If you are looking for a silly, interactive and well-crafted app for young children, check out Toca Kitchen Monsters. In this app you and your child will have a chance to talk and play together as you feed two hungry monsters. As you play, you are able select from a variety of foods and 5 interactive ways to prepare them. The fun part is watching the monsters reaction when you feed it! It all depends on how the food is selected, prepared and spiced. While playing with your child, talk about the food and how you prepare it. Try introducing new words like “chop” and “blend.” Talk about how you think the monster liked the food. Have fun and make the most out of screen time by playing together! This app is available free for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
– Julie R. at KDL’s Caledonia Township branch
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