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Rogo Adds Up To Pure Puzzling Pleasure

August 10, 2011


Sick of unoriginal puzzles? All sudoku-ed out? Rogo is the new puzzler on the block and may be just what your brain has been longing for. It’s fresh, original and is packed with plenty of puzzling fun. Rogo by Creative Heuristics ($1.99 – universal) looks like something  you might get if a crossword puzzle and… [Read more…]

Roxie Has A Thing For Vacations And Doors

August 3, 2011


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


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


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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

Help For Families Who Are Easily Distracted By Technology: A Family Matters App Review

June 3, 2011


The developer of this app noticed that his family was turning more and more to iOS devices to keep themselves entertained during waiting periods (ie, restaurants, doctor’s offices, etc). This bothered him because he wanted to use those times to bond as a family. So, rather than banning the devices, he decided to create an… [Read more…]


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