Best Apps for Android Devices
I typically like to feature apps available for all devices, but I thought it might be fun to recommend my favorite apps for each platform. Here are the best apps for Android devices on my list of favorite educational apps for kids: #1 Dragon Box Algebra 5+ Recommended Ages: 5-9
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The Best Fitness Apps
(1 days ago) The Best Fitness Apps. All fitness apps are not created equal. In fact, if you could lose weight struggling with fitness apps, I would be a lean, mean, fitness machine. I’ve learned along the way it helps to know what you need. I need a hassle-free app that’s easy to …
Best Apps for Spelling
(6 days ago) I can’t say enough about apps from Avokiddo. Two of them made my 10 Best Apps for Science list, so I wasn’t surprised when I began testing apps for spelling and found ABC Ride was also by Avokiddo. This app is inventive, original, and sure to engage curious minds in creative play, all while helping young learners playfully explore their ABCs.
Best Apps for Elementary Age Students
(6 days ago) The ratings for apps can make selecting apps tough. But, understanding the 4 C’s of great educational apps, and knowing your child, can help you select the right app for your budding learner. Here are my favorite apps for elementary age students. Best Apps for Elementary Students #1 Stack the States. Recommended Ages: 8 & up
Best Apps for College Students
(7 days ago) It’s all about knowing which apps are the best apps for college students. That digital device can be a big distraction, or a strong study and productivity arsenal. It depends on how you use it. The apps below make college life easier; however, the majority of the apps listed aren’t just best apps for college students.
The 4 C’s of Great Educational Apps
(1 days ago) The number of apps available these days is mind-blowing. Apps are big business. In fact, by the year 2020 it is projected that 188.9 billion U.S. dollars in revenue will be generated via app stores and in-app advertising. With so many apps on the market, the search for great educational apps can be overwhelming. It doesn’t help that apps
Favorite Educational Apps for Kids in the Kindle Store
(9 days ago) Here are my favorite educational apps for kids in the Kindle Store: #1 Dragon Box Algebra 5+ Recommended Ages: 5-9. With Dragon Box Algebra 5+, kids as young as five can easily begin to grasp the processes of solving linear equations. Best of all, they don’t even realize they are learning. Dragon Box Algebra 5+ is intuitive and fun.
Talking to Your Teen About Dating Apps
(5 days ago) There are a number of dating apps that are just downright raunchy. Know these apps and know why they aren’t a safe option. Your teens need your guidance here. Offer it with wisdom, love, and grace. Be Open, and Help Keep Your Teens Safe. It’s true, a conversation about online dating and dating apps may be awkward or unpleasant.
Best Apps for Expecting and New Parents
(3 days ago) Meaning, these apps cover a wealth of topics ranging from pregnancy through birth. And, many cover baby care as well. In the second section, I share apps which serve a specific purpose. So, you’ll find photo apps, social apps, and other apps all focused on new parents and babies! Best Apps for Expecting and New Parents
Dating Apps Every Parent Should Know
(Just Now) Dating apps have been labeled “hookup apps” by many. It’s true there is an overwhelming number of users taking advantage of dating apps to do just that. However, as parents, we want to keep in mind the main service all dating apps offer is connection. They all basically function as messaging apps.
Best Apps for History
(8 days ago) There are hundreds of apps available, but not all apps have real educational value. There are plenty of science and math apps available; however, when it comes to apps for history, the selection isn’t nearly as extensive. In fact, I had trouble finding 10 apps for history which fit the criteria for my list.
Foreign Language Apps for All Ages
(5 days ago) Foreign Language Apps for All Ages. Does your child want to learn how to say “hi” in Vietnamese? There are some really great foreign language apps for that! Now more than ever, increasing numbers of children are learning foreign languages through apps.
Best Apps for Special Needs Learners
(3 days ago) But, when it comes to apps for special needs learners, iOS has the upper hand. I say this as an avid Android girl. If you have a child with special needs, or are an adult with special needs, get an iPad. Really. There is a huge difference in the apps for special needs available for iOS and Android. I wish this wasn’t the case, but it is.
The Best Wedding Apps for a Stress Free Wedding
(6 days ago) The wedding apps above are great. But, planning your big day is all about productivity. And, it might be easier and just as effective to use some of the top rated productivity apps to plan your wedding. Especially if you use these already and are familiar with them. Evernote. You can’t beat Evernote when it comes to organization.
Best Apps for Music and Art
(4 days ago) My Best Apps series would not be complete without my best apps for music and best apps for art picks. My kids grew up with plenty of music and art supplies. And, plenty of time and opportunities to explore. These music and art apps don’t replace hands-on music and art experiences.
Apps to Help Kids Stay Focused
(4 days ago) Most apps we’ve discussed so far have been apps to help kids stay focused on tasks they need to do. These apps help kids manage things like their daily tasks and homework. Streak is totally different. It helps kids focus on creating a habit. There …
5 Apps That Help You Budget Your Money
(Just Now) Some apps that help you budget your money (like PocketGuard) will ask for personal information about your bank accounts, etc. Before entering any kind of personal information, make sure that not only is the app secure but so is your device. A lot of people have gotten themselves into serious trouble by using these types of apps on an unsecure
Best Apps for Reading
(8 days ago) The apps I have linked below are a trial version for grades three through five. More detailed apps for each grade level are also available on each platform (iOS, Android, or Kindle). iOS Android Kindle #16 Gappy learns reading. Recommended Ages: 3-5. This is another great app that appeared on my list of Top Apps for Spelling.
