All Reviews

csm_music
age 5+
 
Terrific music from a kid's point of view.
By Bill Harley
(2008)
csm_game
age 5+
 
Seamlessly incorporates learning into fun gaming.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2008)
age 5+
 
Fable retold with fabulous artwork and an updated twist.
By Cynthia von Buhler
(2009)
age 5+
 
Exquisite watercolors bring magic to this classic story.
By Sylvia Long
(2010)
age 5+
 
Better than the Lion King.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
csm_book
age 5+
 
Catchy art and story, all about the rhythms of farm life.
By Elisha Cooper
(2010)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Online math game adjusts in difficulty as you play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
age 5+
 
Maybe the least-appreciated and best Muppet movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
csm_music
age 5+
 
Unusual mix of folk and hip-hop succeeds in kid-friendly CD.
By Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Christylez Bacon
(2009)
csm_music
age 5+
 
Pint-sized music festival hits bring parents' faves to kids.
By Various Artists
(2009)
age 5+
 
Sesame Street/Laugh-In hybrid taught Gen X to read.
Network: PBS
(2007)
age 5+
 
Fabled story comes to life with classical music.
By London Philharmonic Orchestra
(2009)
age 5+
 
Fave brainy bunny hops to DS for learning romp that talks.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
csm_game
age 5+
 
Loads of fun brain games for the youngest gamers.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2009)
age 5+
 
Kids can learn to understand and manage feelings.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
age 5+
 
Fanciful garden sim with an environmental message.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
age 5+
 
Adorable toy-based game is well-designed for young players.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Well-constructed app for practicing early math and spelling.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
csm_app
age 5+
 
Fast-paced find-the-letters game with opt-in open chat.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
csm_app
age 5+
 
Possibly the most gorgeous animated book for the iPad.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)

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