List/Grid Tag Archives: music

crayola

Crayola Color, Draw & Sing

Review Excerpt: This interesting app combines a traditional screen-based coloring book with the tracks of a simple song, like “Row Your Boat.” The more parts of your picture ...
bubl

Bubl Draw

Review Excerpt: What if you could “see” a sound? Turn your screen into a musical doodlepad, where taps become color bursts, bouncing dots, or lines that seem to have a life ...
bebop

BeBop Blox

Review Excerpt: Twelve well designed, musical shape puzzles offer a playful, drag-and-drop building challenge, one shape at a time. The preview feature shows children the outline of ...
band

Animal Band

Review Excerpt: This musical exploration experience turns your iPad into a musical bandstand, featuring eight sleeping animals. A tap wakes them up, and causes them to sing a song. ...
musicsuper

Music Superheroes – Learn Music While Having Fun

Review Excerpt: Music teachers take note (pun intended). These five, carefully leveled,  music-related games help younger children (preschool and early elementary) discover tempo, ...
pierre

Pierre et le Loup (Peter and the Wolf)

Review Excerpt: The worlds of animation, film and interactive media collide in this orchestral blend of games and videos, based on Peter and the Wolf by Sergueï Prokofiev. Content ...
jack

Jack and the Beanstalk by Nosy Crow

Review Excerpt: As with many ebooks, you start with the choice of two confusing options — “Read and Play” and “Read by Myself” (ironically, both require ...
symbolsmash

SymbolSmash

Review Excerpt: Content comes from Marion Musry’s music classes. In the ebook mode, children visit with characters like Trixie the Treble Clef and Crescendo Croc. The first module ...
sagomusic

Sago Mini Music Box

Review Excerpt: This app contains two short musical adventures — Row Row Row Your Boat and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. Each is especially high in child control. In order to move ...
playful

Baby’s Playful Hands

Review Excerpt: The follow up to Baby’s Musical Hands (Editor’s Choice, CTR August 2011),  this app turns your iPad into a multi-touch musical toy that is a good developmental ...
ariel

Ariel’s Musical Surprise

Review Excerpt: Mixing strong visual effects and music with a musical underwater play theme that is enhanced by sets of physical toys (sold separately by Jakks Pacific), this free app, ...
tenbed

Ten In The Bed

Review Excerpt: In this ten screen ebook you can help the bears “fall” out of the bed with a swipe. Beginning readers can touch each word to hear it read out loud, although ...
bugs2

Bugs and Buttons 2

Review Excerpt: This follow up to Bugs and Buttons (CTR February 2012), contains another well crafted set of 18 math and logic activities. If you liked the first edition, you’ll ...
touchnsing

Touch ‘n Sing – Touch and Sing Along Picture Book

Review Excerpt: This musical experience mixes digital versions of songs like Hokey Pokey with a squad of animated dancers. As the music plays, you touch the dancers to see their moves. ...
musiclab

Music Learning Lab Pro

Review Excerpt: Music Learning Lab pro attempts to teach fundamental music skills in a step-by-step fashion, starting with recognizing pitch and ending with making chords. The app can ...
lostsong

Lost Song, The – Living Stories

Review Excerpt: Discover beautiful music hidden under layers of graphics, in this third interactive book app from the Living Stories series from Ravensburger. In the 27 screen story, ...
mickey

Disney Junior Appisodes: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Road Rally

Review Excerpt: Called Disney Junior Appisodes for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, this collection of linear footage combines viewing with minimal interaction points, including faux voice ...
storybots

StoryBots Tap & Sing

Review Excerpt: This is a living xylophone that has keys that can teach you songs. Each note on the two octave scale is represented by one of JibJab’s StoryBot characters. You ...
pitch

Pitch Painter

Review Excerpt: This is a musical finger painting app that lets children create music, while introducing them to a variety of musical instrumental sounds and authentic scale tunings ...
kidssounds

Kids Sounds

The idea of linking animated images with sounds is a good one, especially because it lets children play with layers of sound; a good way to let them discover the elements of music. ...
LeoLionBand

Leo Lion Band

Review Excerpt: Children can mix-and-match their melodies by building a band out of animated animals. Content includes three songs (Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, If You’re Happy ...
sing

SiNG Party

Review Excerpt: SiNG Party is a musical performance game based around popular songs. In “Party” mode, the lead singer uses the Wii U GamePad controller to view lyrics and receive ...
orchestra

My First Orchestra App

Review Excerpt: This British music app is designed to let children explore the instruments in the symphonic orchestra. Thirty lengthy (but still excerpted) music selections feature ...
mibblio

Mibblio

Review Excerpt: This musical sandbox makes it possible for children to mix and match musical elements as they hear a song sung to them. It’s a bit like a play-back only Garage ...
warhorse

War Horse

Review Excerpt: This is a digital edition of Michael Morpurgo’s novel, designed to teach children about WWI and encourage them to discover the real stories behind the war’s ...
endlessalphabet

Endless Alphabet

Review Excerpt: This app playfully introduces each letter, and shows children how the letters can be combined, like a jigsaw puzzle, to make words. Each letter becomes animated, sounds ...
tocaband

Toca Band

Review Excerpt: In Toca Band, you start with an empty stage, with seven spots waiting to be filled. You get your choice of sixteen musicians to mix and match. You discover that some ...
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 ...
jazz

Jazzy ABC

Review Excerpt: Jazzy ABC turns an alphabet line into an introduction to jazz, where a A stands for accordion, and Z gives you a Zither. The hand-drawn graphics aren’t real, but ...
fox

Little Fox Music Box

Review Excerpt: Little Fox Music Box is a sing-along songbook with 100 interactive elements that have been embedded in three classic songs: London Bridge, Evening Song and Old MacDonald ...
oldmac

Old MacDonald

Review excerpt: Sing-along with the famous Old MacDonald as your iPad or iPhone plays your background music. Your voice is recorded and saved, so the next time you start the app, you ...
piano

Perfect Pitch Piano

Review excerpt: Perfect Pitch Piano (PPPiano) is designed to teach you to play piano by ear, by playing a copy-cat style game with your iPad. Your screen displays a large, responsive ...
numberlys

Numberlys, The

Review excerpt: The Numberlys comes from the studio that created The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Lawrence Lessmore, directed by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg of Moonbot Studios. ...
putt

Putt Putt Saves the Zoo (iPad)

Review excerpt: This title has been rereleased several times over the years (this is the 16th Putt Putt title in our database). In 2008, it was sold at retail computers. In case you ...
small

It’s A Small World

Review excerpt: The iPad edition of the famous Disney theme-park ride lets you touch-and-explore 16 watercolor scenes depicting various parts of a happy, exotic world where everyone ...
jazz

A Jazzy Day

Review excerpt: Designed to introduce young children to Jazz music and it’s instruments, this app follows two children as they explore the Jazz Big Band, where they discover the ...
RH2

Rhythm Heaven Fever

Review excerpt: After you choose one of the four game save slots to save your progress, you can take the tutorial, which is recommended, to learn how to master each one of the 50 levels. ...
guitar

Magic Guitar

Review excerpt: Turn your slippery iPhone screen into a guitar fretboard with this Magic Guitar app with this follow-along style app that lets you mimic various guitar styles. You hold ...
drseussband

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 ...
CBC4

Charlie Brown Christmas, A

Review excerpt: Loud Crow Interactive and Peanuts Worldwide have partnered to produced a series of digital interactive books based on the cartoon specials. The first in the series, ...
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