List/Grid Tag Archives: fine motor coordination

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iPieces Air Hockey Game

Review Excerpt: Here’s a free app for two players that works in tandem with a $10 set of two felt covered air hockey paddles, both of which are the size of chess pieces. You start ...
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Bugs and Bubbles Earns a Rare 5 Star Rating

Bugs and Bubbles, $2.99, by Little Bit Studio, LLC http://itunes.apple.com/app/bugs-and-bubbles/id500195730?ls=1&mt=8 Fun, fast and good for building emerging math skills, Bugs ...
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ModNation Racers: Road Trip

Review excerpt: ModNation Racers for Vita does lets you make your own track over a landscape that you shape by pushing up with second touch screen. Features include the ability to turn ...
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Fly Plane

Review excerpt: This app takes a theme children love — flying airplanes — and puts it at their fingertips. You start by touching one of four planes (one is a helicopter), ...
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PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond

Review excerpt: A cross between a Pokémon game and Animal Crossing (with a bit of “Carnival Games” tossed in), PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond lets you play as one of four ...
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Little Deviants

Review excerpt: Designed specifically around the unique attributes of the Sony Vita handheld game system, Little Deviants is a collection of thirty games that provide a good test of ...
dora

Dora & Kai-lan’s Pet Shelter

Review excerpt: Your child can help Dora and Kai-lan perform vet checkups, bathe, feed, groom, and potty-train the animals, who do tricks for thanks. Animals include bunnies, birds, ...
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Bugs and Buttons

Review excerpt: Once you get past the idea of touching the swarms of realistic roaches, ants, or bees, children quickly fall for this collection of 18 counting and classification activities. ...
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Dr. Seuss Band

Review excerpt: Transform your iPad into a zany Dr. Seuss horn, with eight buttons, arranged as a whole-tone. Content includes 10 songs, including the soundtrack from The Cat in the ...
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Radica Mindflex Duel

Review excerpt: Two years after the the original Mindflex (CTR Feb 2009), comes Mindflex Duel — with two headsets for two players instead of one, and a higher price. The headset ...
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Appfinity AppBlaster

Review excerpt: Dressed in bright orange and white colors (to make sure it doesn’t get confused with a real gun), this is a plastic gun that houses your camera-equipped iPod Touch, ...
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Kirby Mass Attack

Review excerpt: In this one player game you navigate through the maze-like stages by learning a series of two-step swipes. For example, to get Kirby to float, you have to drag a star ...
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Club Penguin: Puffle Launch

Review excerpt: Disney’s virtual world for kids, Club Penguin, is reaching into your mobile device with this game built around a series of cannons that float in the air. The cannons ...
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DualPenSports

Review excerpt: This unique game uses two styluses at once.  You start by creating and customizing your own own avatar. Content includes seven “sports,” including Home-Run ...
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Olivia the Great (eBook for iPad)

Review excerpt: This app features Olivia, a talking pig who is also a magician, as featured on the Nickelodeon show. Content includes 16 magic tricks, each performed by gliding your ...
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Goosed Up Rhymes

Review excerpt: This collection of six cartoons consists of adaptations of nursery rhymes, each with word highlighting. For example, in Three Blind Mice, Mother Goose first reads the ...
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TouchMaster: Connect

Review excerpt: This collection of 20 action, strategy, puzzle, trivia and card games has something for everyone. Most are variations on a theme of familiar casual games. In Feeding ...
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PokéPark: Pikachu’s Adventure

Review excerpt: This one player exploration game is only Pokémon’s second appearance on the Wii. Using the Wii Remote turned sideways (handlebar style), you navigate through ...
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I Love You Through and Through

Review excerpt: I Love You Through and Through is a nice adaptation of the book by the same name, by Bernadette Rosetti-Shustak (illustrated by Caroline Jayne Church). It is part of ...
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Alpha and Omega

Review excerpt: Inspired from the animated movie with the same name, this game features two wolves, named Kate and Humphrey, who are featured in two games: Log Racing and Goose Golf. The ...
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NBA Jam

