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pbskidsappThe folks over at PBS KIDS have 20+ educational mobile apps available for download. In addition, they recently conducted a study that revealed that fifty-eight percent (58%) of parents of kids 2-10 reported that they will “most likely” or “definitely” be purchasing downloadable gifts such as apps, games, e-books and digital music this holiday season. Are you a tech-savvy family? Is your toddler a gadget wizard? If so, here’s some recent Apps from PBS KIDS that would make great gifts…

  • app fizFIZZYS LUNCH LAB Fresh Pick: Search for the Next Lunch Labber Fizzy's Lunch Lab Fresh Pick - PBS KIDS Professor Fizzy is holding a competition to see who has what it takes to be the next Lunch Labber! Kids put math and problem solving skills to the test while navigating their way through the grocery store, coming up with the right amount of change in the check-out line, and successfully serving food to a room full of hungry customers. For iPad, Kindle Tablet and Nook Tablet for kids ages 6 – 8.
  • app swSUPER WHY! ABC Adventures: Alphabet SUPER WHY ABC Adventures: Alphabet - PBS KIDS Named one of the Top 25 iPad Apps for kids by TIME.com, kids can play five literacy games while mastering the alphabet. On iOS devices for ages 3+.
  • app marthaMartha Speaks Word Spinner Martha Speaks Word Spinner - PBS KIDS Up to four players can join in the fun, with six interactive mini-games that both kids and parents can enjoy together while building storytelling and vocabulary skills. For iPad for kids ages 4+.
  • app3dCyberchase 3D Builder Cyberchase 3D Builder - PBS KIDS Kids can help rebuild a town turning 2D shapes into 3D structures while developing spatial and reasoning skills. For iPad for kids ages 6+. 

For more great gift ideas for the whole family (kids and grownups), check out The Rock Father’s 2012 Holiday Gift Guide!

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