App Reviews

Sesame Street Go App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Stellar clips (and games!) right at your fingertips.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
PBS KIDS ScratchJr App Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Create with coding blocks and a mash-up of characters.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
Incredible Numbers by Professor Ian Stewart App Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Beautiful exploration of math beyond classroom; dense text.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
Crack the Books App Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Impressive interactive science resource, multilevel texts.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker Interactive Storybook App Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Step into the magic, but beware of some technical issues.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
Sesame Street Alphabet Kitchen App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Sweet word-building with TV friend; vowel toys optional.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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)
Piano Maestro by JoyTunes App Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Activities, animations get older kids and tween practicing.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
ustyme App Poster Image
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age 3+
LEARNING
Video calls emphasize shared reading experiences.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Chromebook
(2015)
Toca Life: School App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Rule the school and record stories with open-ended play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
BeBop Blox App Poster Image
csm_app
age 3+
LEARNING
Musical building blocks delight -- but not for long.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
DragonBox Numbers App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Fun gameplay dominates as kids explore number concepts.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Tiggly Story Maker: Build Words and Record Your Own Tales App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Harness the power of vowels to create zany stories.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2015)
Bedtime Math App Poster Image
csm_app
age 3+
LEARNING
Daily math inspires, but word problems have little variety.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Planes Adventures by BUBL App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Flying fun for budding pilots, with mild monsters.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
The Unknown Number: Puzzle Math Arcade Game App Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Unique math game lacks instruction, may leave kids puzzled.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Xylo for Dash Robot App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Fun music + coding concept but slightly off-key.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Literary Analysis Guide App Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Bare-bones literary resource with examples and explanations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Circuit Jam App Poster Image
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Lab simulation challenges with puzzles, allows invention.
Devices: Android
(2015)
Read Me Stories - Children's books App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Original stories have good reading support but ho-hum plots.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)

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