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Tiggly Submarine: Explore the Depths of Short Vowels & Phonics App Poster Image
age 4+
Unique hybrid app and toy takes phonics under the sea.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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One Family Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Happy, colorful celebration of counting and families.
By George Shannon
(2015)
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PocketPhonics Stories App Poster Image
age 4+
Step-by-step phonics program more instructional than fun.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Ice Cream Summer Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
By Peter Sis
(2015)
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Gracie & Friends Jungle Gym App Poster Image
age 4+
Specialized focus promotes fluency with small numbers.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Gracie & Friends Treasure Bubbles App Poster Image
age 4+
Learn early math skills with a buddy; fun but repetitive.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Tiggly Addventure: Number Line & Math Learning Game for Preschool App Poster Image
age 4+
Hybrid game uses toys or fingers for counting.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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Counting Crows Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Unique counting book has simple art, playful text and story.
By Kathi Appelt
(2015)
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Tiggly Chef: Preschool Math Cooking Game App Poster Image
age 4+
Wild recipes add up to math fun, with hybrid toys or not.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave App Poster Image
age 4+
Interactive companion to TV show plus stand-alone games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Write My Name App Poster Image
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age 4+
Customizable handwriting tool; not the best method.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Around the Clock Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Wacky walk through a day in the life of 23 quirky kids.
By Roz Chast
(2015)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Disney The Little Mermaid Game Poster Image
age 4+
Mermaid math is cute and fun but not magical.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
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Grandpa's Workshop App Poster Image
age 4+
Good basic math games with sweet theme lack coherence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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VTech InnoTab Software - I Spy Adventure Game Poster Image
age 4+
Rhyming seek-and-find clues create clever logic puzzles.
Platforms: InnoTab 2
(2014)
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Monsters Love School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Monsters lead way in reassuring first-day-of-school romp.
By Mike Austin
(2014)
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Kindoma Storytime App Poster Image
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age 4+
Great app makes long-distance shared reading easy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Dinosaur Train A to Z App Poster Image
age 4+
Encyclopedia-like exploration with focus on science skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Monkey Preschool Explorers App Poster Image
age 4+
Good customization options boost early-learning app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Nook HD
(2014)
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Care Bears Love to Learn App Poster Image
age 4+
Classic faves drill preschool skills with repetitive games.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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