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Real moms rating apps for children. That’s what we do. Get the inside scoop on the best apps for children and honest reviews on all the apps you can find across all the major mobile devices.


App Info Price: Overview Bilingua is designed help people learn a language by conversing with others. Users are matched with conversation partners based on personal interests and the languages they want to learn. Through games and fun conversations, they begin to build their language skills. Features include: Take a personality quiz Play fun language games …

App Info Price: Overview Kids can learn how to write their letters and numbers with Scribble Cards. This very simple app basically offers what the name suggests, cards on which kids can “scribble” and practice early writing skills. With just a little guidance, kids can become pros at writing their letters and numbers. Features include: …

The concept of an amazing road trip adventure is one that’s becoming more popular, particularly with safety concerns at more crowded tourist hotspots throughout the world, and the problems that plague airports and airlines on what seems like a daily basis. A road trip can be great for a family with kids as well because …

App Info Price: Overview My Fixie Town is a collection of game activities for the very young. Preschoolers are challenged to various types of coordination, placement, matching and sorting games as they help the main characters solve “incidents” and put the town to rights after trouble strikes. Features include: 13 different mini games Earn presents …

App Info Price: Overview WordStory-Word Search Puzzles & Brain Games is a series of word puzzles that begin on a 3 x 3 grid of letters. Players are challenged to connect the letters to make two words suggested by the number of letters in each word. The letter boards provided can easily make many combinations, …

See the App in iTunes ICKYPEN Price: FREE Missing Friend – Lite is the free version of a cute, interactive storybook for children.  With Missing Friend, kids can join Mr. Rabbit on an adventure to rescue his friend Mr. Mole from the mischievous Icky Mr. Fox.  I thought that this app had cool scenery and …

See the App in iTunes See the App in Google Play Dr. Panda LTD Price: $1.99 Dr. Panda Train is yet another great addition to the Dr. Panda series of preschool games.  With Dr. Panda Train, kids can help Dr. Panda as he puts on his conductor hat and takes passengers on a journey!  I …

Overview Your word against mine takes the traditional word game to the next level. At the basic level, it’s a simple word game. However, the app combines scrambled letters with multiplayer components to create a fun and challenging game for kids. Features include: Make words quickly Climb to the top of the leaderboard Enjoy four …

Overview If you have kids who enjoy space travel and shooting games, they’ll enjoy Space Survival Astrolympics. Like early arcade games, kids must guide their ship through space and shoot obstacles that come their way. However, Space Survival Astrolympics amps up the traditional arcade game by allowing kids to earn gems and upgrade their space …

App Info Price: Overview Playtime in Appelsin Town is a low-key, gentle fun app designed for the very young. Kids can explore interactive activities that include enjoying a picnic, decorating cupcakes, getting the “mail,” and growing carrots in the garden. Features include: Play without using data or internet connection Cute, engaging characters Simple, child-friendly interface …

See the App in iTunes Made Simple Ventures LLC Price: FREE Phone Emoji Stickers is a cool new app that the whole family can enjoy together.  With Phone Emoji Stickers, friends and family can download the app and upgrade their emoji game!  I like that this app provides a range of free family-friendly style emojis. …

App Info Price: Overview Wordsplash! is a classic word game for kids. To play the game, kids must create as many words as possible from a series of letters before time runs out. The faster kids create words, the more points they earn. How many words will your kids make? Features include: Two modes of …

App Info Price: Overview Exercise your brain by solving unique challenges in Griddle Speed Puzzles. This brain-boosting puzzle game has kids re-arrange shapes to complete a series of puzzles. As kids play, the puzzles increase in difficulty, which means their brains get even more of a workout. Features include: Solve puzzles Think strategically Play different …

These are questions we get all the time – “My app is perfect for youngsters, I want my app reviewed by a mom with a toddler?”, “This dinosaur app I created is fun, how do I get my app in front of moms?”, “How do I get a teacher to review my reading app, I …

App Info Price: Overview Bunny Mindfulness is a mindful breathing and meditation app designed to help adults and children alike discover the value and relaxation of controlled breathing. The app offers several levels of difficulty, control over the number of cycles/minutes of each exercise, and even has a rewards system for completing exercises. Features include: …

