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It’s that time of year again where the leaves are falling, Christmas is fast approaching (we’re under 100 days away!), and children are well and truly settling into their new routine. With a new classroom, a new teacher and perhaps even a new group of friends, going back to school is exciting, as well as …

2016 Best Apps for School. We Recommend Amazing Apps for Each Grade Every year we review thousands of apps for children of all ages and with the new school year upon us we wanted to summarize our recommendations for the best apps for each grade. We found some great education apps, puzzle apps and critical thinking …

Ensuring your children eat healthy breakfasts before taking off for school is important for many reasons. First, the little ‘uns need healthy foods to grow up big and strong. Second, a good breakfast gives them the energy they need until lunchtime rolls around. Third, full tummies prevent hunger-related distractions that might result in poor school …

Starting a new year of school is challenging for both kids and parents, and that’s okay! Help your kids ease into their new school settings…and help yourself get used to the change. Use the following tips to make the process a whole lot more streamlined: Take A Tour Take a tour of the school whenever …

Is there such thing as too many organization ideas? Doubtful! The ‘back to school’ period is always a bit chaotic, and with that in mind enjoy a few more organization tips to help you survive this hectic time. The more you get everything organized now, the fewer problems you will have when school actually starts! …

Buying back-to-school clothes do not have to cost you a small fortune. Purchasing new clothes every single year gets tiring, especially if your kids are on the smaller side and outgrow things quickly. Use the following tips to make back-to-school clothes shopping easy…and much less expensive. Cull First Go through what you already have with …

It is often challenging for both children and parents to get back into the school routine, especially if everyone has enjoyed a particularly lazy summer. A chore chart is a way to help your younglings get back to into the school-tastic swing of things and subsequently remove any “speed bumps” interfering with a smooth summer-to-school …

It’s that time of year again: the younglings are returning to school. Before the book learnin’ and the related craziness begins, do yourself a solid and perform a few organizational tasks. You will be grateful you made this decision, as once the school year starts it’s not long before Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Use the …

Seventh grade is a time when kids have to step up their learning. The tasks get tougher as they head into more abstract concepts, and many are beginning to plan for high school and college success. These recommended apps will help your student learn and grow with the best. Math Galaxy Word Problems Fun Math …

Here are some of the best of the best apps for fifth graders as they head back to school. This list includes reviewed and recommended apps to help practice fractions, basic math, and grammar. There are also some apps that will open doors of programming and science. Enjoy! The Everything Machine The Everything Machine gives …

Get your fourth graders learning and playing with these recommended and reviewed Best Apps for Kids. You’ll find math practice, story telling, and even coding! Sparky’s Brain Busters Sparky’s Brain Busters is a fast-paced trivia game for an elementary student (grades 3-5) that drills players in Common Core concepts in math, science, social studies, and …

Here are some great reviewed apps for spelling, phonics skills, listening skills, and more! These apps are perfect for second-grade students. Planet Lettra Planet Lettra is a playground for word-building. Users are magically transported to the mythical Planet Lettra where letters float in bubbles in the sky. When the bubbles bump, the letters combine, and …

There are many choices of apps for preschoolers in the App Store, so here are a few suggestions of the best of the best from our reviews. These apps will help your preschooler develop important skills such as sequencing, patterning, building language skills and developing problem-solving skills. Our list of reviewed and recommended Preschool apps …