App Reviews

Goldieblox: Adventures in Coding - The Rocket Cupcake Co. App Poster Image
age 7+
Story-based coding adventure plus diverse girl-empowerment.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
PetWorld 3D: My Animal Rescue App Poster Image
age 7+
Get animals ready for adoption in fun sim, but set limits.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Tayasui Blocks App Poster Image
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age 8+
Simple tools make 3-D block creations a snap to construct.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
The Everything Machine by Tinybop App Poster Image
age 7+
Innovative tinkering tool for serious or silly invention.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Hovercraft - Build Fly Retry App Poster Image
age 7+
Cool 3-D modeling, racing, and revision; lots of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Club Penguin App Poster Image
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age 7+
Virtual world translates well to mobile; still growing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
NFL Play 60 App Poster Image
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age 8+
Running game gets kids moving but may be risky for device.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Foldify App Poster Image
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age 8+
Classic 3-D paper craft transformed; actual paper optional.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Toca Hair Salon Me App Poster Image
age 8+
Kids play hair stylist for mom, the dog, or even themselves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
News-2-You App Poster Image
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age 8+
One-of-a kind tool uses symbols to make news accessible.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
How to Make Origami App Poster Image
age 8+
Colorful, mostly clear, classic origami fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2013)
FIFA SOCCER 13 by EA SPORTS App Poster Image
age 8+
Polished soccer simulator faithfully re-creates game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
NFL Kicker 13 App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Engaging, without the roughness of some football apps.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
Disney Fairies Fashion Boutique App Poster Image
age 8+
Fashion sim is fun and playable without spending.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Glow Bugs App Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids guide ladybug in simple yet entertaining freemium app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Chess Academy for Kids by Geek Kids App Poster Image
age 8+
Effective, step-by-step chess instruction for rookies.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Madagascar -- Join the Circus! App Poster Image
age 8+
Big-top sim enjoyable but slow unless you spend real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
PipeRoll App Poster Image
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age 8+
Simple connect-the-pipes concept is oddly addicting.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Mancala: FS5 App Poster Image
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age 7+
Gorgeous rendition of classic with multiplayer options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
FIFA SOCCER 12 by EA SPORTS App Poster Image
age 8+
Polished sports simulator will be a family favorite.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)

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