Review excerpt: This game features play-by-play announcing by Tim Kitzrow, two campaign modes (Classic and Remix Tour), realistic looking players modeled after famous NBA players, Boss ...
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Marble Mixer

Review excerpt: The game of Marbles moves to the iPad screen, with Marble Mixer, a four player game with three modes: Monster Picnic (see how many times you can hit a monster’s ...
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Gummy Bears Mini-Golf

Review excerpt: This mini-golf simulation can be played alone, or with up to four players on the Wii or two players on the Nintendo DS. As you play, you collect achievements, purchase ...
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Air Hogs R/C Sharp Shooter

Review excerpt: One of two toy helicopters released this year from Spin Master (the other is the Air Hogs R/C Hawk Eye), this “Sharp Shooter” has two tiny foam missiles ...
djhero

DJ Hero 2

Review excerpt: The game mechanic is very similar to Guitar Hero, requiring timing, matching and beat awareness. Modes include Freestyle (mix, scratch and sample during set points), ...
harley

Harley-Davidson: Road Trip

Review excerpt: This game features Harley-Davidson sponsored content, so you get to ride real-looking bikes. There are five modes of play including Free Ride and Time Trial Modes. To ...
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Kid Adventures: Sky Captain

Review Excerpt: After you sign into one of the three game-save slots, you can select the gender of the pilot in this flying game. You then begin a tutorial that helps you learn to fly ...
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Up With A Fish!

Review Excerpt: “Up With A Fish” is a fast-paced stacking game, not unlike “Scoops” (both are made by Nimblebit), where you lean your iPhone or iPad left or ...
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Up There

Review Excerpt: Lean the iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone left or right, to steer a single balloon through a maze of tree branches or clouds that gradually get harder. The higher you go, ...
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ColorPlay for the iPad

Review Excerpt: ColorPlay for the iPad is a ten page coloring book featuring farm animals and looping banjo music. Subscribers, please log into our database using your password to read ...
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Color & Draw for Kids

Review Excerpt: This open-ended drawing program gives you the best of both worlds — free one finger scribbling on a blank screen, or coloring on one of 50 traditional-looking ...
clickysticky

Clicky Sticky

Review Excerpt: This is an electronic flannel board app. Content in version 1.0 for the iPad includes three themed sticker sets (Africa, Military Aircraft, and Underwater), each with ...
fairy

Disney Fairies Fly on iPad (Version 1.0.0)

Review Excerpt: Strikingly beautiful graphics, a fun format, but limited game play and content are the hallmarks of the iPad version of Disney Fairies Fly (called just “Fairies ...
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Chronicles of Mystery: Curse of the Ancient Temple

Review Excerpt: In the story, you help Sylvie Leroux, a young archaeologist, as she travels to Malta at the request of her uncle, a world renowned historian. When she arrives, she discovers ...
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Pony Friends 2

Review Excerpt: Easy and fun to play, Pony Friends 2 gives you what you’d hope for in a virtual horse game. After you customize and name your pony, you can earn points with good ...
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Horse Life

Review Excerpt: Like a lot of horse care and riding simulations, this one follows a familiar script. You are in charge of a horse, and must keep it healthy and happy by completing a ...
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Cooking Mama 3: Shop and Chop

Review Excerpt: Are you hungry for more virtual cooking? This third Cooking Mama game for the DS includes new recipes, the ability to shop, dish combinations and multiplayer cooking ...
muppets

Muppets Animal Drummer

Review Excerpt: If you like follow-the-leader types of rhythm games like DDR, you’ll like this easy-to-learn 100 MB rhythm game for your iPhone or iPod Touch. You first see and ...
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Mission: Deep Sea

Review Excerpt: How’d you like to become a sea turtle? This interesting app puts you inside the shell of a large sea turtle, and asks you to explore a 3D undersea environment ...
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Kero

Review Excerpt: Zap moving flies with a frog’s fast tongue, in this fast-moving, thumb exerciser. You see a frog surrounded by moving flies, which can be tapped to be eaten. But ...
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