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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Byron Barton's Books as Apps
Reviewed on 10/31/14

Stay very true to the originals with just a touch of (non-intrusive) interactivity options.

Toca Builders
Reviewed on 10/30/14

Similar to Minecraft, this app allows users to build a world using cubes. There are six characters, each with a specific skill. Learn how...

Faces iMake
Reviewed on 10/30/14

Create a picture using found objects combined in an infinite variety of ways, based on the artwork of children’s book illustrator, Hanoch...

Topics: Art, Concepts, Growing Up
Reviewed on 10/30/14

And Sound Uncovered. Both of these apps were created in partnership with San Francisco's Exploratorium.  They include lots of fun...

My A-Z by Night and Day Studios
Reviewed on 10/30/14

Customizable alphabet flash cards.  Use the simple, modern illustrations that come with the app, or add your own photos to customize...

Age: Preschool



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