As most parents have found out, limiting their child’s screentime on an iPad, iPhone or iPod can be challenging. Rahul Deshpande has come up with an interesting solution with his app, Kaboom – App Timer.
Do you have a child who loves to type on the iPad or on your computer? Is he/she constantly pushing setting buttons? or share links? or activating some part of the app that isn’t for them? If so, Junior Typer is the app you are looking for. It was created by a father for his preschooler when he could not find a similar app. It lets your child type on the iPad without any extra buttons, settings, ads, sharing links, etc.
Writing Magic Numbers is a unique app which teaches number recognition, counting and writing numbers from 0-10 through a delightful, magical adventure. Many educational apps are heavily weighted towards either learning or play but Magic Numbers gets the balance just right. (more…)Continue reading "Writing Magic Numbers Review" »
Ever been frustrated by the fact, that you couldn't let your kids watch YouTube on their own? Because they either got distracted by strange comments or thrown to weird 'related' videos, that were not really suitable for their age? If so, then you might like this youtube filtering app for kids: Video MonsterContinue reading "App Highlight: Video Monster – YouTube filtering app for kids" »
There are multiple educational apps available for kids via smartphones, tablets, and
computers, which range from free downloads through to paid content. However, sorting
through the choice available can often be difficult, especially when having to deal with issues
like platform compatibility and suitability for ages. The best educational apps help kids to
learn while still being fun, and can take on everything from basic cognition skills through to
more advanced creative abilities. The following list represents a survey of different apps for
kids, and covers both preschool and older targeted apps. (more…)
Pixelflip Studios has just released a new interactive storybook called, Loopy Lost His Lettuce.
It’s a cute little story with an even cuter presentation. All the characters in the story were hand crocheted. (more…)Continue reading "A great new storybook for the younger set" »
Magical Music Box is a modern version of the mechanical marvels of yesteryear that entertained our grandparents as children. This time the music box is animated and configurable by you to play familiar classical tunes with imagery that captures the imagination. It’s a new app from studio Kidoteca. I was most impressed with the production quality of the app. The artwork and animation are really well done. The first time I saw it, I thought “This looks interesting.” And I was not disappointed.
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The temporary Halloween stores have already started popping up. The leaves are starting to turn. Corn stalks are showing up outside your neighbor’s house. It’s that time of year again. Here’s a quick list of some fun and safe Halloween-themed apps for your kiddos to enjoy.
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