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posted: 2/25/2016 6:00 AM

Apps for kids: Make learning about heart health fun, interactive

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  • "A Heart Pumping Adventure"

    "A Heart Pumping Adventure"

  • Monster Heart MedicCost: FreeAges: 9 to 11 Help Ragnar the monster get a diagnosis, and lead a healthier life. With fun games and animations, this app teaches about heart conditions, and what steps your child and Ragnar can take to be healthy.

    Monster Heart MedicCost: FreeAges: 9 to 11 Help Ragnar the monster get a diagnosis, and lead a healthier life. With fun games and animations, this app teaches about heart conditions, and what steps your child and Ragnar can take to be healthy.

  • Explore the Heart in 3DCost: FreeAges: 4 and upThis 3D experience makes it easier to see and learn about the functions of the human heart. With the ability to zoom in and rotate the heart, this app gives your child an interactive learning experience.

    Explore the Heart in 3DCost: FreeAges: 4 and upThis 3D experience makes it easier to see and learn about the functions of the human heart. With the ability to zoom in and rotate the heart, this app gives your child an interactive learning experience.

 
By Chelsey Boutan

Heart health should be a concern for children, and not just adults. Poor health choices your child makes now can contribute to heart problems later as an adult. Below are three iPad apps that will put your child on the right track to a healthier heart.

"A Heart Pumping Adventure"

Cost: $1.99

Ages: 4 and up

Sisters and detectives Merrin and Pearl have magically entered the human heart. Read along with your child and do some detective work to figure out how the circulatory system functions, and which foods contribute to a healthy heart.

"Monster Heart Medic"

Cost: Free

Ages: 9 to 11

Help Ragnar the monster get a diagnosis, and lead a healthier life. With fun games and animations, this app teaches about heart conditions, and what steps your child and Ragnar can take to be healthy.

"Explore the Heart in 3D"

Cost: Free

Ages: 4 and up

This 3D experience makes it easier to see and learn about the functions of the human heart. With the ability to zoom in and rotate the heart, this app gives your child an interactive learning experience.

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