The Jellybean Tunes App Report 75: Can You Make It to Pirate Island?

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Become a math superhero, learn about potty training, and solve the final puzzle in Happi & The Pirates for a chance to win an iPad Mini! Plus, a new Splash Math and an incredible adventure from Big Fish Games.

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- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes

News

What is a Book App and Could You Create One?

Melissa Northway inteviews Karen Robertson who paved her own way and is a true pioneer and supporter of indie authors. Karen recently wrote an eBook that showcases 27 children's authors in her new release "What is a Book App and Could You Create One? How 27 Writers Did!" which she is offering for FREE from April 9-13th so make sure to download it!

Read the Interview and Download the Book

Apps for Little Ones

Leo's Pad: Preschool Kids Learning Series

Leo's Pad: Preschool Kids Learning Series - New Appisode

by Kidaptive

Kidaptive has released the third animated appisode of their award-winning educational apps for iPad: Leo's Pad Preschool Kids Learning Series. The adaptive learning apps incorporate interactive learning games with engaging stories to teach children skills from a comprehensive curriculum. In the third appisode, "Catch that Question", children learn about gravity when Marie invents flying belts that allow her to fly. (Watch Video)

iPad: Free + In-App Purchases


Potty Training:  Learning with the animals

Potty training: Learning with the animals

by 1tucan

Potty Training the Animals allows your young children to get in the right mood for successful potty training and those early uncertain years immediately after! The perfect App for a potty training ritual with your kid! Teach your child potty training in a fun interactive way. Will set a positive mood for potty training. Makes the incredibly frustrating task fun and interactive. Kids love this app, the story behind it and its characters. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $1.99


Catch a Figure

Catch a Figure

by Smart Cat Studio, LLC

Mini-games of "Catch a figure!" help your child to work out object (number, figure) visualization skills, color (red, yellow, green, etc.) visualization skills and also their listening recognition. This educational app takes into account age characteristics of a little child: eyesight specifics, limited time of concentration and produces colorful realistic illustrations and a professional soundtrack.

iPhone and iPad: $1.99


Appy Tips & Tricks for Kids - CotCotCot-apps.com

Appy Tips & Tricks for Kids

by CotCotCot-apps.com

It's not always easy setting down the rules with one's children, especially when it comes to moderating the use of a tool as fun and interactive as the tablet... "Appy Tips & Tricks for Kids" will help you put into place a few basic rules concerning the family tablet but without spoiling their fun or yours! Ages 3-6 and up.

iPhone and iPad: $0.99


ABC Crazyfingers Alphabet

ABC Crazyfingers Alphabet

by Jekolab Srl

Pick a drawing, brush the screen with your fingers and let the magical world of this coloring book unveil under your eyes! You can listen to the voice over telling you how to pronounce each letter in 5 different languages! Aimed for kids aged 3 and up. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $0.99, Google Play: $1.16


123 Crazyfingers Numbers

123 Crazyfingers Numbers

by Jekolab Srl

This new CRAZYFINGERS is loaded with...numbers! Coloring the fun drawings and recognize the look and meaning of numbers is an easy peasy game. Pick a drawing, brush the screen with your fingers and let the magical world of this coloring unveil under your eyes! (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $0.99, Google Play: $1.21


Books

10 Little Fish

10 Little Fish

by CJ Educations

Children can read along (or sing!) as Bear checks out all the fish at his favorite watering hole. Young minds will learn to count to ten as more and more whimsical fish appear in the pond. They'll also learn counting backwards and opposite word pairs. This App provides four modes: Auto Play, Read to Me, Song Time and Activity,which work together to reinforce learning. Kid-friendly programming - simple to use and no time limits. No in-app purchases or advertisements. For 2-4 years old.

iPad: $1.99


Math

Splash Math Kindergarten: Fun Educational Worksheets for Counting Numbers, Addition and Subtraction

Splash Math Kindergarten

by StudyPad, Inc.

Splash Math Kindergarten app is a latest roll out from StudyPad. This jungle-themed app brings fun to the numbers and keeps your child hooked on a supreme math gaming experience. Make him solve math puzzles and discover many animated animals, birds and trees with every chapter, every worksheet. Let him form his own Kinder Jungle and experience the dream adventure of African savannahs. His jungle friends would walk, jump, dance, whistle or roar to his taps. (Watch Video)

iPad: $4.99


Math Tools

Math Tools

by PV Apps

Counting, multiplying, timetables, number bonds and calculation skills. Math Toolbox teaches them all and more. The app is a first class collection of interactive resources that are perfect use in the classroom and for home learning in order to drive collaborative learning of maths. The app was designed and developed by ourselves with the assistance of teachers and pupils from a local primary school in order to ensure that its content will fully compliment learning in 3-11 year olds.

iPad: $6.99


Math Superheroes - Learn math while having fun

Math Superheroes

by LisbonLabs Creative Experiences

In Math Superheroes, Mathy and Matheo guide your kids through 6 chapters of games and learning about numbers, shapes, patterns, sequences, operations... and much more - discover thirty original games, tested and recommended by teachers. As a natural Little Bee's ABC's successor - #1 at the US AppStore for weeks and Staff picked - we maintain the content's quality and graphic language as a successful formula for educational purposes. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $0.99


Puzzles and Games

Happi & The Pirates - A Spelling, Math and Puzzle Brain Game for Kids

Happi & The Pirates - A Spelling, Math and Puzzle Brain Game for Kids

by Happi Papi

Solve the final puzzle and open the chest for a chance to win an iPad Mini (Contest runs through June 30). Use your spell-power to uncover treasure chest keys. Rely on your deductive skills to unlock troves for the tools you need to search Pirate Island for clues to the final puzzle. In order to solve the final puzzle and open the pirates' treasure you and your child/students must prove your worth in a wide variety of disciplines such as: spelling, math, logical thinking, deductive reasoning, puzzle solving and word building.

iPad: $2.99


Fetch™

Fetch

by Big Fish Games, Inc

How far would you go to save your pet? Follow a young boy on a sensational journey to rescue his dog Bear from a mysterious fire hydrant. Big Fish Studios is proud to present Fetch, an adventure tale that will warm your heart and keep you glued to the screen! One part interactive animation, one part childhood delight, equal parts adventure and arcade, Fetch captures the timeless emotion of puppy love and takes you on a journey through dark tunnels and sandy shores to save your best friend. (Watch Video)

iPad: $3.99


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