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Tek: The Modern Cave Boy Book Poster Image
age 4+
Screen-hooked cave boy finds real-world joy in funny story.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2016)
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Kindergarten math & reading learning kids games App Poster Image
age 3+
Dry, limited learning content; big promises fail to deliver.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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DK Eyewitness Books Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Great reference books on many topics for young readers.
By Juliette Clutton-Brock
(2014)
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Paper Girls, Volume 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Female newsies face aliens in fun sci-fi adventure.
By Brian K. Vaughan
(2015)
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Bad Kitty Scaredy-Cat Book Poster Image
age 4+
Halloween alphabet book is a howlingly funny treat.
By Nick Bruel
(2016)
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Toy Hackers TV Poster Image
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age 6+
STEM-geared toy line yields funny, creative web series.
Network: YouTube
(2016)
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T. Rowe Price Star Banks Adventure App Poster Image
age 9+
Match-3 game about money management not rich in learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Hopster: Kids TV, Nursery Rhymes, Music, Fun Games App Poster Image
age 4+
Cute, curated content with monthly fee; only light learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs: Groovy Joe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silly dog story about sharing by Pete the Cat creator.
By Eric Litwin
(2002)
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Metrico+ Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Inventive, tough platformer breathes life into infographics.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Monster Math Squad TV Poster Image
age 4+
Superhero-style monsters solve predicaments with math.
Network: Xfinity
(2016)
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Learn Spanish with Pili Pop Espanol: Language learning methods for kids App Poster Image
age 7+
Build basic Spanish vocabulary, pronunciation; hefty price.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Monster Hunter Generations Game Poster Image
age 14+
Tough, deep adventure is monstrously fun for adventure fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Think & Learn Code-a-pillar App Poster Image
age 4+
Dancing caterpillar gives young kids easy intro to coding.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Lemon Lumberjack's Letter Mill App Poster Image
age 4+
Lovely, leveled letter app loses steam, slowly sours.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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WordBrain App Poster Image
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age 9+
Word hunt gets tough quickly, has ads and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Name Play: a name reading and writing practice kit App Poster Image
age 4+
Games cleverly use familiar names as early reading practice.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Sight Words - An early reading & spelling adventure! App Poster Image
age 5+
Quality, customizable content covers tricky words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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IXL Website Poster Image
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IXL
age 10+
Hundreds of learning activities build skills and confidence.
URL: https://www.ixl.com/
(2016)
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Disney Buddies: 123s App Poster Image
age 3+
Simple games get young kids counting with the Disney crowd.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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