Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Share on Twitter I love apps! They keep my kids busy at places like home, in the car and the doctor’s office. I’m always searching for new games and stories to download on the iPad. Here are the latest ones recently pitched to me from creative companies. 1. Memoir – Want to share photos without […]

The app reviewed today is called Flutterby Butterflies and is the first one created by FeeFiFoFun. Flutterby Butterflies is an interactive multi-level matching game teaching Colors, ABCs and first rhyming and site words;  designed to prepare toddlers to learn to read. For preschool learners ages 18 months to 6 years. The app features original artwork by legendary […]

Ever since we got an iPad – the kids have been wanting to use it to read e-books and play games. That’s great since I get to find out about cool new apps. One out now is The Story Of Little Red Riding Hood. My 3-year-old daughter had never heard of the story so it […]

For years I’ve referred to to look up health topics. I always found the site to be user-friendly. Now they’ve expanded to create the WebMD Baby app. It’s free for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Parents of infants and toddlers can access pediatrician-approved baby health and wellness information anywhere, anytime. WebMD Baby content was […]

Here’s a cute little app that just came out – The Snow Ball, based on the board book. The preschool book app is for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android Motorola Xoom and Samsung Galaxy Tab devices and features polar bears enjoying their own snow day. There is some interactive animation (bears sledding, snowflakes falling) and […]

Koto Go Silence is an animated storybook created by a crew of independent artists. It features Koto, a dog that hears things that go bump in the night, and decides to do something about it. The app can be navigated and children can tap on the sentences to hear the words being read aloud. Available […]

I’ve been looking (and using) shopping comparison sites for over a year now. Another good one is PriceBlink. They are a family-run company and was created to save time and money. They just released the PriceBlink add-on. The PriceBlink add-on is like a portable comparison shopping tool, notifying you if the product you are browsing […]

I recently reviewed Nosy Crow’s Cinderella, and adored it! Now they have a new app for toddlers called Bizzy Bear On The Farm. The app is for kids ages 2 to 4 and is universal for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. It costs $3.99 (£2.49 in the UK). In the app, kids can help Bizzy Bear do […]

It must be cool for children’s book authors to get their stories to become iPhone and iPad apps. Ed Emberly’s Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Night & Day Studios is an example of one. With this interactive app, you can read along with a friend, read along with Ed, sing along and read yourself. […]

I love HappyBaby foods so had to write about the new app that just launched. HappyFamily, the maker of premium organic HappyBaby and toddler foods, has just released the new HAPPYBABY’s “First Alphabet Flash Cards” app. You’ll find 26 colorful flash cards, each containing a letter of the alphabet and a fruit or vegetable. Children […]

In conjunction with the new 3D animated movie Megamind comes the storybook app (check out trailer on the sidebar). Priced at $2.99 it’s perfectly suited to keep them busy on those “a little too long” car rides. iStoryTime books are illustrated and narrated so you can share quality time with your kids or even let […]

My Silly Sounds Farm is an original app for children that teaches animal sounds through clickable animated animals, lets users record their own noises and words for the animals to repeat, and offers a touch-and-drag farm “playscape.” Kids click through seven different animated farm animals, each with a “real” animal sound and the opportunity to record your […]

TWO (2) readers will win a promo code of this app! TO ENTER: Just email with your name and put in the subject line Eric Carle app. The two winners will be chosen randomly and posted here. Deadline: Friday, Oct. 15 midnight! CONGRATS TO LINDA AND QBEAR! Do you love Eric Carle like I […]

I’ve been looking for apps to download for the upcoming road trip with the kids and I know ABC by Paul McDougall is one I’m keeping on my iTouch. It’s an e-book featuring colorful and quirky characters representing each letter, making it fun for a child to learn their ABC’s. Here are a few examples […]