Drawings come to life on the new Crayola iPad app. Credit: Crayola Remember when a couple of crayons and a coloring book were all you needed for a little creative fun? Drawing the old fashioned way is still a favorite pastime for kids,...Drawings get interactive with this creative app.
Storybook apps are for kids of all ages! Credit: Getty Images We're loving the new book apps you can download onto your smartphone or iPad. Full of creative images, learning games, and interactivity, book apps provide an immersive exper...Storybook apps can help encourage lifelong readership.
Do kindergartners need iPad 2s? Credit: Getty Images
Reading, writing and finger painting -- on an iPad 2? A move by Maine educators could have kindergartners curling up at nap-time with fancy e-readers.Calling the gadgets "more im...Forget books. These Maine kindergartners will curl up with ipads at nap time.
The new bedtime story reader? Credit: Getty Images Once upon a time, long before computer games and DVDs, reading a story at bedtime was a treasured ritual for parents and their little ones. This snuggle time with Mom and Dad gave kids...Can't tuck Junior in? Have him snuggle up to an iPad.
No matter how fancified, upgraded, or teched-out games become –- whether they involve iPads or LEGO bricks –- they're still old-fashioned board games at the core. So grab your family and sit around the "boards" of these great new games ...No matter how fancified, upgraded, or teched-out games become –- whether they involve iPads or LEGO bricks –- they're still old-fashioned board games at the core.
Kids used to be wowed by the ability to pull a tab and make a little cardboard bee fly back and forth on a page. Now, on an iPad book app, they can tap that bee, hear it buzz, watch it fly figure eights and maybe even swat it with their hand and sm...Remember when pop-up books used to amaze kids? Now iPad book apps are blowing the minds of parents, too.
Echo Touch gloves come in a wide range of styles and colors, all of which let you use your touch screen phone or ATMs without having to bare your hands to the elements. Credit: Echo If you dread using your touch screen phone outside during th...If you dread using your touch screen phone outside during the icy winter because it means freezing your fingertips off, we have the answer.
Can't find your car? There's an app for that. Credit: GM Every parent with an iPhone, Android device or iPad knows how much fun kids have playing with the gadgets. But, beyond the games, there are plenty of apps for parents out there t...These parenting apps will help you organize everything from potty breaks to what's for dinner.
Mickey and some ghostly friends create Halloween-themed fun for tots. Credit: Disney PublishingArriving just in time for Halloween, Mickey's Spooky Night Puzzle Book is an interactive iPhone or iPad app designed especially for little fingers. ...Arriving just in time for Halloween, Mickey's Spooky Night Puzzle Book is an interactive iPhone or iPad app designed especially for little fingers.
Our recent roundup of interactive picture-book apps for the iPad focused on fancied-up classics like "Alice in Wonderland" and "Green Eggs and Ham." But there's plenty of new material out there in the world of finger-swipe page-turning. Here, we ta...
Go back to the days of blips and pixels. Illustration: Christopher HealyHowever you feel about them, video games make up a huge part of today's kids' pop-culture diet. But to many parents who grew up on the barely-2-D blips of "Pac-Man" and "Spa...
Breast may be best as far as the World Health Organization is concerned, but not according to Facebook. The social networking site has removed portraits of breastfeeding women created by a British Columbia artist. The iPad may look like the lates...