Billy has the strangest day, starting with his mother serving banana splits for breakfast. This interactive storybook follows him through the weirdest day imaginable while readers can enjoy fun sound effects and interactive animations.
Rough Science provides basic introductory information about layers of the earth, states of matter, and adaptation/evolution in the form of a video tutorial and a hands-on challenge that reinforces a simple concept from the video.
Epic!-Books for Kids offers a handy and extensive library for children ages 2 to 12 for a low monthly subscription fee. Thousands of high quality children’s books from classics to award-winning favorites are available.
Meet Science: Magnetism and Electricity is an interactive, thorough study guide for basic physics concepts in the two areas. The app is informative and engaging, and a great resource for upper elementary through beginning high school students.
Caillou, a character from a long-running television series, now has an ebook! This delightful interactive story will help young children learn literacy and thinking skills as they develop strategies to comfort themselves at night.
Jonty the Dinosaur is a cute interactive ebook that every child will relate to. The main character, Jonty, has a great day filled with exciting and fun pastimes and then finds he cannot go to sleep that night. Children can try all sorts of tactics to help the poor dinosaur get some shuteye, and finally, Jonty nods off.
Avokiddo ABC Ride is a delightful app that will guide young learners through important alphabet skills essential to learning to read. The app covers alphabetical order, beginning letter sounds, letter matching and more.
Presidents Challenge is a fun and diverting way to memorize the names of the presidents of the United States in order. Users can choose to tackle specific eras or the entire list at once. There is a blank timeline with the year of election on one side of the screen, and a tray of presidential portraits with names on the other side. Users drag pictures from the tray to the correct place on the timeline. The app also provides a little biographical and background information about each president.
Monster ABC provides practice with matching beginning sounds of words to letters. Players must spin wheels to place the correct letter next to the picture of a word that begins with the corresponding sound.
The Right Word offers several types and levels of practice with a huge list of word pairs and groups that many people find confusing. It includes a handy reference tool, and offers practice with various fill-in activities that force the user to use context clues to answer correctly.
Young children will delight in the magical vehicles of Richard Scarry, reminiscent of the favorite books. There are five levels of fun, ranging from letter matching and left-to-right sequencing through spelling longer words.