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#1 cherubcheeks

Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:22 AM

Hi

I am sure this questions has been asked before, but I am looking for some fun & educational apps for an 18 month old.

Anyone have any good suggestions???

Thanks

#2 Feral-as-Meggs

Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:34 PM

We have Soundtouch.  It's basically 5 pages of cartoon style images,, and when you tap on the image it goes to a photo of the thing, with the appropriate sounds.   There are 5 or so photos behind each image.  

The pages are domestic animals, wild animals, birds, vehicles, and instruments.  

You have to announce the name of the thing though - the app doesn't announce it - it just plays the noise of a duck quacking or whatever.

#3 Tender Heart

Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:38 PM

I really like this site for ideas for all ages - http://www.smartappsforkids.com/  They also have a Facebook page where they post free apps daily (some permanently free, some not).



#4 bluedragon

Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:52 PM

My DS loves the 'Wheels on the Bus' app at the moment. it is a series of different verses of the wheels on the bus nursery rhyme with animations that you can move and get to do things. Like the wipers on the bus go swish verse you can get the wipers to clear the water off the windscreen.

#5 BlueSheep

Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:55 PM

Little fox music box. my 14 month old DD loves it! Keeps her happy while I take a shower!

#6 archersmumma

Posted 06 February 2013 - 01:12 PM

My 20 month old loves "wheels on the bus" and he actually sings along now, so cute. All the Toca Boca apps are really cool even for me lol. And my son loves Fireman Sam and Thomas the Tank engine so they have some cool apps too. I am hoping they are enough to distract him on our first flight from melb to queensland next week original.gif

#7 Smoo

Posted 07 February 2013 - 05:47 PM

My son's favourite is Dr Panda, particularly Dr Panda Teach Me, he started playing with it at around that age




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