Best Apps for Preschool Age Children
(9 days ago) The good news is there is a great selection of engaging, interactive apps available for iOS, Android, and Kindle! Best Apps for Preschool Age Children #1 Beck and Bo by Avokiddo. Recommended Ages: 2-6. I can’t say enough about apps from Avokiddo! (I’ve included their apps on my Science and Spelling lists.) I knew, when I found one geared
5 Amazing Apps to Help You Stay Organized This Year
(5 days ago) I always go through my apps for organization and productivity to see if I need to make changes or just tweak things a bit. Here are five of my favorite apps to help you stay organized as you start the new year. 5 Amazing Apps to Help You Stay Organized This Year Cozi. Keeping your entire family organized is a big task.
What no one tell parents about the dating app MyLOL
(Just Now) Unlike the other dating apps we’ve covered so far, MyLOL is a site created for and marketed directly to teenagers. MyLOL Age: 13-19 Years In-App Purchases: Yes Contains Ads: Yes. MyLOL is a site created for and marketed directly to teenagers. Users must be between the ages of 13 and 19 years old. You can register for an account using your
Best Apps for Science
(8 days ago) You’ll find apps for all ages below. So, before you consider apps for science a waste of time, consider what topics an app can show that your child might miss otherwise. Before we get started, let me share one thought with you . . . I’m a believer in apps for all devices.
Trendy Anonymous Apps Parents Need to Know
(5 days ago) On anonymous apps, people often feel that their comments are consequence-free. So, anonymous apps tend to be places where you’ll find a great deal of ugly discussion and harsh, hurtful comments. While anonymous apps provide kids a safe place to share sensitive or painful things they might not otherwise, most lack the necessary support or help
6 Great Apps to Help You Reach Your New Year’s Resolutions
(1 days ago) Oftentimes, people get stuck after a short time. But these 6 great apps can help you reach your new year’s resolutions more effectively. Many have reminder alerts and other ways to keep you going. 8fit for Diet and Fitness. While there are many diet and fitness apps out there, 8fit is a good new app to try. This app tracks multiple fitness goals.
Best Science and Nature Apps for Spring
(5 days ago) Science and nature apps are some of my favorite apps for kids. You can use them to ignite a new interest, or to get kids out and exploring. Here are some of my favorite science and nature apps for kids. Science and Nature Apps for Hiking Toca Nature. Recommended Ages: 4-6 . Toca has done it again with a beautiful new app for kids: Toca Nature.
What No One Tells Parents About the Dating App CrossPaths
(5 days ago) Dating apps are popular. In fact, there are now niche dating apps. Christian dating apps are hitting app stores and trying to pick up enough users to compete with larger, well-known ones like Tinder and Plenty of Fish. CrossPaths is just one of a handful of Christian dating apps. Interestingly, they are owned by Spark Network.
What No One Tells Parents About the Dating App Hinge
(Just Now) And parents, that’s why your teens need you to know and understand how dating apps work. Hinge. Age: 17+ In-App Purchases: Yes Contains Ads: No. Two years ago, Hinge moved away from the swipe feature popularized by Tinder and common in many dating apps. Hinge calls themselves the relationship app. And they’ve built a new dating app platform
5 Fantastic Road Trip Apps for Savvy Travelers
(4 days ago) This is one of my favorite apps to use when taking a road trip. You can find restaurants, hotels, national parks, roadside attractions, etc. on the way to your destination. Users can plan out trips in the app or its web portal, saving locations and stops into a trip plan which can be synced across multiple devices for easy reference.
What No One Tells Parents About the Dating App Taffy
(6 days ago) As with most dating apps, Taffy is location-based. A common complaint in reviews is a lack of other users in a given location using Taffy. Taffy is a dating app, but it’s post-driven and not profile-driven. What does that mean? Well, most dating apps are profile-driven.
What No One Tells Parents About the Dating App Badoo
(Just Now) But, dating apps are something we need to discuss with our teens and young adults. And, that’s exactly why you’ll be hearing a lot about dating apps from me throughout the month of February as I cover some of the most popular dating apps with young adults and teens. Badoo Age: 18 & …
Parents Guide to Yubo
(5 days ago) It’s equally important to understand how the apps function so we can discuss concerns based on fact and not hype. So let’s dig in and learn more about Yubo so we can talk to the teens in our lives. Parents Guide to Yubo What is Yubo? In a nutshell, Yubo is a social networking app used for making new friends. With Yubo, users can connect and
How to Make Your Smart Home Safer for Your Kids
(4 days ago) Some of these apps will even allow you to turn off the device remotely when your kids’ time limit is up. Use Smart Technology to Your Advantage. While some smart technology can pose risks for kids, there are a variety of devices that can increase the safety of your family while they’re at home. A smart modem, for example, will help you
What No One Tells Parents About the Dating App Bumble
(7 days ago) It functions much differently than other dating apps. First, Bumble shakes up the long-written code of dating whereby men make the first move. On Bumble, women initiate contact. So, let’s take a look at the dating app Bumble and find out what’s drawing young adults and teens from other dating apps to the Bumble Hive! BUMBLE Age: 18+