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1st Grade Apps

We’ve searched far and wide to find the top first grade apps for iphone and android. The good news is that there are plenty of fun and challenging first grade apps as well as some great teaching, reading and math apps too. Want the best first grade apps for kids? Start here.

Sometimes I think I should rename this blog, Apps I Like and My Kids Might Like Too, because I love this app and found myself playing with it more than just reviewing it. Each page in the app contains elements of a pirate themed picture. You draw in the details and watch as the story …

StoryBox is a high quality adaptation of the popular Parent’s Choice Gold Award winning children’s magazine StoryBox. Your child will watch stories, puzzles and activities come to life with audio and animation.

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.

++ 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 …

Lumi is off on his latest adventure to teach children about healthy practices and their bodies, and he would love to have your children join him! If you are interested in knowing more, use the link below to join Lumi’s Facebook page and view videos and screenshots! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lumis-Book-of-Eyes/189414621108658   Here are some promo codes. Please …

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 …

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 …

Young Jonathan’s eavesdropping may start as innocent entertainment, but before long the French words he overhears launch him headfirst into a far-flung – yet familiar – dreamland. With only his courage and curiosity, he explores this new and wondrous landscape, unsure of what might hide among the trees and shadows. With playful rhythms and immersive …

… in France 🙂 Nobody is perfect. Your children like to draw? They want to start writing? They usually find it difficult and stressing? Just let them try I can drawrite for iPad. It is a true educational app, based on Montessori’s methods and designed by teaching specialists. It allows children to learn on their …

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 – …

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 Katrin from JustKidsApps for this week’s promo code giveaway, Heidi Part I and Heidi Part II. 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! Heidi Part I: WRNN6JMJ63PP 4L73YX4NWTRX 4YJALEN6MP9E 339J3LXLFRN3 …

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 …

    [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 …

  [tabtext]Our Review[/tabtext] [tabtext]Description[/tabtext] Like Cookie Doodle, Cake Doodle is a fun and no-mess way for kids to practice their baking and decorating skills. In the app you get to pick a recipe, mix ingredients, bake, decorate , then eat your cake. It’s quite educational and makes me want to try out their recipes to …