Magic of Child Life

When Kids Say They Can't, We Tell Them They Can!

Get “Appy”

Time to get “Appy” and check out these recommended Apps for Child Life Specialists, Educators, Parents, and Kids! Click on the title of the App to read a summary about the app!

Medical Preparation

Name: Chemo DuckImage result for Chemo duck app

Age/Developmental Stage: Toddler-School Age

Available for these devices: iOS

Cost: Free!

 

Name: Doctor KidsImage result for Doctor kids app

Age/Developmental Stage: Preschool-Early School Age

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free! (Ad removal upgrade for $1.99. Additional purchases can be made in-app)

 

Name: My First SurgeryImage result for My first surgery app

Age/Developmental Stage: Preschool-Early School Age

Available for these devices: iOS

Cost: Free!

 

Name: Know Your BodyImage result for know your body app

Age/Developmental Stage: Preschool-School Age

Available for these devices: iOS

Cost: Free!

 

Name: Okee in Medical ImagingImage result for Okee medical imaging

Age/Developmental Stage: School Age

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free!

 

Name: Sesame Street & AutismImage result for sesame street and autism app

Age/Developmental Stage: Preschool-Early School Age

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free!

 

Name: Simply Sayin’Image result for simply sayin app

Age/Developmental Stage: Late Preschool-Adolescence (3-18)

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free!

 

Coping Image result for breathing bubbles app

Name: Breathing Bubbles

Age/Developmental Stage: Preschool-Early School Age

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free!

 

Name: Help Kids CopeImage result for helping kids cope app

Age/Developmental Stage: Preschool-Adolescence

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free!

 

Name: Middle School Confidential-SeriesImage result for middle school confidential app

Age/Developmental Stage: Older School Age-Early Adolescence

Available for these devices: iOS, Android, Amazon

Cost: Middle School Confidential 1: Be Confident in Who You Are-$2.99Middle School Confidential 2: Real Friends vs. the Other Kind-$2.99, & Middle School Confidential 3: What’s Up with My Family?-$2.99

 

Name:  Sleep Pillow SoundsImage result for sleep pillow app iphone

Age/Developmental Stage: Any Age and Stage!

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free for Android, $2.99 for iOS (Additional sounds may be purchased at varied prices.)

 

Name: Super Stretch Kids YogaImage result for super stretch yoga app

Age/Developmental Stage: Toddler-School Age

Available for these devices: iOS

Cost: Free!

 

Distraction

Name: 4 Pics 1 WordImage result for 4 pics 1 word app

Age/Developmental Stage: Older School Age-Adolescence

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free! (Additional challenges or coins may be purchased. Ad Free costs $1.99)

 

Name: Charades for Kids

Age/Developmental Stage: Early School Age and up

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free! (Some Ad pop-up and in-app purchases available)

 

Name: Color MeImage result for Color Me app

Age/Developmental Stage: Older School Age-Adolescence

Available for these devices: iOS, Android, Microsoft Devices

Cost: Free!

 

Name: Disney Story Central

Image result for DIsney Story Central app

Age/Developmental Stage: Early School Age

Available for these devices: iOS

Cost: Free, with in-app purchase capability for more stories 

 

 

Name: Kids Doodle-Color and DrawImage result for kids doodle app

Age/Developmental Stage: Toddler-Early School Age

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free!

 

 

Name: Mad LibsImage result for Mad Libs app

Age/Developmental Stage: School Age-Adolescence

Available for these devices: iOS, Android, and Desktop (www.madlibs.com)

Cost: Free! (Additional stories can be purchases through the app or online)

 

Name: Magic Jigsaw PuzzleImage result for magic jigsaw puzzles

Age/Developmental Stage: Early School age and up!

Available for these devices: iOS, Android, Windows, & Amazon

Cost: Free!

 

Name: Toy Blast!Image result for Toy Blast app

Age/Developmental Stage: Preschool-Early School Age

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free (in-app purchases available)

 

Name: UnMonstersImage result for unmonsters app

Age/Developmental Stage: Preschool-School Age

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free!

 

 

Therapeutic Expression

Name: Baby Sign and LearnImage result for baby sign and learn itunes

Age/Developmental Stage: Infant-Toddler

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free on iTunes, $2.99 on Android

 

Name: Drum KitImage result for drum kit app

Age/Developmental Stage: Everyone!

Available for these devices: iOS (Similar versions of this app are available on Android)

Cost: Free (Ads do pop up)

 

Name: Feel Electric! 

Age/Developmental Stage: School Age

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: Free! (This is a relatively large app size. Make sure you have enough room on your digital device!)

 

Name: GoNoodleImage result for Go Noodle App

Age/Developmental Stage: Toddler-School Age

Available for these devices: iOS and Desktop (www.gonoodle.com)

Cost: Free! (Some premium videos do require a specific charge.)

 

Name: Kids’ GriefImage result for kids' grief app

Age/Developmental Stage: Toddler-Older School Age

Available for these devices: iOS and Android

Cost: $1.99 via iTunes, $2.99 via Google Play

 

Name: Kids World CulturesImage result for kids world cultures app

Age/Developmental Stage: Early School Age

Available for these devices: iOS

Cost: Free!

 

 

Name: StoryKitImage result for Storykit app

Age/Developmental Stage: Preschool age and up!

Available for these devices: iOS

Cost: Free!

 

 

 

Name:  TellagamiImage result for tellagami

Age/Developmental Stage: Any age and stage!

Available for these devices: iOS

Cost: Free (an educator version of this app available for $1.99)

 

 

Name: Virtual Sandtray

Image result for virtual sandtray

Age/Developmental Stage: Preschool age and up.

Available for these devices: iOS (Apple iPad), as well as virtual reality (VR). Find out more at http://www.sandtrayplay.com

Cost: $149.99 via iTunes. I recommend contact prior purchase (You may be eligible for a trial for consideration).

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