American Bowl

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  • Top 10 Science Apps For Kids

  • Best Apps for Kids-Science

    Your child will also learn geography, history, and geology as they as they play their way through puzzles, games and activities! Our personal favorite is to mix and match dinosaur body parts to create our own 3D Dino!  

  • I am a huge fan of these apps!

    …Ansel and Clair – Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous Dinosaurs apps each include a wonderful use of multi-media and interactions to create highly educational dinosaur-themed applications….I cannot be more enthusiastic about recommending this app for children and adults of any age who are interested in dinosaurs. This app is comprehensive as well as charming and fun 

  • These Ansel & Clair apps offer both the education I love and the entertainment she is looking for.

    These Ansel & Clair apps offer both the education I love and the entertainment she is looking for. One of her favorite things to do in these apps is to travel back to the time period to interact with and take photos of all the dinosaurs.  The Bottom Line: These apps are information and creative fun [...] Read more

  • Ben Spark

    I have tried out every Ansel & Clair app that has come out. Each one is filled with great educational information for kids that is presented in a fun and exciting way. American Bowl is no exception.

  • iPhone Mom

    5 Stars I really enjoyed the Ansel & Clair: American Bowl app.  I would definitely recommend this app to parents of students who are ready to study American history.  I will definitely be sharing this app with my son when he is older.

  • Appysmarts – Editor’s Favorite

    Editors Favorite App: Criteria: Excellent range of subjects covered with extra info and facts. Good educational value. Ease of use. Multiple player accounts with stats/progress tracking feature. Overall quality of the app.

  • Best Apps for Kids

    Best of the Best – 5 Stars – Another hit from Ansel & Clair, American Bowl is a great educational app covering a huge range of subjects on America and it’s people. It is a great supplement to the school curriculum in subjects such as History, Geography and Social Science.

  • The iPad Fan

    Ansel and Clair apps always impress on an educational level, they’re some of my most recommended apps for teachers and parents. If you’ve never used Ansel & Clair apps, it’s very much worth your time to check them out. For home use with your kids, or in the classroom. At first glance the idea of Ansel [...] Read more

  • Starts at Eight

    This app is being compared to Stack The States.  Stack the States is one of our most played, favorite apps for the kids.  That being said I think this Ansel & Clair American Bowl iPad App has the potential to rank right up there with my children!

  • Special Apps Special Kids

    Another great Ansel and Clair app is out, this time an American history app with a whole new type of game play – arcade meets trivia… Perfect road trip material!

  • 5 Stars – Another hit from Ansel & Clair

    American Bowl is a great educational app covering a huge range of subjects on America and it’s people. It is a great supplement to the school curriculum in subjects such as History, Geography and Social Science. 

  • Top New Clever Game-App

    I think of it as a 21st century version of a quiz show.  Ansel & Clair have found another new and delightful way to provide children with knowledge about the world using tablet technology to its fullest advantage.   It is a definite Top Pick for Fun Educational Apps.

  • Fun Educational Apps

    Little Green Island takes your child through a journey of discovery and appreciation for our fragile environment.  Along the way, the benefits of shielding our air, wind, and water from pollution become clear.  By advancing through the levels, your child begins to see that this stewardship is the job of each and every one of [...] Read more

  • SpecialAppsSpecialKids

    My 9 year old and 5 year old kids love all of the Ansel and Clair apps- they keep playing them over and over- they have completed each app but they continue to play anyway- the developers have managed to make learning really fun!  From a former history-phobe, believe that you will learn facts by [...] Read more

  • Smart Apps for Kids

    Ansel and Clair Jurassic and Triassic are the equivalent of 10-15 hours of TED and Khan Academy lectures with a dozen or more YouTube videos and a trip to a natural history museum thrown in for good measure. There really isn’t anything to which to compare these apps. It’s like getting an entire album of music [...] Read more

  • Editor’s Favorite

    This is a wonderful app for any child that is intrigued with dinosaurs or simply want to learn more about these instinct creatures. 

  • Perfect for the child who loves to learn about dinosaurs!

  • Fun Educational Apps

    Ansel and Clair: JurassicDinosaurs and Ansel and Clair: Triassic Dinosaurs two Top Picks… My advice is to consider purchasing the entire trilogy. Together, they guarantee your child hours and hours of educational enjoyment, learning about the giants that once roamed the Earth. They are definite Top Picks.” – Fun Educational Apps

  • iHeartThisApp

    This is a wonderful interactive educational app that teaches kids about the American Revolution in a fun way. I really liked the format of this educational app. The educational material was presented in a very interesting manner with the historical characters interacting with Ansel and Clair. Also, getting kids actively involved by taking pictures of [...] Read more

  • Giggle Apps

    Ansel & Clair: Paul Revere’s Ride is a splendid educational app for iPad 2 and beyond that does a thorough job of explaining the American Revolution and the details of Paul Revere’s ride.  There is so much to say about all the details included within this Ansel & Clair app that reviewing it is a [...] Read more

