Top Ten Free Educational Games for Your Baby or Toddler

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iPhones and iPads are wonderful entertainment and teaching devices, especially for the very young. All kinds of apps have been developed that are intended to be used by your infant, baby, toddler or little one. This is very good, as long as the apps are well designed and provide a rich, stimulating experience that you child will enjoy and be happy to play with.

A child is not going to spend time with an app that is not entertaining, regardless of the underlying value relative to their intellectual, moral, visual, auditory, motor skills or emotional development.

It’s up to you, as a parent, to find the apps that target the area of learning that is important to you and that it’s done in a way that is entertaining to your child and, equally important, fair and honest from a business perspective. That is, you want apps that don’t show third-party ads to your child, show ads that cover the play area so they will inadvertently be touched, or, quite frankly, cost too much.

With all that in mind we have collected an array of apps that, we think, are excellent examples of not only top notch educational and graphical design, but are also fair and honest about the apps and how they monetize them.

Our criteria are:

Bright, colorful graphics that are fun and engaging

An interesting, fun, and, hopefully, effective approach to teaching your child something

Free to download so you can try them to see if you like them

Full versions, substantial sections unlocked, or IAPs that don’t exceed $2.99

While there may be ads for you right at the beginning of the app, once you start it for your child, no ads are shown to them.

We also like how these apps are very easy on letting kids know they’ve gotten something wrong and rewards them in a fun way when they get it right.

There should also be a “For Parents” section protected in some way from your child accessing it, often this is done by presenting a simple math problem, where you can adjust the settings and find out more about the developers, receive guidance on how to best use the app, and if there are paid options, to select and pay for them.

Here are ten outstanding educational games that are perfect for your preschooler, your child in kindergarten, and older kids as well.

 Top Ten Free Educational Games for Your Baby or ToddlerBaby Piano Lite! – Baby Cortex – (for children between 9 – 36 month) – This is a wonderful musical app for your little one. It’s one of a number of very nice apps for children from Baby Cortex. The only ad shown at the beginning of this app is for for its full version. It shows a keyboard with one full scale, (do, re, mi, la, fa, so, la, ti, do) using colorful keys with the note name on each key.

Even the free version offers some great options such as you can record and play back your little Beethoven’s composition, follow the blinking key to play a song, hide the note names, and play animal sounds in addition to tones.

Once you’ve had a chance to use this app you can then decide if you want to opt for the full version for $2.99 that includes more songs, more animals, 2 player mode, and a baby lockmode.

 Top Ten Free Educational Games for Your Baby or ToddlerPeekaboo Kids – The Barn of Kinder Kids – (for children between the ages 0 – 4 years) – This a very well designed app that works especially well for very young children. The app offers two games for free with four more that can be unlocked for $2.99. In the first game, animals appear behind the barn doors after you touch the doors to open them.

In the second game a male voice asks you to point to the animal that he names. When you point to the correct animal the barn doors open and you see the animal. This is a fun peek-a-boo game that also teaches animal names.

 Top Ten Free Educational Games for Your Baby or ToddlerEducational Animal Games – Antti Lehtinen – (for children the ages 1 – 3 years) – This fun animal puzzle game takes the traditional wooden shape puzzle game to a new level. Like its wooden counterpart, your child moves the animal to the outline with the same shape.

However, unlike the wooden puzzle, when a correct match is made bubbles appear that your child can fun with by touching them to make them pop.

A nice thing about this app is that there is no negative feedback at all. If an animal is put in the wrong place is just doesn’t go in.

On the first screen where you select the game, if you tap an image for more information you’re presented with having to solve a simple math problem to access that screen.

This, presumably, insures that a child will not mistakenly wind up on that screen. Once there though, you can unlock 28 new animals for $1.99 or a collection of Moving Puzzles, Challenging Puzzles and a World Map for $1.99.

