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ABC Food Is A Tasty Way To Learn Letters

September 2, 2011

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ABC Food ($1.99) by Peapod Labs LLC is yet another installment in the successful Little Explorers series. As always, the developer seeks to delight kids’ eyes and ears while allowing them to absorb information about the alphabet. Chances are, whatever your little one loves to do, Peapod Labs has made an app that combines the… [Read more…]

Pim Gets Kids Chatting In Spanish!

August 29, 2011

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Little Pim Spanish by PBS (iPad only) gives parents a wonderful tool to stoke the natural linguistic learning aptitude of their little ones. An adorable panda named Pim uses everyday objects to help children learn the Spanish names for each one. Yes, Little Pim Spanish is an educational app but PBS knows kids learn best… [Read more…]

Is That A Yottle In Your Bottle?

August 21, 2011

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There’s a Wocket in my Pocket by Oceanhouse Media (universal) is the latest Dr Seuss book to come to life on iDevices. Enjoy the childhood classic in a fun, new interactive way. This book showcases the height of Dr Seuss’ word crafting genius. As with all Oceanhouse digibooks, this digital version of the beloved classic… [Read more…]

Top 5 Digital Storybook Apps For iPad and iPhone

August 19, 2011

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Books for the iPhone and iPad are some of my least favorite apps to review. There are thousands in the app store and many of them aren’t worth reader’s time or money. Having said that, there are some real winners out there that stand out from the crowd visually, interactively and creatively. I’ve narrowed the… [Read more…]

Angelina Ballerina’s Digibook Is A Hit With Kids

August 19, 2011

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Angelina Ballerina’s New Ballet Teacher by Callaway Digital Arts  ($4.99 iPad only) is – in theory – a digital storybook, but offers much more. Children who love Angelina will fall in love with this charming digibook and the fun activities it has to offer. The story here focuses on Angelina as she meets her dance… [Read more…]

Chuck And Friends Win Over Little Hearts In Their New Digibook

August 8, 2011

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Chuck the Truck: Friends for the Long Haul by Ruckus Media Group (universal app $3.99) provides a whopping 74 pages of trukin’ fun for little minds to soak up. The charming storyline features the loveable Chuck the Truck and his four-wheeled friends. Parents will be glad to know that this story isn’t mindless fluff, but… [Read more…]

Roxie Has A Thing For Vacations And Doors

August 3, 2011

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If your kids love seek-and-find adventures, they need to meet Roxie. OCG Studios has just launched it’s second “Roxie” app so let’s take a look at the two wonderful ones they’ve launched thus far! Roxie’s a-MAZE-ing Adventure What do you get when you cross a maze with beautiful artwork and loads of seek-and-find objectives? Why,… [Read more…]

First Words with Phonics: Learning Animals Now Available In Four Languages! Plus, Win A Copy!!!

July 30, 2011

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The First Words series from Anlock is adding members to its family and is now better than ever! Since my first experience with their First Greek Words: Learning Animals, I was impressed with the colorful art and the concept of words puzzles. Of course, I’ve seen word puzzles for little ones before, but I thought… [Read more…]

Kiboomu Musical Apps Strike A Chord With Kids!

July 26, 2011

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It doesn’t take long after perusing the apps and other resources from Kiboomu that these people know how to get kids hooked singing and playing music. I have seen my fair share of music apps for kids, each claiming it can teach kids music theory and offers up fun songs and games. Normally musical education… [Read more…]

Geom-e-Twee Gets An Even More Kid-Friendly Update!

July 20, 2011

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Geom-e-Twee by John Miller (Free) is a wonderful little app that will help plant in the heart of your child that will sprout and blossom into a love of learning about geometry. The app allows children to manipulate shapes and angles to make virtual “trees” and now it’s in color and allows kids to choose… [Read more…]

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