  • 148 Apps

    Ansel & Clair: Paul Revere’s Ride is a stellar choice for the educational setting, as this information is delivered in a way most multi-sensory, making great use of iPad technology, especially for students who may be reluctant readers who would thrive on meeting the historical cast of characters who talk about their lives first. I [...] Read more

  • Kids Apps for Holiday Travel

    Love, love love everything Ansel & Clair!  We have had the pleasure of reviewing all of the apps and I, as mom, am super impressed by them.  The amount of information that Graham absorbs from these apps is amazing. Graham has been asking us all sorts of great questions about history thanks to this game.  $4.99 [...] Read more

  • Superdumb Supervillain

    One of the kids’ favorite apps is Ansel & Clair’s Adventures in Africa. Roo and Jasper reviewed it back in summer 2011 and they still enjoy playing it, which in terms of apps is pretty darned impressive. In terms of educational apps, it’s nearly unheard of!…At $4.99, Ansel & Clair: Paul Revere’s Ride is a great investment in [...] Read more

  • Special Apps Special Kids

    here are currently 3 exceptional apps in the series fromCognitive Kid, Inc.: Ansel and Clair: Paul Revere’s Ride, Ansel and Clair: Cretaceous Dinosaurs, and Ansel and Clair’s Adventures in Africa.  My ( almost 9 year old and 5 year old) kids love all three- they keep playing them over and over- I am pretty certain they have completed [...] Read more

  • Hip Homeschool Moms

    The whole game is so well thought-out and researched, you could tell within the first minute of use! The boys have talked a great deal about Paul Revere this week. My kids are excited about a period in history they now understand and thoroughly enjoy. What more could a mom, homeschool or otherwise, ask for [...] Read more

  • Smart Apps for Kids

    5 Stars – Ansel & Clair: Paul Revere’s Ride is that rarity in the iTunes store – an app that works equally well for grades K-5. My children’s school recently purchased two iPad carts and one of the challenges administrators have had is making sure there are apps on the iPads that are age appropriate [...] Read more

  • Take a ride through history with Ansel & Clair: Paul Revere’s Ride

    If there is a problem, it’s that kids will expect more lessons ‘taught’ this way, and be disappointed that there are only three such award-winning apps so far. Ultimately, the Ansel and Clair apps could certainly be used to demonstrate why schools need iPads.

  • Top Pick – Fun Educational Apps

    Highly recommend Ansel and Clair’s Ride with Paul Revere. It is an excellent example of how a well-crafted app can enrich a child’s knowledge of the world, and do it in an entertaining way.   Think about it: this app could spark your child’s lifelong love of history, because it makes the subject so real.  [...] Read more

  • 5 Best K-12 iPad Education Apps

    From Cognitive Kid, creator of immersive education apps – A new way to learn American history. Make a map of the 13 colonies, tossing tea into the Boston Harbor, and joining in on Paul Revere’s ride.

  • iPhone Mom

    5 Stars Great tool for teaching children about the environment and the importance of “going green”, fun games and activities that teach and entertain…Little Green Island is an app worthy of notice and would be a great addition to any family’s app collection.  I would recommend playing with your children and explaining about the significance [...] Read more

  • Apps for Children with Special Needs (A4CWSN)

    Really great way of learning History…Ansel and Clair not only teach about the founding of our nation; but do it in an engaging way.There is so much interactive content in this app that kids will have a hard time getting bored with it. It features original maps, artwork, music, puzzles, and even a travel log [...] Read more

  • Yogiplay

    What I love about the award-winning (and can we say many many awards) Ansel & Clair series, is that there is an awesome, well thought-out meld between fantasy (Ansel is from space and Clair who’s always by his side, is his trusty, fact-knowing robot) and reality (real places, people, animals, cultures and more). Clearly Cognitive Kid [...] Read more

  • 5 Stars!

    5 Stars! What we love…Brings history to life and immerses the student, comprehension questions help retain what is learned. It is an animated, immersive, interactive, history lesson and an innovative and engaging way to make history come alive – highly recommended.

  • Best Apps For Kids

    Paul Revere’s Ride is another fabulous Ansel & Clair adventure. Paul Revere’s Ride is an excellent method for teaching American History to young kids. It presents the American Revolutionary War in a way that kids are more likely to remember what they have learned. 

  • Apps For Homeschooling

    Ansel & Clair: Paul Revere’s Ride provides hours of educational content for children that is both deeply memorable, historically accurate, and engaging.  This incredibly full app uses a wide range of interactive, multi-sensory experiences to provide elementary-age children with an exciting, living experience of early American history. 

