Storybook Maker Giveaway

May 06, 13 Storybook Maker Giveaway

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED Thanks to everyone who entered!  Our winners are Erin, Dee, Inna, Amelie, and Terry!  Congratulations!  I’ve sent your promo codes over by email. I recently posted a review of Storybook Maker, iPad - $3.99 giving it 5/5 Apples  saying, “Storybook Maker is a powerful, open-ended tool for creating...

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Touchable Earth Giveaway

Apr 30, 13 Touchable Earth Giveaway

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED Congratulations to Todo, Jessica N, and Terry Y!  I’m sending your promo codes over by email – enjoy the app! I recently posted a review of Touchable Earth, iPad - $1.99 with IAP giving it 5/5 Apples  saying, “Touchable Earth draws children directly into contact with people and places around...

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Alphabet Aquarium App Review

Alphabet Aquarium is a bright and colorful puzzle-based alphabet app that contains a HUGE number of alphabet puzzles.  With 4 different puzzle types there are104 educational puzzles in all!  With lots of alphabet words and sentences included, the app also makes a nice first-words alphabet storybook that’s driven by puzzle completion.

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Reading Raven App Review

Finally – a seriously educational app that leads children from early phonological awareness and phonics right up to reading full sentences while integrating printing skills and teaching through games. Reading Raven is an incredible learn-to-read app, easily the best I’ve encountered to date in the App Store. I’m in love, and so are my kids.

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Storybook Maker App Review

Storybook Maker is a powerful, open-ended tool for creating richly illustrated, written and orally narrated stories and reports. Filled with comprehensive features and options, this easy to learn set of publishing tools lets your child create works that can be read, shared, and printed. Whether your child is an emerging or confident writer, a stumbling or gifted artist, all children will find supportive features to turn their storytelling dreams into a reality with Storybook Maker.

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Meek-a-Moo Giveaway

Apr 18, 13 Meek-a-Moo Giveaway

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED Congratulations to Heather, Veronica, and Jessica!  I’ve sent your promo codes over by email – enjoy the app and thanks to everyone who entered! I recently posted a review of Meek-a-Moo, iPad - $2.99 giving it 5/5 Apples  saying, “Meek-a-Moo is a fun-filled, bi-lingual (English/Spanish) app for...

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Nutrition and Healthy Eating App Review

Nutrition and Healthy Eating is a bright, engaging way to effortlessly teach essential life skills such as identifying food groups, choosing healthy food, and creating balanced meals from a wide variety of food choices. Rewards, animations, and cheerful guidance combine with the loveable health-mascot Bo for a learning experience few preschoolers can resist.

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Touchable Earth App Review

Touchable Earth draws children directly into contact with people and places around the world by letting them explore the lives of real children from six different countries around the world. This highly engaging approach to geography and the study of international cultures makes extensive use of high-resolution photographs and video recordings to bring the world to life in vivid color, motion, and sound.

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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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Mathtopia+ App Review

Mathtopia+ is so compelling you might find you and your children sneaking time on the iPad to play this educational game. Combining comprehensive math fact practice in all four main operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) with the addictive game-play of three (or more) jewels in a row matching games, something about this app makes you want to keep going and going!

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App of the Month, March 2013

Apr 05, 13 App of the Month, March 2013

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Each month I check our site traffic statistics and determine which app review had the most page views, and give that app our App of the Month award – a reader’s choice award determined by traffic! So, which review received the most traffic during March? Congratulations to LifeTopix (iPhone/iPod/iPad) – $2.99! I...

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PlayPozz App Review

PlayPozz is an exciting first edition of an educational app that helps balance time spent playing on apps with direct educational practice. While it still needs to flesh out its offerings, this app shows promise and innovation, revealing the possibilities Android tablets have to help parents manage screen time without complicated tracking or over-involvement.

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LifeTopix Giveaway

Mar 27, 13 LifeTopix Giveaway

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED Congratulations to Ann, Molly, Chantal, Vern, and Christy!  I am sending your promo codes over by email shortly, so please watch for those!  Thanks to everyone who entered! I recently posted a review of LifeTopix, universal (iPhone/iPod/iPad) – $0.99 giving it 5/5 Apples  saying, “LifeTopix is not...

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Barn Door Four: Home Edition App Review

Barn Door Four: Home Edition includes a wealth of economically priced, well-designed exercises (29 in all) targeting fine motor skills, visual performance, communication, and sequencing designed to support children with autism and other developmental delays.  Parents will appreciate the ability to engage their child with a large collection of activities, create customized lesson plans, and to generate a wide range of reports (full version only).

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