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

Partners In Rhyme

The Partners In Rhyme app is a great app for children who are learning all about phonetics and reading.  With Partners In Rhyme, kids will develop beginning phonemic awareness skills, and learn that words are made up of individual sounds.  Children will learn how to discern which words rhyme and which word do not rhyme.  This app also helps children spell by recognizing patterns in words.  The app teaches children how to recognize word families by sound, such as cat, hat, mat and so on.  If you would like to teach your child all about rhyming and phonetics, be sure to check out Partners In Rhyme!

Requirements: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~ See Partners In Rhyme in the App Store

 

 

Save the Jollies

The Save the Jollies app is a fun game for kids.  With Save the Jollies, kids will help to save the Jollies who once lived peacefully and happily on their island….now, they have been captured and put into crates and loaded onto a container ship!  The goal is to help Prince Jolly by guiding him around inside each crate – while avoiding the crate edges – until the timer reaches zero.  As the Prince is transported from crate to crate, he will collect Ancient Rune Stones, which eventually will allow the Prince to magically transport all the Jollies back home to Jollyland.  If you would like to share a fun new game with your child, be sure to check out Save the Jollies!

Requirements: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~ See Save the Jollies in the App Store

 

 

Dragon Poppers

The Dragon Poppers app is a fun puzzle game for kids.  With Dragon Poppers, kids will test their puzzle solving skills in a land filled with cute dragons!  Kids will need to create chain reactions to solve each level, along the way they will earn gold and gems to buy power-ups that will help on their dragon adventure.  The gameplay is simple, just choose a dragon and tap on it to start the popping chain reaction…try and pop all dragons within the allowed taps to win each level.  The app features over 800 levels, lots of fun power-ups, and free hints every day.  If you would like to share a fun puzzle game with your child, be sure to check out Dragon Poppers!

Requirements: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~ See Dragon Poppers in the App Store

 

 

Turtle Invaders

The Turtle Invaders app is a fun game for kids.  With Turtle Invaders, kids will have to protect the Octoremus who are under a turtle invasion!  This app is a fun cause and effect game, with additional features that helps children improve their fine motor skills.  There are fully customizable settings that can be adjusted based on your child’s skill level.  Parents can set the app on beginner’s options to help their child gain confidence during game play for the first time playing.  The graphics and music can also be adjusted to make the game suitable for sensory sensitive kids.  If you would like to share a fun game with your child, be sure to check out Turtle Invaders!

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: FREE ~ See Turtle Invaders in the App Store

 

 

An Undersea Glider

An Undersea Glider is a fun 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!  This app features 87 mission which kids can play.  There are lots of upgrades to earn for your glider, as well as seven mini-games that test your reflexes and skills.  Kids can knock sea otters off their scuba tanks for more points and fuel boosts.  There are also sand dollars to collect along the way to unlock abilities and fly farther and higher.  If you would like to share a fun game with your child, be sure to 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

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