Parents' Guide to

Touch and Learn - Emotions

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Free app builds emotional awareness; best with adult input.

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What you will—and won't—find in this app.

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age 4+

Based on 1 parent review

age 4+

This app is not free through the Apple Store. It costs $1.99 and I can't tell if that is a one-time fee or annual.

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  • Personal information is not sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is not shared for third-party marketing.
  • Unclear whether this product displays personalised advertising.
  • Data are not collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
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  • Data profiles are not created and used for personalised advertisements.

Is It Any Good?

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TOUCH AND LEARN - EMOTIONS includes more than 100 images of real people -- kids and adults -- for kids to look at and match to specific emotions, such as "afraid," "hungry," upset," or "scared." Parents and teachers can customize the emotions and photos or adapt the learning to focus on one set of emotions if kids need extra help identifying a specific concept. Kids are rewarded with successful messages that can be customized as well.

The app could use a bit more of a tutorial. And parents and teachers would benefit from some explanations so they can help kids understand why some rather ambiguous images are chosen to represent certain emotions. Fortunately, the settings options allow adults to adjust which images link to which emotions and set images to match more than one emotion. Overall, this is an excellent way for kids to practice identifying emotions, body language, and facial expressions.

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