App Review: Monster Mingle

Exercise those fine motor skills necessary for writing with the app, Monster Mingle!

This silly, colorful and bouncy app opens with the beginnings of a monster for your child to build.

Using their finger, your child guides the monster around the open scene, finding food and new monster parts along the way. Test out new appendages to help the monster adapt to new surroundings. Do wings work underwater? Can the monster run faster with tentacles? Watch your child become a scientist!

You can find Monster Mingle on Android, opens a new window and Apple, opens a new window for $2.99.

*Remember, as with all media, it's best if you and your child play together. The American Pediatrics Association recommends that children ages 2 to 5 have a trusted adult to relate what they're seeing to the world around them. They also suggest that screen time be limited to one hour a day for this age group. For more information, take a look at their recommendations for media usage, opens a new window.