Sunday, August 31, 2014
at 11:00 PM
Have you ever tried to explain the size of a giraffe or Mt. Everest to a child? How about try to compare the size of an atom to a fly? It can be really difficult to help kids understand the true scale of something they don't commonly see. I've found this to be especially difficult for some kids with special needs. This app, Universal Zoom: All About Sizes and Distances, helps make a difficult concept a little more accessible, by using stunning photos compared in scale.
The best part? It's FREE for a limited time!
Saturday, August 30, 2014
One of the most frustrating things about the app store is downloading a free app only to discover that it really isn't free — it has in-app purchases or requires some kind of subscription. So we created a list of iTunes top free kids apps list, removing the apps with in-app purchases and subscriptions. That leaves us with the Top 50 Current Best-Selling Totally Free Kids Apps! These apps are all sub-categorized for Kids, so it includes games, books and educational apps!
Be sure to view the full list on Smart Apps For Kids, but check out a few of my favorite below! There are a lot of new apps on this list, so check it out even if you've seen it before!
at 10:20 PM
Signingtime.com points out that those benefits continue even after children develop spoken language. In fact, they have 60 reasons you should continue to sign with a child who can speak. I can relate to many items on this list and #24 is one of my favorite benefits.