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Carissa's App Picks for Kids

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Reviewed on 6/1/20

Would you like to see more people of color in your children's books? Diversity in the things we read benefits EVERYONE. ...

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Reviewed on 2/17/20

If you've ever dreamed of creating collage art with elements from classic artworks in a museum, then this is the app for you! Create new original works using backgrounds, faces, torsos, facial features, objects and accessories taken from famous pieces of art throughout history and combining them...

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Reviewed on 2/3/20

Want to go on a virtual vacation to a warm island spot?  Try Sago Mini Vacation!  Players can explore a vacation home, water slides, a bubbling volcano, ride on a whale and more! There's no wrong way to play with this app, so kids can enjoy the thrill of discovering the little hidden surprises...

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Age group: Baby/toddler, Preschool
Reviewed on 1/6/20

Hey Clay now has a single app that includes their entire collection of clay making tutorials.  It's free to download and you get one sample tutorial from each category (birds, dinosaurs, monsters, aliens, etc.) and if you'd like to see all of the instructions you can pay to unlock each category...

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Reviewed on 12/18/19

A tiny little app, based on the classic Mexican children's song, "Un Elefante" and the children's board book "Elefantitos" that was written about it.  Users can choose "read it myself" "read to me" or (my favorite!) "sing to me." Incredibly, the app has the option to switch between 8 different...

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Age group: Baby/toddler, Preschool
Reviewed on 12/18/19

A word game for anyone old enough to spell (including adults!).  In this app, letters "march" across the screen and you must tap the last letter in the line that finishes a word.  For instance, if the letters "C-A-T-N" march across the screen, you can tap on the T to capture the word "CAT" or...

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