Carissa's App Picks for Kids

Carissa's App Picks for Kids

High-quality apps you can feel good about using with your child.

Click here to learn more about using apps with kids. You can also join Carissa in person for The Supper Club, a special evening digital storytime for the whole family. Pack in supper from home or order a box dinner from a nearby restaurant.  No registration required. Upcoming programs include:

MONROE ST Friday, Jan 19, 6:00-6:45 pm

PINNEY Tuesday Apr 3,  6:00 pm

CENTRAL Thursday May 3, 6:00 pm

 

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Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame
Reviewed on 10/30/14

This simple little app aims to promote emotional intelligence–a lofty goal for an app–and does it well (no surprise, knowing it’s from...

Age: Preschool
Bert's Bag
Reviewed on 10/30/14

(*note: as of 11/2015 this app is no longer available for download. I'm leaving the review here in case it re-appears (that happens...

Age: Preschool
Topics: Characters, Math
The Monster at the End of This Book...starring Grover!
Reviewed on 10/30/14

It’s rare that I would like an app even better than the original book it’s based on... but this might be one of those situations.  ...

InfiniScroll
Reviewed on 10/30/14

A different kind of storytelling app. This one features a "scroll" with five interconnected funky cartoon pictures. You can swap the...

Age: Preschool
Toca Kitchen Monsters
Reviewed on 10/30/14

Great open-ended gameplay!  You choose the food to feed your monster, then choose from five different ways to prep the food (and it...

Age: Preschool
Topics: Favorites

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