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Your child’s education doesn’t have to stop after school. These game, reading, writing, puzzle and math apps will help your child continue to learn on the go. Made for your iPhone and Android, they will keep your youngster’s mind active outside of school hours.

view in App Store The app teaches numbers 0 – 9. Each number is beautifully illustrated with enough animation to be fun, but not distracting. Touch Tam and she’ll do a counting activity with you, touch Tao and trace the number then practice yourself. This app gets an easy 5. It’s perfect for what it …

Matching and memory games can be fun for the whole family, and if you’re like me, your kids probably do better at the game than the adults. Here are some favorites matching games for you and your family to check out. CutieMatch Matching App by: Cutie Match Rating: 4 / 5 iPhone / iPod / …

Balloonimals – IDEO Rating: 4 out of 5 Buy it? Yes iPhone / iPod app: $1.99 iPad (HD) app: n/a Universal app : n/a Balloonimals from Ideo ToyLab is a quiet favorite. Is a simple, cute app, done well and surprisingly entertaining. Initially, I didn’t see much substance to the app, but after watching my …

★ Check out our new review for How The Grinch Stole Christmas! How The Grinch Stole Christmas! is a true classic and one of my favorite Christmas books of all time. Now “How The Grinch Stole Christmas!” is available as an ebook, a game app and a cool photography app for kids. Developed by Oceanhouse …

This is a great app for kids who are beyond simple number recognition. There are 4 different games within the app which reinforce different math challenges that you should expect to see in kindergarten such as understanding “more than”, sequencing numbers from low to high, as well as counting to 20.

Christmas is the time when families gather together – and kids go crazy over toys. But what about the run up to Christmas? There are letters to Santa to write, seasons greetings – and a whole bunch or apps to get the kids excited. Here are just some of them… Also, check out our Christmas …

This ebook is one of the most delightful books for young kids available on the iPhone / iPad / iPod as an app. One Rainy Day is a cute little story about a duck who loves the rain. The book is simple and gentle – and I would recommend it for babies old enough to engage in any book – digital or not.

The iWriteWords iPhone / iPad app helps kids learn and write the alphabet, numbers and words. The lite version is definitely worth checking out first – and may even be fine for your needs. Since I used it so much, I decided to opt for the paid version which is currently $2.99.

The Wheels on the Bus app is a wonderful app for even the youngest iPhone loving kids. Part interactive book and part music app, you can choose between several languages or musical instruments. You can even have fun recording your own version of this popular song.

I had thought that I was over the whole potty training phase, unfortunately a little potty training regression has changed that. Luckily this means I have decided to review some potty training apps. Like most apps I review I started off by checking out potty training apps in the App Store. Obviously, there are many …

My 4 year old still loves this app and has been playing with it for about a year. The nice thing about this app is that the instructions are read aloud, so kids can work on this independently.

This iphone app goes beyond the simple “learn to tell time” app. I downloaded this app when my 2nd grader was learning to tell time in a more advanced way. Time before, time after, elapsed time, as well as telling time to the minute.