Thursday, September 4, 2014

Free App Friday! Back to School with 23 FREE apps!

Free App Friday is sponsored by Winning Words.
Our Back To School Extravaganza continues today with 23 apps going free!  We have a Top Pick Dr. Panda app, apps for story making, math, handwriting, spelling and Spanish.
$50 in savings
Most of these apps are free ONLY UNTIL 10 p.m. (U.S. CST) on September 5, 2014, so start downloading now!

Free App Friday is sponsored by Winning Words 
Today we have six great English apps to teach kids about antonyms, synonyms, singular and plural words, homophones and compound words and words such as button that have double letters. They are fun to play either alone or with friends/classmates. These apps are suitable for a large age range as there are three levels of difficulty and you have the choice among using 12, 16, 20 or 24 tiles.
App-Warning-Buttons-NO-IN-APP-(100x100)App-Warning-Buttons-NO-EX-LINKS-(100x100)App-Warning-Buttons-NO-ADS-(100x100)No ads, no in-app purchases, no external links (woohoo!)
Download all six Winning Words apps for FREE here:
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Dr. Panda's Bus Driver - rated 4.5 Stars by Kelli
iPad/iPhone - $2.99 to FREE
Bottom line: Another stellar offering from Dr. Panda and the folks at TribePlay. Always a favorite in our house, Dr. Panda is now taking my kids on a bus ride through a cute little town, delivering all the animals to their desired destinations.
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My Story - Book Maker for Kids
iPad only - $3.99 to FREE
Create and share ebooks and stories by adding drawings, photos, and stickers. Then record your voice on every page and share your story with friends, family and classmates. We’ve made My Story super teacher friendly by adding multiple authors and syncing across multiple iPads! So now you can have all your classroom iPads in sync! Perfect for the home or classroom.
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CosmoCamp: The Incredi-Ride!
iPad only - $1.99 to FREE
CosmoCamp offers two learning levels designed to adapt the reading experience to the child’s age group (2-3 and 4-5 years old). This beautiful storybook is sure to delight young readers with its superb illustrations, stimulating interactions, funny tactile animations and educational narrative.
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Drive About: Number Neighborhood
iPad/iPhone - $1.99 to FREE
Drive, fly, and sail around Number Neighborhood - a delightful world filled with early learning math activities. Kids practice number identification and writing, counting, matching and ordering in an environment that encourages free play, exploration and fun. For ages 5 and under.
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Moon and Sun - children's book
iPad/iPhone - $3.99 to FREE
Poetic, "Moon and Sun" is a interactive children's book narrated in English, French and Brazilian Portuguese. A book about friedship, with colors and subtleties. A book that shows the importance of the little things. In the beggining of the sky, the moon lived lonely up there... and the Sun too; they never meet each other.
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Mr. Koope the hedgehog - Children's story book
iPad/iPhone - $2.99 to FREE
Mr. Koope the Hedgehog hates the rain and decides to soar above the clouds to avoid it. A chronic grumbler, Mr. Koope, how could he climb over the clouds? When he moves over the clouds, an unexpected surprise occurs. This beautiful and fantastic story lets young readers free their imaginations, while reminding adults of their innocent childhood memories.
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Siesta Testa - Child Battery Test ▪ Good easy parenting support solution to teach and train kids for the best bed time sleep routine
iPad/iPhone - $1.99 to FREE
Struggling to get your child to sleep? Always fighting bed time? Constant negotiations? Siesta Testa solves this! Make your child believe they have batteries which will be recharged whilst they sleep!
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Reading Log+
iPhone/2x iPad - $1.99 to FREE
Focus on the reading while we worry about the details. Reading Log+ is an app that takes away the burden of tracking your kids’ reading progress and puts the focus back where it needs to be - on the reading.
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Ear Pairs
iPad/iPhone - $1.99 to FREE
Recognizing and comparing sounds is a skill that lays the foundation for speaking and reading. Ear pairs is an auditory training app that uses game play to help young children learn to listen.
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Lets Talk Animals
iPad only - $1.99 to FREE
The Let’s Talk: Animals App is a motivating interactive game designed to develop your child’s vocabulary. Your child will be shown flash cards of different animals and will develop his/her understanding and use of these words by responding to the simple instructions.
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First Alphabet HD Pro - Interactive Alphabet Games for Ages 1-4
iPad only - $1.99 to FREE
Each letter features an interactive game. Kids learn over time how the buttons affect the game-play and learn how to move and manipulate the objects. In addition to phonics, letter sounds and words, this app includes many sounds from nature and from everyday objects
