Here’s this week’s 10 Awesome Apps For Tuesday! Our weekly roundup of the best apps for parents this week.

Frog Orbs 2

The Frog Orbs 2 app is a fun adventure app for children. With Frog Orbs 2, kids can join Bufo the Frog Wizard, in the sequel to the Apple Featured action hit. This app features classic arcade gameplay in a colorful, cartoon world. Kids will simply tap to cast magical blasts and defend themselves from waves of wicked Benglings. Children can also tap on the Magic Orbs to cast powerful spells – Whirlwinds, Firewalls and Rock Golems. There are lots of stars to collect and upgrades to magic skills, too. If you would like to share a fun adventure with your child, be sure to check out Frog Orbs 2!

Requirements: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $1.99 ~See Frog Orbs 2 in the App Store

 

 

Tykester

The Tykester app is a great app for new moms who are going to be using childcare. With Tykester, moms can use a quick glance to get a strong sense of how their child’s day is going. The Tykester app works by connecting you to your caregiver or childcare provider in real time…whether that provider is a daycare, a spouse, nanny, babysitter, or grandparent. This app provides a real-time baby tracker for feeding, naps, and potty/diapers. The app also has a mood indicator, push notifications, and a What’s Up feature that allows for capturing fun moments, milestones, photos and captions. There is a daily summary to provide a “quick glance”, as well as a detailed timeline. If you are going to be a new mom using childcare or know one, be sure to check out Tykester!

Requirements: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~See Tykester in the App Store

 

 

Dodge shape!

The Dodge shape! app is a fun game for kids. With Dodge shape!, the objective is simple – dodge the shape and move up, and up, and up the screen as far as you can! Kids will swipe their finger left or right to move and dodge the shapes as they come down the screen. Each time, kids can try for a record high score, and try to collect more coins than the time before. If you would like to share a fun, easy game with your child, be sure to check out Dodge shape!

Requirements: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~See Dodge shape! in the App Store

 

 

Birgitte Berteldatter’s Brilliant Birds and Beasts

The Birgitte Berteldatter’s Brilliant Birds and Beasts app is about Birgitte who likes to go exploring and finding creatures small and large. With Birgitte, kids can dive into the bizarre and exciting world of an eccentric little explorer and adventurer extraordinaire! Birgitte has a field journal with all sorts of hand drawn illustrations and animations. Kids can tap the screen to find animations hidden on each page, and double tap or swipe to turn the page. There are Read to Me and Read by Myself options with individual words highlighted. Kids can even draw their own creatures and save them in their own journal. If you would like to share a fun exploratory adventure with your child, be sure to check this app out!

Requirements: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPad. Price: $2.99 ~See Birgitte Berteldatter’s Brilliant Birds and Beasts in the App Store

 

 

Chess and Mate

The Chess and Mate app is a chess program for the whole family. With Chess and Mate, kids can learn the basics of chess as well as the tricks and intricacies of the popular strategy board game. Kids will move through Prince Kaspar’s castle, which has many rooms in which the individual chess pieces are introduced. Prince Kaspar’s library also includes the big chess book that tells the secrets, such as: the pawn fork, the Italian gambit, and the scholar’s mate. Kids can challenge Prince Kaspar to play a round of chess at any time, first they must defeat him, and then they are also allowed to play Capt’n Black! If you would like to teach your child the game of chess, be sure to check out Chess and Mate!

Requirements: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $4.99 ~See Chess and Mate in the App Store

 

 

My Face play

The My Face Play app is a fun app full of different characters for children to enjoy. With My Face Play, kids can create lots of funny characters and turn them into stickers, as well as give them names. The characters start out as simple shapes – a circle, a square, or a triangle. Kids can explore all the possibilities with stencils of pirates that navigate oceans, farm and forest animals, witches of the House of Candies, beautiful princesses, aliens, superheroes and more! There are also difference colors, stars, hats and accessories included. Kids can save their characters to their album, and create photographs, play games in the game room and even unlock more stickers in with puzzle games. If you would like to share a fun creative app with your little one, be sure to check out My Face Play!

Requirements: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPad. Price: $1.99 ~See My Face play in the App Store

 

 

Tony the Truck and Construction Vehicles

The Tony the Truck and Construction Vehicles app is for children who love cars, trucks, and vehicles that go! With Tony the Truck and Construction Vehicles, kids can help Tony the Truck, Digger Dan, Bulldozer Karl, Hugo and Amos the Cranes, Roller Ben, Mixer Truck Ron and the Forklift brothers Max and Rex! The app has been designed for children ages 1 through 4 years old, and features easy navigation, and there are no ads or external links to worry about. There are two screens available for free, and the others can be bought via in-app purchasing. If you would like to share a fun apps all about vehicles with your little one, be sure to check out Tony the Truck and Construction Vehicles!

Requirements: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~See Tony the Truck and Construction Vehicles in the App Store

 

 

An Undersea Glider

An Undersea Glider is a fun crab launching game for kids. With An Undersea Glider, kids can join the Hermit Crab on a Manta Ray Glider as he attempts to find and capture the seven blue pearls. The app includes 87 missions in which to build your skills. Kids can earn upgrades for their glider through playing, and there are also 7 mini games to help them test their reflexes and skills. By knocking sea otters off their scuba tanks, kids can earn more points and fuel boosts, too. Be sure to collect the sand dollars as well. If you would like to share a fun new game with your child, check out An Undersea Glider!

Requirements: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~See An Undersea Glider in the App Store

 

 

Season of Tree

The Season of Tree app allows children to explore beautiful artwork about nature and animals. With Season of Tree, children will go on an interactive adventure as they learn about trees and animals. Through using Season of Tree, children will gain an appreciation of nature as they use an “emotion art” app. Kids will explore the deep forest, draw and learn about the passing of time and seasons, climb up to the sky to observe the world and decorate their own forest. This app features emotionally touching artwork, as well as calming background music. The interactions are realistic and physics-based. If you would like to share a beautiful app about nature with your child, be sure to check out Season of Tree!

Requirements: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~ See Season of Tree in the App Store

 

 

Curious World

The Curious World app is brought to you by the trusted team that created Curious George’s Curious About Shapes and Colors! Right now for a limited time, you can get the Curious George Dinosaur Discovery pack for FREE! With Curious World, children can join Izzy and Mac as they guide them through a world of curious adventures. Kids can help find dinosaur bones, look at the world through the eyes of Steve Jenkins’s creatures, or play hide-and-seek with Gossie in their own home. Kids can even personalize the app to incorporate the world around them by creating puzzles with personal photos. There are several themed packs, each of which provide at least five activities, including a real-world experience that parents and children can enjoy together. If you would like to share a fun new Curious George app with your child, be sure to check out Curious World!

Requirements: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~See Curious World in the App Store

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