The clean, crisp look of Smarty Pants School will grab you from the get go. The app has a very nice design, I found it extremely appealing. This is an app that will help you teach your children how to read. It begins with an evaluation. Your child will think they’re playing a game but …

  The saying “Less is More” is very true with the iPad app ABC Expedition. This is an entertaining ABC app with clean, minimal design. The colors, graphics and noise are all kept at a minimum and everything comes together to create a fantastic app. Captain Wallace is the character in charge of the ABC …

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.

Drawing Pad is by far one of the best drawing apps for kids. It’s simple to use, but not too childish in the design. As a designer, I just love the layout of the app – and if it had a bit more functionality (brush size, color picker, layers etc) would use it myself.

This simple app is beautifully illustrated by renowned childrens’ book artist, Eric Carle, in collaboration with Night and Day Studios.

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 brand new iPad   iPad and iPhone version of Jack and the Beanstalk has amazing graphics that look terrific on the iPad.  The story of Jack is a classic one and the app doesn’t mess with the tale. Here’s what I liked about this app: * The story’s default is set to read  Jack aloud while …