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Montessori MatheMAGICs: Dynamic Division 
iPad/iPhone - $1.99 to FREE
What is division? When do we divide? How? These questions just disappear when you start dividing coins among pirates, shoes between caterpillars, and bananas among monkeys. And tidying up is even better - can you imagine clearing aliens with a tornado, ice-cream with a magic wand, or ghosts using a frog? With a carefully considered balance of fun and learning, concentration and laughing, this unique app has kids doing math and coming back for more.
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Spell Pop
iPad/iPhone - $1.99 to FREE
Spelling practice is fun when students play Spell Pop! Spell Pop is an engaging and effective way for young students to learn their spelling words. Students pop the floating bubbles to spell out words. After each letter is popped, the letter name is played. Early spellers can look at the word as they spell it.
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Let's Play with Rita!
iPad/iPhone - $0.99 to FREE
From the creators of the award-winning App " RITA, THE LIZARD " (Bologna Ragazzi Digital Award 2013, Best Book Apps 2012 - Kirkus Reviews... )
Now "LET'S PLAY WITH RITA!", "a cute and cheerful App with a refined style and production, designed to improve attentiveness , observation and children‘s memory while having fun ."
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Numbers at Home
iPad/iPhone - $2.99 to FREE
Numbers at Home is a fun educational game for your kids between the ages of 2 and 5. With the help of Beto (our main character) and the different games inside Numbers at Home, your children will have fun while learning the Numbers, Adding and Subtracting.
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The Three Little Gators
iPad/iPhone - $1.99 to FREE
A delightful retelling of the Three Little Pigs story. Three little gators strike out on their own in an east Texas swamp. Their mother warns them to build strong houses that can protect them from Big-bottomed Boar, who likes to eat tasty, tender gators for his snack.
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Educational Flight
iPad/iPhone - $1.99 to FREE
Today you will be an airline pilot! Your mission is to catch the magic stars. They are full of letters and numbers. By catching the stars in the correct sequence, the aircraft performs beautiful acrobatics!
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Striding Bird - An Interactive Tale
iPad/iPhone - $1.99 to FREE
"Striding Bird - An Interactive Tale" is an original animated and interactive story about a young bird finding his way in the world. Join Striding Bird as he struggles to make sense of the world around him. Follow his footsteps in self discovery and engage in his journey to discover the true meaning of happiness and self-identity.
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Equate Formula Solver
iPad/iPhone - $1.99 to FREE
Equate is a formula solver developed by nerds who appreciate the wonderful world of Math, Physics and Chemistry! Conquer formulas with ease using our state of the art formula solvers! Equate is the most extensive formula solver in the App Store with aesthetically pleasing features.
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Where Do the Swans Sleep? - a fairy tale picture book
iPad/iPhone - $1.99 to FREE
Accompany Felix on an exciting journey through the wild, in search of the answer to one question:
'Where do the swans sleep?'
Can you help Felix find his way back to human form?
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Millie & Teddy children's books – read, play and paint 
iPad only - $0.99 to FREE
The Millie and Teddy children's books can be read aloud to children on an iPad and includes small games, animations and even the ability to colour in one's own Millie & Teddy book.
* Games included: Tombola, Memory Game, Puzzles, Dressing Millie and Teddy, Spot to Spot and Colouring Book.
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Albert  (in-app purchases) 
iPhone/2x iPad - $0.99 to FREE
Help Albert with 20 beautifully and artistically designed adventures. Each steps gives you stars, starts give you access to the next steps. Easy and simple. Yet Albert will need all your dexterity and wit to help him complete 20 smart and fun levels.
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Spanish First Words Book and Kids Puzzles Box (in-app purchases)
iPad only - $1.99 to FREE
“Spanish First Words Book and Kids Puzzles Box” is an educational app for the iPad that includes two games featuring adaptive and personalized learning. The Word Book that teaches phonics, letter names and spelling in Castilian or Latin American Spanish to children from preschool to Grade 1.
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** Please note ** Not all of the apps listed here are the level of quality we would expect for one of our Good Free Apps of the Day and we have not reviewed them or tested them extensively unless noted.  Pricing and dates are correct at the time of publishing.  Some apps may contain in-app purchases and/or advertising. Only the app's developer can control when an app is free.**

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