Parents' Guide to

Hungry Caterpillar Play School

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Engaging learning games, parent tips via subscription.

App iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android Free to try Education
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What you will—and won't—find in this app.

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Is It Any Good?

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Kids say (4 ):

This is a marvelous learning app for kids from toddler to kindergarten age because of its range and content. Hungry Caterpillar Play School shows Eric Carle's sweet, colorful, and eye-catching animal characters as animated features in the games. Many of the games and all of the songs are appropriate for kids at the younger end of the suggested age range (2-6), while the books can serve as an excellent progression for many kids who will read them independently by age 6. Most of the games give kids a visual lesson on what to do and a try-it before they start the actual game. Also, the parent tips offer easy ways for parents to engage in learning activities with their kid offscreen. The only part of Hungry Caterpillar Play School that's a bit disappointing, surprisingly, is the art area. The painting tool doesn't offer young kids much accuracy, which could be very frustrating for young kids whose fine motor skills are not yet developed, and the Carle-like collage option is even less detailed. Still, this app is likely to become a daily favorite for many young learners, especially Carle fans.

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