 Top Ten Free Educational Games for Your Baby or ToddlerLaugh & Learn Shapes & Colors Music Show for Baby – Fischer Price – (for kids ages 6 months and up) – We have to say that Fischer Price has done an outstanding job with all of their fine children’s apps. In addition to the stellar production values, one of the things we love about their apps is that they are not only free, but they also have no upgrades or IAPs of any sort, and no ads.

Most developers need to have some way to make a return on their hard work, and we totally respect that, but in the case of Fischer Price it seems they’re content to simply promote their brand, and you can benefit from that.

There are two levels to choose from along with a screen that offers tips and guidance to the parent for how to best use the app, and how to disable multi-touch gestures so your child cannot accidentally leave the game.

In the first level, when you touch the play area different shapes appear that play peek-a-boo with you and tell you the name of their color and their shape. You can drag the shape around and leave a trail of stars.

 Top Ten Free Educational Games for Your Baby or ToddlerThere are also laughs and giggles in a child’s voice that makes the activity more fun. The second level has a compact piano keyboard for some musical fun with the same colored shapes.

Laugh & Learn Animal Sounds for Baby for iPad – Fischer Price – (for kids ages 6 months and up) – This app follows all the same high quality characteristics of their Shapes & Colors app but now your child is learning about animals and the sounds they make.

In this game an animal appears and a pleasant female voice tells you about the animal and asks you to identify them. A nice addition is that even the background objects are interactive and respond to being touched; the flowers bring out a bumble bee, the trees bring out some birds, and the sun spins. All while an upbeat nice jingle is playing.

 Top Ten Free Educational Games for Your Baby or ToddlerBogga Vacation Lite – Boggatap – (for kids ages 2 and up) – Are you planning a family vacation? This app is a terrific way to get your toddler involved and help them understand what’s going on. In this fun puzzle game your child is going on vacation. The activities happen in their normal sequence so the first step is to pack your bag.

A colorful suitcase appears items placed around it. When you touch it, it opens revealing a number of blank shapes that correspond to the items around the suitcase and you have to select one item of the appropriate shape and then move it to it’s spot in the suitcase.

After packing your suitcase the next scene has you at the airport and you have to select the correct items to give to the attendant.

 Top Ten Free Educational Games for Your Baby or ToddlerThis gives you ample experience with the game to decide if you want to continue with it. Additional levels are in the full version for $2.99.

Tizzy Zoo Veterinarian Lite – Tizzy Labs, LLC – (for kids ages 2 – 6 years) – Does your child love animals? It’s natural for children to want to help animals and this app lets they experience the satisfaction of helping at the zoo. This is a great app to tap into your child’s love of animals.

To start the game you select boy or girl and then your preferred skin tone, hair color, eye color and accessories color.

It’s a very interactive game where your child will help to take care of animals on one of the continents. The full version for $2.99 provides more animals and more games.

 Top Ten Free Educational Games for Your Baby or ToddlerToonia Colorbook – 3fs – (for kids ages preschool and up) – This coloring app is a real standout. You get three sets different themed coloring pages, eight pages per set, for free and the option to buy two sets of 24 additional coloring pages at $1.99 per set.

There are eight colored crayons to choose from and one eraser. After selecting a crayon or the eraser you simply run your finger around the coloring page and have fun!

Once your masterpiece is done, you can access, by swiping down, the option to text message, email, save, copy or print it. Very cool.

 Top Ten Free Educational Games for Your Baby or ToddlerTinyHands Sorting 1, Educational puzzle Games for babies & toddlers – TINYHANDS APPS EDUCATIONAL LEARNING GAMES FOR BABIES TODDLERS AND KIDS LTD – (for kids ages 2 – 4 years) – This is an excellent app for fostering your child’s cognitive development. Each of the three free games gives your child the task of sorting and separating items based on their color, size or shape.

Completing the task is rewarded with cheers, clapping and a fun animation. The full version for $2.99 adds nine additional games.

