Disco Fingers - With the tap of your finger, pick a sound and pitch to create original songs. The app does include in-app purchases but is still a lot of fun without any. Free. Available for Apple devices.
Fish Chase, a Reading and Playing Story - Oh no! A goldfish has escaped! Read the book to follow the goldfish's adventure and retrace his steps. Free. Available for Apple devices.
Hat Monkey - Created by Chris Haughton, Hat Monkey needs help performing everyday tasks, like turning pages or opening doors. Kids will also have a chance to talk with Hat Monkey. $2.99. Available for Apple devices.
Dino-Store - What would happen if you went to the grocery store to buy eggs and came home with baby dinosaurs instead? (Warning: Laughs abound in this app!) Free. Available for Apple devices.
Miximal - What do you get if you mix a penguin, gorilla, and elephant? A Penrilphant, of course! Use your imagination to combine animals to create hundreds of new fun-to-say animals. $1.99. Available for Apple devices.
Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp - Travel to the Smithsonian National Zoo to learn about verbs. Take pictures of the animals and then print them out to color them. Free. Available for Apple and Android devices.