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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 1/25/19

Explore three different play areas in Fiete's World.  At the time of this review there are three areas -- the farm / house, the lighthouse island and pirate's island (there are plans for more areas in the future!). Characters can move between the different areas by boat or piloting a helicopter...

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Age group: Preschool
Reviewed on 1/12/19

The tiniest car racing game ever!  Also, one of the few games that 11 people can play on one iPad screen at the same time (are there others?  I can't think of many).  In this simple game, choose your race course, choose the color of car you want, then as soon as the starting signal sounds,...

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Reviewed on 1/12/19

If you enjoy silly stuff, slapstick humor and a bit of surrealism, then this is the PERFECT app for you. Chuchel is a small orange dust ball who would really love to be able to eat a cherry that's as big as his head (well, his whole body, really).  Sadly, other characters and circumstances keep...

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Age group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Reviewed on 1/12/19

Visit a virtual zoo with Sago Mini!  In this app, users can explore different areas of the zoo (bamboo forest, jungle, arctic, gift shop, vet's office, zookeeper's shed), picking up the animals and taking them to different areas, trying hats on them from the gift shop, buying drinks from the...

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Age group: Baby/toddler, Preschool
Reviewed on 12/17/18

Become a sushi chef with digital toy maker, Toca Boca! In this app, players choose which foods they want to incorporate into their sushi -- some expected ingredients like fish, other oddball ingredients like candy canes. Next, they choose which kitchen tools they want to use -- knife, frying pan...

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Age group: Preschool, Grades K-2

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