KIDLOLAND APP AND GIVEAWAY

KIDLOLAND APP AND GIVEAWAY

Do you let your child play on apps? Or are you a parent that is anti-screen time?

I am a parent whose sometimes a bit funny when it comes to letting children sit in front of technology. I get a serious bought of mum guilt when Cbeebies is on, or even when Evie sees me on my phone/laptop/iPad – which is so ironic because as a blogger and a freelancer, technology is my life.

Recently we’ve decided to let Evie try out an iPad. Firstly so she can have some solo learning time and secondly, to prepare her for school, where technology is such a huge feature from a young age.

I have to admit, I was pleasantly surprised to discover some great apps on the app store, that are perfect for a pre-schooler.

Our particular favourite is an app that is educational, interactive, easy to use and fun! What’s even better is that we have 5 subscriptions to giveaway, so keep reading to find out more!

Introducing Kidloland:

Kidloland App

Kidloland is a fun, educational app, that has been designed to be the perfect pre-school companion for your child.

The app is designed for ages 0-5. The nursery rhymes are ideal for babies to listen to in the background and both the games and songs, are a great interactive learning tool for toddlers.

Educational Benefits

The Kidloland app, first and foremost is educational. It offers a huge variety of learning adventures. It teaches important things like sorting, sequencing, matching, and much more.

There are over 100+ educational games, where little ones can not only learn new things, but they can also build on their cognitive skills and hand-eye co-ordination, all whilst listening to fun and memorable songs.

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The app is absolutely bursting with both nursery rhymes and educational songs. All the songs are accompanied by adorable animations, and the words to each song are displayed at the bottom of the screen.

This is such a wonderful feature for budding readers and gives children an opportunity to build on their vocabulary.

The bright colours, movements, sounds and music make this app a lot of fun for young children, and it’s all really easy for little hands to navigate.

The Kidloland app features early learning songs and activities on various topics. These include; ABC’s, shapes, colours, animals, fruits and vegetables, vehicles, Christmas, and the months of the year.

kidloland-app

One thing we love about this app is that the songs are interactive as well as the games. Unlike watching nursery rhymes on youtube, with the Kidloland app, your child can touch the screen and the objects and characters come to life, making different sounds and actions.

Travel Benefits

Another wonderful feature of the Kidloland app, is that once you have downloaded the songs and rhymes, they are available to use without internet connection.

This is so perfect if you are going on holiday or long car journeys.

kidloland-app

We’re heading off travelling this year. This app will seriously come in handy for those boring waits at the airport and for long haul flights.

I think this is a great app for every parent to have on their phone or iPad for on the go. It is a great form of entertainment for those moments when your toddler gets bored. It can also be a complete life saver for unexpected traffic jams!

Teaching About Technology

We’ve been using Kidloland with Evie for a couple of weeks now and are absolutely astounded at how quickly she has learnt to navigate her way around. She has picked up how to use the touch screen and how to interact with songs.

She’s 2 1/4 and can already use a few of the basic games solo. She knows how to choose what she wants and can flip from the home screen, to games and songs, with ease.

She’ll even happily touch different elements of the screen, to see what each animation will do next.

kidloland-game-app

Negatives

Our only negative thoughts about the app is the phonics pages. When starting school, it is so important for children to learn about the lower case letters first. Kidloland only has options to learn about the upper case.

As we write predominantly in lower case, I’m not sure why this is something they choose to do. But, with bundles of other features, this is something that can easily be overlooked.

KidloLand

Kidloland claims to be the perfect pre-school companion for your child. As far as apps go, we definitely agree with this. With over 300+ nursery rhymes and 220+ games, there is plenty for your child to learn and do.

Kidloland App

You can find the Kidloland app on the App Store, Google Play and the Amazon Appstore. 

We have FIVE three month subscriptions of Kidloland, to give away to some of you lovely readers. To be in with a chance to win a subscription, simply enter via Rafflecopter below.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

What do you think of the Kidloland app? Do you let your pre-schooler use apps? Let us know in the comments below.

*I received a year’s subscription for the Kidloland app in return for sharing a review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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15 Comments

  1. August 10, 2016 / 12:02 pm

    This looks fab. Finn is already quite fascinated by our tablet and phones and can navigate his way round. This looks perfect for long car journeys!

  2. August 11, 2016 / 11:31 am

    My daughter does love apps too, but the use of the Ipad is only during weekends. Not really anti-screen time but I do like to monitor how much she spends on it 🙂

  3. August 11, 2016 / 12:17 pm

    I think that it is amazing how quickly really quite tiny children get the hand of tablets absolutely intuitively. It is al about balance isn’t it? Some screentime to learn and lots of time doing other stuff.

  4. August 11, 2016 / 1:07 pm

    I think to limit access to reasonable amounts of time is a good idea. FRom experience with my daughter she would have quite happily played on it all day. There are some great educational apps available.

  5. August 11, 2016 / 1:25 pm

    I think apps can be a good idea for kids to use but I’ll be definitely limiting my sons usage when he is old enough to use a tablet. I likd the sound of the kidoland app though.

  6. August 11, 2016 / 1:33 pm

    I think letting kids use technology is a real balancing act and like you, I always felt guilty letting my daughter on the iPad when she was younger, but now she is 6, she dips in and out and we have found some great apps to help her with spelling and times tables.

  7. August 11, 2016 / 2:33 pm

    This looks like a great app! Marianna’s not really interested in tech yet – although she would happily sit and watch Rainbow DVDs all day if I let her!

  8. August 11, 2016 / 7:14 pm

    My nephew bless him knows how to press the YT kids on he’s dad’s phone to watch he’s favourite shows other than that he likes playing with cars than technology.
    This app does look really interesting and I think my nephew could benefit from it.

  9. Natalia
    August 12, 2016 / 6:22 am

    aaaaw she’s so cute! I think kids’ apps are a really good invent! Actually I’m surprised how quick the little ones learn how to use the iPads/iPhones… but also I think there must be a balance between real life and virtual life 🙂 x

  10. August 12, 2016 / 7:09 am

    Aww, this looks a great app!! Mine would have loved this when they were younger 🙂

  11. August 12, 2016 / 8:42 am

    This looks great – we need some new apps for our holiday next week to keep the kids amused on the plane

  12. August 13, 2016 / 4:50 pm

    My niece who is 2 can work the iPad so much better than I can, its quite amazing to watch.

  13. Karen Barrett
    August 22, 2016 / 6:29 pm

    Really like the feature that allows parents/carers to monitor their child’s activities

  14. Natalie Richardson
    August 25, 2016 / 6:14 pm

    Looks like a fab little app Chloe! I’ll look into it for our holiday next month ?

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