This week again we have been checking out what’s featured as “New and Noteworthy” on the App Store. Fun Educational Apps has been browsing both he UK and US Stores and following are five great apps that caught our attention! First we have a great stunning book app that will delight both kids and parents, a well know adventure game app with famous Professor Layton; a discovery app featuring a comprehensive and informative description of some of the strangest insect species on Earth - A Fun Educational Apps TOP PICK: Meet the Insects: Water & Grass Edition; a fun and entertaining app for he little ones - Sand Drawing; and an ABC app, the first educational apps by Hasbro PLAY-DOH Create ABCs!
A Cautionary Tail for iPad - By Rawr Media Pty Ltd - iPad and iPad Mini
A stunning book app that really deserve its New and Noteworthy! A Cautionary Tail is a dark, funny fable about a girl born with a tail, that combines beautiful cinematic 3D animation, narration by David Wenham, delightful interactive features and an important message about self-acceptance. As most book app it offers Read to Me and Read by Myself modes. We are sure your kids will love the to interact and play with the characters. A bit pricy but well worth it!
LAYTON BROTHERS MYSTERY ROOM - By Level-5 Inc. - Universal
Familiar with Professor Layton smart mystery adventure game … the great news is that you can now play it on your iOS devices - universal app for iPad/iPad mini/iPhone and iPod Touch - In this new crime-solving mystery game Genius investigator, Inspector Alfendi Layton and his newly assigned assistant, Detective Constable Lucy Baker, research only the most extraordinary cases in the “Mystery Room” deep within Scotland Yard. Investigate the evidence, find the contradictions, and unravel the truth that lies shrouded in mystery! A great fun and educational game app that will keep your kids entertained! It's free to download, first mystery case free, additional cases available via in-app-purchase.
According to scientists, there may be a million or more species of insects in the world. Including all of them would be an impossible task, but there is a collection of apps, called Meet the Insects, that highlights the most familiar types. The latest app in this series is called Meet the Insects: Water and Grass Edition. Fun Educational Apps awards it a Top Pick for its comprehensive and informative description of some of the strangest insect species on Earth. … Read More
Sand Drawing - by Timbuktu - Universal - FREE!!!
A great holiday app for your little ones! Relax on the beach and draw in the sand! Let the sound of the sea inspire your creativity and explore open-ended drawing possibilities with fun tools and decorations. With Timbuktu Sand Drawing, you can have hours of zen play with your kids as if you were at the beach! It doesn't matter what your age or ability level is, Timbuktu Sand Drawing is beneficial to the development of visual language and problem solving skills for children and grown-ups alike.
PLAY-DOH Create ABCs - By PlayDate Digital - Universal
Featured in the UK educational app store as number 1, it is Hasbro's first learning app! A learning app that let’s your kids learn their “ABCs using ‘virtual’ PLAY-DOH modeling compound with this delightfully interactive educational app!” Another ABC app that will attract many parents based on the well know brand Play-Doh. We had a chance to try to … It is a nice learning apps but very academic. Using Play-Doh as a symbol of creativity, we were expecting a lot of more from it … more use of the intuitive interface the iPad offers and a bit less guidance! Read More
Enjoy theses new apps … All are featured as New and Noteworthy on the app store .. There many other great apps joining the AppStore everyday, not all of them get a chance to featured by Apple so if know a top new app and want to recommend for this week Top New and Noteworthy, please let us know under comments. Find out about all our latest TOP PICKS
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