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KidsAndBeyond in the News
-KidsAndBeyond was featured in the The Boston Globe's business section on 12/29/2011.

-The author of KidsAndBeyond's app, Marcel, Khorshed Dubash is featured in The Lexington Minuteman on 12/27/2011.
What people are saying about our apps
Patterns Match Basic is very focused and will get your child accustomed to shape recognition in no time. So, why are patterns so important to early learning for kids? Well, think of how they come into play in your job or life. Mathematics is one area that constantly uses patterns to solving problems...
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Melissa Northway:This is the perfect addition to your educational library as it literally maps the globe. The first page opens up with pictures of the different continents with pictures of flags and famous landmarks in each region.... This makes for a perfect tool to use for the entire family as there were several facts that I didnt know.... The whole family can learn some fun and interesting facts with this impressive app Map My Globe!
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Applicable2U:With multiple learning and play modes, Simple Sort: Continents will have your child continent hopping and as KidsAndBeyond states giving your child "a whole new global perspective." ......For those just entering school, it's a great way to learn and travel the world without leaving the comfort of their home. In addition, it also provides an added reinforcement of social studies skills learned for our older elementary students......
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iHeartThisApp:SimpleSort: Continents is a game app for children which teaches them all about geography. Children with basic geography knowledge can use this because it provides a library of information where they can learn first before playing......
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AppsForHomeschooling: The breadth of topics covered for each content is both rich and comprehensive, covering a wide range of key general knowledge topics that are important for cultural literacy and a better understanding of the world we live in....my girls' favorite part of this app is actually the Library section! Unlike many apps where they never visit the flashcards for pre-drill instruction, they loved opening up these mini-reference books on each continent......
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SmartAppsForKids: SimpleSort: Counting is designed to use sorting to help toddlers and preschoolers develop early math skills......
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iHeartThisApp: SimpleSort: Counting is an interactive game app for pre-school kids that helps them learn and practice basic math skills.......The art, music, sound effects, and voice over acting all work hand in hand to make sure that the app entices the children to continually learn......
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Apps For Homeschooling: SimpleSort: Counting contains a wealth of developmentally appropriate, conceptually strong early math and counting activities...This app has a great focus on conceptual learning and understanding as opposed to drill. In fact there are no scores and no pressure...
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AppDictions: If everyone had a teacher like Ms. Clever Cloud, learning would be easy as pie! The game provides different levels of difficulty, so each child could learn at his or her own pace......
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Kids Apps Awards: Easy and educational for small children. This app looks pretty simple, but instructive......
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Digital Story Storytime: Engaging, cartoon-like illustrations come to life with nice animation that is well-paced to match the story....Some of the best parts of this title are the questions posed throughout....
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SmartAppsForKids: I found this fantastic story to be a very welcome addition to my book app library. The questions provide an easy way to engage a child in critical thinking and creativity, and the story provides some moral lessons in leadership and honesty without being heavy handed......
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Best Apps For Kids: Possibly setting the bar higher for storybook apps; its no longer just a storybook. This app is a great tool for parents or schools who want their kids to think beyond the obvious......
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Apps For Homeschooling: The built-in comprehension and analysis question are presented very quickly...There is a lot of food for thought and some great questions that dig into human nature......
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Alphadigits: This app takes the art of story telling to a new level with some amazing artworks...If you have kids at home, you would really need this app in your iPad....
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Gill Robins (Writer and Teacher): A blog section on the developers website also offers further questions and discussion starters. This is a positive way to encourage children to empathize with characters in a story.......
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Kids Apps Awards: A great book app....whole different perspective on it....Fun to read and see, yet educational.
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iHeartThisApp: Marcel is the cutest story of a bookworm looking for a home... He brings the joy of reading everywhere he goes.......
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SmartAppsForKids: The story is certainly an imaginative one... There is animation on each page......
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Gill Robins (Writer and Teacher): This app was written for every child who loves books and loves to share them with special people......
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SimpleSort is listed in the KinderTown educational app store that helps parents find the best educational apps for preschoolers and young kids! Look for SimpleSort in the Math section for ages 4-6.


The iMums: If you are looking for a fun app to help your child learn without realizing it, SimpleSort might be a great one for your preschooler's app library. This app is great for practicing fine motor (dragging) and categorization (early math) skills......
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Applicable2U: Is your playroom a huge mess? Do you have storage baskets of some kind ready to be used, but they just are not getting used?...... If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you will want to add SimpleSort by KidsAn Beyond to your Apple device......Not only will the exploration and implementation of this educational app support your at home need, but it will also be meeting a number of mathematical benchmarks at the kindergarten to pre-first grade level....
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Apps For Homeschooling: Because the objects say their names when tapped, this app also helps to develop simple language and vocabulary skills in English or Spanish.The integration of spoken vocabulary words, the option of a timer-free environment, and the repeated practice given for sorting and categorizing items combine to make this an app of interest not only to parents of small children, but also to parents of special needs children who are language delayed or need extra practice to develop sorting skills......
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iHeartThisApp: SimpleSort is a very appropriate name for the app as the game is easy to play and kids will have fun sorting and dragging the items to the different buckets......
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Kids Apps Awards: This is a very educational app. Sorting and recognizing images......A nice variation is that you can choose between free play and play with time. This app has certainly deserves an award......
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SmartAppsForKids: There are some things to like about SimpleSort: It provides a wide variety of category buckets to choose from and parents can dramatically change the difficulty by choosing more or less buckets......
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Pappas appar: SimpleSort gets reviewed from Sweden! SimpleSort - Sortera och kategorisera......
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TheiMum: This app could be great for children to use to create cards for various occasions including thank you notes since the message can be recorded versus written, birthday cards......
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iHeartThisApp: CreateACard is an app for the whole family to make e-cards with your own recorded voice messages to send to friends and family. Kids can easily use this app as the instructions are clear and concise (with very cute cloud guides!)......
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Kids Apps Awards: Create your own cards, that's quite fun......The app has some nice animated characters that help you get started......
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