The Jellybean Tunes App Report: Volume 16

by Moms With Apps on February 7, 2012

This week the App Report turns 16. As always, we bring you the latest app news and announcements from the industrious developers in the Moms With Apps network.

Early Learning: Kids Fun offers 70 games from puzzles to matching games to stickers. Kids 1st Shape Puzzle teaches letters, numbers and words in Hebrew and English. Kids Picture Dictionary offers hundreds of pictures and images to build vocabulary. Create My Own Flash Cards offers parents the opportunity to personalized flash cards. Fun Street Intl lets kids explore a virtual neighborhood in multiple languages.

Literacy: Reading Raven promises step-by-step reading lessons for young children. Why not use those reading skills with a selection of books including a Dr. Suess book colleciton, Juliette and the Shiny Red Balloon or 12 Chefs?

Math: This week, Brainstars offers two apps for learning math skills, Math- Middle School and Math 3.

Entertainment: Valentines day is coming up fast and Weiner Family Studios has a Valentines Coloring Book for the occasion. Can you find the secret to make hearts fly?

Click on the links to find out more about each app and to determine if it is suitable for you. If you find an app you like, remember to write a review.

- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes

Books

Dr. Seuss Beginner Book Collection #1 Dr. Seuss Beginner Book Collection #1 by Oceanhouse Media: The Dr. Seuss Beginner Book Collection #1 contains five exciting Dr. Seuss titles for young readers. Enjoy The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, The FOOT Book, Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? and Fox In Socks all in one omBook! iPhone and iPad
Juliette and the Shiny Red Balloon Juliette and the Shiny Red Balloon by Long Weekend LLC: Join little Juliette as she chases monkeys, sings with birds and slides down rainbows. 90% of our proceeds go to the Tyler Foundation, supporting families of children with cancer. iPad
12 chefs FULL HD 12 chefs by Squeaky Oak: “12 chefs” is a Coloring Book. There are riddles in the book solving which, children can learn some profession. In the spirit of Soviet literature, we present to you a translation of Twelve Chefs, a very short children’s story by D. Kharms. iPhone and iPad, Lite (iPad only)

Education

BrainStars: Math - Middle School BrainStars: Math – Middle School by BrainStars: Practice essential math skills with this fun app! The practice levels self-correct, and the test levels provide correctness scores. Seven different activities practice seven vital middle school math concepts. Completely NCTM aligned. Developed by a math teacher! iPhone
BrainStars: Math 3 BrainStars: Math 3 by BrainStars: Seven different activities practice seven vital third grade math concepts. Completely NCTM aligned. Developed by a math teacher! iPhone
Create My Own Flash Cards Create My Own Flash Cards by Fun To Learn Apps: Create flash cards that make sense to the next generation. This application lets you design the flash cards to inspire your children. This is great for when you play, when you travel, or even when you just stay at home. You can just take a picture of everyday material, put it in the flash card and teach your baby with your own voice. iPhone
A Valentines Coloring Book A Valentines Coloring Book by Weiner Family Studios: If your kids are looking for a fun way to decorate this Valentines try coloring a large variety of pictures including Cupid, love birds, teddy bears, original designs. It’s perfect for kids 4-8 but older kids have a blast with it too. CAN YOU FIND THE SECRET TO MAKE HEARTS FLY??? iPhone and iPad
Kids Picture Dictionary : an educational app for kids in Preschool, Kindergarten, First-grade and ESL! Learn words and make sentences with fun record tool! Kids Picture Dictionary : an educational app for kids in Preschool, Kindergarten, First-grade and ESL! Learn words and make sentences with fun record tool! by eFlashApps: eFlash Kids Picture Dictionary features over 650 high quality images with text and voiceovers. Parents or kids can repeat the sentences or make their own sentences by using the fun self-record tool! Complexity of words is perfect for ages 3 to 6 so two or more young siblings can play together and even teach eachother! iPhone and iPad
Fun Street Intl Fun Street Intl by BASHO & friends: FUN STREET INTERNATIONAL is a musical, multimedia edugame that allows kids to explore new languages and cultures in a safe and fun virtual neighborhood. Kids select a game language and instructional language and then explore the neighborhood for fun, educational activities and music videos. iPhone and iPad
Reading Raven For iPad Reading Raven For iPad by Early Ascent, LLC: Reading Raven is a learn-to-read educational game that provides step-by-step reading lessons designed to help young children build a solid foundation for reading. We have designed our lessons as reading adventures where each lesson has its own unique cast of characters and themed games. With Reading Raven, children learn naturally while being challenged and stimulated in a setting that is extremely playful and fun. iPad

Games

Kids Fun, more than 70 games and activities to play, create, observe, learn and have fun! Kids Fun, more than 70 games and activities to play, create, observe, learn and have fun! by toomanyscreens: Puzzles, matching, coloring, memory, hide-and-seek, dot-to-dot, spot the differences, stickers, mixed animals and a sound picture book. More than 70 activities and numerous surprises that will give your children hours and hours of fun, entertainment and discovery time! iPad
Kids 1st shape puzzle – learn animals, alphabets, numbers Kids 1st shape puzzle – learn animals, alphabets, numbers by Gil Weiss: Learn Hebrew and English first words. Place the pieces correctly on the puzzle to hear the word and sound – animal’s sounds, transportation sounds, letters, numbers, and more. iPad

App News

Little Star Piano by Fun To Learn Apps: now allows the player to email their best performances of the tunes to their friends and family, plus adds support for Chinese, German and Korean. iPhone
Doink by DK Pictures, Inc.: a recommended app for teachers at Apps in Education. iPad
Lil Sub ABC – Learn to Spell Sea Animals and Beach Toys by Jill Pestka: updated with an all new compass effect that lets little explorers move the sub from side to side!! iPad
2×2=4 by Aplemakh Bros: updated with the ability to specify the maximum number in the times tables to allow for different levels of learning. iPhone and iPad

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