App Reviews

csm_app
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Highly customizable, safe YouTube playlists.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Characters a major draw, some cool tools, can be spendy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
OK choice of pre-K animated shows; great parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Access, purchase Disney canon for any device in one place.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Favorite characters, badge rewards motivate kids to read.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Fun, interactive shows can get pricey, hog data.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Positive app lets kids role play a sometimes-scary event.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Girl-centric app will please dress-up fans but is limited.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
csm_app
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Virtual dollhouse encourages creative play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Apps for Windows
(2011)
age 3+
 
Toddler time-killer is free, but mediocre and ad-heavy.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
age 3+
 
Book adaptation uses voice-overs instead of text.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
age 3+
 
Kids leave messages, Santa calls them back with clever app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)