Category Archives: Ages 6-8

Review: Trybie Journeys for family science fun.

Review: Trybie Journeys for family science fun.

Bottom Line: Although the story of a test tube wandering around the world isn’t very memorable, the experiments and explanations about the science behind them are memorable and the illustrations are pretty adorable to boot. Parents that are willing to hang out with their kiddos and and get their science “on” will find a lot… Continue Reading

Review: At the Dentist

Review: At the Dentist

Bottom line: While I applaud the sentiment behind At the Dentist, I found the gameplay itself to be awkward and unoriginal with very little actual content that could be considered as something that might actually help prepare children that are apprehensive about visiting the dentist. If you’d like to purchase At the Dentist from Corner… Continue Reading

Review: Photo Tales -Create Photo Stories with Your Kids

Review: Photo Tales -Create Photo Stories with Your Kids

Bottom Line: This app has a lot to offer with options to purchase templates to guide children through creating a story including doodling, fonts, photos and stickers. While this app has a lot of features and customizations, it’s lacking in one important area –intuitive design. If you would like to download Photo Tales, please support… Continue Reading

Review: The Sounding Out Machine can help kids become independent readers

Review: The Sounding Out Machine can help kids become independent readers

Bottom line: The Sounding Out Machine offers young readers an opportunity to learn independently by helping students break down words and sound them out just as if they were working with a teacher or parent. By allowing children to use pages from their own reading in the app itself, the app allows kids to better… Continue Reading

Review: Avaz FreeSpeech is a fantastic new learning tool! It’s our newest 5-star app!

Review: Avaz FreeSpeech is a fantastic new learning tool! It’s our newest 5-star app!

Bottom line: Avaz FreeSpeech is a powerful new app designed to help children of all learning levels and language abilities develop grammatically correct sentences using a simple building block method. A welcome addition for anyone with young writers that struggle with arranging sentences or who have a language impairment that makes it frustrating to communicate.… Continue Reading

Review: Autism Core Skills -Academic, Communication, and Social Skills Plus Data

Review: Autism Core Skills -Academic, Communication, and Social Skills Plus Data

Bottom Line: Autism Core Skills is a loaded app full of the things us reviewers love like custom settings, smooth graphics, tons of easy-to-access content and data collection. This is an app for folks that are truly serious about education for kids on the spectrum because it requires hands-on time for the teacher, therapist or… Continue Reading

Featured App: The Sounding Out Machine is a wonderful tool for young readers!

Featured App: The Sounding Out Machine is a wonderful tool for young readers!

The Sounding Out Machine is designed to help children isolate and read challenging words on a page of text. By helping kids break down and sound out words, using technology that is now second nature to our children, the Sounding Out Machine becomes a teaching tool that students can use independently. What a gift to… Continue Reading

Review: Cursive Writing Letterschool- kids learn to write letters, alphabet and numbers -A new Top Pick!

Review: Cursive Writing Letterschool- kids learn to write letters, alphabet and numbers -A new Top Pick!

Bottom Line: Cursive writing isn’t always taught in school anymore so parents who are looking for something to help teach this once staple in writing will have a good find in this app. It’s made for kids three to seven to learn with attractive demonstrations and practice writing and can keep track of up to… Continue Reading

Review: Patchmania KIDS gets FIVE STARS for fun!

Review: Patchmania KIDS gets FIVE STARS for fun!

Bottom Line: Patchmania Kids has delivered on fun without being sneaky about cost, links or purpose. This is an adorable logic-based game that is simple to learn and challenging to master for kids of all ages including middle-aged adults that might have trouble setting the game down to write a review. If you would like… Continue Reading

Talking ABC has been updated! And it’s still a Top Pick! (Also – for a limited time, download the French version for FREE!)

Talking ABC has been updated! And it’s still a Top Pick! (Also – for a limited time, download the French version for FREE!)

Bottom line: Talking ABC has been updated recently, and it’s still one of my favorite ABC apps of all time with awesome claymation graphics and adorable characters. It’s still a Top Pick in my book! They’ve also recently released the French and German versions of this app. The French version is free for a limited… Continue Reading