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Game Reviews

A Bug's Life Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Cute animated tale with some mild peril and scary bugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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The Electric Company (1970s) TV Poster Image
age 5+
Sesame Street/Laugh-In hybrid taught Gen X to read.
Network: PBS
(1971)
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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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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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Big Bird's Words...A Sesame Street App App Poster Image
This product is no longer available
age 5+
Impressive use of technology great for young readers.
Devices: Android
(2014)
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Over and Under the Pond Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lovely book about wildlife teeming in and around a pond.
By Kate Messner
(2017)
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WordGirl TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Brainy heroine uses vocab to outwit bad guys.
Network: PBS Kids
(2007)
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I Spy Fly Guy!: Fly Guy, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, fast tale great for early and reluctant readers.
By Tedd Arnold
(2009)
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The Electric Company TV Poster Image
age 5+
Excellent update of '70s classic makes English lessons fun.
Network: PBS
(2009)
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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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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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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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My Oh My-A Butterfly! App Poster Image
age 5+
Whimsical Seuss-like rhymes help kids get into butterflies.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(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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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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Odd Squad TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Lively mixed-media series solves mysteries with math skills.
Network: PBS Kids
(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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