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Bee Simulator Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Take flight and "bee" what the hive is buzzing about.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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edjing Mix - dj app App Poster Image
age 8+
Solid digital DJ playground lacks help, pushes subscription.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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America's Most Musical Family TV Poster Image
age 8+
Family singing competition is positive and energetic.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Jelly Band App Poster Image
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age 4+
Build fun musical loops but with limitations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning remake is darker, more violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Mazaam - The Musical Genius App Poster Image
age 4+
Lovely harmony of audio and visuals could use more variety.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Note Quest: Learn Music Fast App Poster Image
age 8+
Speedy sight-reading drills work best with teacher support.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Joyland - Kids Learning Games App Poster Image
age 4+
Lots of learning games; illogical mix of skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Norman Picklestripes TV Poster Image
age 4+
Funny fix-it guy teaches about community through song.
Network: Universal Kids
(2019)
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Mister Maker’s Arty Party TV Poster Image
age 4+
Creative kids' crafting series teaches art and entertains.
Network: YouTube
(2015)
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YooHoo To The Rescue TV Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful reboot has positive lessons, lots of animal fun.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Camp Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Cheery graphic novel shows camp routines, friend jealousy.
By Kayla Miller
(2019)
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HEY CLAY BUGS App Poster Image
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age 4+
Create cute bugs from your own clay, or buy theirs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Hidden Pictures Puzzle Play App Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, digital version of the beloved find-it magazine game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Toc and Roll App Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun music-maker has a few false notes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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DJ Cinderella Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spin on classic fairy tale is energetic but predictable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Birth of the Cool: How Jazz Great Miles Davis Found His Sound Book Poster Image
age 8+
Poetry and soulful pastel art bring musician to life.
By Kathleen Cornell Berman
(2019)
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New Kid Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny, heartfelt middle school tale explores race, class.
By Jerry Craft
(2019)
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Seek by iNaturalist App Poster Image
age 8+
Snap photos, spot species with kid-friendly citizen science.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Hoopla Kidz TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Mild musical vids teach preschoolers early literacy skills.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2010)
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