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matching

Matching! My First Brain Training

Review Excerpt: This is a collection of didactic drills designed to introduced letters, numbers and colors in four languages (English, French, Catalan and Spanish).  Subscribers, please ...
kiwaka

Kiwaka

Review Excerpt: A challenging Flappy Birds gaming mechanic (or in this case a flappy pink elephant) meets astronomy facts in this night sky app designed to “develop children’s ...
wear

What Do I Wear? – Touch, Look, Listen

Review Excerpt: The fourth in the “Touch, Look and Listen” series from StoryToys, this stand alone app contains 65 common clothing items grouped into 11 categories — ...
caterpillar

Very Hungry Caterpillar & Friends, The: Play & Explore

Review Excerpt: If there was an award for the world’s most beautiful early math workbook, it might very well go to this app. This is the first time the art of Eric Carle has been ...
buzz

Buzz Monster

Review Excerpt: This quiz game for 2-3 players lets teachers create their own Jeopardy style games and share them from one to many iPads. It comes from Australia, from the creators ...
ilearn

I Learn With Transportation

Review Excerpt: Featuring animated vehicles designed to deliver child-controlled language exploration in Spanish or English, this app lets children touch and hear the labels for types ...
ruff

Ruff’s Bone

Review Excerpt: This is an updated iPad edition of the classic Living Book. If you’re in your early 20s, you might recall the CD-ROM edition of the story. Ruff loves his “Sunday ...
jackal

Learn Spanish: Little Blue Jackal

Review Excerpt: Want to expose an English-speaking child to the sound and rhythm of Spanish? This app is centered around a 20 or so screen fable-like story of a little jackal (chacalito) ...
tortoise

Tortoise and the Hare, The (iPad)

Review Excerpt: The Living Books have been reborn on the iPad. The first of three titles, The Tortoise and the Hare joins three others: Mercer Mayer’s Little Monster at School, Marc ...
farm

To the Farm!

Review Excerpt: In the app, children spell the names of 16 farm animals, letter-by-letter. There are two spelling modes: Easy Spelling and Spelling. There’s also a sentence reading ...
puzzle1

Kids Preschool Puzzle

Review Excerpt: Designed to teach one of 14 languages through simple puzzles, this collection of 60 standard-variety touch and drop jigsaw puzzles are grouped into six common vocabulary ...
tense

TenseBuilder

Review Excerpt: Designed for classroom settings for teaching tense forms (past, present or future), this app contains a set of 36 animated, sometimes funny cartoon-style videos that ...
ElmosMonterpiece

Sesame Street Elmo’s Musical Monsterpiece The Videogame

Review Excerpt: Excellent Sesame Street programming is sandwiched between 18 clumsy games that deal with basic musical concepts. For the Wii version, you hold the Wii Controller handlebar ...
sonnets

Sonnets by William Shakespeare, The

Review Excerpt: The Sonnets by William Shakespeare is a collection of 154 readings performed by famous actors and Shakespeare scholars. As you listen, you can watch the score of the ...
esasi

Es Así (It is so)

Review excerpt: Created in Mexico, this story deals with a hard but necessary subject; death and dying (or coming and going). The conclusion, after about 14 watercolor and color collage ...
global

Being Global

Review excerpt: This 24 screen app is adapted from a printed book by Rana DiOrio, illustrated by Chris Hill. The app addresses the question, “what does it mean to be global?” ...
child

Bilingual Child

Review excerpt: Designed to expose very young children to Spanish and English, this app lets you build basic Spanish vocabulary as you interact with Lucy (who speaks English) and Carlos ...
roinhood

Adventures of Robin Hood, The

Review excerpt: New from French publisher So Ouat! (now named Chocolapps), a rendition of Adventures of Robin Hood, in the form of a 25 page/screen retelling of the classic story, complete ...
obama

Celebrating Michelle Obama

Review excerpt: This 14 page ebook for the iPad or iPhone glosses over the life of Michelle Obama, from birth through the White House. Each page contains a fun fact, consisting of a ...
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