The Jellybean Tunes App Report: Volume 45

by Moms With Apps on September 5, 2012

Practice printing, play peekaboo, and learn the states. The 45th app report brings you the latest news and product announcements from our network of family-friendly app developers. If you have news to announce, or simply want to get a sneak peek at next week’s news, visit the Product Announcements forum.

Please take a moment to read the full app descriptions, and to screen the apps you download, in order to fully understand the features and elements in the app. If you find an app you like, please write a review.

- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes

News

Dandelion Moms: As promised last week, Melissa Northway and the rest of the Dandelion Moms team have launched their new web site, dandelionmoms.com, in conjunction with the start of the latest Be a Famous Writer Contest by Mrs. P.
Sale Les Trois Elles Interactive is having a sale on their recently updated Numberland HD (iPhone and iPad: sale price $2.99) and Montessori Letter Sounds HD (iPhone and iPad: sale price $2.99). Both now support the retina display on the new iPad, plus Montessori Numberland has been chosen New and Noteworthy by Apple.
Smart Apps for Kids is nearing 20,000 likes on Facebook and is getting ready for a celebration.

Apps for Little Ones

Pre-K PAPER HD-Teachers Edition Pre-K PAPER HD by Holt Smith Ltd: Whether using a white board, lined paper, or the colored backgrounds Students are able follow assignments such as printing, art, and a primer that helps children scaffold the concept of letters and numbers by tracing dashed letters and numbers overlaid with the unique Holt Smith color-coded starting dots and directional arrows. iPad: $0.99, Lite Version for iPad: Free
Peekaboo Fridge™ Peekaboo Fridge by Night & Day Studios, Inc.: Who will be behind the refrigerator door when it opens? Find a new fruit, vegetable, or other delicious, healthy treat! Kids will learn the name of the item, watch it say hello, and dance along to the disco party that concludes the game. iPhone and iPad: $1.99
Peekaboo Friends Peekaboo Friends by Night & Day Studios, Inc.: Curious to try a Peekaboo before you buy? Now you can because Peekaboo Friends contains FREE previews of all the Peekaboos in one! A week before a new Peekaboo is set to debut, Peekaboo Friends users will get an exclusive, free preview of the upcoming game. One week later the full version will be available for purchase. Don’t you want to be the first to see the friendly ghost in Peekaboo Trick or Treat or what’s jingling underneath the Christmas tree in Peekaboo Presents? iPhone and iPad: Free
Fido's Treehouse Adventure Fido’s Treehouse Adventure by Pixel Interactive: Fido Treehouse Adventure comes with outdoor and indoor environment that simulate real-life interactivity, providing endless fun for kids to explore and play. It is safe, it is fun, it is great for curious kids! iPad: Free
Kids Pattern Recognition - Beginner (Preschool and Kindergarten) Kids Pattern Recognition – Beginner (Preschool and Kindergarten) by Corvid Apps: This is a kid’s math game. Complete the pattern recognition puzzles to work through the levels to free the good monster aliens that were kidnapped by the bad monster aliens. iPhone and iPad: $1.99, Google Play: $1.79, Nook: $1.79, Amazon: $1.79
Puzzle Farm Imagination Adventure - Free Animal Activity Preschool Shape Puzzles for Kids and Toddlers Puzzle Farm Imagination Adventure – Free Animal Activity Preschool Shape Puzzles for Kids and Toddlers by Eggroll Games: With Puzzle Farm we take classic puzzle toys and make them even better through interactivity, bright and colorful visuals, cute animations and authentic sounds effects! Every puzzle is full of fun barnyard friends like cows, chickens, horses and goats that wiggle, hop and spin as you listen to their silly sounds. iPhone and iPad: Free + $0.99 In-App Purchase

Games

Aniballs Now for iPhone and iPad Aniballs by ToddWorld: Take a mobile safari with this fun and addicting puzzle game for both iPad and iPhone devices. Capture endangered Aniballs from habitats around the world so they can be relocated to Aniball nature reserves. iPhone and iPad: $0.99

Geography

Learn Your States Learn Your States by Proteon Software: Puzzles, Flashcards and Facts to help children learn the states of the USA. Learn Your States is a bright, interactive app to help special needs children learn their states. Included are a fun interactive puzzle, a customizable flashcard set of all the states and facts about every state. iPad: $1.99

Hidden Object

Seek! (en Español) Now in Spanish Seek! (en Español) by Wizkeit Games: A delightfully simple seek & find game for you and your kidlets. Now available in a Spanish version. iPhone: $0.99

Literacy

Second Grade Reading Comprehension English NonFiction Second Grade Reading Comprehension English NonFiction by Abitalk: This reading comprehension app has twenty non-fiction stories about children’s daily life. You can also create and add your own stories to the app. Each story has about 150 words. Each story introduces new vocabulary and concepts, and is followed by a set of exercises that measure the student’s comprehension. The exercises include multiple choice questions, true/false questions and matching exercises that ask the student to match words or concepts with their definition, or create compound words. iPad: $2.99

Math

Tap Times Tables - Multiplication Fun Updated Tap Times Tables – Multiplication Fun by pkclSoft: Tap Times Tables is a wonderful learning and practising tool for kids in grades 4 to 6 (or higher for some of us) that need some help with their Times Tables. Multi-user support added! Teachers can now create a roster of student names for multiple classes and import it into the app and can create and share lessons of multiplication questions with students and other teachers. iPhone and iPad: $2.99

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

siva September 6, 2012 at 9:03 pm

Lorrraine,
You are being very modest with the #s.
With over typical 10K page views each Friday and similar number from each the participating developers and reviewers, #AppFriday is well over 25K each week and over 100K visitors and over 500K in page views each month.

#AppFriday is the best happened for the developers and reviewers. Thank you for putting it together.

Moms With Apps September 6, 2012 at 10:02 pm

Thank YOU Siva! Good teamwork all around.

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