All Reviews

Britannica Kids: Solar System App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Great interactive reference tool with space games and quiz.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
Sudoku OneTouch App Poster Image
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age 8+
Traditional number puzzler with a simple, elegant interface.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Continuity 2: The Continuation App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Clever puzzle game melds mazes, platforming, tile shifting.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Smithsonian Education Students Website Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Kid-friendly access to a wide range of museum resources.
URL: http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/students
(2011)
Kickin Momma App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Excellent puzzler with a goofy storyline and mild violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Wreck This App App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Permission to be destructive can inspire creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Contre Jour App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler with unique art style and soundtrack.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Presidents vs. Aliens App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Goofy and fun way to learn about the U.S. presidents.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of John J. Harvey Book Poster Image
age 8+
An old New York fireboat offers heroic help on 9/11.
By Maira Kalman
(2005)
Royal Envoy HD App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Intuitive style gives city-building game wide appeal.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
Geographia App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Great way to learn states and capitals by region.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
LittleBigPlanet 2: Move Pack Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun motion controls improve an already great creative game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2011)
Kirby Mass Attack Game Poster Image
age 8+
New twist on sidescrolling action games with easy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Monsters Ate My Condo App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Addictive stack-and-match with hilariously bizarre theme.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
FIFA Soccer 12 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
One of the best (and best-looking) sports simulations.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 2
(2011)
NBA 2K12 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Stellar hoops sim honors league's legends.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2011)
FIFA SOCCER 12 by EA SPORTS App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Polished sports simulator will be a family favorite.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
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)
Discovery Kids Sharks App Poster Image
age 8+
Sleek, thorough, fun app a must for kids who love sharks.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
The Phantom Tollbooth Book Poster Image
age 8+
Trip to enchanted world excites learning in kids' classic.
By Norton Juster
(1961)

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