App Info Price: Overview Code Adventures provides young children with the perfect system to learn foundational ideas about computer programming. Each level presents an increasingly challenging task to for the small furry character to accomplish, and children will need to exercise logic, sequencing, and creativity skills to incorporate new commands and put everything in the …

App Info Price: Overview This ebook tells an engaging story of the kidnapped Mr. Mole and Mr. Rabbit’s daring rescue from Icky Mr. Fox. It features interactive pages, vocabulary-building labels, and narration for all text. Features include: Quirky scenes and characters Narration of all pages Interactive pages activated with taps and swipes Tap objects to …

See the App in Google Play Inkcadre Technosoft Pvt Ltd Price: FREE Animal Sounds for Toddlers is a great new educational app for toddlers.  With Animal Sounds for Toddlers, little ones can learn about different types of animals and the sounds they make.  I thought that this app would be fun for toddlers and preschool …

See the App in iTunes jojodmo2010 Price: FREE Skiplit is a fun and unique puzzle app.  With Skiplit, kids can enjoy a simple, yet complex puzzle game all about colors meeting.  I thought that this app had a creative spin for a puzzle game. In this puzzle game, players will simply swipe the ball to …

App Info Price: Overview Incredibox allows users to control a band of “beatboxers” who make a variety of sounds that can be put together to create short musical clips. Drag accessories to the characters, and they will begin to make a matching sound. Creations can be recorded and shared, and the app includes unlockable hints …

See the App in Google Play Applop Price: FREE Beld by Applop provides an easy solution to those who wish to create their own website.  With Beld by Applop, users can create a website, through chatting with a smart bot!  I thought that this app had a unique concept and would be interesting to try …

See the App in iTunes Space Crescent LLC Price: FREE Sports Day Heroes is a fun, casual game for kids.  With Sports Day Heroes, kids can join a group of friends as they take part in the Sports Day Heroes marathon.  The app features a fun sports theme for kids who enjoy a variety of …

App Info Price: Overview Shingu the Sheep – Fantasy Puzzle Adventure follows the nighttime adventures of Shingu the Sheep who has fantastical dreams and wants to remember them long enough to share with his friends. Very young children can help build fantasy worlds for Shingu by dragging shapes to matching outlines to build other characters …

See the App in iTunes Springbay Studio Ltd. Price: $2.99 iBiome – Ocean is the sequel to the award-winning educational game, iBiome – Wetland.  With iBiome – Ocean, kids can build and explore diverse and intricate ocean habitats with their guide, Professor Bio!  I thought that this app was really neat and a great science-driven …

See the App in iTunes Kidfund Price: FREE Kidfund is a great new app designed to help kids save money.  With Kidfund, parents can easily open a savings account for their child.  I thought that this app would be great for any parent who is looking to help their child learn to save money. The …

See the App in iTunes Rebecca Skinner Price: $0.99 Happy Snap is a fun interactive app for younger children.  With Happy Snap, kids can join Snap the digital camera as he looks for items in the real world.  Snap is not feeling his best today, and he would like for you to find 5 things …

Early childhood is an ideal time to learn new languages, and Mandarin Chinese is a highly-sought-after skill. This app will help you and your child decide if learning the language is fun and give children an advantage if they are entering or currently enrolled in an immersion Mandarin Chinese educational program because of the extra practice it affords.

See the App in iTunes wonderkind GmbH Price: $2.99 Little Tiger: Fire Truck, Submarine, Spaceship is a fun early learning app.  With Little Tiger, younger kids an go on various exciting adventures with a fire truck, a submarine and a spaceship.  I thought that this was a really cute app and one that younger kids …

See the App in iTunes Studio Lassa Price: $2.99 Poppetto Varia is a fun creative app for younger children.  With Poppetto Varia, kids can dress up their Poppetto by using all sorts of fun items from the closet.  I thought that this app would be great for preschoolers and kindergarten age kids. First, kids will …

Welcome to another Free App Friday! This week we’ve found some great free apps to quench your child’s desire for screen time, while providing a learning environment at the same time. Today’s apps will allow your child to strengthen their imagination as they create stories, and explore places like underwater and outer space. Arthur’s Story Maker: Pirates …

Blast! Photo Filters is a simple and easy app that will allow users to add various overlays with a space theme to their own photos or screenshots, and then send them to their friends. With 7 free filters and more available as in-app purchases, there are quite a few possibilities for photo fun.