App Reviews

age 4+
 
Sparkly necklace-maker playable without pricey in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Excellent story-creation app encourages creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 4+
 
Preschool-friendly side-scroller fun for older kids, too.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Lots of options for primping fun in creative dress-up app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 4+
 
Sweet mouse dishes up fun food fare; expect in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
Fun virtual manicures; purchase needed to unlock full set.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fantasy game promotes real-life social and emotional skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Simple fun with hippo serves as gateway to ad-driven apps.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 4+
 
Kitchen fun with real recipes; heavy pressure to spend.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
One outfit, many fabrics available in limited toy tie-in.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2014)
age 5+
 
Interactive storybook not as intense as movie.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Get in touch with nature with cool augmented-reality app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Favorite characters, badge rewards motivate kids to read.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Adorable talking photo maker great for laughs, creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 4+
 
Create, destroy with clay; no match for hands-on squishing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 5+
 
Cute app lets kids email postcards to friends and family.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Slightly scholarly app features expert Bard interpreters.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Expand and explore vocab with pretty good word-finder.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
Complex plot is tricky for a picture book; games are fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Limited features, required purchases sink animation app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)

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