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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 11/14/17

Spend a day at the farm with your favorite Sago Mini characters.  In addition to the things you might expect to find on a farm (horses, cows, pigs, sheep, chickens, a garden, tractors, a barn, etc.) there are a few other...

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Age group: Baby/toddler, Preschool
Reviewed on 11/3/17

Add a movie-like soundtrack to your favorite bedtime stories!  This unique app includes a library of over 70 titles (and they’re adding more all the time!) from classic picture books to new favorites.  Simply find a printed...

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Reviewed on 11/3/17

Telling time on analog clocks was a skill that was difficult for me to learn as a child, so I am always on the lookout for new great ways to teach it to my own kids.  This app does a nice job of first explaining the concept...

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Age group: Preschool, Grades K-2
Reviewed on 9/24/17

Have your kids ever wondered what happens all day while you’re at the office? Here’s an app that gives then an opportunity to let their imaginations run wild! Similar to the other (many!) Toca Life apps, the app makers have...

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Age group: Grades K-2
Reviewed on 9/17/17

Fans of Captain Underpants will love this app!  The app contains a slightly animated version of the entire first book in the Captain Underpants series (you can choose to read it yourself or have the narrator read it to you) as well as an...

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Age group: Grades 3-5