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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 12/17/18

A point-and-click adventure game for older players. Robert is a wind monk's apprentice who finds himself on an adventure. Players help guide him through the adventure, tapping where they want him to walk or tapping on objects or characters they want him to interact with. There are lots of clues...

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Reviewed on 12/17/18

In this surreal game, you ARE the hole. Donut County has a hole problem. Large holes keep opening up all over the place and everything (I mean EVERYTHING) is getting swallowed up. In this app for older users (at least old enough to read fluently as the app has a lot of text and no narrator...

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Reviewed on 12/17/18

Do you love all of the different puzzles in Highlights Magazine? This might be just the right app for you! Includes Hidden Pictures, Match Maker, Picture Mix-ups, Mazes, and Look & Look Again puzzles. The app walks users through a tutorial the first time they open each type of puzzle, but...

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Age group: Baby/toddler, Preschool
Reviewed on 11/13/18

If you're new to the world of children's apps or if you haven't purchased any (or many) of the Sago Mini apps and especially if you're looking for some great digital road trip entertainment for very young children, then THIS IS THE APP FOR YOU!  Every single Sago Mini app in the app store (there...

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Age group: Baby/toddler
Reviewed on 11/13/18

An app that gets players up, moving around and interacting!  This app is basically a digital version of the Silly Street board game, but it's brilliant because that means you can play anywhere and not lose any pieces!  To play the game, first choose how many people will be playing and which...

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