The Jellybean Tunes App Report 87: Montessori Math, the Circus, and Avokiddo Emotions

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There are so many good apps this week that it is hard to pick which ones to highlight. Join appp media at the circus with the second in their "My First App" series, learn about emotions in the remarkable and playful "Avokiddo Emotions," and practice adding and subtracting large numbers with the new Montessori app from Les Trois Elles Interactive. Avaz has released version 2.1 of their AAC app with the added ability to download and incorporate new words and vocabulary. Watch what happens when kids switch places with their parents in PicPocket Books' "The Worst Parents Ever." All that, plus learn geometry, geography, shapes and more with apps from our family-friendly app network.

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- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes

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Apps for Little Ones

My First App - Vol. 2 Circus

My First App - Vol. 2 Circus

by appp media

Announcing the second Volume of the "My First App" series! Volume 2 will take you to the Circus! Watch the penguin dance, the little lion refuse to jump, the clown juggle and many many more! Enjoy this app together with your kids. Our apps are 100% kids friendly - no ads, no links, no hidden programs!

iPhone and iPad: $1.99

Baby Learns Sight Words-02

Baby Learns Sight Words-02

by chen yibin

Kids love vehicles. So here comes Orbaby's 2nd sight words app - vehicle, for curious kids. Orbaby is publishing "Baby Learns Sight Words", the basic one for preschool or school-aged children. Features: dozens of vehicles and animals along with picture-flipping, puzzles and creative spelling to contribute to interactive learning.

iPhone and iPad: Free + $1.99 In-App Purchase


The Worst Parents Ever HD

The Worst Parents Ever

by PicPocket Books

What's wrong with using Mom's good silverware to make a racetrack or throwing clothes around the room in a bouncing tornado when two zany brothers, Hank and Jack, are having an afternoon of pure fun? It makes a huge mess. And someone's got to pick it up. When their parents demand they stop having fun and clean up, Hank and Jack make a wish to switch places with their parents so they can call the shots. But, instead of maximizing the fun, the boys soon learn that being the parents is not as amusing as they thought.

iPad: $2.99

Thumbelina ~ 3D Interactive Pop-up Book


by StoryToys

Meet Thumbelina, a girl no bigger than your thumb! Join her in this magical 3D interactive pop-up adventure from StoryToys as she sets off on an exciting adventure, meeting danger and making new friends on the way! (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $4.99 + In-App Purchases from $1.99 to $2.99, Google Play: $4.99 + In-App Purchases

Shapes That Roll

Shapes That Roll

by CJ Educations

Shapes are important building blocks to reading and writing, to understanding basic and advanced mathematics, and to spatial perception. A trio of fun-loving shape characters will introduce your child to various shapes and their characteristics.

iPad: $2.99

Creative Play

Avokiddo Emotions – Playful learning for kids

Avokiddo Emotions - Playful learning for kids

by Avokiddo E. Katsantonis & sia e.e.

Avokiddo Emotions - Playful learning for kids is an original app that offers a fresh and exciting way for kids to learn about emotions while engaged in a variety of playful activities. A wide range of emotions and reactions are triggered while kids are interacting with three highly expressive animals and more than a hundred different objects. Through rich facial expressions and sounds, kids will learn to identify emotions and connect them to certain actions and events. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $1.99, Amazon: $1.99




by Crackerbox

"Geo-Me!" uses fully animated musical stories and adorable avatars to introduce kids to basic world geography. You will not find a more colorful, unique and fun way to explore the globe. (Watch Video)

iPad: $0.99


Montessori Math: Add & Subtract Large Numbers

Montessori Math: Add & Subtract Large Numbers

by Les Trois Elles Interactive

Discover the notion of "exchanging" like you've never seen it before!! Montessori Math: Add & Subtract Large Numbers is a step-by-step approach guiding children towards solving addition and subtraction up to 9,999 in columns. In each section, games allow players to earn points that they can then use in our monster lab to create new avatars. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $4.99

Symmetry School: Learning Geometry

Symmetry School: Learning Geometry

by PixelSoup Ltd

Spraoi School is an engaging series of multilingual apps and games that deliver bite-sized educational concepts that directly target curriculum objectives. The first app in the Spraoi School series is Symmetry School: Learning Geometry - a captivating, brain-twisting iPad app designed to support and encourage mathematical development in your child.

iPad: $2.99

Kids Garden Math

Kids Garden Math

by Pyjamas Apps

The main idea of our game is not only to show to kids that it can be fun to learn mathematics, but also encourage them to be friendly and helpful to each other, as they will help the main character Ricky the Cat to harvest his garden. It's important to develop helpfulness, cooperation and teamwork skills among kids - these skills are essential for child development and will remain as habits for their entire life. The app teaches kids to add an subract up to 100.

iPhone and iPad: $1.99


Leo's Songs

Leo's Songs

by Kidaptive

This new free app packs the wonder and magic of the educational songs from Leo's Pad into an easy-to-use app. Watch, listen, and sing along with Leo and the gang as they teach lessons and inspire kids through song. Leo's Songs will help young learners explore their musical talents and learn important lessons like being patient, practicing, and following their dreams. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: Free

Special Needs

Avaz - AAC App for Autism (Augmentative Picture Communication Software for Children with Special Needs)

Avaz - AAC App for Autism

by Avaz

Version 2.0, which we launched only a couple of months back, had several great features that received awesome reviews all-round. But today, we're going one step further - from enhancing the app's features to helping you create content on it. Avaz 2.1 allows you to download & incorporate new words and vocabulary into your copy of the app. We promise to keep creating interesting, research-based vocabulary, that you can use right off-the-bat. Read more. (Watch Video)

iPad: $99.99, Google Play: $99.99, Amazon: $99.99

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