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5 Steps to Selecting Good Apps for Kids

“Dad, can you buy me a new game? Pleeease?”

Sound familiar? If you’re like me, there has been a time (or two) where you have gone into the App Store and in the heat of the moment selected an app for your kid without really checking it out first. For us, sometimes it has worked out well and Master L (4.5 years old) has liked the game and there is a lasting attraction. Phew! Other times it hasn’t gone so well; either it didn’t contain appropriate content or it was “boring”. Sigh.

After purchasing (free and at cost) several apps now for Master L, I’ve learned to have some basic criteria to run through before deciding on an app.

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