App Friday January 26th, 2018

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Create a character and tell a story with Greenfield Arts or engage with a quirky story in Different Socks. Then, for some not too serious math, race your (math) turtle with Tortuga Racing, and follow along with Math Storytime.

Garry Froehlich 
Jellybean Tunes

Greenfield Arts
by Shoo Fly

Parents and children can share this beautiful app to create ‘Mechanimal’ stories. Children can make their own ‘Mechanimal’ and then write a short story using a range of backgrounds featuring their ‘Mechanimal’. The app also enables narration and has a great make a ‘Mechanimal’ puppet activity.

Greenfield Arts
Greenfield Arts
Developer: Shoo Fly
Price: Free

Different Socks
by Sofia Kind

Feel the fun with this unusual, water-colored storybook for English Learners or anyone of any age. With paintings, stories & audio recordings by myself, feel better about your eccentricity by listening to or reading this colorful book.

DIFFERENT SOCKS
DIFFERENT SOCKS
Developer: Sofia Kind
Price: Free+

Tortuga Racing
by Jasmine Greene

Race your turtle in this fun math racing game. Test your math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. The more questions you get right the faster you’ll go! This educational game tests your math skills and speed. Answer 8 questions right in a row to perform a turbo boost that will double your turtle’s speed for a short amount of time!

Tortuga Racing
Tortuga Racing
Price: $1.99

Math Storytime
by GAPC Entertainment Inc.

Math Storytime helps parents and caregivers explore simple math concepts with their children through creative storytelling, stunning illustrations, interactive animations, and offers lively discussion ‘bubbles’ to guide parents and caregivers as they engage with their young learners. Stories also feature a “Read to me” function as well as an option for parents and caregivers to record their own story-reading voice.

Math Storytime
Math Storytime
Price: Free

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