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Carissa's App Picks for Kids

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

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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...

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Age group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Reviewed on 3/23/19

A deceptively simple game of flicking circles across a divided field. You can choose the two player or four player mode, then take turns bouncing a circle across the screen. You can slide it slowly and hope that your circle lands on your opponent's side safely. You can slide it fast and watch it...

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Reviewed on 2/26/19

Create a unique juice blend then watch what silly things happen when your favorite Sago Mini characters drink them! First, choose the basic juice and cup shape.  Next, choose from six different machines that can alter the juice by adding different colors (you've got to try rainbow!), blending in...

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Reviewed on 2/18/19

A digital card game for one or two players, somewhat like the card game Set. In this game, you first choose the card images you want to play with from 8 options (or design your own images!). Then the table is set with two sets of three cards.  When it's your turn, your aim is to make your trio...

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Age group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Reviewed on 2/18/19

Winner of the very first Excellence in Early Learning Digital Media Award, an American Library Association award! This app by PBS Kids features five different play areas -- water, shadows, weather, ramps and "gear up" -- with three games or activities in each area. The water section is...

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Age group: Preschool, Grades K-2
Reviewed on 2/1/19

Help a tiny floating ball of light travel through dark tunnels and reconnect with all of its light-ball friends. If you go too long without finding a new friend to recharge your light with, your light will fade out and you'll be returned to the beginning of that maze or to the last orange flower...

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