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Apps for kids

Postposted on Thu Oct 13, 2011 7:59 am

So my son is 9 months now, and I am looking for apps for the iPad that my hold his attention. While I do think he is probably a bit young right now the next three months will fly by and he will be 1.

So does anyone have any good ones to share? I have been trolling the app store and cant seem to find anything worth while.
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Re: Apps for kids

Postposted on Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:30 am

My wife got a bunch of different things my 3-year-old is fascinated with. I'll find out what's on her iPod and let you know. She's been fascinated with the iPod since she was your son's age (which even now she can't remember the name; it's "Mommy's little thing".)
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Re: Apps for kids

Postposted on Fri Oct 14, 2011 5:41 am

Thanks derFunk. My little one too is fascinated by it as he keeps grabbing my wifes iPhone. I suspect its the Pink Otterbox my wife has in it. But just the other day he was actually looking at the screen.

I had always stated that when the iPad 3 is released I would upgrade then re-purpose my original iPad for him. Hence the question.
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Re: Apps for kids

Postposted on Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:08 am

Apparently nothing of note. My daughter likes games with bright colors. Apparently her favorite ones right now are Fruit Ninja and Super Rope. She does have some sort of Sesame Street pop-up e-book type of app. And then there's stuff that you're probably not going to be interested in - a Dora Ballerina app, for instance.
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Re: Apps for kids

Postposted on Fri Oct 14, 2011 8:19 am

The iPad is a great time sink for kids if you're on the go. Does anyone have an idea for locking the app you're in? My boys are drawn to the only button on the front- the home button- and switching in and out of apps. Next thing you know, my son says "Dad, they're twisting" when he holds down an app icon until it switches into move icon/delete icon mode. If I could force them to stay in the one app that I choose them to use, I wouldn't constantly feel like I have to watch everything they do with it.

It's one of those things that make me think to myself "Surely someone has to have thought of this by now".
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Re: Apps for kids

Postposted on Fri Oct 14, 2011 9:19 am

several layers of duct tape over the home button should work. :lol:

also, on the iPad make sure you're turning off the multitasking gestures (four or five fingers swipe left or right to swap apps, or four/five fingers up to reveal the running apps list).
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Re: Apps for kids

Postposted on Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:01 pm

My kids love Astroloquiz app. You can find it at itunes or I can send you the link, just send me pm. I just found it at itunes and since then, they are hooked on it. As a mom, of course I want it for them because it wasn't only entertaining, it was also educational. They also love the Futaba App. How about other moms here? What are the other apps your kids love?
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Re: Apps for kids

Postposted on Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:10 am

This place is a sausage fest - there are no moms on Tech Report. :lol:

But welcome! :D
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Re: Apps for kids

Postposted on Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:36 am

derFunkenstein wrote:This place is a sausage fest - there are no moms on Tech Report. :lol:

But welcome! :D


I stifled a laugh when you said it's a sausage fest. :3

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