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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 11/10/18

Play around with fitness and nutrition -- how do physical movement and food choices affect our weight? In this app, users first choose a character and workout clothes for that character. Next, they choose from a variety of exercises from crunches to running to cycling and more. They help the...

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Age group: Preschool
Topics: Growing Up
Reviewed on 11/5/18

What can you create in Lexi's World? Spell a word and see it come to life in Lexi's World!  With a unique choose-your-own-adventure spelling mechanism that makes this app accessible to even younger users that don't have alphabet knowledge, this app brings the joy of seeing words turn into...

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Reviewed on 10/15/18

Who's the fastest draw?  Challenge a friend (or a parent!) in this two-player drawing game.  Choose from the pre-designed drawings (from simple shapes, numbers and colors to animals, vehicles, flags and traffic signs) or design your own drawing for users to color.  The screen is set up so that...

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Age group: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Reviewed on 10/15/18

Does your child hate brushing their teeth?  Or rush through it? Maybe this app can help.  There are two modes--"Feed and Brush" or "Brush Together."  In "Feed and Brush" you choose which of four animal friends you'd like to feed (fox, rabbit, dog or cat). Then, you feed them some of the foods on...

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Reviewed on 9/16/18

Slide the slices of an animated picture until you find the animal the app is asking you to find in this mix & match game. Start each session by choosing whether you want your screen split into two, four or six slices, then, either choose an animal or the app will randomly assign you a...

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Age group: Baby/toddler, Preschool
Topics: Animals, Concepts

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