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Letters for Santa aims to bring some holiday joy to your little ones

Update: Looks like there are some serious issues with this app. We'd hold off on purchasing it. With the Holidays raplidly approaching, everyone is trying to get into the spirit, and while traditions differ, if you celebrate Christmas one thing nearly everyone can remember is writing letters to...
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Good grief! 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' now available on your Android phone or tablet

This might be the best $6.99 you spend this holiday season. LoudCrow Interactive -- the company behind bringing the Sandra Boynton books to Android -- has brought the classic "A Charlie Brown Christmas" to phones and tablets. It's the same interactive reading experience we've come to know and love...
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Android Kids App: Radio Disney

If you've got kids who love Disney music -- or, heck, if you do, too -- check out the Radio Disney app. It's a simple (and free) streaming service full of songs and and interviews via radio stations nationwide. You can mark stations as favorites, see what's been recently played, and send shout-...
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Android Kids App: Scott's Submarine

Youtube link for mobile viewing Here's a fun little Android kids app that takes things under the sea. Scott's Submarine is an interactive book that tells the story of two children, Scott and Aiko, and Scott's cat, Jazz, and their underwater adventures. Each page has animation on it, but no so much...
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Android Kids App: Barnyard Dance! by Sandra Boynton

If you have young kids, chances are you've got a Sandra Boynton book or two. A third Boynton book -- "Barnyard Dance!" -- is now available for Android smartphones and tablets. It's going for $2.99 in the Android Market and sits along side "Moo, Baa, La La La!" and "The Going to Bed Book." We've...
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Android Kids App: Wheels on the Bus

And just like that, Daddy's toys are cool again. Duck Duck Moose has brought its popular (and excellent) "Wheels on the Bus" kids app to Android. The music's simple, the song is clear, and it's got all the same interactive features as the iOS version, sure to keep young kids occupied. (At least it...
Xoom Family Edition

Motorola Xoom Family Edition outed once again ahead of announcement

A couple of days ago we got a look at was dubbed the Motorola Xoom Family Edition and now, we're starting to see some accessories for this device pop up that confirm what was sent off to bix box retailers. Still no word from Motorola confirming the device, release date or price but we're expecting...
Motorola Xoom Family Edition

Motorola Xoom Family Edition packs Zoodles kid-friendly software

Motorola might just be on to something here with the yet to be announced Motorola Xoom Family Edition. Aside from the notably different retail packaging, this Motorola Xoom found in a big box eleectronics shop has some slight modifications when it comes to software. While it still has Honeycomb...
The Ogglies - A Dragon Party

Android kids app: The Ogglies - A Dragon Party

Chances are your kid likes dragons and will also jump at the chance to say "firebottom." Why not combine the two with the children's book "The Ogglies - A Dragon Party for Firebottom." It's the latest in a nice little run of interactive children's books now available on Android. "Firebottom" also...
Spelling Bee

Android App Review: Spelling Bee

I've said it before and I'll say it again: I like words. They keep my brain sharp and vocabulary growing. But what good is knowing a bunch of words if you don't know how to spell them? Sure, you could use spell check, but what if you were the spell checker? That's where Spelling Bee comes into...
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Android Kids App: Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin now available

From the same developer who brought us the excellent Android version of Beatrix Potter's "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" comes another Potter classic: "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin." Just like with "Peter Rabbit," you can read the book yourself, or have the app read to you. The images are all...
Caillou's World

Caillou's World joins Android kids educational games

Heads up, parents. Everybody's favorite bald-headed boy is now on Android. Caillou's World (for those of you without kids, Caillou is a popular kids show on PBS) is intended for children ages 2-5 and helps with reading, spelling and phonics. The child spots a highlighted item in a picture and taps...
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The next generation of Reading Rainbow coming soon to Android with RRKidz

Reading Rainbow is a renowned program for children hosted by LeVar Burton. For 25 years the show encouraged kids to read, exploring literature through themes, activities, and recommendations. Winning over 200 awards over the course of the show, it was sad to see it end in 2006, though now it seems...
US Presidents

Android App Review: US Presidents

 Sometimes you just need to know about the U.S. presidents. Maybe you're in a history class. Maybe you like being the walking encyclopedia in your group of friends. Shoot, maybe you're just a patriotic citizen and it's something you've got to do, for you. Whatever the reason, there's an app for you...
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Boynton book 'Moo, Baa, La La La!' now available on Android

Hey, parents! A second Sandra Boynton book is now available on Android. "Moo, Baa, La La La!" is another kids favorite. It's done in the same style as "The Going to Bed Book" and "PopOut! The Tale of Peter Rabbit," and once again you can choose to have the book read aloud, or you can read it...
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Poll: Do you let your kids play with your phone or tablet?

Oops. Somebody's inadvertently gone and started a rational discussion on Google+, about whether kids should be allowed to play with our expensive toys. There's no right or wrong answer (until the inevitable happens, we suppose) -- to each his (or her) own. So, let's hear it. We know you love your...
Bord

Android Kids App: Bord Chalkboard

Here's a nice little Honeycomb-optimized chalkboard called, appropriately enough, Bord. As far as virtual chalkboards go, Bord works quite nicely. You've got six colors and three sizes from which to choose, and you can have either a green board or black board. There's a sponge for, erm, sponging,...
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Android Kids App: PopOut! Tale of Peter Rabbit

Here's another nice title from the folks who brought us The Going to Bed Book. The Tale of Peter Rabbit is a story most of us should know, if not still love. And it's available on Android in beautiful fashion.It's not cheap -- running $5.19 U.S. -- but you get the entire story, with animated...
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Android Kids App: The Going to Bed Book

Youtube link for mobile viewing I think there's zero shame in admitting I'm actually pretty excited for this Android kids app. Chances are if you've had kids in the past 20 years or so, you've read them a book from Sandra Boynton. Blue Hat, Green Hat; Moo Baa La La La; Hippos Go Berserk; But Not...
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Android kids app: Lego Creationary

Youtube link for mobile viewing Here's one for all you Lego geeks out there (which includes us, of course). The popular Creationary game has come to Android. Like the traditional board game, the premise is simple: Roll a die and get a category. Then start building, and your opponents have to guess...

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