Here are this week’s Friday Findings!  Enjoy!

 

iPhone Screenshot 1Miles and Miles of Reptiles (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat):  The Miles and Miles of Reptiles (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat) app is now available for 33% off!  With Miles and Miles of Reptiles, kids can join the Cat in the Hat in an interactive book as he explores the world of reptiles.  The book includes all sorts of reptiles – lizards, snakes, turtles, and crocodilians.  Kids can explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with their own narration.  The app is geared towards children ages 5 through 10 years old.  Kids will be able to interact with komodo dragons, chameleons, geckos, cobras and many other exotic animals.  There are two fun ways to read, and the app encourages literacy skills with highlighted narration, as well as tappable words and pictures.  If you would like to share a fun reptile-themed interactive storybook with your child, be sure to check out Miles and Miles of Reptiles!  Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone.  Price: $3.99 ~ See Miles and Miles of Reptiles (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat) in the App Store

 

iPhone Screenshot 1Velociraptor: Small and Speedy:  The Velociraptor: Small and Speedy app is part of the Smithsonian Prehistoric Pals collection.  With Velociraptor: Small and Speedy, kids can join Velociraptor and his band of fierce predators who are the fastest runners in the land.  This title has been carefully reviewed by paleontologists at the Smithsonian Institution and provides fascinating information on the prehistoric world.  The app is geared towards children ages 3 through 8 years old.  Kids can explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with their own narration.  There are multiple ways to read the app, and it encourages literacy skills with highlighted narration, as well as tappable words and pictures.  Kids can even record their own narration and share it with others.  The app features select-a-scene options with easy-to-use navigation.  If you would like to share a fun prehistoric app with your child, be sure to check out Velociraptor: Small and Speedy!  Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.  Price: $1.99 ~ See Velociraptor: Small and Speedy in the App Store

 

iPad Screenshot 1Monster Moogle:  The Monster Moogle app is a great way to help your child develop their creative thinking and artistic skills.  With Monster Moogle, kids can play an interactive storybook that inspires them to engage with their imagination.  Kids will be able to create unique characters and short stories of their own – and there is a collage maker coming soon!  This app is geared towards children ages 2 through 12 years old.  There are various activities within the app: 1) Story Mode – read the story with Butch, 2) Interactive Story – explore the world in which the monsters exist, and 3) Characters – meet the characters individually and take a closer look to see what they are made of.  Kids can either read the story on their own or listen to narration.  If you would like to share a creative storybook with your child, be sure to check out Monster Moogle!  Requirements: Compatible with iPad.  Requires iOS 7.0 or later.  Price: $1.99 ~ See Monster Moogle in the App Store

 

iPad Screenshot 1Sorting for Early Science:  The Sorting for Early Science app is a fun educational app for use in schools or at home.  With Sorting for Early Science, kids can learn the ability to classify, or sort items – which is an important scientific skill.  The app will allow children to develop this ability through working alone or in small groups – it also provokes lively classroom discussion if used at school.  Kids will classify items according to whether they are: Animals or Plants, Types of Animals, Animals with Wings or No Wings, Number of Legs, Fruit or Vegetable, Living or Not Living.  All of the sorting is done with simple drag-and-drop motions.  If you would like to share a classification app with your child, be sure to check out Sorting for Early Science!  Requirements: Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later.  Price: $1.99 ~ See Sorting for Early Science in the App Store

 

iPad Screenshot 1Foxburrow:  The Foxburrow app is a cute interactive storybook for children.  With Foxburrow, kids can explore villa Foxburrow, home of the well-traveled, adventure-seeking cat Amadeus.  Kids can read stories about Amadeus and his friends, and help Amadeus’ friends with their experiments!  By touching Amadeus or speech bubbles, kids can bring up a text window…then, swipe in the text window to go to the next page.  If kids touch and hold Amadeus for more than 2 seconds, they can go back to the previous scene or to view the title window.  Kids can even record their own voice-overs.  If you would like to share a fun interactive storybook with your child, be sure to check out Foxburrow!  Requirements: Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 5.1 or later.  Price: $2.99 ~ See Foxburrow in the App Store

 

iPhone Screenshot 2Storyland Yoga:  The Storyland Yoga app is a great way to get your kids interested in yoga!  With Storyland Yoga, kids can go on a fun-filled adventure that infuses an eco-conscious message.  Kids will learn yoga poses by becoming part of a story where they go on a journey to save a baby condor.  By connecting with nature and gaining respect for their own health, kids can become empowered to create solutions for the healthy and sustainability of our planet Earth.  The yoga will provide children with a calming exercise that gives them greater focus and increased clarity.  If you would like to share an eco-conscious yoga-themed app with your child, be sure to check out Storyland Yoga!  Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires iOS 5.1 or later.  This app is optimized for iPhone 5.  Price: $3.99 ~ See Storyland Yoga in the App Store

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.