All Reviews

csm_app
age 5+
LEARNING
Interactive word-builder impresses with lots of options.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Early literacy journey has great coverage but poor delivery.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
csm_website
age 5+
LEARNING
Adaptive-learning resource great for play and practice.
URL: http://www.mathgames.com
(2015)
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
csm_tv
age 5+
Lively mixed-media series solves mysteries with math skills.
Network: PBS Kids
(2014)
age 5+
LEARNING
Impressive use of technology great for young readers.
Devices: Android
(2014)
csm_game
age 5+
LEARNING
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 5+
LEARNING
Great arcade-style gameplay, but math isn't baked in.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 5+
LEARNING
Super engaging, but an ineffective way to learn sight words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 5+
Brilliant fairy tale twist has mega-fun with words.
By Joan Holub
(2013)
age 5+
LEARNING
On-target intro to critical thinking, math, and prereading.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
age 5+
LEARNING
Simple, cute spelling app is fun but can get tedious.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2013)
csm_app
age 5+
LEARNING
Great daily practice for a range of abilities.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
age 5+
LEARNING
Math game's picky-eater fish teaches addition.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2013)
age 5+
LEARNING
This smart cat engages kids in math to help her friends.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
age 5+
LEARNING
Join the circus and learn with familiar animal friends.
Platforms: InnoTab 2, InnoTab
(2012)
age 5+
LEARNING
Simple and fun picnic prep reinforces math skills.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
age 5+
LEARNING
Great practice with fun rewards, progress tracking.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 5+
Excellent update of '70s classic makes English lessons fun.
Network: PBS
(2009)
csm_tv
age 5+
Brainy heroine uses vocab to outwit bad guys.
Network: PBS Kids
(2007)

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