Go ahead, play with your food.

Go ahead, play with your food.

I’m usually the one on kitchen duty, but today, my kids served up some fried sausages, microwaved pears, boiled carrots, and um, pureed sardines. Good thing I wasn’t the one eating any of it. Toca Boca, one of our favorite app designers, is all about...
Domo Animato, Mr. Roboto

Domo Animato, Mr. Roboto

There’s nothing my kids like more than being read to at bedtime. Whether they’re dog-eared or digital, calming, whispering affairs that encourage them to catch their forty winks are the usual go-tos, and Robot Blue From Planet 22 is no exception. In clever...
Playing house, iPhone style

Playing house, iPhone style

Now that you’ve all got those shiny new iPhones and iPod touches for the holidays (or at least a few million of you do), it’s time to start loading up on apps for the kids. A good place to start is our editors’ picks for best kids’ apps of the...
Join the circus

Join the circus

In my experience with iPad apps over the last couple of years, I’ve learned that sometimes the simplest apps are the most entertaining and educational. And that’s exactly how I’d describe this adorable new parent-created app for preschoolers and...
3 cool, ghoulish Halloween apps for kids

3 cool, ghoulish Halloween apps for kids

With Halloween just around the corner (how did that happen?!), we’ve been on the lookout for a few cool apps that will keep our kids entertained while we’re busy gluing sequins on mermaid costumes and eyebrows on Angry Birds. Let me just say–there...
Dude, Where’s My Water?

Dude, Where’s My Water?

When I hear about a new top app from Disney that’s “fun for the whole family ” I have to say my initial reaction is skepticism. My last encounter with a Disney iPhone game was some flying fairies game with music that drove me crazy. But the all new...

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