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Bob Marley and Michael Jackson take over a new app for preschoolers! Jogo Circus Animals is a fun interactive story!

Bob Marley and Michael Jackson take over a new app for preschoolers! Jogo Circus Animals is a fun interactive story!

Bottom Line: Cute circus animals encourage young children (2-5 years) to eat in order to be strong. This app is fun for both preschooler and parent, with amazing graphics and fun music. Start jammin’ with Jogo Circus Animals just by using our handy download button! (iPad/iPhone, $2.99) App-Warning-noADS-noIAP-EL No ads or in-app purchases. External links… Continue Reading

Top Pick App for Kids: Dr. Panda makes candy! Get creative with everyone’s favorite Panda.

Top Pick App for Kids: Dr. Panda makes candy! Get creative with everyone’s favorite Panda.

Bottom Line: My eight year old daughter discovered Dr. Panda Candy Factory before I even knew it had fully downloaded. She immediately declared it her favorite Dr. Panda, with so much to do and learn. As a long time Dr. Panda fan, this is high praise. And Dr. Panda Candy Factory really is full of… Continue Reading

Best App for Music: Enjoy music with your child and Grandma with this new Top Pick!

Best App for Music: Enjoy music with your child and Grandma with this new Top Pick!

Bottom Line: Grandma has always been a favorite of mine, and this new app is my all-time favorite. It teaches kids note names, placements, instrument sounds and patterns. Grandma still dances, and Grandpa makes appearances playing instruments, too. A great app for learning and appreciating music, designed for kids from 6-12 but great for preschoolers,… Continue Reading

Wow! Help kids regulate behavior and relax with Chill Outz. New Top Pick!

Wow! Help kids regulate behavior and relax with Chill Outz. New Top Pick!

Bottom Line: Five animated stories provide relaxation and regulation techniques for children. As they watch the animals get through tense situations, kids learn strategies like focused breathing and body regulation. This app is a must for anyone helping a child with learning to calm down and stay focused. The price is a little high, but… Continue Reading

New Top Pick! Table It! is amazing for education, including special ed!

New Top Pick! Table It! is amazing for education, including special ed!

Bottom Line: Table It! is an amazing app like none I’ve ever seen. Along with 34 editable sample tables, the user can make an unlimited number of tables to organize any information desired. Make a table schedule, organize information from history class, make a data set in math, create a table for personal information or… Continue Reading

Best puzzle app for kids! AZZL is creative and fun for visual-spatial skills. New Top Pick!

Best puzzle app for kids! AZZL is creative and fun for visual-spatial skills. New Top Pick!

    Bottom Line: A puzzle app with a lot to offer! These puzzles are creative and varied, making for a surprisingly fun app with excellent graphics. Not just for puzzle lovers—AZZL will appeal to a much larger crowd. Develop visual-spatial skills with this great app! Continue Reading

Best app for Kids: ShapeKit is creative and smart play with geometric shapes!

    Bottom Line: An incredibly well-deigned app to help kids understand how shapes fit together. It's easy to learn, with a fantastic tutorial and an interface that makes shapes fun. Educators and parents, this app is highly recommended and worth downloading immediately. Continue Reading

Best Apps for Autism: I Can Have Conversations With You is comprehensive and systematic

    Bottom Line: A one-of-a-kind app for teaching expected conversational responses for children and teens with autism. It provides feedback for both correct and incorrect answers, multiple modules, and a systematic approach to teaching conversational skills. Designed for single user use at home with some parental support. The cost is high for many, but… Continue Reading

Best apps for subtraction: OctoMinus is switch-accessible and differentiated to practice subtraction fact fluency!

    Bottom Line: Like its predecessor OctoPlus, this is a game-style app for basic subtraction fact fluency. It’s a fun way to work on speed without being overwhelming to young kids, and it’s even got three levels to better differentiate to all learners. OctoMinus is even switch accessible and provides practice for math subtraction… Continue Reading

Review: Key Verbs with Steffy & James is a must-have for early language development!

    Bottom Line: Designed for speech-language pathologists and parents to target early language development and verb tense, Key Verbs with Steffy & James is priced right for use by all kids. The graphics are phenomenal, and with a large number of target verbs, it’s great for grammar and sentence expansion in therapy. A must-have… Continue Reading