Preschool Kids: Art on the iPad

winter art on iPad

We used the MoMA Art Studio App Today We’ve been studying Winter and the kids made some super cute snowmen on the iPad today. Using MoMA Art Studio was a great way for the kids to practice some of the skills they’ve learned when we’ve used iDiary for Kids. Besides being a fantastic app for building […]

Gift Guide: Setting Your Child Up with the Perfect iPad, Accessories and Apps

Choosing at tablet for your child

Choosing the Perfect Tablet for Your Child Many parents are interested in picking out the perfect iPad or other tablet for their child for the holidays.  It can be difficult though to create the ideal ensemble when there are so many choices.  Even though this website is generally geared toward teachers,  I find that people often […]

Best Apps for Creativity

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When we configured our iPads earlier this year, I knew one of the limitations would be the fact that we’d be “stuck” with a set group of apps until I was able to configure the iPads a second time.  I looked through all of the apps installed on my teacher iPad and chose 21 apps that I thought […]

Teaching Kids to Code: Preschool and Kindergarten

Code=Create!

Talking about teaching kids to code has become trendy.  It’s moving toward the mainstream. Creating opportunities to teach kids coding has become the “cool” thing to do in education. And I couldn’t be happier. This is a bandwagon that I’m excited to jump on! This morning I was looking at the Scratch Jr. Kickstarter page. […]

Five More Best Math Apps for Kindergarten and Preschool

5 More Best Math Apps for Preschool and Kindergarten

For whatever reason, when I’m searching for apps to use with my preschoolers,  it’s the math apps that catch my eye. There seem to be more good math apps out there than there are for other subjects.  I first wrote about my favorite math apps last year.  Over the past few months,  I’ve stumbled across […]

Five Best Reading Apps for Pre-K and Kindergarten

Five Best Reading Apps

Here’s the latest installment in the Five Best Apps Series: 5 Best Reading Apps. You can find our most popular post in this series here  and the rest of our reviews in this series on our Reviews and Five Best Apps Page. The images and app titles will take you to the iTunes store. Reading […]

Introducing iPads to Pre-Kindergarten Students

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I can’t believe that it took us until December to introduce our iPads to our class, and now it’s taken me until January to write about it! When we found out we would be receiving enough iPads to support a learning center we were so excited and eager to start. I never imagined it would […]