App Reviews

csm_app
age 3+
LEARNING
Fun streaming classics and new faves require cable login.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 4+
LEARNING
Interactive companion to TV show plus stand-alone games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
csm_app
age 7+
LEARNING
Kid-targeted videos best with parental guidance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 13+
LEARNING
Fun farm sim remix requires patience; watch in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
csm_app
age 13+
LEARNING
Farming sim has lots of features but slow progression.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Classic 3-D paper craft transformed; actual paper optional.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 3+
LEARNING
Positive app lets kids role play a sometimes-scary event.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
csm_app
age 13+
LEARNING
Cute breeding sim playable without in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 15+
LEARNING
Freemium sim both enjoyable and playable without spending.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Adorable sim playable without in-app buys -- with patience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
csm_app
age 9+
LEARNING
Entertaining sim experience requires patience -- or cash.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
csm_app
age 11+
LEARNING
Tricky and sometimes violent riddles best for tweens and up.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Push, pull, and paint iPad clay to make fantastical images.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Popular, trusted resource covers mature topics responsibly.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2011)
csm_app
age 4+
LEARNING
Nearly flawless chalkboard app with some clever surprises.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Robust building sim doesn't get bogged down in details.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
csm_app
age 9+
LEARNING
Hidden instructions hamper fun in video-game company sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, pretty frog sim could tempt kids to spend real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)