Tiny Diggers has remained on the top ten educational games category on the Mac App Store in many countries around the world. “Tiny Diggers has exceeded my expectations and is climbing steadily on the iPad and Mac computer,” says Shane Whitehouse of TouchTilt Games. “Kids can’t put the game down, and I even receive photos from parents of their kids playing the game which really makes my day. It has received a glowing review on the popular kids app site BestAppsForKids.org.”
ABCiSoft today announces Paint 2.0, an update to their children’s entertainment app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Created to entertain kids of any age, Paint provides users with a variety of digital canvas options to draw on. The app also comes complete with five unique virtual strokes and a full spectrum of colors as well. Newly updated, Paint includes a diverse array of pre-designed characters that young budding artists can incorporate into their drawings how ever they please.
BeiZ Ltd today announced that Staraoke – the kids’ singing game becomes free at least until Sunday 14th of August. Staraoke is a game that lets children control a cartoon character on their screen by singing along to various songs. Designed especially for 4 to 9 year old children, the software recognizes the singer’s pitch and keeps the character on the path unless you sing off key. If you sing correctly, the character stays on the path and you ramp up points.
Summer is a favorite season for children as they break from daily routine. However, they may lose a large amount of what they learned during the school year. Experts call it “summer brain drain” and is more prevalent in math than in other subjects. More math activities for fun and discovery will help in retaining and sharpening kids’ skills over the summer. One great activity is solving number sequences with NxtApp 4 Kids, the popular and fun iPhone app.
California based Appbackr today announces its biggest campaign ever for “Cowboys & Aliens: The Kids” app book for the Apple iPhone and iPad. The application is an educational app for children, 3 – 8 years, based on the new Universal movie Cowboys & Aliens. People who fund the app will receive 27% profit as the app sells in iTunes. The money raised in the campaign will support the apps worldwide distribution and the to build out the app for other devices.
Alam Alia, a leading technology program on Dubai TV, features popular math game NxtApp 4 Kids in a special episode. The episode discusses the importance of spending summer vacation productively through apps and social media. Developed specifically for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, NxtApp 4 Kids is a number sequencing game that sharpens kids’ mental math skills in a fun-filled atmosphere. It is farm-themed with engaging barnyard animals holding banners with sequences.
Swiss based developer RIAMS Software today introduces PadDraw Holidays 1.0 for the iPad and iPad 2. This children’s oriented art app gives kids of any age the chance to get into the holiday spirit by coloring in scenes from their favorite seasonal celebrations with ease. The app’s coloring tools range from those easy enough for a toddler to utilize, to more advanced techniques that challenge young users to color in the lines themselves.
Artgig Studio is extending their half price weekend sale on their newly updated educational language arts app, Shake-a-Phrase, through today, Monday 7/25, as part of a special summer promotion. Shake-a-Phrase combines physical device shaking with hilarious randomly generated sentences in a game for kids ages eight and up. The app actively engages kids in reading and building vocabulary during the course of play, while Quiz Me mode strengthens their understanding of parts of speech.
Internet Design Zone today introduces Dancing Animals For Kids 1.0, their new educational app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. This funny game app aims to keep little kids entertained and busy with animals dancing to groovy music. Small children can spend time all alone with this app and learn names and spellings of animals while having fun. 20 cute animals with different dance steps and music tunes will keep a child hooked.
Artgig Studio is offering their newly updated educational language arts app, Shake-a-Phrase, for 50% off today, Friday 7/22, as part of a special summer promotion. Shake-a-Phrase combines physical device shaking with hilarious randomly generated sentences in a game for kids ages eight and up. The app actively engages kids in reading and building vocabulary during the course of play, while Quiz Me mode strengthens their understanding of parts of speech.
Beiz today introduces Lola’s Fruit Shop Sudoku 1.0 for iOS. Lola Panda does it again – making it fun to develop logical thinking. Now kids can enjoy the fun and challenge of Sudoku in a form especially designed for them. In Lola’s Fruit Shop Sudoku the player is invited to help Lola Panda to sort out the fruit. Lola’s Fruit Shop Sudoku is playable even by 4-year old children, yet still challenging enough for 8-9 year old kids.
Warsaw based mobile application developer, SID ON announces Color Me!!! 2.1.1, an update to their fun kids game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Simple and easy-to-use for older ones as well as young preschoolers alike, kids enjoy the simple act of touching an area to fill it with color. You can also find at the bottom of the screen a nice color spectrum and a floating ball above it for selecting colors. Kids can easily share their creations with friends and family.
Kendal Investments today introduces Smarty: Tic-Tac 1.0 for iOS, their new touch- interactive game for kids age two and older that introduces the concept of time and the skill of reading a clock in a lively, entertaining fashion. A cartoon cat sits with a white board on his lap that displays a time, for example, 8:32. Behind him is a large display of six different clocks, each one having a different design, and each one displaying a different time. Kids must touch the one clock that reads 8:32.
KenigArt today announces ABC Alphabet 2011 Learning Game for Kids HD for iPad. Featuring funny graphics and sounds for your little kids, ABC Alphabet 2011 Learning Game allows your children to learn the alphabet in easy and fun way. Find differences between 26 awesome animals pictures in 26 levels and learn all alphabet from A to Z with spelling. In addition for each solved level you will get quality iPad HD wallpaper with level animal and letter.
To celebrate the launch of NxtApp 4 Kids, smart new math game for iPhone and iPad, ICON is offering a limited-time 50% discount. NxtApp 4 Kids allows kids to learn and practice their math skills in a fun and challenging way. NxtApp 4 Kids presents questions that will also help with pattern recognition and the logic of numbers. NxtApp 4 Kids was recently featured by Apple in the first spot as “New and Noteworthy” on iTunes for Kids and Educational games categories.
Tong Communication Inc. today released Touch! Safari-Free 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. This is a new educational application for youngsters aged 2 to 6 years, a no charge download that teaches young children interactively about safari animals. The colorful screens feature animals that are round and look cuddly and with a tap, children can see an animal card and hear the name of an animal. Fully animated action is started with a mere finger tap on an animal or element on the screen.
Shortstack, creator of critically acclaimed Splish Splash Inn, just released its second app, Photo Safari! 1.1. The game features 50 animals, ranging from the favorites like an elephant and a tiger to what might be new animals for kids, like a hedgehog, a sloth and a peacock. It’s a search game, where kids look for a particular animal in a sea of other animals. After kids find the target animal, they zoom in for a close up, see a quick animation, then click their camera to take a picture.
Intelligent Design has developed a mobile app called aWareAbouts 1.0 for iPhone to help parents keep track of their children without being overly intrusive. It is simple to use. A check-in time is scheduled into a child’s phone. When this time comes, aWareAbouts activates a reminder for the child to check-in. The child then has the option of either calling or sending a message via text or email with their specific location coordinates attached with a single touch.
ICON, LLC has released NxtApp 4 Kids 1.0 for iOS. When you start the app you will be presented with multiple types of mathematical challenges. The player is presented with a sequence of four numbers out of which one has to be figured out. NxtApp 4 Kids makes it really easy for kids to learn basics of math in fun new way and thus creates a stronger foundation for them. The app has a really simple user interface and funny cartoon characters in the game to make it more happening for kids.
Zephyr Games today introduces Lumi’s Book of Eyes 1.0 for iOS, the ebook version of the best-selling paperback for kids 3-12, which also includes the I Spy an Eye mini-game. Originally written by ophthalmologist Dr. Robert Abel Jr., the book uses illustrations of different animals to make educational health a fun experience for kids. The ebook targets an international audience and features animals from around the world that teach us the importance of good eye health and the value of eyeglasses.