Our good friends at digital-storytime.com, sent us another great idea for our Good Free App of the Day! Little Bird's Internet Security Adventure helps teach kids all about basic internet safety, including how to deal with several significant online issues.
"I was on my computer and someone asked me for my name and address. They asked me how old I am if I wanted to play. Little Bird, what do I do?"
Downloading now...Thanks Carisa!
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From their review:
This educational title is a must-download for little ones learning about Internet safety. Little Bird is on her way to wish her grandma a happy birthday over the computer. With the help of her parents, Little Bird has learned how to be safe while online so she shares her tips with several of her animal friends on her way home. Presented in a lightly interactive and animated storybook app, young children will not only enjoy this book, but will also learn a lesson that can serve them for a lifetime of digital exploration.
Topics include how to deal with pop-ups, requests for personal information, on-line bullies and spam websites, as well as the constant refrain, "tell your parents" or "ask your parents". This app is a perfect way to introduce the topic of Internet security or reinforce a conversation you've already started with children eight and under...
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Every day we pick what we call the Good Free App of the Day, an app that we have downloaded, tested and certified: It can't have a ton of ads or just a little content with a ton of in-app purchases.
It also has to be good.
We then present them to you to read, download, and share so, based on which ones got the most hits, here are your Top 40 Favorite Free Apps. (We've eliminated apps that were only free for a limited period of time.)
2) LEGO App 4+ (build a vehicle and then use it in activities)
8) Play 123
11) Rover (flash-enabled browser for kids)
12) The Lorax
14) Draw Something (Pictionary online!)
15) Hide Run Growl
16) NASA App HD
17) Khan Academy
18) Using I and Me
19) Scribble Press (make an ebook!)
20) MeeGenius (six free books)
22) Math Bingo Games
24) PBS Kids Video
25) Color Uncovered (please don't let your dog drive)
29) Little Stars (letters, numbers, shapes, colors, first words)
30) I Can Write 2
33) Art Maker
35) Little Finder
36) Lego Duplo Jams
37) Monkey Drum
38) iTunes U
43) Math Vs. Zombies