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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.


Here are this weeks free apps, offered in association with Moms With Apps. The offer for these frees apps end 8pm PST today, although sometimes the free apps get extended. Please leave a note below and tell us which ones you liked. Enjoy! Chisenbop for iPad – FREE (from$.99) Count Your Peas for iPad – FREE (from …

A fun, adorable app with educational value, Buzzle aims to develop your little one’s shape recognition, pattern matching, sound association, and puzzle solving skills with captivating themes and stunning colors. It raises their curiosity levels about interesting details in regular surroundings. It also refines their motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Since its launch, Buzzle has …

Fluke is similar to traditional board games like Sorry and Ludo, but brings a fun digital twist with different styled boards and up to 6 players. It is also OpenFeint enabled, so you can play online too.

The Five Little Monkeys series from Oceanhouse Media will be discounted to 99 cents each through September 11, 2011. The Five Little Monkeys include: Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed – Oceanhouse Media Five Little Monkeys With Nothing to Do – Oceanhouse Media Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree – Oceanhouse Media Five …

Here are this weeks free apps, offered in association with Moms With Apps. The offer for these frees apps end 8pm PST today, although sometimes the free apps get extended. Please leave a note below and tell us which ones you liked. Enjoy! Pre K Letters and Numbers – FREE with discounted In App Purchase …

++ update ++ we changed our rating from 4 to 4.5 after watching seeing how this app grew on our children. Not a standard math app, but great. Grow Your Garden HD takes a holistic approach to learning early math concepts such as addition and subtraction side-by-side in real world type settings. At first, this …

From the hit TV channel BabyFirstTV, comes the very first digital book featuring everyone’s favorite parrot, VocabuLarry! The spirited talking parrot takes babies and toddlers on an interactive journey as he meets all different “things that go” – a car, ship, truck and more! Your child will giggle with delight as VocabuLarry teaches the word …

Written by the creator of the graphic novel and move, produced by Orbit Media Group, supporting Starlight Children’s Foundation, this interactive storybook App tells the story of three boys – a Cowboy, a Native American and an Alien, who, while their parents are off fighting to save the world, play, share and become friends. Incredible …

Here are this weeks free apps, offered in association with Moms With Apps. The offer for these frees apps end 8pm PST today, although sometimes the free apps get extended. Please leave a note below and tell us which ones you liked. Enjoy! Big Top Circus – FREE (from $.99) Shake-a-Phrase– FREE (from $1.99 Penelope …

We have new audiobooks on our app! * More Goops and How Not to Be Them * A Day at the County Fair * Fifty Famous Stories Retold All classics! Audiobooks For Your Kids lets you effortlessly listen to classic children’s books. Just download the stories and you are ready to go. The app is …

Licking letters is a fun way for kids learning to spell in this game-style app with plenty of incentives to keep playing and spelling. There are many spelling apps available, but if your child isn’t interested in more educational apps, this game styled app could do the trick. With arcade-style graphics, music and games – …

Callaway Digital is celebrating it’s one year anniversary by putting all their titles on sales from August 22 – 26. Callaway is a leader in apps including Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch, Thomas the Tank Engine and Angelia Ballerina. Callaway also has apps from Martha Stewart, so it’s worth checking out all the Callaway apps. Here …

Thanks to Wendy from KIBOOMU for this week’s promo code giveaway, First Words Sing & Learn for iPad and ABC Song Piano for iPhone. We’ve reviewed Kiboomu’s Old MacDonald app before and love it, so I am sure you’ll love this too! The free promo codes follow, but please don’t forget to use your promo …

Discover Your Body is a fantastic way of teaching kids about the human body in a fun, hands-on, but educational way. There are 3 modes in the app; Explore, Assemble and Color. Explore shows and tells you all about different parts of the body with “touch to hear” narration and descriptive text which is clear …

I am thrilled that the family friendly app developer group, Moms With Apps, are back after their much deserved July break. This week they have the following apps available for free. Kandy Fish for iPad – FREE (from $.99) Odd 1 Out for iPad – FREE – (from $.99) Creative Genius On-the-Go – FREE (from $.99) Timo the …

A huge congratulations to Study Pad, Inc for being the Best of the Best Math App for Elementary School for their Splash Math app. 677 votes were cast with Splash Math getting 157 votes (23%). Wow! There are so many great math apps for kids out there, so don’t forget to check out all the …

Promo codes are a little late this week due to my Americana roadtrip – 3000 miles, 6 States, 3 kids & 1 husband. It was awesome! Thanks to Marc from TribalNova for this week’s promo code giveaway, iLearnWith Poko Additions HD for iPad and iLearnWith Poko Additions for iPhone/iPod. We’ve featured iLearnWith apps before and …

Another fantastic app from Tribal Nova, we recently reviewed iLearn With Poko: Weather. This time we are learn about jungle animals. There are 3 levels, each one gets slightly more complicated as there are additional steps to identify then eliminate animals. Level 1 is all about the animals appearance, in level 2 we learn about …

Thanks to Jason from Zinc Roe for this week’s promo code giveaway, Backyard at Twilight: A Stella and Sam Adventure. The free promo codes follow, but please don’t forget to use your promo code manners – leave a comment to let us know which promo code you used – thanks! 9A4YMWENLRXH RAR69HHMYA7N 93KPFWLW3HAA XHRPL4WW3MX7 YRYXEEXNP9LK …

In the free version, you get 2 coloring pages to use with the option to purchase the full set of 10 pages for $1.99. I really loved the coloring pages, but I would like to see more for $1.99. This is a case where it’s quality of quantity; the illustration are just adorable. The coloring …

This week’s giveaway is a day late due to the July 4th holiday, but better late than never. Thanks to De Agostini for this week’s promo code giveaway for the fabulously cute, All Together. The free promo codes follow, but please don’t forget to use your promo code manners – leave a comment to let …

The app teaches number recognition, counting, and lowest and highest numbers through a series interactive activities and music. The app includes audio instructions which is perfect for this age, since preschool kids tend to be prereaders too.

This beautifully illustrated app for middle school students helps kids navigate the common issues of growing up and dealing with other kids and yourself. Issues include self esteem, teasing, bullying, peer pressure, stress and insecurity. It’s just a wonderful app with a style and tone that will appeal to tweens, teens and parents.

    [tabtext]Our Review[/tabtext] [tabtext]Description[/tabtext] Find them all is an absolutely adorable free game for toddlers and preschoolers, although older children might just find themselves playing with it too. The Find Them All: Farm Animals app works on different levels because you find animals, both visually and audibly – the closer you get to the …

  [tabtext]Our Review[/tabtext] [tabtext]Description[/tabtext] Doodle Grub is a fun little app based on the classic snake game. The backgrounds are fun, the characters are charming, and it’s simple to play. Just tilt the iPhone or iPad to move the snake: eating green and gold apples while avoiding your enemies and poisonous apples. When you see …

This week’s giveaway is Monster Chorus from ReignDesign. I love this fun music app – we gave it 4 1/2 stars – and hope you will too! Read our review for the Monster Chorus app A big thanks to Reign Design for the promo codes. The free promo codes follow, but please don’t forget to …