The Jellybean Tunes App Report 93: Open up the Imagination Box

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Enjoy open-ended creative play with Jump App's latest release "Imagination Box." Learn the ABCs while exercising imagination with an updated "Faces iMake ABC" (free for a limited time). Practice math skills with "Quick Math+" and "Math in action." Is is just me or are math apps getting better looking all the time? Plus, travel to Paris, learn about animals, and take care of a baby with apps from our family-friendly app network.

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- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes

Apps for Little Ones

Around the World with Elwood and Ofie

Around the World with Elwood & Ofie. Destination: Paris, France

by OddBot Inc.

Earthworms are unlikely world travelers, but siblings Elwood and Ofie are the exception: Elwood is a travel photographer with an artist's eye, and his sister is a travel writer reporting on food and culture around the globe. In this adventure they travel to Paris, France where they meet a gregarious ant who's delighted to show them around his beloved City of Lights. AROUND THE WORLD WITH ELWOOD & OFIE is chock-full of character and story-driven animation and interactivity.

iPad: $2.99, Google Play: $2.99, Amazon: $2.99, Nook: $4.99

Plume's School - Animals - Kids from 2 to 7 years old - Learning vocabulary and to read  - HD - FULL

Plume's school - Animals

by Aetys

Come and discover Plume's world! Join Plume and her two friends as they discover 40 animals and learn related vocabulary! Animals from the farm, the sea, the jungle, and the savannah are all here! This app leads your child through: learning basic vocabulary, following simple commands, practicing the alphabet, reinforcing memory skills and recall speed, practicing fine motor skills and having fun! For kids from 2 to 6 years old.

iPhone and iPad: $1.99, Google Play: $1.49, Amazon: $0.99

Big Baby

Big Baby

by Big Ice Cream

Big Baby is based on traditional doll play and supports learning through investigation, role-play and fun. George, Rosie, Asha, and Bo are just like real babies. They eat, laugh, cry and need their nappies changed. Big Baby is a fun, age appropriate way for boys and girls aged 3-6 (as well as younger and older kids) to love and care for a baby of their own. Big Baby is a way for children to explore themes that relate to their world and day-to-day routine.

iPhone and iPad: $1.99

Creative Play

Imagination Box – colors, shapes, numbers and letters

Imagination Box - colors, shapes, numbers and letters

by Jump App

Give your child endless possibilities for educational and open-ended creative play that will bring a huge smile to their face with Imagination Box! Every child loves play dough, but no one enjoys cleaning up the mess. This application takes care of that problem, and does so much more! Your child will enjoy hours of playtime filled with laughter, while choosing different play dough shapes, including letters and numbers, changing each piece of molded dough's color, and placing it on their choice of background to create any type of scene that he or she can dream up. (Watch Video)

iPad: $1.99 (33% off)

Faces iMake - ABC

Faces iMake - ABC

by iMagine Machine

Faces iMake ABC a Parents Choice 2013 Gold Award Winner has just been updated with a parent gate, many sound tweaks and a brand new game - Find ABC: is a naming and word recognition game. The user is asked to collect 5 words that start with the current opened letter by clicking on their picture. (Watch Video)

iPad: Free for a limited time (regularly $1.99)


Quick Math+

Quick Math+

by Shiny Things

The follow-up to our top-rated math app is here! Quick Math+ takes the math challenge to the next level and brings some fun, new surprises along the way. With a focus on self-improvement, Quick Math+ encourages the development of mental arithmetic skills as players race the clock to improve their score and earn stars to unlock exciting new avatars.(Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $1.99

Math in action

Math in action

by WSiP

App Math in action is created for children between 5 and 7. We prepared a set of 80 exercises which make learning of simple mathematical principles easier and are highly enjoyable at the same time. To start off, we offer as many as 20 free maths problems. They are divided into four parts: sorting, addition, subtraction and transformation. By using this app children quickly learn the numbers from 0 to 10, as well as shapes such as circle, square or triangle. (Watch Video)

iPad: Free + $2.99 In-App Purchase

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