Parents' Guide to

Faces iMake - Right Brain Creativity

By Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Kids make fanciful facial art using everyday objects.

App iPad Paid Education
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Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 5+

App would not load

I was unable to try the app because it would not open on my ipad. Very disappointed !
age 4+

Well designed and clever app

This app was a terrific find for my five year old who loves to build stuff. He's really excited by the idea of making things with real-life objects. For example, he was thrilled to make a face with two circular saw blades for eyes and a magnet for a mouth. The graphics are really high-quality and the interface is easy enough to use that he figured it out without any intervention or explanation from me.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

The graphics are beautiful, and the interface is very easy for kids to maneuver. Most impressive, though, is the instruction in the video lessons taught by artist and children's book illustrator Hanoch Piven. Kids will come to look at everyday objects with an artist's eye. They can create alone or together with others, and then save their collages to the iPad's photos.

Kids also have an option of collaborating with the world by uploading their creations to FaceWorld -- a free online gallery. While there, they can select art created by others, download it, modify it, and they choose to upload it to the world again. Parents will want to remind kids not to use their real names when sharing artwork.

App Details

  • Device: iPad
  • Subjects: Arts : drawing
  • Skills: Creativity : imagination, innovation, making new creations, producing new content, Collaboration : cooperation, group projects, Tech Skills : digital creation, using and applying technology
  • Pricing structure: Paid ($2.99)
  • Release date: September 6, 2016
  • Category: Education
  • Topics: Arts and Dance
  • Publisher: iMagine Machine LLC
  • Version: 2.5
  • Minimum software requirements: iPad iOS 9.3 or later
  • Last updated: November 12, 2019

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