Our phones and our tablets are constantly providing entertainment and well as the necessities of the technologically advanced world we live in today. Children growing up today begin using these touch screen products as soon as they possess the motor control to do so. It has become second nature for children a young as 18 months to completely command these devices and in many cases, children own their own personal tablets before the age of 3.
There are countless options for entertainment apps as well as educational apps for every age group. Baby’s Brilliant is one of many that combines both education and entertainment. This app also allows small children to play on their own, or have quality time with their parents while exploring the world they’re learning about every day. The app is free to download and allows purchasing to enhance your experience.
Baby’s Brilliant teaches several subjects through its interactive interface. Children can begin to learn the alphabet, numbers and counting, shapes and even other languages. There are read along stories available in both English and Spanish and other sections of the app teach up to five other languages.
From the home screen, there are three main options: Movies, Music and Night Light. Each category has it’s own secondary menu that breaks everything down into narrow groups. Overall, the app is very well organized and simple to navigate for adults and children alike.
The movies section is where the bulk of the app’s features are located. From here, you can choose one of several options to entertain and educate your child.
- Animated Children’s Songs offer mesmerizing graphics that accompany familiar songs. There are an abundance of songs to choose from, ranging from educational to entertaining to silly.
- Educational Videos will teach your child about a plethora of topics. Here, your child can learn the alphabet, counting, reading or even begin to learn other languages.
- Entertainment videos are available if you’re in need of a quick break for yourself. The videos are long enough to give you a short break, but short enough to hold your child’s attention without boring them.
- Movies in other languages are also available. Baby’s Brilliant offers content in Spanish, German, Chinese, French and Japanese.
The music player offers a variety of songs to choose from. This is perfect for long trips in the car when the kids are squirming in the back seat. The songs are incredibly child friendly but are also quite enjoyable for mom’s and dad’s alike. There are hundreds of songs available for purchase through the app and they’ll be accessible any time you need them.
A favorite for many parents is the night light feature. This feature plays calming music that is paired with serene nature videos, designed to help your little one fall asleep. The video is all real HD nature scenes and you can choose the music you want to accompany them. A perfect way to start nap time or bed time. This feature also lets you create custom playlists that your child will grow to love.
- Free Download with 3 in-app purchasing credits
- Endless content available
- Easy to navigate
- In-app purchases can add up and get expensive