We've written quite a few iPad articles about our life with iPad. From how-to to setting up an iPad for children, these articles are from our direct experiences of using iPad in everyday life for Fun, Creativity, Education and Productivity.
This is the HOW TO for setting the Restrictions we Recommend for a child's iPad
Use 1 iTunes account for the whole family...?
So this first: Sync your Child's new iPad to your Computer BEFORE Installing Apps
Set up and activate Messages on your Child's iPad
I would open the iPad, SET IT UP, THEN wrap it up for a Birthday or Christmas Gift.
This is a cool thing to know how to do on your iPad. You'd only know this if you tried it.
Our Family's iPad Blog which includes articles about our life and experiences with iPad. The iPad is the most advanced educational device on the planet. We use iPad for working, playing and educating ourselves and our children...
I've never owned a set of earphones I really liked, until now. The Apple Earphones (different from Earbuds) are a great set of earphones which do lot more than just play music. Highly recommended.
Apple TV had made a huge difference to our use of a television in the home. Being so teched-up we haven't used an actual television system for over 10 years... until now!
Arts Education has changed, even if most of the Art Teachers don't know it.
iPad offers many of the creative and visual developmental processes that a traditional primary school curriculum offers.
Strategic thinking, planning, multi-tasking, problem solving, explorative learning... all of these are important...
How to use an Apple Bluetooth Keyboard, the on-screen Keyboard AND Dictation at the same time!
Sound with ease with this little stick-on speaker.
Now, thanks to iPad, even SCRABBLE can be played without bumping a single time out of place!
Brick breakers are some of the oldest video games around.
For most people, an iPad could replace their computer just perfectly for everyday computing (and more).
iPad is the ultimate tool for a digital native... kids. Give them the best opportunity to learn and express themselves. These iPad Blogs are OUR TAKE on Children & iPad...
Children's Book Apps for iPad & iPad Mini are an essential part of our children's iPad Education
it's up to us, the parents to give an appropriate context for the iPad, and each iPad turn.
The importance of creativity in education can not be denied but is often undervalued.
Enhance Your Artistic Development with these iPad Drawing Apps
We use Drawing Pad during almost every creative iPad turn.
Puzzle Apps for iPad & iPad Mini help children's mental and visual development
Experiment with almost ANY medium, any colour, texture, thickness, transparency... on iPad
Geography Apps for iPad & iPad Mini are an important part of our children's education.
We were recently asked by a Facebook friend how to prevent a two year old from tapping everywhere when given an iPad.
Change your iPad dictionary from American English to British English
One of the great new apps which comes with your new iPad, iPad Mini or old iPad upgraded to iOS 6, is Clock.
Adding Emoji to your iPad is a fun way to add expression to your text-based data.
Setting your iPad wallpaper is a great way to customise your new iPad.
Siri is wonderful, Siri is grand, Siri is the personal assistant in your hand...
Messages is one of the best things about the iPad, and it's built right in and uses your internet connection!
I myself didn't know how to do this until I read the iPad Users Guide
What is an iPad App? How do we purchase one? What do WE think about when considering apps?
We like the iGuy Case, it is tough and sturdy foam and doesn't break when pulled. We love the handles, they are easy to grip, it feels like your iGuy is holding on to you! It is a fun shape, adding to the child-friendly appeal of using an iPad mini.
Art has proven to be a vital stimulus for ongoing creative thinking and lifelong learning... Creativity is paramount to a successful future. iPad has brought creativity TO LIFE. Read about how iPad has made a difference to being creative...
Making productive use of your iPad takes a little organisation. Get the right apps and learn how to utilise them.
iPad has accessories and add-ons that make using it faster and easier... and more incredible!
Another reason iPad is fantastic for being productive... power failures!
Our recommended iPad Games Apps are great value for money and a fabulous way to learn!
Drawing and visualising are two common uses for the iPad in our family.
I've heard a few people say that the iPad can take away a child's ability to use a pencil.
For educators at school or at home, the iPad is the best educational device ever created... and here's why we think we should use the iPad in Education.
With years of painful computing experience behind me I am delighted with the iPad.