Back to top

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.

As seen on NBC 15

Reviewed on 8/5/19

Although Sago Mini already had an app called "Planes," this newest app in their collection focuses on a different part of the air travel experience -- not the flight itself, but the airport experience.  When kids fly for the first time, they may have lots of questions about airports.  Why do you...

Read the full review
Reviewed on 8/5/19

Although Sago Mini already had an app called "Planes," this newest app in their collection focuses on a different part of the air travel experience -- not the flight itself, but the airport experience.  When kids fly for the first time, they may have lots of questions about airports.  Why do you...

Read the full review
Reviewed on 6/17/19

If you liked any of the previos Thinkrolls apps, you'll love this one too!  In Thinkrolls, players must use logic to help a cute rolling character work their way through a vertical maze.  There's lots of logic involved (which step do I need to do first to make sure this works?) and lots of silly...

Read the full review
Age group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Reviewed on 6/17/19

Looking for some great podcasts for kids and the whole family to listen to together? Try the Pinna app.  It includes both podcasts that are Pinna originals made expressly for this app and only available here plus a few apps that were created by others and are included in this app. The podcasts...

Read the full review
Reviewed on 5/29/19

Breaking words down into individual syllables is a key literacy skill and this app gives players a lot of practice with that concept!  In this game, users search for familiar words within a pile of circles each containing a single syllable. When they find the syllables for a particular word,...

Read the full review
Reviewed on 5/20/19

Build your own gnome village in the woods! Grab any of a wide variety of "blocks" at the bottom of the screen to build whatever you want.  Stack them tall to make towers, or fill the screen from edge to edge to make a massive home for gnomes.  Each time you place a block that has a window or...

Read the full review
Age group: Baby/toddler, Preschool

Pages