Category Archives: Pre-School

Tiggly Shape’s Got Talent

Tiggly Shape's Got Talent is another stunning star right out of the box by this stellar company and the effort to fuse both math and literacy into a creative storyline is much appreciated. This app, which is part storybook, part math game, part drama lessons, with a bit of social and emotional learning thrown in is…
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Camping With Grandpa

Camping with Grandpa by Fairlady Media is a perfectly timed app for the season. It will get kids excited about getting outdoors and learning about the natural world by giving kids a taste in planning and participating in a camping trip. This has been a HUGE hit with the preschool set and had more than…
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4 Phenomenal Apps – Sandbox Summit

4 Phenomenal Apps - Sandbox Summit Still calming down after all the cognitive excitement at the MIT Sandbox Summit put on by playscience. What we were most surprised by were several app companies that have been flying under our radar and I don't know how we hadn't heard of them/hadn't seen them anywhere... Can't cover it all, but these teams…
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The Latest Apps Released by Dr. Panda

The Latest Apps Released by Dr. Panda Candy Factory - This sweet app is designed for multiplayer use and it is a good thing since making candy is hard work. Kids can compete or help each other accomplish the same end product with the use of robotic tools, mysterious blue potions, and interactive sprinkles -…
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Math Tales – The Jungle

Math Tales - The Jungle, a new app by Marshmallow Games has taken the classic nursery rhyme, modernized it and added engaging math activities to accompany each verse. Great concept and the kids we worked with really fancied playing. The language of rhyme paired with multiple math concepts have been rendered in an age appropriate…
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Shapes and Colors by StoryToys

The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Shapes and Colors by StoryToys are gentle, enchanting, and elegant. Continuing with Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar as the main character, StoryToys has now increased the demands of play and expectations on little learners, while still keeping the awe and wonder of discovery as they have with the other…
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Big City Vehicles – Cars and Trucks for Kids

  Big City Vehicles – Cars and Trucks for Kids by The Melody Book is the exciting discovery app for car crazy kids! Every boy or girl who has played this has sat enraptured discovering the vehicles and denizens of the Big City. Designed for the preschool set, it captures vehicles that they see within their…
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Fun with Colors by Mark Media

Mark Media's Fun with Colors is a delightful new app that teaches beginning Chinese, and reversely can teach English to preschoolers whose birth language is Chinese. Mark Media is a company that is committed to making the world a little more accessible, by sharing culture, storytelling, and technology. Based in Toronto, they have received numerous…
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