Here are this week’s Friday Findings! Enjoy!
SeaCraft!: The SeaCraft! app is a global yet simple massive multiplayer online role playing game. With SeaCraft!, kids can enjoy a game of pirates, buccaneers, traders and more! Kids will choose the allegiances and fight alongside their friends for control over 10 empires around the world. Through attacking and plundering ships and looting gold, cargo and more – players will earn fame! Throughout the game, kids will be able to embark on quests and missions to increase their income, trade different goods to make profit, earn better ships as they work up the ranks and more! There is an internet connection required to play, but there are no ads or in-app purchases to worry about. If you would like to share a fun multiplayer game with your child, be sure to check out SeaCraft! Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $3.99~ See SeaCraft! in the App Store
The Gorgeous Bike: The Gorgeous Bike is an interactive children’s storybook for kids ages 2 and older. With The Gorgeous Bike, kids can join the bike on its various adventures and learn about different colors, as well as professions. There are no in-app purchases, in-app advertisements or hidden costs…with your purchase, your child will have full access to all functions and characters. Kids can learn while playing along with the story interactively, and there is simple wording especially for younger children. The app features narration, or parents can read to their child. There are also a few animations per screen, as well as beautiful graphics. If you would like to share a fun interactive story with your little one, be sure to check out The Gorgeous Bike! Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires iOS 5.1 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $2.99 ~ See The Gorgeous Bike in the App Store
Quick Clocks: The Quick Clocks app is a fun way to help your child with their time-telling and arithmetic skills. With Quick Clocks, kids can play multiple game modes that allow them to focus on different skills with varying degrees of difficulty. There is a really neat handwriting engine that recognizes users answers when handwritten on the screen! This app is geared towards children ages 6 through 12 years old. The app offers various lessons: using analog clocks to set and tell the time, using digital clocks to tell the time, reading and setting clocks in 12-hour and 24-hour time, using whole, half and quarter hours, comparing and converting digital and analog time as well as 12-hour and 24-hour time. Kids can even practice mental addition by finding the difference between two clocks! The app will also help kids gain an understanding of times of day, and help them practice their handwriting while drawing answers on the screen! This app features various difficulty levels and the ability to unlock secret avatars, too. If you would like to help your child gain an understanding of time, be sure to download Quick Clocks! Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires iOS 7.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $1.99 ~ See Quick Clocks in the App Store
KidsHero 123: The KidsHero 123 app is an all new learning tool for kids. With KidsHero 123, children can learn about numbers in a unique and interesting way. The app features a very simple design, so that kids can move from section to section on their own. There are different types of quizzes about numbers. The app includes an overview of various types of shapes, colors, and day to day objects. There is a fun 123 video included, as well as lots of animations. If you would like to share an introduction of numbers with your child, be sure to check out KidsHero 123! Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPhone. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Price: $2.99~ See KidsHero 123 in the App Store