My Little Pony – A Canterlot Wedding

I’ve tended to shy away from reviewing a lot of branded apps on the blog, primarily because it is easy for parents to find them on the App Store with a simple search. So… Continue reading

Welcome to Moon School

I’ve been meaning to feature Moon School (Scuola Luna) for a while, because it is a very special app. It was devised by a group of Italian children aged 5 to 13 on an… Continue reading

All About Giraffes with PJ’s PJs

Ink Robin have made some of our favourite apps (see previous posts here and here) and they have come up trumps again with a new series of book apps about animals. Percival Jenkins (PJ)… Continue reading

Happy New Year – Happy Cybils finalists

Happy New Year to all my blog readers! 2013 was my first full year of blogging and I loved sharing my thoughts on some great apps throughout the year, as well as Mr… Continue reading

I’m looking for an app about… Christmas

I’m rather late to the Christmas blog party, but with the school holidays about to start this might be the perfect time to invest in one or two book apps. We’ve been enjoying some… Continue reading

Reading to Your Child? There’s an App for That Part 3

This week I’ve been having a discussion with Phil from ReadItDaddy about whether apps really do have a role to play in children’s reading – or should we all be sticking to print?… Continue reading

Reading to Your Child? There’s an App for That Part 2

Yesterday I published a great guest post from Phil from ReadItDaddy about whether apps really do have a role to play in children’s reading and education – or should we all be sticking… Continue reading

Reading to Your Child? There’s An App for That Part 1

I’ve been thinking about asking Phil from ReadItDaddy for a guest post for a while, as he really knows his stuff when it comes to kids’ apps (ably assisted – or should that… Continue reading

The Very Cranky Bear

The time for hibernation is coming as the days are getting shorter, so what better subject to choose for a story app review than a bear in a cave, trying to find some… Continue reading

Teddy’s Day

Teddy’s Day is one of the first stories we ever downloaded on the iPad, and it is still a firm favourite. Released in 2010, it does a fantastic job of that fiendishly difficult thing… Continue reading