Summer is approaching and while it is still raining here in the land of Jellybean Tunes, we can dream of the beach with the relaxing and free Sand Drawing by Timbuktu. Back from the beach there are plenty of apps to keep kids minds sharp this summer such as Sky Fish Phonics, Rough Science, Fourth Grade Learning Games and more this week from our family-friendly app network.
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- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes
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Rumpelstiltskin by Fairytale Studios
by Fairytale Studios
Relive the magic of your childhood with the classic story of Rumpelstiltskin. Discover the moving picture book and a completely new take on storytelling. The vintage illustrations come to life with modern technology and take you through a series of games to complement the story. The color transformations of the black and white images are truly special as many of George Halkett's illustrations have never before been seen in color.
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Sand Drawing - by Timbuktu
by Timbuktu Labs, Inc.
Relax on the beach and draw in the sand! Let the sound of the sea inspire your creativity and explore open-ended drawing possibilities with fun tools and decorations.
Fourth Grade Learning Games
by Kevin Bradford
10 all-new educational mini-games for 4th Graders! Help them learn important topics like fractions, spelling, graphs, division, geometry, grammar and more all while they are playing fun and engaging mini-games. They won't even realize they're learning important 4th grade concepts as they fly spaceships, race cars, and throw darts. All 10 games are designed using real fourth grade curriculums and are modeled after Common Core State Standards. This version includes 3 games provided for free, you may unlock all 10 through a simple in-app purchase.
Sky Fish Phonics
Spark your child's love of reading with an adventure unlike any other! Sky Fish Phonics is a dazzling learn-to-read game that guides your child through our rock-solid curriculum at their own personal pace. Designed by experts. Loved by kids. Prized by parents like you.
My Dear Aunt Sally
by RD Imagine
"My Dear Aunt Sally" comes to life in a new educational app created by award-winning author Ron Larson, Ph.D. Students in grades 2-8 can reinforce many of the skills demanded by the Common Core State Standards in mathematics in over 300 engaging game levels.
by Deeper Richer
Presented by well known science educator, Sean M Elliott, Rough Science is a digital learning environment that explores three exciting Australian Curriculum Year 5 & 6 science topics: Layers of the Earth; Solid, Liquid & Gas; and Adaptation & Evolution. Each unit is comprised of a short video and a creative challenge. The App is accompanied by a free Rough Science Teacher Handbook, available from the iTunes store.
Telling The Time
by The Pre School Apps Academy
Great learning app which teaches children all about types of clocks, the concepts of time and how to tell the time. The game uses fully interactive clock faces and animated sequences with audio to teach the concepts of time. Designed and validated with teachers and early childhood development experts.