Browsing All Posts filed under »Children«

Odd1Out App Review: Decisions, Decisions…

July 16, 2011


Some decisions in life have purely subjective answers. I was a fast decision maker as a child and still am in my adult years. I quickly weigh options, choose what I think is best and go with it. I had a few siblings that agonized over which toothpaste to buy and even after they made… [Read more…]

Time Geeks: Cloneggs Is Matchmaking Fun For Kids And Adults

July 15, 2011


If you ever were a fan of Go Fish but wished it was paced a bit faster, you are in for a treat with Time Geeks: Cloneggs.¬† In the last version of the Time Geeks series, players had to quickly search out busy scenes to find specified objects. If you found the object before time… [Read more…]

iLearn With Poko: Additions Adds Up To Success

July 14, 2011


iLearn With Poko: Additions by Tribal Nova (sold separately for iPhone – $1.99 and iPad – $2.99) makes learning addition nearly effortless for little ones. This wonderful learning game uses toys and games quantities to help children learn what it means to add numbers together. Tribal Nova has once again managed to make a great… [Read more…]

KidSpring Matching Games: A Match Made In Kiddie Heaven

July 11, 2011


1 – 100 Find & Match Numbers is a fun, shark-themed, numbers matching game for kids learning to label and recognized basic numbers. And, what’s more fun than feeding sharks? This daring little numbers game will hook your kids right away. The gameplay is simple: pick a numbers range (ie, 1 – 20, etc) then… [Read more…]

Toontastic is Fantastic, Storytelling Fun

July 9, 2011


Editor’s note: This post was originally written by Hannah for What kid does’t love a good cartoon, an original story, or a the chance to make their own movie? Toontastic, by Launchpad Toys (iPad only) combines all these elements and come up with creative kid’s paradise of an edu-app. With Toontastic your child can… [Read more…]

Learn My Letters App Review: Owls Are Great Teachers

July 5, 2011


Learn My Letters by Generation Genius Learning Tools Inc is another adorable ABC app to hit iTunes. Your kids are sure to fall in love with Horatio the owl who is both their teacher and biggest fan within the learning game. He’s a “Who’s Who” in the owl community. Get it? “Whoooo’s Whooooo?” OK, sorry… [Read more…]

Great Apps For Busy Moms And Dads

July 1, 2011


Editor’s Note: This list was originally compiled and written for The Denver Post’s ______________ Whether you have 1 child or 10 children, life can get incredibly busy. Trying to keep up with everything can be overwhelming at best. I’ve assembled a list of some of my favorite apps (most of which I have reviewed… [Read more…]

Interstellar Cupcake App Review: Go Ahead, Play With Your Food

June 29, 2011


Since the inception of cupcakes it seems their popularity has continued to grow and now they have entire bakeries dedicated to their sugary goodness. Interstellar Cupcake by Nesesita (.99) combines unlikely elements to create a fun app for the whole family. The main characters are cupcakes – cupcakes who love surfing in space. Think fast… [Read more…]

Best Apps For Learning ABC’s

June 27, 2011


Editor’s Note: This post was originally written for The Denver Post’s Mile High Mamas The number one category I’m requested to review apps in is education. I guess it makes sense since I’m a mom of young children and have a degree in education. Parents will often ask, “What’s the best app for learning letters?… [Read more…]

Best Apps For Learning Math

June 26, 2011


Editor’s Note: This post was originally written for The Denver Post’s Mile High Mamas. Most kids dislike math. I hated math growing up. It is a necessary skill to learn but yet can be incredibly frustrating for both children and parents. I remember having many melt downs in my jr high years over algebra. Math… [Read more…]


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