No Shooting. No Shopping.

Long before I decided to try my hand at making apps, I had found a principle to guide me in designing games and choosing what projects to work on.  “In my games there’ll be no shooting and no shopping,”  I would tell my kids (who fancy themselves gamers and certainly are more so than their read more

The belly of Planet Lettra

Several reviewers suggested that it would be good if kids could “review” the real words they had already built and fed to the Munchers on Planet Lettra.  This feature had been added to version 2.1, The Australia Update, coming soon to the App Store.  Why Australia?  Because now you can travel down under the planet surface read more

Tinybop: children’s apps to love and admire

Since Planet Lettra 2.0 launched on Tuesday, I’ve been asking friends and family to share the news about it because parents and educators need and want help to find unique, creative educational apps.  I’d like to do the same in this post by writing about one of the companies whose children’s apps I admire and read more