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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Fire Station by Jump See Wow
Reviewed on 11/05/14

Got a kid who loves firefighters? This is the app for you!  Combining charming, cartoony illustrations with original video footage...

Topics: Things that Go
MarcoPolo Weather
Reviewed on 11/05/14

Kids learn about temperature, seasons and weather of all kinds in this weather app from marco polo.  Choose from three different...

Go Away, Big Green Monster!
Reviewed on 10/31/14

A classic picture book that works well in the app form.  The developer has also added some additional features including several...

Don't Let the Pigeon Run This App!
Reviewed on 10/31/14

Play with the pigeon that everyone loves! Write your own story about him, draw with him.... this app has lots of fun things to do! Big fans...

Press Here
Reviewed on 10/31/14

(By Herve Tullet) The print book is almost an app already. This app incorporates new games not in the book, taking it just a step or two...

Age: Preschool



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