The iMums are very pleased announce the SEVENTH in our series of iPad Mini giveaways, this is sponsored by these great developers: Oceanhouse Media, Anlock Apps, Kids and Beyond and Smarty Ears. The iPad mini is the hot gift this holiday season and is a great size for children – lighter and easier to carry than the original iPad, but with access to the same great catalog of apps. Don’t want to wait to win one? Why not grab one from Amazon.

The prize package, which totals to over $400, includes all you need to get started:-

  • A new Apple iPad mini 16GB WiFi;
  • A Cygnett Workmate shock-absorbing iPad mini case;
  • A huge collection of apps to kickstart your iTunes library!

Introducing our sponsors:

Oceanhouse Media  is a premiere publishing company that develops mobile and desktop apps for popular children’s authors, such as Dr. Seuss, The Berenstains and Mercer Mayer. Our apps work on iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), Android, NOOK Tablet, Kindle Fire, HP TouchPad and Windows 8 devices. Seventeen of our apps have reached the number one spot within their categories on Apple’s App Store℠. In addition, we have been selected by Google as one of its Top Developers, a designation granted to only 150 groups worldwide. Our corporate focus is to uplift, educate and inspire through technology. The iMums have reviewed many OceanHouse Media apps including The Bippolo Seed, Dr Seuss Beginner Book Collection no. 1 and no.2, Boats, Berenstain Bears Big Bedtime Storybook, and the Five Little Monkeys collection 1..

Anlock Apps was founded in Greece  in 2011.  The company has designed a number of apps for both Windows and the iOS platform.  Among their apps is Puzzle School Pro which features over 300 puzzles optimized for the iPad that are developed into three stages to help children succeed in making puzzles. They have several other puzzle apps including Word Book and Puzzle Box and a series of Kids First words and PhonicsApps in different languages. In addition, George is an active member of Moms with App’s Friday and Parent’s With Apps.  The team at Anlock is comprised of a traditional board game designer, a graphic designer and a developer.
  Smarty Ears was founded by Speech-Language Pathologist, Barbara Fernandes three years ago. They create high quality apps for children with speech and language delays and currently have 50 apps in the app store. They have apps available in English, Spanish & Portuguese. Their apps are used professionally by Speech-Language Pathologists and by parents to help children do Speech Therapy practice at home . We have reviewed many Smarty Ears apps here at The iMums including Preposition RemixCustom Boards PremiumMatch 2 SayArticulate It!Go-TogethersiPractice Verbs just to name a few. To learn more about Smarty Ears read our developer interview [here].

KidsandBeyond develops apps for children 3 to 11 years of age.   KAB’s apps are stimulating, interactive, and creative with content that is accessible to all children regardless of their style or pace of learning.   The content in the apps focuses on early educational skills and is child-centered, thus allowing the child to acquire knowledge through self discovery.  The KAB team consisting of educators from preschool to high school ages, animators and illustrators, engineers, marketeers, and a management team, has had a collective experience of over 50 years in their respective fields of expertise.  KidsAndBeyond is well known for their SimpleSort series where the basic concept os sorting objects into their categories is taught in a fun and meaningful way.  The apps in this series include: 1) SimpleSort,, 2) SimpleSort: Counting, 3) SimpleSort: Continents. The iMums have also reviewed  Create a Card – a creative card-making app for all occasions. KAB also have two story apps : Marcel and Viewpoints: The Blue Jackal and the Lion. Their most recent  app is Map My Globe – an extensive geography app.


Cygnett designs, develops and manufactures innovative digital accessories for the world’s most popular gadgets and technology. From cases and accessories for iPod, iPhone, iPad, smartphones and tablets to portable speakers, earphones, power products and laptop bags. The Workmate case features a heavy duty and impact cushioning layered design. The dual material case is shock-absorbing without adding bulk, offering robust defence when at work or play.

Don’t forget to also visit our  Mini-Madness Page where you will find links to our other iPad Mini Giveaways and our Giveaways Page where you can enter to win more great prizes.


Please enter via the Rafflecopter widget below. The giveaway is open worldwide, you must be over 18 years old to enter. The winners must contact The iMums within 48 hours of being announced to claim their prize and must have a valid postal address. We notify winners by email as well as announcing on our website, so make sure info(at) is on your safe senders list so the email doesn’t get caught in your spam filter or junk mail folder.

There is no charge to enter this giveaway – you just need to give some social media love and help us spread the word about the giveaways. There is one mandatory step to complete- the blog post comment, any additional steps are completely optional. However, you must complete all steps on the first page to be able to unlock the other options. The more steps you complete, the more entries you will have in the giveaway. When the winners name is drawn their entry will be verified and they will be disqualified if they have not done the steps they claim to have done. Please ensure you have read and understand our Terms & Conditions. Good luck!

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Mary is originally from England but now lives in California with her husband, dog, cat and three children. Mary and her family love Apple products and own an iPad2, iPad3, iPad Mini, iTouch, iPhone5 and several MacBook Pros. They also love cub scouts, skiing, camping and hiking. The family iPads are also used for therapy for their daughters Apraxia (speech disorder).

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