Bert's Bag

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Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media
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Very rudimentary counting game may be fun for some.

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Kids swipe to unroll the bag, shake to empty it, and point to count stuff. It's very simple.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Bert's Bag is an incredibly simple counting app featuring Bert from Sesame Street. In video segments, Bert brings out a paper bag, which the player then opens and empties. Inside may be anything from marbles to sea shells. And your child will be asked to count the objects. That's the entire game.

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Parent of an infant and 3-year-old Written byn-mom September 9, 2010
My 3 yr old really likes this game. While it is simple, it is a great app to teach kids counting. If your kids can already count up to ten with ease, this is pr... Continue reading

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Is it any good?

The humor in BERT'S BAG comes out of the Bert character -- he's famous for being the boring muppet. His comically dull hobbies include collecting paper clips and counting pigeons. So having Bert's "video game" consist of nothing more than him opening a paper bag and counting whatever's inside is, in itself, kind of funny. But it's a joke that could wear thin quickly with preschoolers who are looking for a bit more in their virtual play time.

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