Find the best for your family

See what's streaming, limit strong violence or language, and find picks your kids will love with Common Sense Media Plus.

Join now

App Reviews

WordGirl TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 5+
Brainy heroine uses vocab to outwit bad guys.
Network: PBS Kids
(2007)
Continue reading
A Bug's Life Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 5+
Cute animated tale with some mild peril and scary bugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
Continue reading
I Spy Fly Guy!: Fly Guy, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, fast tale great for early and reluctant readers.
By Tedd Arnold
(2009)
Continue reading
The Electric Company (1970s) TV Poster Image
age 5+
Sesame Street/Laugh-In hybrid taught Gen X to read.
Network: PBS
(1971)
Continue reading
The Electric Company TV Poster Image
age 5+
Excellent update of '70s classic makes English lessons fun.
Network: PBS
(2009)
Continue reading
Bee Movie Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 5+
Seinfeld comedy is cute fun for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
Continue reading Watch review
Playful Minds: Math (5-8 years old) App Poster Image
This product is no longer available
age 5+
Great practice with fun rewards, progress tracking.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Continue reading
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Roly Poly 2: Treasure Hunt Game Poster Image
age 5+
Simple and fun picnic prep reinforces math skills.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
Continue reading
VTech InnoTab Software - Madagascar 3 Game Poster Image
age 5+
Join the circus and learn with familiar animal friends.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2012)
Continue reading
Motion Math: Hungry Guppy App Poster Image
This product is no longer available
age 5+
Math game's picky-eater fish teaches addition.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2013)
Continue reading
Gappy Learns Reading - Teach Kids Spelling and Reading With Letters & Sounds - Educational Sight Word Games for Kindergarten App Poster Image
age 5+
Simple, cute spelling app is fun but can get tedious.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2013)
Continue reading
Todo Math App Poster Image
csm_app
age 5+
Great daily practice for a range of abilities.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
Continue reading
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Hello Kitty: Sweet Little Shops Game Poster Image
age 5+
This smart cat engages kids in math to help her friends.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
Continue reading
Bugs and Buttons 2 App Poster Image
age 5+
On-target intro to critical thinking, math, and prereading.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
Continue reading
Little Red Writing Book Poster Image
age 5+
Brilliant fairy tale twist has mega-fun with words.
By Joan Holub
(2013)
Continue reading
Team Umizoomi: Math Racer App Poster Image
age 5+
Great arcade-style gameplay, but math isn't baked in.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Continue reading
Big Bird's Words...A Sesame Street App App Poster Image
This product is no longer available
age 5+
Impressive use of technology great for young readers.
Devices: Android
(2014)
Continue reading
NumberShire Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 5+
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Continue reading
Odd Squad TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 5+
Lively mixed-media series solves mysteries with math skills.
Network: PBS Kids
(2014)
Continue reading
Once Upon an Alphabet:  Short Stories for All the Letters Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
Continue reading

Pages