List/Grid Tag Archives: Spanish

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 ...
tllttg

Things That Go – Touch, Look, Listen

Review Excerpt: The third title in StoryToys’ series of visual dictionaries, Things That Go,  lets children discover 55 vehicles, grouped into 11 categories like trucks, diggers, ...
disguises

PANGO Disguises

Review Excerpt: Part of the Pango series, this app lets you control story elements in five short adventures, each featuring Pango the raccoon. Each story element is introduced through ...
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 ...
AnniesApples2

Annie’s Picking Apples 2: Learning Games

Review Excerpt: In the app, children help Annie the squirrel pick apples, prepare pies, and put together puzzles in 27 worlds which are arranged like a board-game. Features include: ...
touch

Touch, Look, Listen: My First Words

Review Excerpt: This “visual dictionary” looks and acts like previous StoryToys apps, with 3D popup pages that magically unfold. Unlike the others, this app has a specific ...
actions

ABC Actions

Review Excerpt: Fifty common action words — in English or Spanish –  come to life through 150  open source photos and 100 videos from YouTube. Note that you need an Internet ...
rosetta

Rosetta Stone Kids Lingo Letter Sounds

Review Excerpt: Rosetta Stone Lingo Letter Sounds is a free app that contains a nice taste of a what Rosetta Stone hopes will be many future apps. The idea is to solve workbook-like ...
quicktap

Quick Tap – Spanish

Review Excerpt:  Part of a series of four apps (one per language), this quiz game turns your iPad into a two player race, to see which player can match common Spanish words the fastest. ...
operations

Montessori Math: 1st Operations

Review Excerpt: Maria Montessori would probably have loved this set of innovative activities, especially the number spitting game where you place your fingers on both sides of the multi-touch ...
fixedup

All Fixed Up

Review Excerpt: This 20 screen non-fiction ebook tells the story of a father who has to be away from home for an extended period of time. This is a situation that might be well known ...
spanishcolors

Spanish Colors

Review Excerpt: Designed to offer multiple-choice style Spanish language practice on color-related words, this language app features clear but sugary narration and multiple-choice problems ...
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 ...
leepaso

Lee Paso a Paso

Review Excerpt: This app is designed to help children learn “the basics” of Spanish. The app is geared to both children who speak Spanish as a first language and are just ...
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) ...
arthur

Arthur’s Teacher Trouble

Review Excerpt: First released on CD-ROM in 1993 as one of the Living Books series, this 24 screen, engaging electronic storybook features Arthur and his gang of friends in a typical ...
moon

Who Stole the Moon

Review Excerpt: In the story, a boy dreams of being an astronaut, so he watches the moon at night through his skylight. The pages are designed so a child can take part in the story, ...
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 ...
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 ...
professor

Professor Revillod’s Universal Animalarium

Review excerpt: How’d you like to stick the head of a shrimp onto  a rhinoceros? Now you can, with this mix-and-match app from Mexico. By swiping the head, middle and tail, you ...
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 ...
abckit

ABCKit

Review excerpt: This letter recognition app is designed to introduce and teach letters in Spanish, based on the Montessori methodology. After each letter is introduced, children can ...
Picture 1

Memory (Pairs Matching Game)

Review excerpt: This game of concentration features three challenge levels — a 4×2 grid with 4 pairs of picture cards; a 6×4 grid with 12 pairs; and an 8×5 grid ...
Picture 1

The Three Little Pigs HD

Review excerpt: Once upon a time, the three little pigs was only available on paper and ink, and the words could only be read in one language. Not anymore. Made in France by app developer ...
dora

Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Big Birthday Adventure (DS Version)

Review excerpt: The Nintendo DS edition of Dora’s Big Birthday Adventure has a fun story and theme, but pervasive background music, pushy narration and some poorly designed games ...
diego

Mega Bloks: Diego’s Build & Rescue

Review excerpt: Diego comes to the small Nintendo DS screen, in this one player game. As you explore five different animal habitats, each with three levels, you help the animals find ...
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 ...
DIEGO

Go Diego Go Musicial Missions

Review Excerpt: Featuring Diego, this musical app includes six simple songs like Jingle Bells and Mary Had a Little Lamb, each set in a different environment (e.g., the Savannah or ...
doracoloringbook

Dora the Explorer Coloring Adventures (iPad)

Review Excerpt: This touch screen coloring book looks good at first, but has some primitive features you should know about before spending the $5 for your young Dora fan. Children first ...
mybaby

My Baby: First Steps

Review Excerpt: This follow-up to the My Baby virtual baby doll games lets you take care of a realistic onscreen baby (yes, you change diapers) from their 1st birthday until they’re ...
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Sums Stacker

Review Excerpt: The Sums Stacker app lets you  move numerals and sets of numerals around with the tip of your finger. There are two modes of play — solve and race — and ...
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