App Reviews

Nancy Drew: Codes & Clues App Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Girl-targeted STEM ambitious but somewhat shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Read with Doc McStuffins: Letters and Sounds App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Favorite characters lead kids through early reading skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Read with Doc McStuffins: Word Building App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Word games with TV buddies solid but repetitive.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(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)
Dora and Friends Back to the Rainforest App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Despite Dora's charm, repetitive arcade game is a dud.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Fix animal ouchies, play mini-games, meet great role models.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Leo's Pad Enrichment Program for Preschoolers App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Charming stories, interactivity get preschoolers thinking.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
NOGGIN - Preschool shows and educational videos for kids App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Subscribe for fave shows; might want more parent control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
GoldieBlox and the Movie Machine App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Young filmmakers will delight in empowering stop-motion app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Dora and Friends App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Put yourself in Dora's world, tell stories with fun app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Strawberry Shortcake Summer Fun App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Delightful app features positive story, addictive games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
Doc McStuffins Color and Play App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Creative fun with impressive toolbox of art supplies.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(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)
Doc McStuffins: Moving with Doc App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Bulky, slow app teaches fitness and healthy habits.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2014)
Daniel Tiger's Day and Night App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Friendly Tiger helps kids with morning, evening routines.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Dora's Great Big World HD App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Mini-games go beyond core skills with a bit of engineering.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)