All Reviews

AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, smart science games and activities.
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URL: http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/kidsite/
(2012)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exciting-yet-educational games in safe, social world.
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Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Designed to reward kids for learning more information but always stays a game.
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Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Brilliant puzzle enmeshed in a compelling story makes this thinking game a winner.
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Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Dragons, princesses, and math make this game a hoot to play.
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Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Engaging games give kids safe, smart civics lessons.
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URL: http://www.icivics.org/
(2012)
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AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
A fantastic mystery mixed with more than 100 brainteasers makes for an armchair sleuth's dream.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This impressive database of fine and classical art features museum collections from around the world and lets kids curate their own galleries for study and inspiration. 
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URL: http://www.googleartproject.com/
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Thimble provides one of the most inviting and supportive environments available for kids who want to code and feel like they're a part of the learn-to-code movement.
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URL: https://thimble.webmaker.org/
(2013)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Apple's built-in text-to-speech tool makes Macs accessible.
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URL: http://www.apple.com/accessibility/osx/voiceover/
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Compelling world in which kids fight bullies and play educational games.
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Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Loads of super educational games and activities.
csm_website
URL: http://www.pbskids.org/go
(2007)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun games, friendly guides help kids build math fluency.
csm_website
URL: https://www.reflexmath.com
(2013)
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AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This ecology simulation empowers kids to care for the environment.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Putting Mobile Observatory into kids' hands is like giving them full access to an observatory and planetarium along with a docent to guide them on their self-paced tour. 
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Devices: Android
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kids will actually enjoy looking up words and playing around with WordFlex Touch Dictionary. By exploring, kids can develop a depth of understanding for old and new words and broaden their vocabularies. 
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Devices: iPad
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Hiding within this cool superhero game is a lot of math learning.
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Devices: iPad
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This is a fun and creative way to practice using the number line and to put different kinds of numbers in order. Kids physically interact with the number line, moving it around, zooming in and out, until they truly understand how it works.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Hard science is made very easy to understand (and fun).
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)

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