Color yourself silly

Color yourself silly

Have you ever sat down to color with your kids? Not just doodle, but really dig in with the crayons, the markers, the familiar smell of construction paper…it’s really quite soothing, actually. I’d never want to give up the essential magic of real art...
Butt Art a mom can approve of

Butt Art a mom can approve of

I don’t know what my kids like more–playing with this new CMP fave book-turned-app, or hearing me say, “Here, kids. First draw a butt.” From the people who brought us the wonderful Everything Butt Art book comes the brand new, just launching...
Kung-fu UV Panda

Kung-fu UV Panda

We love cute. We love smart. And we hate hate hate yucky bacteria, especially the kind that winds up on kids’ toothbrushes and in their mouths. And that’s why we adore this panda, the cutest, newest release from the line of Zapi toothbrush sanitizers When...
Sit. Stay. Read.

Sit. Stay. Read.

After my kids had mastered mama and dada, the next thing they started saying is When are we getting a dog? Since my three kids are so obsessed with friendly canines, it was a no-brainer that we’d check out a new app that stars man’s (and kid’s) best...
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...

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