App Friday February 2nd, 2018

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Get a whole library of books for one sale price with Reading Train Full Steam Ahead. Kids with language impairments can practice speech with Sayin’ It Sam, they can tackle early math problems with 1st Grad Math Learning Games, or they can just relax with wooden puzzles of cute animals. Plus, Facebook faces pushback over its Messenger Kids app.

Garry Froehlich 
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Reading Train Full Steam Ahead
by The Learning Station

Sale. Every child can learn to read with this growing library of 200+ playful picture books, 20 sing-along song books and unlimited train game quizzes. Created by Libby Curran, a People Magazine Teacher of the Year.

Sayin’ It Sam
by Appropo Software LLC

Sayin’ It Sam is a game app for the iPad and iPhone for early language learners and kids with speech issues to play by voice. All kids deserve a voice.

Sayin’ It Sam™
Sayin’ It Sam™
Price: Free+

1st Grade Math Learning Games
by IDZ Digital Private Ltd.

1st Grade Math Games For Kids’ is a math learning program for first graders. Based on the curriculum followed by teachers worldwide, it teaches the basic math concepts in an easy, fun and engaging way. Learn first-grade level math concepts such as Numbers, Counting, Comparison, Time Telling and more. With over 30+ games and songs, it reinforces the basic math skills to kids.

Puzzles for Kids Funny Animals
by Learning Games for Toddlers

Put wooden animal puzzles together in order to create numerous pets and cute animals while popping air-balloons and listening to their animal sounds.

Opposition to Facebook Messenger Kids

Recently, investors called on Apple to make the iPhone less addictive for children, and now the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is calling on Facebook to abandon their Messenger Kids service (a chat app for young kids).  See more at

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