App Reviews

csm_app
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Build robots from recyclables and fly them around for fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Solid ebook sends mixed messages about gender stereotypes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Specialized focus promotes fluency with small numbers.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 10+
 
Challenging, fun-filled role-player has great message.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Program robots, watch them fight; fun but light on coding.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Stellar sandbox tool drives kids to improve designs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
OK choice of pre-K animated shows; great parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_app
age 13+
 
LEARNING
On-demand cartoons link to unmoderated content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Early math curriculum with cool graphics, parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Cool card-creating activity boosts basic robot maker.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Colorful, engaging intro to programming for young kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Robots prove not to be the best teachers of the ABCs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kids turn 2-D shapes into 3-D buildings in fun geometry app.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Seemingly simple coding app has hidden complexity, bugs.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Wide variety of topics makes for fun, engrossing short vids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2014)
csm_app
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Fun puzzler with programming skills; some crude humor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
csm_app
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Colorful, interactive book lets kids celebrate diversity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
csm_app
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Interactive app best for tweens, teens interested in robots.
Devices: iPad
(2013)