App Reviews

My PlayHome Hospital App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Playful visit to the hospital can prep for the real thing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Sprout Now App Poster Image
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age 3+
LEARNING
Fun streaming classics and new faves require cable login.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Tiny Builders - Digger, Crane and Dumper for Kids! App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Diversity stands out in construction-site sandbox.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Cakey App Poster Image
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age 3+
LEARNING
Highly customizable, safe YouTube playlists.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Disney Creativity Studio 2 App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Characters a major draw, some cool tools, can be spendy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Kabillion - New and classic animated TV shows App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
OK choice of pre-K animated shows; great parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Disney Movies Anywhere - Watch Your Disney, Pixar and Marvel Movies! App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Access, purchase Disney canon for any device in one place.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Disney Story Central App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Favorite characters, badge rewards motivate kids to read.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Disney Junior Appisodes App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Fun, interactive shows can get pricey, hog data.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Caillou Check Up - Doctor's Office App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Positive app lets kids role play a sometimes-scary event.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Minnie Bow Maker App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Girl-centric app will please dress-up fans but is limited.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2012)
My PlayHome App Poster Image
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age 3+
LEARNING
Virtual dollhouse encourages creative play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Apps for Windows
(2011)
Kids Zoo Animal Sounds & Photos App Poster Image
age 3+
Toddler time-killer is free, but mediocre and ad-heavy.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
The Little Engine That Could App Poster Image
age 3+
Book adaptation uses voice-overs instead of text.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
Santa Mega Pack - 10 in 1 App Poster Image
age 3+
Kids leave messages, Santa calls them back with clever app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)