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Explore the solar system with Lipa Planets, count and add with Math Tales Ocean, and create a pirate tale with Arthur’s Story Maker. Plus Animal World, Shingu’s Journey, and Apple Clips in the classroom.
Lipa Planets: Gods of the Solar System
by Lipa Learning
In this stellar interactive book, kids join Skipper the space dog as he explores our solar system and learns how the planets got their names!
Math Tales Ocean: stories and games for kids
by Marshmallow Games
Every year the Oceanics are held in the ocean: fantastic Olympic Games… underwater! They need your help getting everything ready for the competitions. Follow the rhyme and help count, add and reorder.
by The Sheeping Company
An adventure for kids in which parents have a specific mission to complete. Kids are collecting badges playing shape-building games (increasing level of difficulty) and parents are responsible for these badges to be kept safe (outside of the game).
Animal World – Animal Sounds For Kids
Your little one will explore the sounds and characteristics of more than 80 animals through an interactive experience centered around eight themes (ranging from the jungle, to the ocean, to farms) and high-quality animations. They can even test their knowledge with stress-free and fun Trivia, Memo-Test, and Match-it mini-games, too!
Arthur’s Story Maker: Pirates
by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Ahoy, matey! Arthur is writing a story about pirates and wants you to be his co-author. Tap into your imagination as you create and watch your own epic pirate adventure unfold.
5 Ways to Use Apple Clips in the Classroom
Apple recently released a simple video editing app called Clips, with some nice features such as automatically being able to translate voice into text, and it plays nicely to the strength of the iPad – as a portable computer capable to easily taking videos. Read more at ictevangelist.com.
A View of Earth from Saturn
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captured an amazing image of Earth seen through the rings of Saturn. Also check out this image of Earth from Saturn from four years ago. The Cassini mission has been ongoing for over a decade (see some more great images) and will end in September.
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