  • The iPad Fan

    **** If you’re looking for a fun and educational app that can entertain kids of many ages, any of the Ansel & Clair apps are worth looking into, and Paul Revere’s Ride is a good place to start… The reason the app works on so many levels is that it incorporates so many different learning [...] Read more

  • The iPad Fan

    Ansel and Clair: Adventures in Africa.. was amazingly great. A gem in the educational world of apps for the iPad. First up for Ansel and Clair to explore is the Cretaceous Period, and to say the app is a success would be to put it mildly. This is also great for classroom use too!  Another [...] Read more

  • The iPhone Mom

    Ansel and Clair: Cretaceous Dinosaurs is a great educational introduction into the world of dinosaurs.

  • 10 Spectacular Apps for Collaborative Play

    Ansel and Clair: Cretaceous Dinosaurs is an app with a tremendous amount of information about dinosaurs. Travel back in time with the Ansel and Clair to learn about dinosaurs, their history, features and the world during the Cretaceous period. Ansel and Clair play the role of the teacher supported with pictures and some interactivity. Perfect [...] Read more

  • Apps For Kids Reviews

    Incredibly dynamic and involving, especially with the excellent, video game like appearance and interaction. There is much to explore and learn.  Kids love dinosaurs, so they will love this app.

  • Famigo

    Loaded with educational content ranging from paleontology to geology to zoology. The app has a stellar interface and ultimately looks great.

  • The Dirty t Shirt

    Anything that is educational is always a plus in my book and the amount of depth that this app goes into is a perfect addition to our homeschooling needs, and my daughter will definitely be using it all the time. She has even asked if she can take it to Montana in the car when [...] Read more

  • Apps4Kids

    ‘Ansel & Clair’s Adventure in Africa’ is a mind-blowing app. A full-featured animated story of characters from outer space that come to Earth to explore and learn. And you go along learning as well. A truly rich application with endless content to learn from.    

  • Inhabitots

    What really held our testers interest was the interactivity offered by the app. They enjoyed dragging the camera over the screen to take pictures of animals. Further special effects such as a sand storm blowing across the screen that needs to be wiped away drew cries of delight. Extra puzzles that involved tilting the iPad [...] Read more

  • My Appinions

    Ansel and Clair’s Adventures in Africa by Cognitive Kid, Inc (4.99) is packed with so much quality, interactive content. While checking it over, I couldn’t find any particular areas that the developers cut corners on. Everything from the voice overs to the story to the interactive nature and fact-filled script is top notch.

  • TC Geeks

    This game is one of the best, if not the best learning application for kids you will find on the iPad. Your kids will love playing this edutainment app. This is a hidden pearl in the iTunes store.

  • Giggle Apps

    This is an app highly recommended for both grade school classrooms as well as home use, and I suspect older kids and adults will sneak off and to play this game themselves there is so much to offer at any age group. This app’s approach to learning is fantastic, creative, and very immersive. I am [...] Read more


    If you have an iPad and kids, you are going to want to know about this cool new app. If you don’t, seriously, consider getting a refurb, it’s worth every penny and then some.  And then consider Ansel and Clair for your very first app. This is the organic apples and almond butter of iPad [...] Read more

  • Everything looks and runs like a drea

    Ansel & Clair’s Adventure’s in Africa is a rich, layered educational app. There is so much content and meat on this one that it’s hard to know where to begin. The graphics in Ansel & Clair’s Adventures are of extremely high quality.

  • The iPad Fan

    This is an app that truly utilizes all the things great about the iPad…it’s educational, fun, engaging, and magical. This is truly one of the most amazing apps for kids and education I’ve come across. It has so many features that one simply can not do it justice in a review. It’s easily worth the [...] Read more

  • Tech Tools 4 Mom

    Great educational app that does keep a child’s attention.  Being the little sponges they are, the information is presented in such a way that they seem to immerse themselves into the app and come away remembering a lot of what they hear and see.  Overall, an excellent and well developed app that children of different [...] Read more

  • Apptudes

    Your kids will love tagging along on Ansel and Clair’s Adventures in Africa.  Cognitive Kid, Inc, iPad-only, is packed with so much quality edutainment that it’s a bit hard to know where to begin. This app may seem a tad pricey at first glance, but it’s worth every penny and covers loads of topics valuable [...] Read more

  • Go Graham Go

    Ansel and Clair’s Adventures in Africa is a new app by Cognitive Kids that will leave even the parents wanting to play along.  No kidding.  I am just as engrossed in this new iPad app as Graham.  First of all, we have never owned an iPad app that operates and interacts quite like this one.  It [...] Read more

  • The iPad Fan

    This is truly one of the most amazing apps for kids and education I’ve come across. It has so many features that one simply can not do it justice in a review. It’s easily worth the price, and I honestly hope we see the developers continue the other continents, and continue to press the boundaries [...] Read more

  • I had to police her (daughter’s) time on this app, as she didn’t want to put it down.  But it still has me secretly hoping that Ansel and Clair will have future missions to explore the other continents and, therefore, putting the entire world at her fingertips.