Browsing All Posts filed under »Education«

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…]

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…]

Pics Aloud App Review: Another Good AAC App

June 28, 2011


Pics Aloud is a wonderful communication tool for those who need an extra hand (or voice in this case). If you have a special needs child or even just a little help communicating in English, this app is worth checking out. Having looked at other AAC apps that overcharge and under-deliver, I was unsure what… [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…]

Presidents Vs Aliens Is A Smash Hit!

June 24, 2011


If you read the title twice thinking, “Huh?” you aren’t seeing things. Yes, this game is called, “Presidents vs. Aliens” and, yes, it is highly educational. You won’t find any rude, crude aliens here. Just pure fun and learning. From the developer of Stack the Countries, Stack the States and Rocket Math comes another educational… [Read more…]

Bunny Fun: Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes ★★★★☆

June 23, 2011


    Bunny Fun: Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes by … ($3.99) by Auryn Inc. takes a classic children’s song to a whole new level. Or, should I say, three whole new levels. Let Bunny teach your children to sing “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” in three new languages: Spanish, French and Japanese. Your child… [Read more…]


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