Monthly Archive: June, 2012

One-month blogoversary giveaways

CAppTivated Kids has now been online for one whole month! To celebrate the fact and thank everyone who has subscribed to and read the blog so far, I’m running three app code giveaways during… Continue reading

Play with Bizzy Bear – code giveaway

Last week Nosy Crow launched their latest story app, Bizzy Bear Builds a House. In our house this merits a bit of a fanfare, as the very first app we bought was their Three Little… Continue reading

The Gift

I do love it on the occasions when my children help each other out, even if I have to remind myself of this when they are squabbling over their toys. This app is a great… Continue reading

Getting Silly with The Moogies

Sometimes it’s good to learn something new from an app. Sometimes, to share a really good story. And sometimes you really just want to have a bit of fun. After all, no-one does silly… Continue reading

Toca Train

Toca Boca is one of the developers we consider to be app royalty. We already own nearly every one of their apps, and so we couldn’t wait to download their latest, Toca Train, when… Continue reading

Stories of the Sea

A few months ago, I discovered the brilliant children’s book blog Playing By the Book written by Zoe Toft. Every month, Zoe hosts a thematic round-up of bloggers’ book reviews under the title “I’m… Continue reading

Don’t Let the Pigeon Run this App

When I heard on Twitter last year that Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems had been made into an app, I had to download it straight away. This is one… Continue reading

5 Picture Books I Wish Were Book Apps

Since I started using apps with Mr Tall and Little Miss Chatterbox, I often read a picture book with them and think, “Wouldn’t it be great if this were made into an app!”… Continue reading