Game Reviews

Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt Book Poster Image
age 5+
Evocative gardening book makes nature come alive.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
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Thinkrolls 2 App Poster Image
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age 5+
Maze puzzler packed with smart, science fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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Crazy Gears App Poster Image
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age 5+
Fun STEM-themed free play with easy offscreen connections.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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CuriosityStream Website Poster Image
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age 5+
Educationally valuable videos come with a monthly premium.
URL: http://www.curiositystream.com
(2015)
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Plum's Creaturizer App Poster Image
age 5+
Make creatures and take pics outside for fantastic fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Garrett's Gift Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Smart animation introduces African-American inventor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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DNA Play App Poster Image
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age 5+
Adorable open-ended genetics app gives kids mutation power.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Zoologist brothers spread merriment in rescue mission.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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BPT - Educational Storybooks for Children (Preschool & Primary) App Poster Image
age 5+
History, science in kid-friendly stories; spotty production.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
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Little Shaq Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Engaging early reader shows teamwork via community garden.
By Shaquille O'Neal
(2015)
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From Wolf to Woof!: The Story of Dogs Book Poster Image
age 5+
Informative story imagines early bond between wolf and boy.
By Hudson Talbott
(2016)
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Ada Twist, Scientist Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inquisitive girl pursues science in fun, lively story.
By Andrea Beaty
(2016)
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My Voyage App Poster Image
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age 5+
Videos and activities teach sustainability and some culture.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fascinating bio of remarkable 19th-century female inventor.
By Laurie Wallmark
(2015)
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Nature Cat's Great Outdoors App Poster Image
age 5+
Multitool TV tie-in for capturing outdoor adventures.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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The Lion Guard: Unleash the Power Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Lion tales have strong characters, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Dot. TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Charming series strikes perfect balance between life, tech.
Network: Universal Kids
(2016)
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Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, a Life in Nature Book Poster Image
age 5+
Artful, relatable bio offers intro to photographer's work.
By Cindy Jenson-Elliott
(2016)
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Odd Tube TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Odd Squad shorts build on show's quirky charisma.
Network: PBS Kids
(2016)
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Over and Under the Pond Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lovely book about wildlife teeming in and around a pond.
By Kate Messner
(2017)
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