Stop the Summer Slide with Educational Kid Apps

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Are you keeping your kids learning this summer? Beat any boredom blues and keep your kids' minds engaged with educational (ipad) apps. Grandpa in Space $1.99 Grandpa in Space is SO CUTE with lots of learning! Pick a planet, build a rocket to take you there, watch videos of real astronauts, do math addition problems, learn facts about the planet, play games like match up … [Read more...]

Should You Download SylvanPlay Apps?

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Yes! You're going to want to download SylvanPlay's 9 FREE apps. Why? Because they're fun, educational, and high-quality. My kids loved the SylvanPlay apps - especially Sushi Scramble - and they're the pickiest testers. I was impressed with the SylvanPlay app's beautiful graphics, the easy usability, the this-is-so-fun-I-can't-stop quality, and the embedded learning within … [Read more...]

Get Kids Excited about Science and Math Apps

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Let's get our kids excited about math and science learning using technology! How about taking some of these math and science apps for a whirl. See how your kids respond. Math and Science Apps for Kids Toca Lab Another addictive Toca app, this one about science and the periodic table of elements. Use the lab equipment to create, play and experiment with each of the 118 … [Read more...]

New iPad Literacy and Book Apps That Kids Love

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You're looking for  learning apps for your kids -- apps for reading and spelling, maybe even some good book apps -- then here are some newly published gems of the app store that I recommend for your kids. Happi and the Word Thief $2.99 While you can't practice your own spelling words, you can practice spelling general words in a fun, game setting. The goal is to … [Read more...]

12 Valentine’s Day Apps for Kids

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What do you know, there are Valentine's Day ipad apps for kids. From sweet stories to fun games, here are twelve apps your kids can enjoy. I Love You Too by Ziggy Marley  $2.99 Sing and play with Ziggy Marley as you explore his first children's book based off the song from his Grammy Award winning album "Family Time!" Disney Where's My Valentine? FREE Swampy and … [Read more...]

Beautiful iPad Story App: Rom and the Whale

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"Many years ago, before our parents and grandparents were born, there was a Kingdom of gypsies called Numia . . . " So begins the magical story of Prince Rom and the Whale of Dreams, an iPad picture book story app for children. In this beautifully illustrated and written story, we hear the whispers of the wind, the tinkling notes of music, and the lilting voice of a … [Read more...]

Kid-Tested, Parent-Approved App Guide for Kids

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written by Michel Kripalani, president and CEO of Oceanhouse Media So parents, you finally caved and bought your kids an iPad or tablet for Christmas- or maybe you bought one for yourself. And now you need an app guide. Because you have already found that your kids log far more time on it than you? You’re not alone. Now it’s time to load up the device with great apps to … [Read more...]