Here is this week’s Ten For Tuesday! Our weekly roundup of the best apps for parents this week.

Toonia Jelly

The Toonia Jelly app is a fun way to play, listen and learn the sounds of musical instruments. With Toonia Jelly, kids can play with various musical instruments, such as: flute, xylophone, drums and more! This app is geared towards children that are 2 through 5 years old, and is a great way to stimulate your child’s auditory and visual senses in a kid-friendly way. Kids will join Jelly, a cute virtual pet, as they play different instruments. This app allows children to discover the world of music and a wide range of sounds. As kids play, they can catch magical objects and listen to various singing styles. Jelly will change shapes, colors and emotions throughout the app to appropriately match the music being played. The app not only allows children to experiment with music, but is always physics-based as well. There are no in-app purchases or third-party ads to worry about either. If you would like to share a fun musical app with your little one, be sure to check out Toonia Jelly!  Requirements: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $2.99 ~ See Toonia Jelly in the App Store

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Best Kids Songs & Stories

The Best Kids Songs & Stories app is a fun musical app for kids. With Kids Songs & Stories, children can sing along and dance with adorable characters. There are 130 sing along songs, as well as 90 musical storybooks. Some of the songs available are: The Alphabet Song, Ten Little Indians, The Muffin Man and many more. Some of the Musical Storybooks available are: The Gingerbread Man, The Princess and the Frog, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and many more! Along with the music and stories, there is also a coloring book and fun stickers to play with. If you would like to share a fun musical app with your child, be sure to check out Best Kids Songs & Stories!  Requirements: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~ See Best Kids Songs & Stories in the App Store

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MONKEY GO HOME

The MONKEY GO HOME app is a fun game for children. With MONKEY GO HOME, kids can help monkey get home, he is stuck in outer space! The monkey can swing on clouds, but make sure he doesn’t fall. Kids must make sure that the monkey holds on tight to the clouds, so he keeps making his way home. The controls are simple, just tilt the iPhone to catch clouds, then tap and hold to grab clouds. If you would like to share a fun and simple game with your child, be sure to check out MONKEY GO HOME!  Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires iOS 7.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.  Price: $0.99 ~ See MONKEY GO HOME in the App Store

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ABC U and Me

The ABC U and Me app is a great app for children that are learning the alphabet.  With ABC U and Me, kids can play with Anji as she plays with her magic letter blocks full of colorful, animated objects.  There are 26 wooden blocks to swipe through and tap on each one to see what’s inside!  Anji will read each letter, as well as 104 different words to your child.  The app also includes a simple quiz for kids.  The visuals, sounds and music of the app have been designed to be calming and fun for younger children.  The app does not contain any ads, in-app purchases or links to worry about.  If you would like to share a fun alphabet app with your child, be sure to check out ABC U and Me!  Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $1.99 ~ See ABC U and Me in the App Store

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Little Critter Shapes

The Little Critter Shapes app is the perfect app for any Little Critter fan.  With Little Critter Shapes, children can learn their shapes with Little Critter through an interactive board book!  This app was designed for children ages 2 through 5 years old.  The app encourages early literacy skills with highlighted narration, as well as tappable words and pictures.  Children can even record their own narration and share it with others.  Young children will enjoy the easy-to-use navigation, there is even a select-a-scene option.  If you would like to help your child learn their shapes, be sure to check out Little Critter Shapes!  Requirements: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $0.99 ~ See Little Critter Shapes in the App Store

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The King, The Queen and The Mouse

The King, The Queen and The Mouse is a fun storybook app for young children, and is part of Rossi & Lucy’s Bed Time Stories.  Rossi and Lucy stories are a series of educational books that are designed to teach children the importance of positive thinking and behavior at a young age!  With The King, The Queen and The Mouse, kids are drawn into a magical fairy tale world where a royal family lives.  The royal family is like any other, except the king and queen’s daughter is a mouse!  Come along and learn all about the mouse princess – this story will teach children that it is okay to be different and unique, and it is important to be true to yourself.  If you would like to share a positive story with your child, be sure to check out The King, The Queen and The Mouse!  Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $1.29 ~ See The King, The Queen and The Mouse in the App Store

