Category Archives: Top Picks

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

iBiome – Wetlands is a new top pick! Great for the budding environmentalist in your family!

iBiome – Wetlands is a new top pick! Great for the budding environmentalist in your family!

Bottom line: iBiome – Wetlands is a great way to introduce your child to the science of the wetlands, teaching them why the wetlands are important and how we can protect the ones we have and restore the ones that have been destroyed. You might just discover a budding environmentalist in your midst. iBiome –… 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

Four stars for Elastic Alphabets!

Four stars for Elastic Alphabets!

Bottom Line: Elastic Alphabet is a new release from developer Pratik Machchar that is designed to introduce youngsters to the alphabet using clean, simple animations. Follow Gigi through the alphabet and be introduced to a world of letters and sounds. If you’d like to download Elastic Alphabets ($3.99 iPad), please use the handy link below… Continue Reading

Peppa Pig brings fun to learning about seasons with Peppa’s Seasons: Autumn and Winter!

Peppa Pig brings fun to learning about seasons with Peppa’s Seasons: Autumn and Winter!

Bottom Line: Peppa Pig is always fun, and this app provides fun embedded with learning games. Help kids learn about seasons with Peppa and friends. It’s currently a large app with longer load time, but worth clearing off space on the device for Peppa-loving kids. Spend time with sweet Peppa as she helps kids learn… 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

Top App for AAC: Avaz Pro gets even better with new update! Save $100 for a limited time!

Top App for AAC: Avaz Pro gets even better with new update! Save $100 for a limited time!

    Bottom Line: Somehow, Avaz Pro has gotten even better. This full AAC app now includes the amazing content from Avaz Together, helping kids and adults learn Avaz and picture-based communication together. With great tips for communication as well as the incredible library of Avaz, this app is a fine way to help the right… Continue Reading