Apps for Kids 42: Plants Vs. Zombies 2


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Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 10-year-old daughter, Jane.

In this episode of Apps for Kids, we talk about the followup to the worldwide hit Plants Vs. Zombies. It's called Plants Vs. Zombies 2 and it's free in the iTunes store.

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Apps for Kids 41: Blocksworld


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Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 10-year-old daughter, Jane.

In this episode of Apps for Kids, we talk about a fun sandbox style iPad app by the creators of Second Life. If you like Minecraft and Lego, you will like it. It's called Blocksworld and it's free in the iTunes store.

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Apps for Kids 40: Dumb Ways to Die


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Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 10-year-old daughter, Jane.

In this episode of Apps for Kids, we talk about Dumb Ways to Die , which is free in the iTunes store.

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Apps for Kids 38: Knights & Dragons


Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 10-year-old daughter, Jane.

In this episode of Apps for Kids, we talk about Knights & Dragons, which is free in the iTunes store and on Google Play.

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Apps for Kids 37: Kingdom Rush Frontiers


Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 10-year-old daughter, Jane.

In this episode of Apps for Kids, we talk about Kingdom Rush Frontiers for the iPhone (and iPad)

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Apps for Kids 36: Archercat

Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 10-year-old daughter, Jane.

In this episode of Apps for Kids, we talk about ArcherCat, a tower defense game for iOS and Android.

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Apps for Kids 35: Chip Chain


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In this episode of Apps for Kids, we talk about Chip Chain, a fun spin on the match-3 genre. We also talk about the Magic Treehouse series of books.

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Apps for Kids 34: The Big Big Castle


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In this episode of Apps for Kids, we talk about The Big Big Castle!, a game where you build and destroy castles. It's 99 cents in the iTune store.

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Apps for Kids podcast on CNN


Hot on the heels of our NPR interview, My daughter Jane and I were interviewed on CNN about our podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents called Apps for Kids.

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Apps for Kids 33: DIY.org

We review DIY.org, an app and site for kids who want to make stuff and earn skills.


Click here to play episode. Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 9-year-old daughter, Jane Frauenfelder.

In this episode of Apps for Kids, we talk about an online makers' club app for iOS called DIY.org. It's free in the iTune store.

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Apps for Kids 31: Space Holiday

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Click here to play episode. Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 9-year-old daughter, Jane Frauenfelder.

In this week's episode Jane and I talk about Space Holiday, a "line-drawing puzzle where you link stars to create constellations and open the star portal while avoiding the asteroids."

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