10 Awesome Apps For Tuesday


 

Here’s this week’s 10 Awesome Apps For Tuesday! Our weekly roundup of the best apps for parents this week.

Feed ’em Bugs

The Feed ’em Bugs app is a fun game for kids.  With Feed ’em Bugs, kids can play a digital app based on a childhood board game…updated with a modern twist, of course.  Can you flip the yucky spiders, centipedes and flying insects into the frog’s mouth?  Kids will simply swipe the bugs onto the mechanical catapult hand and then flip them into the spinning frog’s moving mouth.  There is a special photo feature that will allow you to either take a photo or use one that you already have and upload a photo to replace the frog’s picture…now you can feed your friends and family bugs, too!  This app can be played with 1 to 4 players.  If you would like to share a fun game with your child, be sure to check out Feed ’em Bugs!

Requirements: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad. Price: $0.99 ~See Feed ’em Bugs in the App Store

GUGU

The GUGU app is a fun video app for kids and adults.  With GUGU, you can select a video from your camera roll and watch it, but there’s more…While the video is playing, the front camera will automatically record the reaction of the viewer.  You can stop the video and the reaction is saved to your camera roll – it’s that easy!  This is a great way to record your child watching their favorite videos, or record your parents watching the first steps of their grandchild, or any other special moment.  If you would like to share a fun video app with your child, be sure to check out GUGU!

Requirements: Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $1.99 ~ See GUGU in the App Store

Tap To Play

The Tap To Play app is a fun collection of games for kids.  With Tap To Play, kids can enjoy a social gaming platform where they can challenge other players to 11 different games.  Kids can also chat with their opponents, and follow their friends in their feed.  All of the games can be played in both single player mode and against friends.  There are medals to earn, and kids can earn coins to unlock new games.  If you would like to share a fun set of games with your child, be sure to check out Tap To Play!

Requirements: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~ See Tap To Play in the App Store

Lulu!

The Lulu! app is a baby “visual trainer” app.  With Lulu!, children with visual impairments can use home eyesight exercises.  This app supports the development of visual function, i.e. gaze focusing, tracking, following, shifting the gaze, hand-eye coordination, contrast sensitivity, visual memory and more.  The app focuses solely on visual stimulation and is devoid of unnecessary sounds.  There are various modes: Lulu’s Face (attention), Pinwheel (gaze focusing and contrast sensitivity), Straps (eye movement and fast gaze shifting), Fish (gaze shifting), Hands (contrasting colors), and more.  If you would like to help your child with their visual development, be sure to check out Lulu!

Requirements: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $4.99 ~ See Lulu! in the App Store

The Dentist Family 1

The Dentist Family 1 app is a fun and entertaining, interactive game that is designed to teach children all about their teeth and mouths.  With The Dentist Family 1, kids can join Dr. Kool, who will take them on a fun-filled learning journey.  Kids will learn about the types of teeth, number, function, parts and layers inside the tooth.  There are fun quizzes that will challenge children to remember what they have learned.  This game is perfect for school age children, and is a touch-play game that allows younger children to engage in the cool interactive features as well.  If you would like to share a fun game all about teeth with your child, be sure to check out The Dentist Family 1!

Requirements: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $0.99 ~ See The Dentist Family 1 in the App Store

ZooMoo

The ZooMoo app is a fun animals app for children.  With ZooMoo, kids can look after more than 100 animals that are on the secluded ZooMoo Island.  Kids will learn animal names and sounds, feed the animals, and watch over 100 real life videos…and, of course, take photos of the animals!  The photos are saved to your device, and then your child can share their photos with family and friends.  Kids can collect new animals and features on their tablet by watching the ZooMoo Channel.  If you would like to share a fun animal app with your child, be sure to check out ZooMoo!

Requirements: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~See ZooMoo in the App Store

Beat The Block

The Beat The Block app is a simple and fun game for kids.  With Beat The Block, kids will just tap on the screen to move the ball to open slots without hitting the block.  While simple, this game can prove to be quite challenging.  As you play longer, the slots width becomes smaller and the blocks will move faster.  If you would like to share a fun, yet challenging game with your child, be sure to check out Beat The Block!

Requirements: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~ See Beat The Block in the App Store

Kids ABC 3D

The Kids ABC 3D game is a fun 3D interactive ABC pop-up book for kids.  With Kids ABC 3D, children can learn the alphabet as they interact with 3D toys and hear the pronunciation of all the letters.  This app allows children to learn using both their visual and sensory memory skills.  Some of the interactions include: lighting the flashlight, splashing water, extinguishing the fire, cutting watermelon, bouncing a ball and more.  If you would like to share a fun 3D alphabet app with your child, be sure to check out Kids ABC 3D!

Requirements: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), and iPod touch (5th generation). This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $2.99 ~ See Kids ABC 3D in the App Store

Magic Colors Lite

The Magic Colors Lite app is a fun educational app designed for children ages 2 through 5 years old.  With Magic Colors Lite, children can learn colors, as well as increase their cognitive skills.  This app consists of 6 modes, including 2 which are free: 1) introducing the colors and 2) blasting the colorful bubbles and making the penguin happy.  In addition to the two free modes, kids can also enjoy other paid modes (in-app purchases) such as matching colorful memory cards and catching the colorful fish.  If you would like to share a fun colorful app with your little one, be sure to check out Magic Colors Lite!

Requirements: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~ See Magic Colors Lite in the App Store

Magic Numbers 123

The Magic Numbers 123 app is a fun educational app designed for children ages 2 through 5 years old.  With Magic Numbers 123, children can learn numbers and develop their cognitive skills.  This app includes a section for each number, from 1 to 25.  Some of the sections and games include: counting the numbers and shapes by placing them on the shadows, matching memory cards, connecting the dots to explore a picture, writing numbers, counting objects and much more.  If you would like to share a fun numbers app with your little one, be sure to check out Magic Numbers 123!

Requirements: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~ See Magic Numbers 123 in the App Store

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