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  Ever since my oldest children started elementary school they would come home with “TFK” homework or talking about the interesting facts they learned in “TFK”. When I admitted I had no idea what a “TFK” is they looked at me like I was crazy (not for the first or last time!) and then introduced me …

  Do you have reluctant readers in your family?  My second grader simply cannot stand sitting down with a book and silently reading for 20 minutes every night like she is supposed to.  That is, until we discovered Epic! – Books for Kids in iTunes.  This app takes reading to the next level for kids …

  There’s no doubt that having an iPhone and an iPad in our home has changed the way we do things around here. I have a much easier time updating the family calendar while at the same time adding events to my husband’s schedule. We have apps for managing our budget, checking out the weather …

  Do you have a pint-sized Picasso in your family?  Is your refrigerator so cluttered with artwork that you have to clear a path to find the handle?  Looking for a quick and easy way to organize and store all of those masterpieces without having to find a way to keep them from tearing or …

    Do you have a preschooler that’s mastered their letters and sounds? Are they ready for the next big step to pull those skills into reading? Then its time to give the Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read app a try and what better way to try it than for FREE. Using a series …

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Entering the field of ABC letter tracing apps comes Play-Doh Create ABCs! While there are many ABC apps available in the iTunes store, Hasbro’s first learning app stands out for its creative virtual use of the preschool favorite modeling compound, Play-Doh.  In fact, my kids love Play-Doh so much that as I write this review …

  My third grader seems to have inherited my love of endless runner games.  While her gaming time is limited, one game she always turns to with her valuable minutes is Subway Surfers. On her own initiative, she decided to write a review (her first and hopefully not last) for TheiPhoneMom.com: I think Subway Surfers is …

  Audiobooks HQ give you access to an expansive list of over 5000 titles.  So, while the girls and I  coated the kitchen in flour and completed the holiday baking we listened to Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol. The timing couldn’t have been better. Not only did we share this classic Christmas tale in an unabridged …

  You know an educational app is good when your children ask to play it instead of games! In Duck Duck Moose Reading, pre-school through first graders will love joining Milo the Meerkat and his sidekick Puffs at the zoo, feeding letters and words to flamingos, monkeys, lions, and dolphins. Created by Duck Duck Moose, this …

  Over the last few weeks, my Pre-K reviewer and I have been playing around with three apps by Holt Smith: Pre-K 123 HD, Pre-K Paper HD and Pre-K Rhyme HD.  Pre-K 123 and Pre-K Rhyme reinforce letter and number recognition for pre-schoolers, while Pre-K Paper allows for free form creations. The Pre-K apps from Holt Smith are simple …