The Jellybean Tunes App Report 73: Meet The Cat in the Hat's Extended Family

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Shake-A-Phrase on Windows, name parts of the body, become cheer captain of Sky High, and count with ladybugs with apps from our family-friendly app network.

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- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes

Apps for Little Ones

Clever Ever ABC

Clever Ever ABC

by Kalicinscy.com

Let your preschooler explore the world of letters through 26 creative watercolor animations. Each illustration is enriched with a sound characteristic for an object and voice of lector. Just tap on the letter and see what's under it! The game offers two play modes: learning alphabet and recognizing letters. Every correct answer is rewarded. Find the letter and pop colorful balloons! The user interface is simple and intuitive - designed to be child friendly.

iPad: $1.99, Google Play: $1.99


Ladybug Number Count

Ladybug Number Count

by Busy Brain Media

Ladybug Number Count stands out with it's incredible images - real, beautifully photographed objects and charming scenes. Kids love following the crawling bugs with their fingers! It teaches kids to count by focusing specifically on two things: numeral recognition and number sequencing. It's simple by design - just the ticket for a child learning to count! And parents will be delighted to hear their child count in three different languages (english, french and spanish - with more to come)! (Watch Video)

iPad: $0.99


Now I Know My Planets

Now I Know My Planets

by Ideas4Ed

Developed with Montessori licensed teachers, the My Planets app gives a basic introduction of our planets to children as young as two years old. This multi-level app allows children to work at their own pace to learn the names, pronunciations, order of planets and general facts about each planet. Perfect for use in home-schooling environments, Montessori classrooms and for parents who want to expose thier children to more than basic learning opportunities.

iPad: $1.99


Clever Ever MEMO

Clever Ever Memo

by Kalicinscy.com

Clever Ever Memo is an educational memory puzzle for kids. It's a great tool for developing cognitive skills such as memory and concentration. The user interface is simple and intuitive - designed to be child friendly. It's so easy to use that kids can play the game by themselves. Keep your kids entertained with adorable hand drawn illustrations and fun animations!

iPad: $1.99


Books

Pride goes before a fall

Pride goes before a fall

by Genii Games

Pride goes before a fall is built around a popular African folktale. It tells the story of the cunning animal, Tortoise in his quest to become King of the Animal Kingdom. First, he has to outwit the Strength and Size of two powerful contenders in the Lion and Elephant. Rich graphics with moral undertones for learning good values. Also, users can select from 3 options: Read to me, Read to myself and Auto-Read.

iPad: Free (Optional Registration on Start), Google Play: $0.99


I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories - Dr. Seuss

I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories - Dr. Seuss

by Oceanhouse Media

I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories features a trio of zany tales in verse where we're introduced to The Cat in the Hat's extended family. Dr. Seuss teaches us the importance of humility, equality and teamwork.

iPhone and iPad: $3.99, Google Play: $3.99


Creative Play

Niki and Jazmin's Sticker Album

Niki and Jazmin's Sticker Album

by Niki & Jazmin

Enjoy Niki and Jazmin's New Sticker Album! There are 3 different scenes in the application which might be already familiar to you from the stories of Niki and Jazmin: Come, play with us! Kids' room - design and decorate the wallpaper of Niki and Jazmin's room for your own taste. At the doctors - make the doctor's waiting room cozier. In the garden - you can plant your own flowers, bushes and trees, so that every insects and little animals could find their home. (Watch Video)

iPad: Free


Memollow - Coloring Pages for Kids

Memollow Coloring Pages

by KiooiK Games

Choose a favourite character, dip your fingers in a paint and start doodling with all your fingers or invite another person to draw together! Features: beloved pictures to colour from Memollow app, different thematic sets of pictures like "Free Joy", "Sweet Moments" or "Jolly Machines" and "Draw&Learn" mode - read and spell names of pictures. (Watch Video)

iPad: Free + In-App Purchases from $0.99 to $2.99, Google Play: Free + In-App Purchases


Literacy

Shake-a-Phrase: Fun With Words and Sentences

Shake-a-Phrase

by Artgig Apps

Now available for Windows! Learn-as-you-laugh language, vocabulary and creative writing app for ages 8+. (Watch Video)

Windows 8: $1.99


BookBot

BookBot

by Glen Storey

Create engaging stories for your child to put together as they learn about sentence structure, key sight words and grammar. You create the story, they rebuild it to make sense. Retell a family event or teach your child something new! StoryBot is an interactive shared reading tool designed by teachers. It's perfect for use at home or in the classroom.

iPhone and iPad: $2.99


Games

Clever Clues

Clever Clues

by Andrew Tetlaw

Clever Clues is an addictive word game that challenges your knowledge and vocabulary. It's like a cross between a crossword and a word search. Great exercise for keeping your brain active. The perfect antidote for boredom while on the train, plane, bus, car, tram, boat, sidecar or covered wagon. Easy to pick up on your lunch break! Delicious with either coffee or tea. Cuddly in bed on a wintery morning. If you like crosswords, quizzes, word searches , you'll be hooked on Clever Clues.

iPhone: Free + In-App Purchases from $0.99 to $2.99


Cheer Captain

Cheer Captain

by Popular Games Network, LLC

Play as Skyler, Cheer Captain of Sky High. She's hoping to score some major points at Nationals, but first she needs to conquer each city that stands in her way. Travel from your humble school yard to beautiful places around the world. Visit New York City, Paris, Vegas and more! Jump high and fly through the sky as the crowd cheers you to victory. (Watch Video)

iPhone: $0.99


Science

From Earth to Space

From Earth to Space

by Chocolapps

At what altitude does a helicopter fly? What is the outer core? Who was the first astronaut? Is the Eiffel Tower taller than the Statue of Liberty? Learn about over 60 objects that fly, crawl, swim, or float, as well as monuments from Earth and space. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $2.99


Naming Parts of the Body

Naming Parts of the Body

by Storm Educational Software

The science curriculum for young children states that as part of understanding living things and life processes, children should be able to recognise and compare the main external parts of the bodies of humans. The Parts of the Body activity is a way that children can get to know the names of the main parts of the body by putting body parts and labels onto a picture of the body.

iPad: $1.99


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