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One Present, Please?

One Present, Please? by Rain Boot Media LLC is a bright app written by Rebecca Pashia and illustrated by Noelle Stoffel. This seven-day countdown to Christmas is an imaginative, engaging story-activity book where in this behind the scenes segue to Christmas the main character, Jake is pestering his mom for an early opening of gifts prior to…
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Math Jungle Grade 1 by Little Big Thinkers

The Math Jungle Grade 1 app by Little Big Thinkers for first grade uses an adorable monkey as its main character to engage children in solving math problems.  The monkey journeys along a trail of bananas which he collects on his way to solving the math problems.  You must manipulate the monkey up and down along the trails…
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Mindfulness for Children – Meditations for kids

 Mindfulness for Children - Meditations for kids by Jannik Holgersen has been designed to support parents and teachers to help their children learn the basics of meditation. Today's world of sensory overload and over-scheduling of activities, constant nagging of school and home pressures, kids need meditation as much as adults. Meditation can help kids regulate…
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Best Tech Gifts for Your Classroom (or Kids)

Teachers are always on the lookout for the best technology to use with their students. I have compiled a list of a few of my favorite items on the market. I have used each of these items in my classroom with my students and can personally testify to the educational value each one presents.  …
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Mystery Word Town – Sight Word Spelling Update

  Whoa there little fella, this just came in….Artgig’s Mystery Word Town has been updated. The review for the original release of the app is Here. We loved the western theme and the gameplay and music were quite infectious making it one highly successful app. The updates make this more classroom and parent-friendly with the ability…
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Coosi Box : Creative Drawing and Share Imagination App

  Coosi Box : Creative Drawing and Share Imagination by Yellephant Co., Ltd. is an app that comes preloaded with gads of giggles! Warning, this creative brainstorm of an app can be very addictive once a child gets going. Coosi Box fosters the much-needed imaginative element that is lacking in so much of what a typical child’s…
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Update on Storied Myth

  Storied Myth is a TWA favorite; Read the initial review here. Chapters 2 and 3 are now out and were well worth the wait. These Tales of Pangea and the quest of these 8 characters are quite literally mesmerizing, and I could think of nothing better than to have all 12 at my fingertips…
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Auditory Memory Club by Smarty Ears

Auditory Memory Club by Smarty Ears is an app targeted for children 5 years and younger says the app store, I think it has a wide range age appeal. Designed by a speech and language pathologist as a tool for improving auditory memory skills and language processing, the app is excellent. I love that when…
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