Movie Reviews

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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Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Silly slapstick treasure hunt has a few scary skeletons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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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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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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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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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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The Pirate Fairy Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Amusing pirate-themed Tinker Bell adventure; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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Mumfie's Quest: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Dated animation, mild scariness but lots of wholesome fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Big Bird's Words...A Sesame Street App App Poster Image
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age 5+
Impressive use of technology great for young readers.
Devices: Android
(2014)
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NumberShire Game Poster Image
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age 5+
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Once Upon an Alphabet:  Short Stories for All the Letters Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
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Kid Awesome Kindergarten English Premium – Master the First Year of Language Learning! App Poster Image
age 5+
Early literacy journey has great coverage but poor delivery.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Osmo Words App Poster Image
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age 5+
Interactive word-builder impresses with lots of options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Juana la Iguana en la Granja, Aprende en Español / Spanish App Poster Image
age 5+
Cute iguana guides kids through games entirely in Spanish.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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