 Top Ten Free Educational Games for Your Baby or ToddlerPreschool and Kindergarten Learning Games – Kevin Bradford LLC – (for kids in preschool & kindergarten) – And last but definitely not least, and in our view the app with the overall best bank for the buck, is an app that really covers a lot of ground. It starts you off with two games for free; Shapes & Colors for 2 years+, Letters for 3 years+.

In the shapes game your child is asked in a pleasant female voice to pick out one of four shapes on the screen. If they don’t get it, the voice simply says “almost”, “try again” or “so close”. When they get it right she says “way to go”, “super” or something similarly encouraging.

For the letters your child is asked to touch the word that starts with a certain letter, which also has an appropriate image next to it. After a correct response the letter is spoken followed by the word. These two games may be all you need but they also gives you plenty of time to evaluate the app for possible purchase of the full version for $2.99

 

In closing we encourage you to keep an eye out for the high quality apps that your child can really benefit from, and we think all of these developers have demonstrated a remarkable ability to create stunningly attractive, engaging and educational games that your child will have hours and hours of fun with while they learn.

 

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Arrow C Hits the Mark

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 Arrow C Hits the Mark

Reviewed by Avery W. Krouse

What do you get when you combine pinball, pool, and brick breaker and wrap it all up in a beautiful design? You get Arrow C, a slick new puzzler from IF Global Limited.

Design

The color scheme is bright and rich, with solid flat colors being the norm. Icons and shapes are very geometric and clean, with buttons casting shadows as if they were actually sitting on top of the layer beneath.

The animations are smooth as silk and the gameplay certainly takes advantage of the simple design.

Concept and Functionality

Your objective is to clear the playfield of colored blocks by bouncing a color-changing ball into them, ricocheting off the walls and other blocks to create combos.

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Arrow C iPhone Game

Tap and drag your finger to aim the ball and adjust your power then release to send the ball flying around the field. When your ball connects with a block of a given color, it changes to that color and subsequent hits will break that block.

As you progress through the levels, you’ll end up coming across stages with multiple colors to deal with, corners that bounce your ball in different directions, and even moving walls which interfere with your ball’s travel.

Every level can earn you three stars which will drop off if you take too many bounces to clear all the blocks. If you earn all three stars, you’ll gain a diamond, this game’s particular in-app currency which can be used to restart a level, purchase extra attempts, and so forth (and, of course, you can purchase more with real money if you desire).

If we had to identify a particular challenge spot in the game, it would be the tricky nature of aiming and firing your ball accurately to use ricochets, an utter necessity to clear three stars. The tutorial guides you through the mechanic but it’s still difficult to master. The good news is that it’s a challenge, but not impossible.

Overall Value

Between the 80 levels included, an Endless mode to really test your perseverance, and Game Center / Facebook integration to challenge your friends, this free game will last you hours upon hours.

Expect to hear more about this fun new game.

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Life Locket: Create a Scrapbook of Your Child’s Life

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Reviewed by Philip Chan

Life Locket is an intriguing new app for organizing and preserving your children’s events, memories, art, and more. Available from developer Timewyse Corp, Locket provides much more than just virtual scrapbook functionality. Worth checking out? Read on and watch our full video review as well!

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Life Locket, or Locket for short, is a virtual scrapbook creator in which you can save memories of your children as they grow up. It creates an “e-timeline” of their audio, photo, and video moments that you choose to save.

Locket first requires you to either login with Facebook or create an account with them. Once this is done, you are presented with the first child screen. Here, you can enter details like gender, photo, birthday, name and then dive into creating a personalized e-portfolio/e-memory just of them!

Using their unique question prompting technology called Quse, Locket offers helpful prompts to get you thinking of great memories to save (photo of child jumping, audio recording of singing, etc), in addition to allowing the user to just add direct photos, video, or audio recordings.

The little prompts really shine when you are having a case of memory block or just needing some sweet ideas to save with the app. It’s very easy to add these, be it a photo or audio clip. However, even on my iPad there is a bit of lag during loading, saving and processing files.

