Category Archives: free/free trial

Review- Pocket Family: My Fun Dreamhouse sucked this reviewer in like Farmville and Candy Crush.

Review- Pocket Family: My Fun Dreamhouse sucked this reviewer in like Farmville and Candy Crush.

Bottom Line: With no parental controls in place, in-app purchases and third-party ads, this app is most definitely for the oldest kids we review for and as it turns out, this 44 year-old app reviewer that can barely stop watching her little people running around to write this post. Oh look! Another coin! If you… Continue Reading

99 problems but a FREE Disney app ain’t one — check out these 99 FREE apps featuring Avengers, Descendants, Star Wars, Princesses and more! Updated!

99 problems but a FREE Disney app ain’t one — check out these 99 FREE apps featuring Avengers, Descendants, Star Wars, Princesses and more! Updated!

Holy cow . . . er . . . mouse! Our list of FREE Disney apps is newly updated and ready to roll! You’ll find 99 apps on this list, covering everything from classic characters to princesses to super heroes to Storm Troopers. Some are completely free, and some have in-app purchases — we’ve done… 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

Good Free App of the Day: Birdhouse for Special Needs can help your family stay organized!

Good Free App of the Day: Birdhouse for Special Needs can help your family stay organized!

One of our favorite organizational tools, Birdhouse for Special Needs, is our good free app of the day! This highly customizable app is an invaluable tool for any family, especially during these busy, busy times. What a convenient way to keep everybody on the same page. Did I mention that it’s FREE? If you haven’t tried… Continue Reading

Let Your Child Explore Marine Life with MarcoPolo Ocean! – Free for a Limited Time (Save $2.99)

Let Your Child Explore Marine Life with MarcoPolo Ocean! – Free for a Limited Time (Save $2.99)

MarcoPolo Ocean offers children hours of educational fun, all with a bright and interactive ocean theme! Kids will enjoy the 6 building activities, which include a coral reef, several different types of octopuses, marine mammals, fish, a boat, and a submarine or submersible. Visual hints are given when needed, and the narrator teaches children all… Continue Reading

Free App of the Day: Climb or Fall. Can you make it to the top without falling?

Free App of the Day: Climb or Fall. Can you make it to the top without falling?

Our Free App of the Day is Climb or Fall. It’s a modern take on a classic game. Using strategy (and a little bit of luck), users try to climb through each level without falling and losing ground. This game is free to download and comes with the entire first map ready to go. That’s… Continue Reading

Tech That Teaches: 15 Smart Apps for Curious Kids from Mental Floss, is a fabulous list worth your time.

Tech That Teaches: 15 Smart Apps for Curious Kids from Mental Floss, is a fabulous list worth your time.

Here at Smart Apps for Kids, we pride ourselves on great reviews, thorough lists and sharing useful stuff we find on the web. Emilie found us a golden nugget of awesomeness written by Alyssa Oursler at Mental_Floss that made us happy. It’s rare for us to read an app list written by other sites that… Continue Reading

New and Free for a Limited Time – Don’t Miss Alpha Fun Before the Price Goes Up!

New and Free for a Limited Time – Don’t Miss Alpha Fun Before the Price Goes Up!

Alpha Fun by KrakenEight LLC is a new, and currently free, original app, geared toward little ones who are learning about the letters of of the alphabet. This app includes stunning artwork and an interactive activity to go with each letter of the alphabet. Kids will have so much fun laughing and playing with this… Continue Reading

Sheepy School: Alphabet is a new, free app to help teach your preschooler their letters

Sheepy School: Alphabet is a new, free app to help teach your preschooler their letters

Bottom line: Sheepy School: Alphabet offers a fun way to introduce letters to your youngster with sweet characters designed to help peak your little ones interest and facilitate learning. With multiple activities to foster skills like letter recognition and letter writing, Sheepy School: Alphabet is the newest release from Ora Dangut (the folks who brought… Continue Reading

Sheepy School: Alphabet is a new, free app to help teach your preschooler their letters

Sheepy School: Alphabet is a new, free app to help teach your preschooler their letters

Bottom line: Sheepy School: Alphabet offers a fun way to introduce letters to your youngster with sweet characters designed to help peak your little ones interest and facilitate learning. With multiple activities to foster skills like letter recognition and letter writing, Sheepy School: Alphabet is the newest release from Ora Dangut (the folks who brought… Continue Reading