Plum Landing is an online environmental science project from PBS Kids that hopes to flick on several switches inside early elementary school age kids at the exact moment in life when their curiosity is peaking and their sense of wonder about the world and how it all works is at […]
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There are half a zillion apps available for immediate download in the digital marketplace of your (phone’s) choice. But not many offer a price tag of free with the promise of no in-app advertising. No kidding. The My Dolphin Show App, however, does combine these two glorious things PLUS ingenious Sea World-esque gameplay.
A quick look at a handful of new apps for kids, including the just launched My PlayHome Stores!
Welcome to the 4th installment of the summerlong Movie Mondays series on Out With The Kids! This week, we’ve paired up Toca Boca co-founder & CEO Bjorn Jeffery with kindie darling Lori Henriques. Bjorn Jeffery As the co-founder and CEO of Toca Boca, the wildly innovative and highly successful iOS […]
As colorful as LEGO construction in the physical world and as architecturally engaging as the pop culture phenomenon Minecraft in the virtual one, Toca Builders is a sheer delight for children. This brand new app is Toca Boca’s finest hour. And for anyone who has ever played, or watched their child […]
This was a first for us. Having had a Nintendo 3DS in the house for just about 3 months (it was a Christmas gift from Santa, one which I discussed at length here), we hadn’t yet ventured out into the virtual video game eShop that sits waiting only a few […]
My then 8-year-old daughter asked Santa for a Nintendo 3DS last year. I asked why, when we already have the Wii, an iPad and a pair of iPhones with apps galore loaded onto each of them. Why did she/we need yet another device? She said she wanted something of her […]
Many parents would say that it’s a difficult task for educational music and media to ingratiate itself to full-family enjoyment. Whereas modern, non-lesson-centric children’s music, videos & books will often pull lovingly on the heartstrings of a parent while simultaneously bringing exuberant joy to a youngster, curriculum-based media tends to […]