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80 Days App Poster Image
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age 13+
Unique adventure tale is cool, can be a bit hard to follow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows app
(2019)
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Brainfeed - Educational Videos for Kids App Poster Image
age 11+
Curated learning videos still best after parental preview.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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KineScript: Visual Programming App Poster Image
age 10+
Seemingly simple coding app has hidden complexity, bugs.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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My Robot Friend App Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun puzzler with programming skills; some crude humor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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Cyberchase 3D Builder App Poster Image
age 8+
Kids turn 2-D shapes into 3-D buildings in fun geometry app.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Lego Mindstorms Fix the Factory App Poster Image
age 8+
Program robots in short coding puzzler; tricky later levels.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Pixel App Poster Image
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age 7+
Expressive coder is cute but lacks tutorials, support.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week App Poster Image
age 6+
Wide variety of topics makes for fun, engrossing short vids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Jack and the Beanstalk by Nosy Crow App Poster Image
age 6+
Kids take active role in impressive interactive adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Lightbot Jr :  Coding Puzzles for Ages 4+ App Poster Image
age 6+
Colorful, engaging intro to programming for young kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Caillou Let's Pretend App Poster Image
age 5+
Repetitive pretend games don't leave much to imagination.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Rox's Secret Code App Poster Image
age 5+
Fun with code and planning skills brings robots to life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Tynker Junior App Poster Image
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age 5+
Great coding intro for little kids that focuses on fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Care Bears Love to Learn App Poster Image
age 4+
Classic faves drill preschool skills with repetitive games.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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Gracie & Friends Jungle Gym App Poster Image
age 4+
Specialized focus promotes fluency with small numbers.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Curious World - Early learning games, videos and books for kids App Poster Image
age 4+
Diverse content appealing, but user experience underwhelms.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Hopster: Kids TV, Nursery Rhymes, Music, Fun Games App Poster Image
age 4+
Cute, curated content with monthly fee; only light learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Zap Zap Kindergarten Math App Poster Image
age 4+
Silly, fun math games are best for practicing skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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kiddZtube | Safe YouTube Kids App Poster Image
age 4+
Safe video viewer with curated videos and quizzes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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The Cat in the Hat Builds That App Poster Image
age 4+
Upbeat feline offers fun STEM exploration on- and offscreen.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
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