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Game Reviews

Between the Lions TV Poster Image
age 4+
Educational TV with heart -- and a slight flaw.
Network: PBS
(2000)
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Starfall Website Poster Image
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age 4+
Outstanding learn-to-read site sure to engage little ones.
URL: https://www.starfall.com/
(2011)
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The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Stale, slow dino friends tale for very young only.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Land Before Time TV Poster Image
age 4+
Lovable dinosaur friends return in TV series.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2007)
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Dink, the Little Dinosaur TV Poster Image
age 4+
Some scares in animated dino friends' adventures.
Network: Boomerang
(1989)
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Martha Speaks TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Chatty canine's vocab lessons are fun for kids.
Network: PBS Kids
(2008)
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Kindergarten TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Docuseries about real kids will engage youngsters.
Network: HBO Family
(2001)
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Speakaboos Website Poster Image
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age 4+
Large digital library with reading supports -- for a fee.
URL: http://www.speakaboos.com/
(2015)
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Dinosaur Train Eggspress App Poster Image
age 4+
Preschool fun in Jurassic, Triassic, and Cretaceous eras.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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Eddy's Number Party! HD App Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, engaging preschool and kindergarten math practice.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Bugs and Buttons App Poster Image
age 4+
Realistic-looking bugs blend fun and learning in 18 games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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MeeGenius! Kid's Books App Poster Image
age 4+
Narrated stories from many genres; subscription a must.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Montessori Letter Sounds - Phonics in English, Spanish, French & Italian App Poster Image
age 4+
Self-directed, fun, simple lessons will engage prereaders.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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Pre-K Letters and Numbers App Poster Image
age 4+
Good tracing practice if kids can work around the kinks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore Book Poster Image
age 4+
Magical story of a man who devotes his life to books.
By William Joyce
(2012)
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Rocket Writes a Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dog gets excellent writing lesson from wise bird teacher.
By Tad Hills
(2012)
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Dino Hospital HD App Poster Image
age 4+
Play-doctor app has cute games but jarring sounds.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
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Ten Creepy Monsters Book Poster Image
age 4+
Not-too-scary counting book with a friendly twist.
By Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis
(2012)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Letter Factory Game Poster Image
age 4+
Froggy friends help preschoolers learn the alphabet.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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LetterSchool App Poster Image
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age 4+
Step-by-step method, animations make writing letters fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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