Since none of our family favorite teams were playing yesterday, our Super Bowl festivities were all about family time and food. Sounds vaguely like Thanksgiving and many other holidays, which leads me to wonder if Super Bowl weekend could become a national holiday. (I’d love another 3 day weekend this time of year.) Anyway… this weeks apps are a nod to some other family rituals, the family photo and preschool learning time. Unlike the Bronco’s there are no disappointments in our contest.
Good luck! Contest will close Monday, January 20th 2014!
Disclosure: I have not personally tried these apps. The descriptions come from the developers with some minor editing (and perhaps commentary) by myself. Alternative prizes may be awarded at our discretion.
DuckieDeck Family Photo: Like the Big Game family pictures usually involve lots of planning maybe a little bit of chaos and sometimes a less than satisfying outcome. This app looks to make things lots more entertaining than the traditional photo shoot with lots of giggles thrown in. (Be sure to check out Heather’s review on The iPhone Mom Likes)
We all have certain people that we are very happy to have in our lives – they might be our biological relatives, our adoptive family, or our beloved friends. What better way to commemorate happy times with your favorite people than with a portrait? And better yet, what if you can create this portrait yourself? Our app Family Photo enables you and your child to create your own set of colorful, expressive characters and bring them together for a group photo. Designed with toddlers in mind, the app is easy to use and engaging for young minds. With the help of Family Photo, children can capture a personalized impression of their family and friends and show their appreciation for those special relationships. Our goal is for children to have fun while learning life skills and exercising their creativity. Our games also help kids develop hand-eye coordination. Most importantly, this application is designed to be completely safe and to protect kids, therefore it has no additional payments or advertising. Family Photo is just pure addictive fun – the aim is to create funny and colorful caricatures of family members. Characters designed by a child can be assembled together and then pictured as with a real camera! Hundreds of noses, eyes, hair and mustaches are waiting for their owners – don’t let anyone miss the fun!
Requirements: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $1.99 ~ See DuckieDeck Family Photo in the App Store
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It’s quite a challenge sometimes to keep little kids involved in learning activities. That’s why “Education has to be entertaining and entertainment has to be educational” Preschool Academy wants to focus on Cognitive Skills, one of the domains of childhood development. The goal is to widen children knowledge while stimulating their brain to produce and organize new information. Young learners discover and learn in a natural and intuitive way by touch, repetition and self-correcting approach. Preschool academy is divided into four different worlds which actually respond to four different improving levels.: Sweets, Monsters, Robots and Musical instruments. Every world plays different activities. Each activity is engaging and easy to use. Children travel around each world following a cute and funny character who flies from activity to activity and gets bonus and energy in the meanwhile. At the end of each world children get a “Certificate of Excellence”. Early childhood education starts from Eye-hand recognition and Visual/spatial skills, Logical thinking and observation, Memory, Problem solving skills, Listening skills. *Shadows games, puzzles, mazes, relationship and connection between objects and situations, objects position on the screen, memory games. Only after that kids approach numbers and letters: starting from how to write and read them arriving to first counting 0-10 and alphabet.
Requirements: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $2.99 ~ See Preschool Academy in the App Store
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