App Reviews

Khan Academy Kids

September 8, 2021|

https://learn.khanacademy.org/khan-academy-kids/ Free, free, free! This is a great app that “inspires lifelong learning and discovery.” You may have heard of Khan Academy before as a resource that K-12 educators use frequently as a way to [...]

Sesame Street Family Play

August 3, 2020|

Sesame Street has developed this app for parents and caregivers to play interactive games with young children. The challenges in the games are designed to be able to use materials found at home and not [...]

Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame

November 26, 2019|

A great resource for supporting the development of social-emotional skills in early childhood! This bilingual (English and Spanish) app is designed to help teach children skills such as problem solving, self-control, planning, and task persistence. [...]

TOCA Tailor (4+)

February 5, 2019|

First, children choose a character to style.  Next, they can easily explore ways to alter the outfit that the character is wearing. They can simply tap to change the style of an article of clothing.  They [...]

The Monster at the End of This Book

February 5, 2019|

By Sesame Street This is an interactive story in which Grover is afraid to go to the end of the book because there is a monster at the end of the book.  Grover tries to [...]

Milestone Tracker

July 17, 2018|

By Center for Disease Control and Prevention Do you work with families? Are you looking for resources to share on development and ways to get families actively involved with understanding their child’s development? Look no [...]

Label Pics

July 17, 2018|

By Andrew Kasper Label pics allows you to label all your materials in your classroom or home in half the time it used to take.  Simply select the size label you wish to use (3x5 [...]

Hoopa City 2

July 17, 2018|

By Dr Panda Limited With no right or wrong way to play, Hoopa City 2 fosters problem solving, creativity, pretend play, and learning at your child’s own pace without a focus on competition. Hoopa City [...]

Toca Vacation

July 17, 2018|

By Toca Boca Toca Vacation takes you to a vacation spot with four different areas to explore: the airport, boardwalk, beach, and hotel. Children can choose a variety of characters, including both people and animals [...]

Toca Hair Salon Me

July 17, 2018|

by Toca Boca This open-ended app allows children to get creative with hairstyling tools such as scissors, combs, curling irons, straighteners, hair dryers, color spray, gel, props and more! The app allows you to use [...]

The Waterhole

July 17, 2018|

By Graeme Base The Waterhole is a children’s book written and illustrated by Graeme Base. The illustrations are very colorful and encourage the reader to look closer to see all of the wildlife. Readers have [...]

Bloomz App

July 17, 2018|

By Bloomz The Bloomz app was created as a tool for teachers to create a digital community and stay connected with families. Functions in this app include sharing updates and photos, posting calendars and announcements, [...]

Toca Nature

July 17, 2018|

By Toca Boca Children can design their own outdoor environment with the Toca Nature app. With a touch of the finger, mountains, trees, rocks, and ponds can be added or deleted from the scene. Children [...]

Visual Routine

July 17, 2018|

By Proteon Software Are you a parent, caregiver or teacher who has a child or student experiencing difficulty moving from one activity to the next or managing routines throughout the day? If you are looking [...]

Toca Monster

July 17, 2018|

By Toca Boca AB The Toca Monster app gives children the opportunity to explore preparing different foods and feeding the foods to one of two monsters that they get to choose from. A child can [...]

Magic Piano

July 17, 2018|

By Smule Many apps give children opportunities to be successful and do not draw attention to errors. In evaluating if an app is appropriate for young children or not, this is one feature you want [...]