Today’s review is by Middle Girl and her sister! Middle Girl (6th grade): Bonza Draw is a great iPad app. I would give it four and a half stars out of five. I like Bonza Draw because it’s a great app. It lets you draw something new every day. I also like the word bank. If you miss a day of drawing, Bonza Draw saves
Toontastic is a fun app from Launchpad Toys where you can create your own cartoon. My brothers and sisters and I have had so much fun making cartoons with our own voices and creating stories. WARNING! Toontastic is a free app but it requires in-app purchases. There are $0.99 purchases you can make OR you can get the all access pass for $9.99 (we got
Chalk pastels are “blessedly messy,” as Nana says. Yet we’ve found a way to avoid the mess and enjoy pastels – even on the go! We discovered the iPastels iPad app from Norbyte. Of course this app isn’t exactly like holding a piece of soft chalk in your hand. But it does offer a close creative capability. iPastels will help you create a digital pastel
Today I share with you some of the resources I turn to often: Bible Gateway – now available for iPhone and iPad Answers in Genesis Joel C. Rosenberg’s Blog Plus a new resource we just recently discovered: GloBible App – a review at Homeschool Post (along with a list of more apps for families) You might also be interested in my series, here at Habits:
Why do I love paper plates? Two doctor visits. Three dental visits. A trip to the bank. A stop at the library. And that was just by Monday afternoon. Two more doctor visits and another stop at the library by Tuesday. One more doctor visit on Thursday. Despite all those visits, it was a missing-it sort of week. No drama troupe, no choir, no piano.
The iPad has become a teaching tool. Educational apps abound, with an amazing variety of subjects available. In the geography category, we have Stack the States by Dan Russell-Pinson. Stack the States is both fun and educational; a game that uses some of the best mobile features – interaction and manipulation. While learning about the 50 states by answering questions about them, this app requires critical thinking
A Hodgepodge of writing? With a busy, homeschooling household there really are no long, quiet stretches of writing time. I have to carve them out. Or snatch them now and then. I have to make the time because it is something I enjoy. I do find it ironic that a post answering my friend’s question When do you write? was the hardest for me to