All Reviews

Minecraft Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2011)
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Get sharp with this fun, smart game for families.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
World of Goo Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Brilliant physics-based puzzler turns player into engineer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2008)
Scratch Website Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Graphical application gives kids a taste of programming.
URL: http://scratch.mit.edu/
(2009)
Minecraft - Pocket Edition App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Worthy spin-off of popular PC game encourages creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Kerbal Space Program Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Rocket-building sim helps determined kids reach the stars.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
Wii Sports Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Inclusive sports played a new way -- fun for all!
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2006)
Wii Sports Resort Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Best all-ages sports compilation yet -- great for groups.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Innerstar University Website Poster Image
csm_website
age 8+
LEARNING
Buy American Girl, play in safe, positive virtual world.
URL: http://web.innerstaru.com/
(2010)
Stack the States App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Surprisingly fun geography education game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2010)
GeckoLife App Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Safer social media option for family sharing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Pokemon X/Pokemon Y Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Gameplay and characters kids love with some new twists.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Animal Crossing: New Leaf Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Cute town sim about friendship and spending virtual money.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
Skylanders Giants Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Exciting action adventure with toys scanned into game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
iCarly Website Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Mostly harmless tween comedy site is spattered with ads.
URL: http://icarly.com/
(2008)
Doodle Jump App Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Simple, engaging game is best for tweens and up.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Disney Fairies Fashion Boutique App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fashion sim is fun and playable without spending.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Even Stevens TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny-but-formulaic family comedy.
Network: Disney Channel
(2003)
Lizzie McGuire TV Poster Image
age 8+
Tween sitcom gets laughs out of growing pains.
Network: Disney Channel
(2003)

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