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Life Locket iPhone App

It’s a fairly intensive app as far as all the available options are concerned, so some lag may be expected. Otherwise, the neat features, including sharing your eportfolio/virtual scrapbook, viewing the e-timeline, and more, really makes this app a solid choice.

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Locket looks fantastic on iOS. Menus, graphical layout, and overall design really make the app appear professional and cute at the same time. It’s really fitting with the theme of a childhood scrapbook, nicely complimenting photos and videos uploaded to it.

Locket is a breeze to navigate and users shouldn’t have any problems getting the hang of it quickly right from the start.

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Overall, Locket is a fun app, great for creating a virtual scrapbook of your children’s accomplishments, funny moments, and more. It’s also free, and is a great bargain for iOS users. The lag occasionally was distracting but the vast majority of the usage expereience was a pleasant one.

Check out Locket (Life Locket) today on iTunes and start creating your saved memories with a just a touch of your finger.

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Blaze into Football Season with Endless Blitz

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 Blaze into Football Season with Endless Blitz

Reviewed by Marilyn Chau

Football season is here and hhgregg, Inc. has updated their fun and challenging game Endless Blitz to get you into the mood with hard hits and elusive jukes.

Available for free through the iTunes Store, this app even offers opportunities to win real-life prizes.

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As is typical of endless runner games, you have control over one football player, the ball carrier, with the goal of avoiding as many players, referees, and other random obstacles that get in your way for as long as possible.

The ball carrier is able to move left or right, and can also jump. At times, the controls for Endless Blitz felt a little sluggish and the up swipe to jump just didn’t always register. For a game that’s based on precision, it’s greatly affected by the unresponsive controls.

It’s a little frustrating at first, but it’s also something that players can get used to and improve the timing of their moves.

All in all though, Endless Blitz keeps you coming back for more, it excels in its replay value.

After a few tries at the game, it starts to get addicting because the game is excellent at getting you to try to beat your previous run. Specifically, with the option to utilize “powerups,” the game pushes you to get better. Finally, there’s even a mini game included that is similar to the iOS cult hit, Flappy Bird.

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Endless Blitz iPhone Game

Endless Blitz features good graphics, a nice upbeat audio track including menacing grunts when blockers are coming at you, and an appealing game design.

The game has three different levels, each with its own unique style and complexities. For example, one level is a normal football field littered with refs and players, while another is a busy street sprawling with cones and police officers.

Although it realistically doesn’t make sense to have a football player running through the streets, it’s a quirky, fun concept that adds depth to the game.

However, besides the title screen, Endless Blitz has a bit of a cluttered layout, and, as you might expect in a game developed by a retail store, there are product placement ads scattered throughout the game.

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There’s no doubt that Endless Blitz is a fun game, even though its controls could be improved. It’s challenging, yet addictive. The game is free, but there are a lot of advertisements throughout that may bother some people.

However, at the time of this review, there is an opportunity to enter into a drawing for real-world prizes such as a TV or other hhgregg products. This is a nice incentive that is rarely seen in mobile games. All in all, Endless Blitz is definitely worth a try.

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Amplifind is the Ultimate Music Player Aggregator

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Price: $2.99
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Reviewed by Adam Itkoff

The music industry has seen some ground shaking changes in the last decade. From Vinyl to cassettes, then to CD’s and finally MP3’s, we’ve seen a rapid evolution in how we absorb and participate in the music realm.

More recently, we watched MP3 downloads turn to streaming services, and now we participate in a new music industry each time we listen or download a song. While for the most part this has been to the advantage of the consumer, this new landscape does pose a set of problems.

For example, what if I want to download an album from iTunes, but there’s a remix I want that’s only available on SoundCloud. Or similarly, what if I can afford to pay for a Premium Spotify service, but I can’t afford to buy each new $15 Jay-Z album that comes out.

Well, with the evolution of the music industry at heart and in mind, Amplifind Music Player and Visualizer, from Matthew Brown, has come strong out of the starting gate, serving as a music content aggregator allowing you to get it all in one place.

