App Reviews

Epic! - Unlimited Books for Kids App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
A diverse, searchable library of 10,000+ kids' books.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
BPT - Educational Storybooks for Children (Preschool & Primary) App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
History, science in kid-friendly stories; spotty production.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
Slavery at Monticello: Life and Work at Mulberry Row App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Engrossing images and audio reveal untold stories.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Kids U.S. Atlas - Educational Games, Fun Activities and Challenging Puzzle & Quiz to Discover and Learn the Geography of the United States App Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Cool info, good audio, so-so quizzes boost geography skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Journeys of Invention: Science and Technology from Past to Present App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Text-heavy reference tool highlights major discoveries.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
Think Like Churchill App Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Go inside history with stunning visuals, critical decisions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Classic Experiments in Science History FULL App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Info-packed resource lacks hands-on fun.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
JFK Challenge App Poster Image
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Got the right stuff? Explore the Peace Corps and Space Race.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
Wolfram US Presidents Reference App App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Cool reference tool about presidents might misinform.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
American Revolution Interactive Timeline for iPad App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Tap, drag, and zoom with objects that bring history to life.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
HBO NOW App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Use parent settings to make streaming app OK for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Ansel & Clair: American Bowl App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
U.S. history Q&A overshadowed by bald eagle bowling game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Shakespeare in Bits: Julius Caesar App Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Accessible app brings the Bard to life with animation, text.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week App Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Wide variety of topics makes for fun, engrossing short vids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2014)
Mystery Math Museum App Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Fun math-practice app engages with several museum themes.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
Ansel and Clair: Paul Revere's Ride App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fantastic app makes historical figures relatable for kids.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
50 States App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Handy but dull pocket reference guide to U.S. states.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Buildo Museum Sticker Book App Poster Image
age 6+
Spooky sticker book encourages storytelling and imagination.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Back in Time App Poster Image
csm_app
age 10+
Gorgeous textbook of 44 major events has universal appeal.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
Britannica Kids: Ancient Rome App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Roman culture made engaging and entertaining.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)