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Good App Guide's Favourite Children's Apps 2015

Good App Guide’s Favourite Children’s Apps 2015

We’ve had so many fabulous children’s apps submitted to us for review this year. Over 40 have reached our ‘Recommended’ status meaning they received at least 12 stars across our 3 ratings for fun, skill development and ease of use (each out of 5). In fact we also had our first 2 apps ever to…
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December 25, 2015 Tags:

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Language and Literacy Apps for Children

We were really interested to see this article from EdSurge on: 3 Truths and a Fib About Language and Literacy Apps for Children At the Good App Guide, we absolutely agree with the key messages: Language and Literacy apps are a large and rising category of educational apps and we might add one where our…
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October 22, 2015 Tags:

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Top 5 Educational Apps for 5 Year Olds

  Our children are growing up in a society where tablets and phones are readily available to them. Children are exposed to technology from a very young age, and we cannot escape the fact that it plays an important role in their lives. Helping children engage positively with apps and technology provides them with additional learning opportunities and promotes understanding…
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September 9, 2015 Tags:, , , ,

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Toys and Apps to Support One Year Old Development

At a year old, babies are developing quickly! This can be both an exciting and challenging time as children reach some big milestones, including saying their first words and taking their first steps. Play is a fantastic way to encourage this development, and playing together will help build a strong attachment between you and your baby. Cognitive development…
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August 27, 2015 Tags:, , ,

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Gender Neutral Toys and Apps

Play is a huge part of a child’s life and it is how they learn new things, develop skills and explore their own ideas freely. However there can be a lot of pressure on parents and children, through advertising, family members and the media, to encourage children to play with toys that are gender specific….
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April 9, 2015 Tags:, ,

Are Apps Worth Paying for?

At the Good App Guide we often get asked whether apps are worth paying for. There are a huge number of free apps available on the market. Some of them are really great, such as the CBeebies Playtime App, but we would always recommend caution when downloading free apps for children. At the Good App…
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January 8, 2015 Tags: