All Reviews

csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Teacher-designed history site may help parents educate kids.
URL: http://www.teachinghistory.org/
(2015)
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Shape up spatial skills with augmented reality tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Windows Phone
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
Kids from various books unite in muddled art-heist story.
By Blue Balliett
(2015)
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
age 10+
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
age 10+
Mystery adaptation tests deductive skills but is too brief.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
Earnest, promotional docu about celebrity's humanitarianism.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Fun drilling adventure with mild violence ends too quickly.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Tricky controls, high difficulty mar unique defense game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Fun strategy for all ages lets players create, manage town.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
 
csm_movie
age 10+
Poignant story about Latino runners a winner for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
Suspenseful installment explores death penalty, immigration.
By John Grisham
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Use augmented reality to explore a 3-D solar system.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 10+
History docu-drama shows how competition drives innovation.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Multiplayer-based shooter sprays paint, fun on battlefield.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
csm_tv
age 10+
Reality show exploits America's (struggling) family values.
Network: CBS
(2015)
csm_tv
age 10+
Silly competition takes aim with big stunts, big fun.
Network: Fox
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Challenging retro space puzzler tests skills, patience.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_tv
age 10+
Celeb variety-show challenge is lively and positive.
Network: NBC
(2015)

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