  It is available on iPAD only. Introduction from the App Store: Take the TV show viewing experience to the next level with the first in the appisode series, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse “Road Rally”. The appisode brings viewing and learning together in one interactive and cohesive experience! Touch, shake, swipe, drag and talk your way through an entire episode of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse right on your iPad. Participate directly in the storyline by… Read More

Stack the Countries – Fun Geography App post image

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 cities, bordering countries, flag, landmark, location...  When you answer a question correctly, you win a country piece to put in your stack.  When the stacked… Read More

Winners of TeachMe GrK and Gr1 post image

The two winners are out and iGameMom will contact them separately. 1.  Becca at Cul-de-sac Cool 2. Dawn at Becoming Dawn We had a total of 153 entries.  Thank you all for your interest and support! iGameMom is having another giveaway right now.  It will end May 31.  Check it out HERE… Read More

Answer Questions – Win Free Book Apps post image

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. Leave a comment answering the question: What is your child’s most favorite bed-time book?  Please include the book title and your child’s age in your comment under this post.  Anyone who leaves a comment between May 28 and May 31 gets a chance to win.  Only 4 days… Read More

Go to an earlier post to find out how: Two Apps Giveaway - TeachMe GradeK and TeachMe Grade1… Read More

CutRopeExperiment

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 earlier review.  The new game features the familiar little monster Om Nom who loves candy, and a scientist who is determined to study Om Nom’s… Read More