Meek-a-Moo App Review

Meek-a-Moo is a fun-filled, bi-lingual (English/Spanish) app for toddlers and preschoolers including both an interactive first-words style storybook and a playful peek-a-boo game. By using visual and auditory discrimination your child can identify forty animals across four colorful settings. Cheerful characters, rich realistic animal sound effects, and gorgeous design make this app a delight to play together with little ones.

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Play Foods: Words

Play Words: Foods is a cute, multilingual (English, Spanish, Portuguese) first words app for the toddler set that focuses on common fruit and vegetable names. While filled with quality art and playful feedback, the app still needs some tweaks to see it live up to its full potential.

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Counting Bees App Review

Counting Bees is a uniquely interactive and fun approach to counting and early number recognition from 1-20. This high quality app encourages a relaxed way of playing in a number-enhanced environment and is also multi-lingual, allowing your child to explore counting in eight languages.

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Grimm’s Frog King App Review

Grimm’s Frog King is a classically illustrated, lightly interactive, and fully narrated version of this classic folktale presented for today’s children. Complete with English and German versions, and both traditional and quirky retellings, the app also includes a wealth of fun, educational extras for a pleasant storytelling experience that could still benefit from some refinements.

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Spanish Word Book and Puzzle Box HD App Review

Spanish Word Book and Puzzle Box HD is an incredibly engaging way to practice and reinforce early Spanish and puzzle solving skills for young learners. The combination of Spanish phonics AND Spanish letter names for spelling make this a rich, valuable option for building familiarity with the language through time-tested early literacy methods. The puzzles are awesome too, though not tied directly to Spanish vocabulary.

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Easy Chinese Writing (Traditional) App Review

Easy Chinese Writing - I Write Chinese (Traditional Chinese) is another well-designed installment in the I Write Chinese series of foreign language learning educational apps. Teaching the formation and pronunciation of 275 traditional Chinese characters/words across 12 common categories along with written and spoken English, Japanese, and Korean translations, this app is filled with audio rich content.

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Oolly App – App Review

Oolly’s winning combination of pre-writing motor skill practice, sorting and categorization thinking skills are presented in an adorable, engaging educational game. I’ve never seen such a fun way of developing and strengthening the pincer grip – Oolly both encourages the correct grip and keeps children coming back for more! Irresistibly fun.

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The Adventures of Robin Hood App Review

The Adventures of Robin Hood has only strengthened my opinion that the multilingual storybook apps produced by Chocolapps (previously So Ouat!) provide the most feature-filled read along experience available in children’s storybook apps today.

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Easy Chinese Writing (Simplified) App Review

Easy Chinese Writing (Simplified) from the I Write Chinese series of apps makes learning common Chinese characters accessible to beginning foreign language learners. Simple to use, navigate, and multi-sensory to maximize retention – this app is a worthy addition to any course of Chinese language study.

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ABCKit App Review

ABCKit is a well-rounded, multi-sensory early learning app that includes plenty of phonetic reinforcement throughout three learning activities (Know, Hear, Write) in three languages (English, Spanish, Catalan). This isn’t a splashy app, but it can serve as an effective teaching tool for pre-readers and early foreign language students.

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KinderApp App Review

KinderApp is an incredibly delightful way to learn simple home-centered vocabulary in three different languages (English, German, Hungarian). The natural urge to repeat the questions and words after the native speakers make KinderApp a wonderful choice for toddlers learning their first words, children with speech delays, and beginning foreign-language learners.

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SimpleSort

SimpleSort supports the development of early sorting and categorization skills while building a vocabulary of simple, everyday objects in both English and Spanish. Built around a great concept, some further refining could make this a key early learning app in our home.

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Tapikeo

The combination of customizable images and audio in an easy to edit grid is what gives Tapikeo great potential as an educational tool in your homeschool. This app can be put to use in so many ways. It is well worth the time to download and explore it, and Tapikeo Premium is a great price for all the ready to use grids it includes. I’m confident that your family will quickly find many ways to put this unique app to use.

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Color Monster

Color Monster teaches through matching, quizzes through feeding, and let’s kids have a blast while learning their colors. If there’s a more engaging, fun-filled way to learn the basic colors, we haven’t found it yet! Bye-bye boring color flashcard apps!

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