We publish expert reviews and Best Picks recommendation lists of children's apps, video games, websites, and tech toys. Our mission is to help parents, grandparents, and teachers find the best tech to use with their kids. We add new content weekly so check back often.
Editor Jinny Gudmundsen (who also writes the Kid-Tech column for USA Today) writes our blog.
She makes recommendations, offers helpful advice, spotlights innovations and trends, and more. Here's what is new:
Apps That Let Kids Create Content
As the "Maker Movement" continues to gain momentum, kids are joining in. This rec list showcases apps that let kids create content either within the app or outside of it.
Best Apps for Toddlers
If you are thinking about introducing your toddler to a smartphone or tablet, download these apps first. Designed for toddlers, these apps entice little fingers to touch and explore.
Great Puzzle Game Apps
With the right puzzle apps, kids can turn their puzzling prowess into smarts-building success. Each app on this list of puzzle games starts easy and get progressively harder, thus stretching kids’ logical thinking skills.
Alien Plum entertains kids with eco games, animated shorts, live-action videos, hands-on experiments, and missions to draw or take photos of nature. It's a great destination for budding earth ambassadors.
FREE and Fabulous: Top Apps for Kids
With this recommended list of free apps for kids, parents can know that they aren't downloading apps that have sneaky ways of making money. These are free and fabulous!
Top Parenting Apps
Want reinforcements for wrangling kids at bedtime, teaching them potty training, explaining screen time restrictions, and modeling good behavior? Here's a list of clever apps that are designed to make your parenting job easier.