Reviewing kids' apps so you don't have to.

ESL

Viva Diamonds by Ronen Tsamir

Viva Diamonds by Ronen Tsamir is a hang man word game and a sort of Angry Bird clone (in a very loose sense). Partially completed words are displayed at the bottom of the screen. Launching a rock will break colored diamonds and expose letters in bubbles. You can then pop the bubbles with the correct letters to …

Preschool

Jelly 8 by Yellephant

Jelly 8 by Yellephant is a game targeted to toddlers and young children. It consists of 8 activities of which 3 involve drawing something on the screen (I’ll come back to those 3 activities shortly). The illustrations and animations are colorful and quirky (a plus around here). The activities I believe are unique and engaging …