Learning with apps on the iPhone can be fun, engaging and stimulating. The iOs technology has expanded learning opportunities. Great apps are being introduced every day and find the right one can be tricky sometimes. To help you here is a summary of apps that we liked, tried and reviewed in April as well as an overview of the new apps that were released this month.
Book Apps Review:
Nancy Drew, the world famous detective is now entering the world of iDevices withNancy Drew Mobile Mysteries: Shadow Ranch, a new type of adventure game book app for the girls aged 9-14. The newNancy Drew book app on your iPad, iPhone or iPod will take your tween children through a great interactive adventure detective story where they can decide how the story unfolds.
Be Confident in Who You Are: A Middle School Confidential™ Graphic Novel:
A new, original comic book app to help and support teens and tweens lacking confidence at school. The comic style can help kids realize that they are not alone and see that, what they are facing can be quite common. A really great book appthat helps open the door the self-confidence issues.
Highly Recommended Book App to Support Self Confidence Issues
Apps For Toddlers and Preschoolers
Nighty Night! HD is a brand new top quality bedtime interactive book apps for babies and toddlers - kids from 1 to 4. It is perfect for bed time with sweet and relaxing music and stunning 2D interactive illustration that will delight both parents and children. Nighty Night! HD for iPadnot only teaches farms animals to your toddlers, it also allows them to take an active role in putting them to bed thus getting them ready for their own bed time … Brilliant!
Kids Fireman - A fun educational app for toddlers all about touch and discovery: slide up, slide down, move, touch and poke various objects with real sound effects and colourful scenes, your toddler will be busy for a while experimenting all the interactivity the app has to offer.
Are you trying to teach good habits to your kids? Then you might want to have a look at Little Steps to Good Habits, a story book app for kids to help them learn about good habits. It is a cute app that offer 4 interactive stories with real life scenarios.
Read with your kids and let them relate and learn about each event.
iLearn with Poko: Seasons and Weather - Top Fun Educational App for Prescholers
iLearn With Poko: Seasons and Weather! HD is a brandnew iPad fun educational app for kids aged 3 to 7 to learn about seasons. Pre-schoolers and kindergarten find out about seasons and weather, what to wear when it rains or when the sun is shining and associate weather with month and days of the year via top quality, fun and interactive activities on the iPad.
Language Apps - French
GoKids Apps is a new French Learning game where you learn French vocabulary as well as info about the country. When learning a language it is also important to know a little bit about the country itself.
It’s Easter and all of you learning French probably know how to say Easter in French, but do you know what the tradition is?
Math Apps for Kids - Times Tables
Monty’s Quest is the follow up app to the very successful ‘Secret Numbers’.
Monty’s Quest is a CHALLENGING, FUN and EXCITING app designed to help children learn multiplication tables. Easy to use it offers kids a great practice to times tables. Your kids will have to answer calculation as fast as possible so Monty can take a step toward the top of the hill and reach the cheese!
Monkey Maths is another fun math games for kids aged 5 - 11 years. It stimulates kids with their times table but also include addition and subtraction. A great math app to help improve mental arithmetic. Kids can decide if they want to do just Additions, Subtractions, Multiplication or a mixture of all three.
Monkey Maths is easy to use, fun and engaging and let kids practice math skill in a fun and entertaining way. Simple and easy … a great way for the kids to have fun with Math.
Family Game Apps
You may think you’ve played all type of puzzle appsavailable; that the difficulty lies with the type of image used, the number of pieces … Well get ready for a brand new challenge! Video Puzzle is new, unique, creative and very original since the sliding puzzle is based on video! Smart and ingenious, Video puzzle app will challenge your brain.
Puzzle app with motions picture! … it all becomes a lot harder!
Royal Wedding: Learn about a Historic Day with Apps!
As you all know the UK is getting ready for one of its biggest day of the century with the Royal Wedding of Royal HighnessPrince William of Wales and MissCatherine Middleton. It is expected to be one of the biggest wedding and followed by 2.5 billion people worldwide. Either you are fan of the Royal family, or want to keep up to date with the news, or want to know everything about the British Royal couple, either way “there is an app for that!”
Make the day as an historical day for your kids, let them learn and discover all what they can with some Royal Wedding apps, designed just for the occasion.
Easter Apps for Kids
ClickySticky Easter, a fun interactivesticker book app for kids on the iPad. Let your kids be creative and have fun creating beautiful Easter scenes usingvirtual stickers. No mess, just fun. Simply click and drag and your kids are ready to create, save and send their best creation to friends and family.
Dress Eggy HD is a fun Easter app for kids to dress up their own eggs. It is entertaining and easy to use. Kids can simply paint, decorate, save and send to friends and family to wish them a Happy Easter.
Dressy Eggs HD has been developed byPunflay, a well-known developer of top fun educational apps. Dressy Eggs was previously developed for the iPhone and Punflay just released the HD version especially for the iPad.
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News and Article:
Can Educational Apps Support your Kids Learning?
You may be wondering if educational apps can really support your kids with their education. I just read in the Daily Mail.co.uk Online, an interesting study recently conducted by Encyclopaedia Britannica and wanted to share it with you. (read more ...)
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