Movie Reviews

Happy Feet Two Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Penguin sequel has fun musical numbers, a few mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Ocean Mysteries TV Poster Image
age 5+
Corwin's marine field trips are inspiring for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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Playful Minds: Math (5-8 years old) App Poster Image
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age 5+
Great practice with fun rewards, progress tracking.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Less shopping, more friendship in undersea Barbie adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Romeo & Juliet: Sealed with a Kiss Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Low-budget cartoon tells classic story with hopeful ending.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue Special Edition Game Poster Image
age 5+
Polished mini-game collection is good fun for younger kids.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Roly Poly 2: Treasure Hunt Game Poster Image
age 5+
Simple and fun picnic prep reinforces math skills.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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Tiny Fish App Poster Image
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age 5+
Kids navigate fish around obstacles in fun arcade game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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VTech InnoTab Software - Madagascar 3 Game Poster Image
age 5+
Join the circus and learn with familiar animal friends.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2012)
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Motion Math: Hungry Guppy App Poster Image
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age 5+
Math game's picky-eater fish teaches addition.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2013)
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Marine Missions App Poster Image
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age 5+
Easy missions for the youngest Jacques Cousteau wannabes.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
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Gappy Learns Reading - Teach Kids Spelling and Reading With Letters & Sounds - Educational Sight Word Games for Kindergarten App Poster Image
age 5+
Simple, cute spelling app is fun but can get tedious.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2013)
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Todo Math App Poster Image
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age 5+
Great daily practice for a range of abilities.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Hello Kitty: Sweet Little Shops Game Poster Image
age 5+
This smart cat engages kids in math to help her friends.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
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Carnivores Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Hilarious tongue-in-cheek tale teaches acceptance.
By Aaron Reynolds
(2013)
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Bugs and Buttons 2 App Poster Image
age 5+
On-target intro to critical thinking, math, and prereading.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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Little Red Writing Book Poster Image
age 5+
Brilliant fairy tale twist has mega-fun with words.
By Joan Holub
(2013)
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Endless Reader App Poster Image
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age 5+
Super engaging, but an ineffective way to learn sight words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Pluto Learns Piano HD App Poster Image
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age 5+
Effective, engaging musical play-along for young maestros.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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Team Umizoomi: Math Racer App Poster Image
age 5+
Great arcade-style gameplay, but math isn't baked in.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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