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Light & Color by Tinybop

By Mieke VanderBorght, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Shed light on scientific concepts through open-ended play.

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This learning tool presents a welcoming environment where kids can freely experiment with scientific concepts, though some kids may benefit from more structure. Just like all the apps in Tinybop's collection, Light & Color by Tinybop excels in using technology in clever and inventive ways. For example, kids may marvel as the app analyzes and identifies the colors of objects around them. And as kids experiment what happens when different kinds of light, objects, or colors mix, kids are in the driver's seat -- which is absolutely the best place to be for scientific inquiry and hands-on learning. For kids who love science, or who have no problem throwing themselves into something without really understanding what they're doing, just to see what happens, Light & Color by Tinybop is great. It isn't as great for kids who need a bit more structure. A parents' learning guide does help, and this may be a great activity for kids and parents to do together: kids can experiment freely while parents can help provide the necessary background information.

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