Amplifind is a terrific innovative app that pulls your favorite tunes from a multitude of services and puts it all neatly into a single app. Simply put, music fanatics are going to want this app.

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Amplifind iPhone App

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The app has a central screen boasting four major categories; Songs, Artists, Albums and Playlists. If you’re used to iTunes, you really won’t need to make an adjustment to use this app.

Next to each song, the original streaming platform of the track will be displayed, which includes four major music platforms; iTunes, SoundCloud, Grooveshark and Spotify. Once you click on a song, you can see a visualizer animate your tunes in real-time.

The crux of this app is built to save you time and increase your music enjoyment, and who is going to argue with that. Now, instead of juggling between four apps or more, you can look to one place.

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Considering all that this app does, it’s built pretty well, doesn’t crash, and at 16.8MB, is relatively lightweight. If you dropped your Walkman in place of your iPhone, and dropped CDs in place of iTunes, you’re already halfway to fully utilizing this app.

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At $2.99, this one fits snuggly into the “paid” but worth it category. The app accomplishes a great deal in a small amount of space, and might just be headed toward cult status if SoundCloud’s immensely growing user base picks this one up.

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Race Though Space in a New Sci-Fi Endless Runner: Glidefire

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 Race Though Space in a New Sci Fi Endless Runner: Glidefire

Reviewed by Sarah Hanlon

Glidefire is a semi-endless running game for iPhone and iPad. Developed by Wonderwood Games LLC, this particular game has a great idea behind it, but performance issues might frustrate players.

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Glidefire is yet another game that aims to join the genre of endless running games on iOS. While it features a decent background story, it’s easy to forget about the “goal” of the game and focus solely on completing stages and missions.

The idea behind Glidefire is to pioneer your glider ship around, over, under, and through obstacles in order to safely reach the end of the stage.

Each ship has different features and weapons, and it takes awhile to get used to the feel and mechanics of the game. The first thing I noticed about Glidefire is that the graphics are VERY sharp and crisp, but my iPhone felt like it was burning up after only a few minutes of gameplay.

It’s great to have fantastic graphics, but when your device is working to the brink of exhaustion just to run it, there are definitely performance issues. However, this may be an instance of software running ahead of hardware and we’d love to see how this slick game performs on the upcoming iOS devices.

As you play Glidefire, you’ll earn crystals and energy, which can be spent on an assortment of items such as new gliders and even new characters.

Overall, this game definitely has potential, but it’s tough to get the hang of it and difficult to follow along with the background story.

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Glidefire iPhone Game

Glidefire has a few neat features, but nothing incredibly astounding. The game does allow players to have a fair amount of control over their glider thanks to upgrades, but that’s about it. There are missions that players can embark on in order to earn even more rewards, but they’re available only after all stages have been completed.

Glidefire also features dynamic playability, meaning there are new challenges to complete on a regular basis. This is something I really like about the game. Add to it the ability to compete against your friends and this game gives players reasons to keep coming back even if they’ve cleared every stage.

This sort of material helps to keep Glidefire fresh.

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Glidefire is a very slick game with lots of replay value and tons of potential.

It’s available to download from the App Store for free and is universally compatible with iPhone and iPad. There’s an in-game store for players to purchase items with real money, though it’s nice to see that the game isn’t really a “pay to win” game.

Overall, Glidefire is one of those games with a few flaws but lots to build on. For example, while the graphics are fantastic, I can’t imagine the game being played on anything lower than an iPhone 5s seeing as it turned my iPhone 5 into an expensive hot potato.

On the other hand, it’s a free game that challenges players and will keep you occupied even if you have no interest in the background story. Ultimately, the choice is up to you.

Glidefireglidefire iphone.jpg Race Though Space in a New Sci Fi Endless Runner: Glidefire requires iOS 6.0 or later and is compatible with iPhone 4S and above, and iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation) and above. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. A small expedite fee was paid to speed up the publication of this review.

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