App Spotlight

Our Picks: Three Summer Learning Apps/Games for T(w)eens

  1. Pixton
    • This website allows kids to make comics they can print or share online. Pixton is a great tool for practicing creative writing skills and developing social skills. The website is available in any web browser and is very user-friendly!
    • Price: FREE
  1. Middle School Confidential 1: Be Confident in Who You Are
    • This is a great tool to prepare your child for the social challenges of middle school! This app is presented as a graphic novel and helps kids navigate the social issues of middle school through stories, tips, and quizzes. Topics include self-esteem, making friends, and fitting in. The app is available for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Nook HD.
    • Price: $2.99
  1. Instructables
    • This app/website is FULL of DIY projects for teens! Many of these projects are great for developing organizational and planning skills, as well as improving attention. Sit with your child and select a summer project.
    • Price: FREE
Erica MechlinskiOur Picks: Three Summer Learning Apps/Games for T(w)eens