Here is this week’s 5 Fun Apps For Friday! Our weekly roundup of the best apps for parents this week.

Elmo Calls

The Elmo Calls app is a fun app for younger children.  With Elmo Calls, little ones can pick up the phone and chat with Elmo!  This app features a brand new look (newer version) with an all new set of features, including an improved  Grown-ups section for accessing, creating favorites, scheduling and adding calls!  Kids can receive audio and video calls from Elmo or dial Elmo on their own.  There is also a voicemail feature, and kids can listen to the messages any time.  Children can see live video of themselves in the corner of the screen while they are chatting with Elmo.  Parents can activate the calls or schedule calls for a variety of situations, such as: time to wake up, going to the doctor, bath time, potty time and more!  If you would like to share a phone call with Elmo and your little one, be sure to check out Elmo Calls!

Requirements: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $1.99~ See Elmo Calls in the App Store

 

 

Cookie Calls

The Cookie Calls app is a fun app for younger children.  With Cookie Calls, children can enjoy a phone call with Cookie Monster!  This app features a brand new look (it’s a new version) as well as a new set of features, including an improved Grown-ups section for accessing, creating favorites, scheduling and adding calls!  Kids can receive video calls from Cookie Monster, as well as voicemails that they can listen to anytime!  Of course, children don’t have to wait on Cookie to call, they can dial him up as well.  Kids can see a live video of themselves in the corner of the screen as they talk with Cookie Monster.  Parents can activate calls or schedule calls for a variety of situations, such as: nap time, time to wake up, bed time, time to brush teeth, and anything else they can think of.  If you would like to share a fun phone call app with your child, be sure to check out Cookie Calls!

Requirements: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $1.99 ~ See Cookie Calls in the App Store

 

 

Strawberry Shortcake Berry Beauty Salon

The Strawberry Shortcake Berry Beauty Salon app is a fun dress-up app for children.  With Strawberry Shortcake Berry Beauty Salon, kids can get Strawberry Shortcake and all her friends ready for a special day out.  The app includes: brand new outfits, fabulous manicures, hairstyle makeovers, and more.  Kids can book a hair appointment at the salon for a new hairdo, even add glitter for extra shiny hair!  There are lots of fun outfits to mix and match, including: tops, leggings, dresses, skirts and accessories.  When doing a manicure, kids can shape, color and finish with nail art and cute rings.  If you would like to share a fun Strawberry Shortcake app with your child, be sure to check out Strawberry Shortcake Berry Beauty Salon!

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 Strawberry Shortcake Berry Beauty Salon in the App Store

 

 

Tocomail for Gmail

The Tocomail for Gmail app is a great Gmail client built for teenagers.  With Tocomail for Gmail, kids can use a safe, fun and simple messaging and email app.  This app features lots of cool features, including: a drawing board, customized avatars, messenger via email and a colorful design.  The drawing board features postcards, stamps, pens, brushes, and other fun tools to create custom pictures to send to friends.  The messaging interface allows kids to instantly turn their emails into a fun instant messenger.  Your teen can also receive PUSH notifications when email is received.  There is also an optional parental control feature that gives parents a full, yet non-intrusive set of controls: safe, general and blocked lists of contacts, as well as a quarantine box to deliver maximum protection for your children.  If you would like to share a safe email app with your child, be sure to check out Tocomail for Gmail!

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~ See Tocomail for Gmail in the App Store

 

 

Kids Coloring Fun

The Kids Coloring Fun app Ois a fun coloring app for children.  With Kids Coloring Fun, children can enjoy more than 220 coloring pages and various coloring tools.  The app features 11 favorite themes, everything from animals to princesses!  There are lots of fun tools to use, including: brushes, glitters, patterns and even stickers!  Kids can also use a special photo frame pack, too.  There is even a way to make cards to share with friends and family.  If you would like to share a fun coloring app with your child, be sure to check out Kids Coloring Fun!

Requirements: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~ See Kids Coloring Fun in the App Store

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  1. Rodrigo

    Becky, It was great to meet you Friday night! You are definitely the life of the party and I am so glad I sat at your end of the table 🙂 I hope we get to meet again soon.

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