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Brain Jump with Ned the Neuron by Kizoom

STEM education: app review of Brain Jump by Kizoom and giveaway of a robot kit

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week and what better way to celebrate than to focus on how important STEM education is? Well, how about a review of a fun science app and a giveaway for a cute and cool STEM education project? STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and I think parents should be doing whatever […]

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Valentine’s Day crafts and a Lunchbox Love giveaway

  For Halloween I made Mummy Candy Jars and they seemed to go over pretty well with the boys’ friends and teachers. For my Valentine’s Day crafts I wanted something equally cheap, cheerful and environmentally friendly – but this time something that wasn’t just another cute way to give out more candy. After finding the […]

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Gorilla Band app

Gorilla Band app review (with video!) and giveaway

  If you do nothing else then make the time to watch the video of the Gorilla Band app in action at the bottom of this review – it’s got some footage of Oliver that is guaranteed to make you smile. You may be aware that I have recently written a few guest posts for […]

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If You Give A Mouse A Cookie: activities and a review of Special Stories app

  Edited to add two things: In response to the review the developer has dropped the price of the app from $19.99 to $13.99. I think this places it in the ‘must buy’ category if you have children with special needs or work with them. I also have two copies of the app to giveaway! […]

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GoNow Sleek iPad Case by Attainment Company

iPad cases – when iDevices are used for AAC – a review of the GoNow Sleek

  Some posts remain a work in progress for a long time. This one however has set new records and for that I apologize, both to readers who have been waiting for it and to Attainment Company, who kindly gave me a GoNow Sleek case to review. I had the post ready to go in […]

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Fine Feathered Friends book app by Oceanhouse Media - front page

The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library – huge sale plus review of Fine Feathered Friends

  This is a combined ‘Great app deal’ and app review post. All the Oceanhouse Media book apps in The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library series are currently on sale at a price drop of 33% from $5.99 to $3.99. Links to all 11 Learning Library apps can be found at the end of […]

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Monsters Mixer app review

Monsters Mixer app review

  Currently free to download (with in app purchases), Monsters Mixer is being launched in time to celebrate Halloween. Summary – is the app worth buying? In terms of content, this app is well put together and a lot of fun, plus you can currently download it at no cost. However, the in-app purchases are numerous […]

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Axel’s Chain Reaction – free until Oct 4 – app review

I bumped up my review of Axel’s Chain Reaction because this week it’s FREE to download. So, if you’re reading this before October 5th and it sounds like a book you’re be interested in, download it now while it’s FREE! Summary – is the app worth buying? Definitely download it while it’s free. After that, […]

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Cute Food: app review and giveaway

  Puppet Workshop, a recent release from Jump App has rightly won many accolades as it’s a fun, engaging app with an old-school sock puppet feel. The developer also has a brand new app coming out called Imagination Box which I was lucky enough to get a sneak preview of. It allows you (I mean, um, […]

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Lovable Labels Back to School Pack – review and giveaway

  The boys and I have finally moved and we’re settling in nicely. Back to School yesterday for them means Back to Blogging today for me! I’ve got an awful lot to catch up on… I first reviewed Lovable Labels back in December 2012 and since then I’ve had a chance to really put them […]

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