App Reviews

Dexteria - Fine Motor Skill Development App Poster Image
age 4+
Good hand, finger exercises for kids needing extra practice.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
iDress for Weather App Poster Image
age 5+
Customizable, picture-based weather app great for everyone.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Barefoot World Atlas App Poster Image
age 6+
Delightful way to learn about animals, people, and more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Revolutionary War App Poster Image
age 7+
Treasure trove of data for War of Independence buffs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Chore Pad App Poster Image
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age 7+
Productivity app lets families set own tasks and rewards.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
World Atlas HD App Poster Image
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age 8+
Fab tool provides the world at your fingertips.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
Audubon Birds - A Field Guide to North American Birds App Poster Image
age 8+
Invaluable reference tool for North American bird-watchers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Britannica Kids: Rainforests App Poster Image
age 8+
Interactive tool with games, videos, and lots of learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Doodle Buddy for iPad - Paint, Draw, Scribble, Sketch - It's Addictive! App Poster Image
age 8+
Bright, creative drawing app clouded by ads and "bucks."
Devices: iPad
(2011)
The Night Sky App Poster Image
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age 8+
Easy-to-use stargazing tool shines in its accessibility.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Speak it! Text to Speech App Poster Image
age 8+
Accurate tool makes speaking and reading accessible.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
The World Factbook for iPad App Poster Image
age 8+
Database of global statistics is a great reference tool.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
iA Writer App Poster Image
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age 8+
Simple, pared-down text editor lets kids focus on writing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
The Free Dictionary by Farlex App Poster Image
age 9+
Comprehensive reference tool with games and customization.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Thesaurus Rex by Dictionary.com App Poster Image
age 10+
Expand and explore vocab with pretty good word-finder.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
National Geographic World Atlas App Poster Image
age 10+
More detail would enhance interactive but basic world maps.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Constitution for iPad App Poster Image
age 10+
All the text, but nothing more.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
Birds PRO HD - NATURE MOBILE App Poster Image
age 10+
Encyclopedia of hundreds of high-res photos and basic facts.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
iRecorder - Voice Memos, Audio Recorder, and More App Poster Image
age 10+
Not extraordinary, but an easy, useful tool for students.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
Forgetful App Poster Image
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age 10+
Free reminder tool is limited, buggy; has in-app upgrade.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)

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