Fitoons by Avokiddo – Review

Fitoons by Avokiddo is an app featuring a variety of foods which encourages kids to eat healthy, exercise and get fit! What we love... Fitoons encourages exercise, healthy eating both on and off device. By choosing a variety of foods and doing exercise with their...

Dr. Panda Town: Pet World by Dr. Panda Games – Review

Dr. Panda Town: Pet World by Dr. Panda is a fun themed pet addition to the Dr. Panda series of apps featuring Dr. Panda Town. Each area of the app had fun twists and turns and I was able to encourage language. We did this by telling my kids to count, describe what you...

Product Review: Mabot Starter Kit by Bell Robotics #STEM #STEAM #Robot

Mabot by BellRobot is a modular robot designed to teach coding and uses artificial intelligence. For purposes of the review I tested the Mabot in the starter configuration. Inside the box were a control ball, two drive balls, a battery ball which uses a lithium...

Peg and Pog by Kenikeni Ltd – Review

What we love... 8 interesting scenes with a variety of immersive play activities. What we'd love to see... Add even more interactive elements to enrich the free-play sessions. Summary A fun and engaging app that helps build rich vocabulary while encouraging curiosity,...

Tappity Grade K-4 Science for Kids

What we love... immersive science based exploration better than any other science type app we have recently tested What we'd love to see... I would love to see more information for parents when they first launch the app explaining how they can use it with their kids. ...

Fast Free Apps and eBooks August 2018

Today's Free downloads include Sago Mini Road Trip, Ellie's TV - Kid Safe Videos, Cardinal Land, Learn German - MosaLingua, Monster Mingle, Jungle Jam - Child Friendly! Hanna & Henri - The Party, StoryToys Beauty and the Beast, Counting Dots, Vittle: Smart Whiteboard...

MYNT® ES by Slightech – Review

MYNT ES by Slightech is a great solution if you are always losing your keys!  I can't tell you how many times I have gotten home and not put my keys and wallet in their designated spot - this usually results in a frantic morning when we are looking for my keys and...

Meal Monsters – Review

What we love... Kids learn how to cook in the real world using on-screen interactive and animated instructions What we'd love to see... A section on the nutrition vocabulary words Summary A fun and entertaining recipe app that gets kids excited about cooking Our...

Fast Free Apps and eBooks July 2018

Today's Free downloads include Blox 3D City Creator, ABC Star - Letter Tracing, Dr Panda Train, Beauty and the Beast, Geography Drive Arcade, Peekaboo Animal For Toddlers, Dr. Panda Farm, i Get... Going to Fireworks Social Skills Stories, i Get ... Going to the...

Orbi Home Wi-Fi System RBK50 by Netgear – Review

Having internet dead spots is one of the most frustrating things!  I recently was given the chance to test a Netgear Orbi and it's safe to say my frustrations are much less!  Previously I have tried a number of routers and ultimately needed to use boosters in the...

Mobo Kids Puzzle World by Mobo Kids – Review

Mobo Kids Puzzle World by Mobo Kids – Review

What we love... Mobo Kids Puzzle World is brightly animated geography app designed for the youngest of learners which teaches shapes, colors, famous sights and listening skills What we'd love to see... ability to interact with the pieces more after they are placed or...

Bluebee Pals App by Kayle Concepts LLC – Review

Bluebee Pals App by Kayle Concepts LLC – Review

Bluebee Pals App by Kayle Concepts LLC - Review What we love... Bluebee Pals app is a fun educational app which encourages kids to practice daily routines, using words to narrate what they are doing, sight words and play   Summary Overall, the Bluebee Pals app is a...

Dragon Times – A math adventure card game for kids by Dragon Times

Dragon Times – A math adventure card game for kids by Dragon Times

Dragon Times is a fun interactive card game designed for kids six and over that helps kids learn multiplication.  With the advent of common core math, my older son has struggled to understand the variety of ways to solve a math problem.  Dragon Times has helped him to...

