What parents need to know
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that ClearUpThings HD lets kids practice sorting objects into different groups based on properties such as whether they're red or blue, square or round, toys or clothes, edible or inedible, heavy or light. While the app is meant to be educational, its English grammar and pronunciation is too flawed to serve as a model for preschoolers.
Is it any good?
CLEARUPTHINGS HD is a wonderful idea that is unfortunately marred by poor English localization. The drag-and-drop controls are easy to use, and the graphics are clear and attractive, but the text is too iffy to recommend as an educational app. Kids will scratch their heads at commands like "The spots things go here and the lattice things go here," or "The striped things go here and the asteroid things go here," ("asteroids" meaning objects with stars on them).