App Reviews

age 5+
LEARNING
Helps young kids understand why math skills are important.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 5+
LEARNING
Facts and features enhance space discovery, Dr. Seuss style.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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age 5+
LEARNING
Electric Company app helps kids learn to express emotions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
age 5+
LEARNING
Modern, engaging intro to the fineries of classical music.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
age 5+
One of the most thorough movie-based apps around.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 5+
LEARNING
Creative app full of choices, plus letter, number practice.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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age 5+
Playful artwork, dress-up game make for enjoyable book app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 5+
LEARNING
Fast app aimed at young kids, but older ones will enjoy too.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 5+
More than a storybook, app lets kids help craft the tales.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 5+
LEARNING
Simple, fun choice for practicing basic world building.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 5+
Your kid's face in story sure to amuse, but more will cost.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 5+
Rapunzel app's range of activities makes up for clutter.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 5+
LEARNING
Mini-games, catchy tune expose kids to time-telling basics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 5+
Sweet story has limited interactivity but some decent games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 5+
Engaging choose-your-own adventures with friendship theme.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 5+
LEARNING
Fun way to practice, but pronunciations need work.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 5+
Neuroscience app for kids doesn't stand on its own.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 5+
Abridged story is cute but lacks pizazz, interactivity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
age 5+
Revolutionary app uses your voice, but doesn't always work.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 5+
LEARNING
PBS's Pim uses touch-screen games to teach Spanish phrases.
Devices: iPad
(2011)

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