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Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 9-year-old daughter, Jane Frauenfelder.

In this week's episode Jane and I talk about an interactive storybook app for iOS called, Plug and the Paddywhacks.

Don't forget to be part of our "Listener Email" segment. If you would like to have us read your favorite game or gadget recommendation on the air, or if you have a question you'd like us to answer on the show, email us at appsforkids@boingboing.net. Include your age, and the city, state, and country you live in.

If you're an app developer and would like to have Jane and me try one of your apps for possible review, email a redeem code to appsforkids@boingboing.net.

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Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 9-year-old daughter, Jane Frauenfelder.

In this week's episode Jane and I talk about the engineering construction simulation game, Simple Physics. We also discuss "endless runner" games in our "Listener Email" segment. If you would like to have us read your favorite game or gadget recommendation on the air, or if you have a question you'd like us to answer on the show, email us at appsforkids@boingboing.net. Include your age, and the city, state, and country you live in.

If you're an app developer and would like to have Jane and me try one of your apps for possible review, email a redeem code to appsforkids@boingboing.net.

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Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 8-year-old daughter, Jane Frauenfelder.

In this week's episode Jane and I talk about Combin3, a visual matching game that pits kids equally against grownups. It's free in the iTunes store.

If you're an app developer and would like to have Jane and me try one of your apps for possible review, email a redeem code to appsforkids@boingboing.net. If you are a listener and would like to have us read your game or gadget recommendation on the air, email us at appsforkids@boingboing.net

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Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 8-year-old daughter, Jane Frauenfelder.

In this week's episode Jane and I talk about Match Panic, a game where you have to tap on the left side or right side of the screen to match the characters flying down the display. It's $1.99 in the iTunes store.

If you're an app developer and would like to have Jane and I try one of your apps for possible review, email a redeem code to appsforkids@boingboing.net.

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Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 8-year-old daughter, Jane Frauenfelder.

In this week's episode Jane and I talk about Tiny Tower, a simulation game where you earn money by opening businesses in a skyscraper and build the tower one floor at a time. It's free in the iTunes store.

If you're an app developer and would like to have Jane and I try one of your apps for possible review, email a redeem code to appsforkids@boingboing.net.

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Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 8-year-old daughter, Jane Frauenfelder.

In this week's episode Jane and I talk about Bag It, a puzzle game where you are challenged to bag grocery items without damaging them. Bag It! is 2.99 in the iTunes store and $1.99 in the Android Market. It's also available for $2.99 as a Barnes & Noble Nook app.

If you're an app developer and would like to have Jane and I try one of your apps for possible review, email a redeem code to appsforkids@boingboing.net.

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Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 8-year-old daughter, Jane Frauenfelder.

In this week's episode In Jane and I talk about two games. One is called Windosill and the other one is called Feed the Head. Both are made by Vectorpark, and are available both as desktop games and on the iPad. Feed the Head is available in an iPhone versionas well.

If you're an app developer and would like to have Jane and I try one of your apps for possible review, email a redeem code to appsforkids@boingboing.net.

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Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 8-year-old daughter, Jane Frauenfelder. In this week's episode we have a special guest. He's Jane's friend and his name is Ronan Park. He's going to tell us about a terrific endless runner game for the iPhone and iPad called Jetpack Joyride. It's free in the iTunes store.

If you're an app developer and would like to have Jane and I try one of your apps for possible review, email a redeem code to appsforkids@boingboing.net.

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MadchefToday, we review game called Mad Chef. It's 99 cents iPhone and iPad in the iTunes store. Watch a video of Mad Chef in action here.

If you're an app developer and would like to have Jane and I try one of your apps for possible review, email a redeem code to appsforkids@boingboing.net.

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Mini-PaintersApps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 8-year-old daughter, Jane Frauenfelder. Today, we review a multiplayer game called Mini Painters. It's free for iPhone and iPad in the iTunes store.

If you're an app developer and would like to have Jane and I try one of your apps for possible review, email a redeem code to appsforkids@boingboing.net.

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