Review of My First Lab WOW Scope – A 3D microscope for Kids

Review of My First Lab WOW Scope – A 3D microscope for Kids

The World of Wonder (WOW) Scope from My First Lab is a great STEM gift to get kids interested in exploring science and nature. It is a binocular microscope with interchangeable 10X and 25X eyepieces, giving a total magnification of 20X and 50X. The WOW scope can be used with traditional glass microscope slides but also allows viewing of 3-D objects such as feathers, rocks and leaves.

19 Top Tech Gifts – The iMums Holiday Gift Guide 2017

19 Top Tech Gifts – The iMums Holiday Gift Guide 2017

The iMums 2017 Holiday Gift Guide 18 Top Tech Gifts includes new tech that can turn your TV into a giant touchscreen tablet, a smart Kettle that can help you brew the perfect cup of tea, the latest in wireless home security systems, a power pack that can power a TV, some great solutions for backing up and organizing your digital media and many more. Many of these items will be on special sales for Black Friday or Cyber Monday so make sure you don’t miss out! Happy Holidays. Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy Shopping! When shopping for kids please also check out our latest Kids Gift Guide

7 Great Gifts for Health and Wellness

7 Great Gifts for Health and Wellness

When looking for gifts for loved ones it is always rewarding if the gift is something they enjoy that at the same time improves their overall health and wellness. We have found a variety of great gifts- some for the more serious athlete, others for those who want to decrease stress or increase their overall activity level without wearing a traditional looking fitness tracker. There are also gifts for those who suffer from Blood Pressure problems or nausea from motion sickness, pregnancy or other causes. We hope you and your loved ones have a Happy and Healthy New Year in 2017 and that some of these gifts help with that.

15 Hot Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids

15 Hot Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids

These are The iMums Top Picks for gifts for kids this holiday season. We have gifts in a variety of price ranges to suit children from tots to teens.

Commuting Mom Travel Tech by iMum Alison

Commuting Mom Travel Tech by iMum Alison

I regularly commute into the city with my “travel tech” and I thought I would share some of my favorite tech accessories that are always in my backpack other than my laptop and iOS devices.  Being a mom means that I have to have my travel tech packed and ready to go...

Article: Cooking, Cleaning, Role Playing and more with Dr. Panda Apps

Article: Cooking, Cleaning, Role Playing and more with Dr. Panda Apps

My kids love Dr. Panda Apps and we have reviewed so many of them here at The iMums.  I thought it would be great to put them all in one post so you can easily find the reviews and links to the apps!  Apps range from cooking, to chores/cleaning, role playing and more....

Article: Raising 21st century learners using STEAM in Boston & Giveaway

Article: Raising 21st century learners using STEAM in Boston & Giveaway

  Helping our children be 21st century learners is no easy task as a parent. I know for me, so much has changed since I was in school. My older son has a #STEAM themed curriculum at school where they try to infuse as much as they can into everyday learning. This can...

Article: 30 free online learning activities

Article: 30 free online learning activities

30 free online learning activities Links, videos, and instructions for really fun family projects. By Sierra Filucci 6/4/2017 Topics: Screen Time, We Recommend With summer in full swing, lots of kids (and parents) are going online for ideas to keep busy. At Common...


Featured App: Furry Friends Run the Show in Toca Boca’s Newest App

Featured App: Furry Friends Run the Show in Toca Boca’s Newest App

On December 7, Toca Boca launched its newest app Toca Life: Pets, the first Toca Boca app all about pets! With more than 120 real-life and make-believe animals, kids can play with their pets IRL and virtually, creating their own worlds and embarking on silly...

Fast Free Apps and eBooks 25 Mar 2018

Fast Free Apps and eBooks 25 Mar 2018

Today's Free downloads include i Get... Easter Social Skills Stories, Boo Articulation Helper, SmarTap - See, Learn & Talk, M for Me ABC - Alphabet Cards, Vocaboo English for kids, Kahoot! - Play Learning Games, iMindMap Kids, Teachers' Pack 3, Monster Chef - Baking...

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