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Season of Tree

The Season of Tree app is a fun app that allows children to explore beautiful artwork about nature and animals in an interactive way.  With Season of Tree, children can explore the deep forest and the animals within, as well as learn about the passing of time and seasons.  Children can climb up to the sky to observe the world from above, and decorate their very own forest.  This app shares a fun story about trees and animals.  In the Circle of Life section, kids can draw the passing of time and seasons, as well as learn about tree and animal life changes as the seasons move on.  The Road to Courage section allows children to explore the deep forest, and raise courage by overcoming their “fears” within the forest.  If you would like to share a beautiful app about nature and animals 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

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The 7D Mine Train

The 7D Mine Train app allows children to get a sneak peek into the world of the Seven Dwarfs from “The 7D”, a new show premiering Monday, July 7 on Disney XD!  With The 7D Mine Train, kids can pilot their favorite Dwarf on his own special cart through twisting, turning tracks before hurtling through the jewel mine and other exciting locations!  Kids will earn special gems along the way that can help them get cool new customized cars and power ups!  This app features high speed adventure with over-the-top visual humor and one-liners!  Kids can unlock each dwarf’s animated introduction over the weeks leading up to “The 7D” show on Disney XD!  Kids can also unlock special power ups for each dwarf to help them avoid obstacles and complete their mission, as well as collect gems to help them buy new carts.  There are also In-App purchases available for a 7D Super pack!  If you would like to check out The 7D, be sure to download The 7D Mine Train!  Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Price: FREE ~ See The 7D Mine Train in the App Store

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RIO 2 Sky Soccer!

The RIO 2 Sky Soccer! app is a fun new app that offers 2 deluxe soccer games featuring the red vs. blue macaws!  With RIO 2 Sky Soccer!, kids can play in the Pit of Doom as their feathered friend Blu and the blue macaws play an action-packed game of sky soccer against the pesky red macaws – the winner gains control of the bird sanctuary!  This app features the favorite characters, festive music and bright, colorful imagery of the Rio 2 film, as well as fun soccer-themed activities for all the soccer fans in your life.  Kids can play Star Soccer where they experience the blue macaws vs. the red macaws in a flying soccer game – there are 20 levels to unlock.  There is also Soccer Smash, where kids can play by themselves or with a friend, just pick your player from the blue and red macaw teams, then get ready to kick the ball into the goal to win!  If you want to share a fun Rio themed app with your child, be sure to check out RIO 2 Sky Soccer!  Requirements: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $2.99 ~ See  RIO 2 Sky Soccer! in the App Store

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Care Bears: Wish Upon a Cloud

The Care Bears: Wish Upon a Cloud app is a great app for any Care Bears fan!  With Care Bears: Wish Upon a Cloud, kids can help Tenderheart Bear save Care-a-Lot!  The mischievous Beastly has cast a dark spell over the kingdom and made all the Care Bears glum, and it’s up to you to help fix it!  Kids can help cheer the Care Bears up and save the kingdom.  By grooming, feeding, dressing up, and playing with the Care Bears, kids will improve the weather and their moods!  Kids can cover the Bears in bubbles, rinse them and dry them, as well as dress them up in cute outfits.  There are fun toys to play with and make the Bears laugh, and even tasty treats to share with them.  If you would like to share fun Care Bear app with your child, be sure to check out Care Bears: Wish Upon a Cloud!  Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~ See Care Bears: Wish Upon a Cloud in the App Store

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One Response

  1. Deanna

    When someone writes an piece of writing he/she retains the idea of a user in his/her brain that how a user can understand it.

    Thus that’s why this article is great. Thanks!

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