Bogga Vacation Lite

“Bogga Vacation Lite” is developed by Boggatap. It is free to download and does not contain in-app purchases. It is compatible with the iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone and requires iOS 4.3 iOS 5.1.1 or later.

IT’S VACATION TIME! Pack your things and fly off to a tropical island! There you can build and decorate sand castles! And it’s all free!

Bogga Vacation Lite is a digital toy for kids, packed with super fun activities that stimulates creativity and logic.

Enjoy a summer trip whenever you feel like it!

THIS LITE VERSION FEATURES:

  • A suitcase with things you need for the trip
  • Tickets and passport
  • A cute airplane
  • Tools for castle making
  • No stress, just play and the joy of discovering
  • Original colorful design
  • No third-party advertising
  • No in-app purchases

EDUCATIONAL ASPECT:

  • Learn about planning a trip
  • Interpret signs
  • Train logic thinking by picking and sorting shapes
  • Stimulate creativity through decoration

Bogga Vacation Lite is suitable for children aged 2+

ABOUT BOGGATAP
Boggatap is a small, independent game studio, that creates kids toys for digital devices.
We aim to promote learning through creative fun – digitoys that invites children and their parents to play together.
We focus on safe and inspiring play and therefore have no third-party advertising or in-app purchases.

iPhone/iPod Link: Bogga Vacation Lite – Boggatap

iPad Link: Bogga Vacation Lite – Boggatap

Timbuktu Pizza

“Timbuktu Pizza” is developed by Timbuktu Labs, Inc. It is free to download and does not contain in-app purchases. It is compatible with the iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone and requires iOS 5.0 iOS 6.0 or later.

Learn how to make a real Italian pizza and become a real Pizza Chef!

1. Choose between 3 classic Italian pizzas!
2. Serve the pizza you create to Eegor the monster and see if he likes it!
3. Win a Pizza Chef certificate with your picture!

FEATURES
3 classic Italian pizzas
14 deliciously healthy ingredients!
Kid-friendly interface
Fantastic original artwork!
Fantastic original music!

Timbuktu Pizza is a beautiful digital toy where you and your kids will learn how to make a real Italian pizza. What goes in a real Margherita? Does Marinara have mozzarella? Why does Eegor the monster throw the pizza at you?

ABOUT TIMBUKTU
Timbuktu makes digital toys for creative learning. We promote imagination as a tool to discover the world. Best of all, we do it through games that don’t overstimulate children but let them learn through creative play in a peaceful and relaxing mode. All our products are designed in Milan and developed in San Francisco.

iPhone/iPod Link: Timbuktu Pizza – Timbuktu Labs, Inc.

iPad Link: Timbuktu Pizza – Timbuktu Labs, Inc.

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FoldingText

“FoldingText” is developed by Hog Bay Software. It is normally $29.99 and is on sale for $11.99 for a limited time. It does not contain in-app purchases. It is compatible with the Mac and requires OS X 10.8 or later and a 64-bit processor.

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For those who love plain text. FoldingText is the markdown text editor with productivity features. Unlike other editors, FoldingText does outlining, todo lists, and more.

“An incredibly easy-to-use combination of plain text based tools.”
– Pierre Wizla, AppStorm.net

“It seems kind of crazy until you start to use it for a bit. Then, it seems like magic.”
– Patrick Rhone, MinimalMac.com

Simple
• Plain text
• Outline formatting
• Fold and Focus to see

Surprisingly Adept
• Capture your thoughts
• Write clear, focused documents
• Organize your work, to-dos, and more.

Plain Text Productivity
• Writing
• Planning
• Scheduling
• To-do Lists
• Note-taking
• And more…

Watch the Movie
http://foldingtext.com/#watchmovie

Mac Link: FoldingText – Hog Bay Software

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Everyday Mathematics® Monster Squeeze™

“Everyday Mathematics® Monster Squeeze™” is developed by McGraw-Hill School Education Group. It is normally $1.99 and is free for a limited time. It does not contain in-app purchases. It is compatible with the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch and requires iOS 3.0 or later.

McGraw-Hill’s Monster Squeeze game reinforces number recognition and offers a quick and easy way to practice number line concepts and number comparisons. This two-player game runs on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.

Players take turns finding the secret number on a number line. In each round, the monster designates a secret number on a number line. Players try to guess this number by clicking one of the numbers. If the number chosen is larger than the secret number, that number and all larger numbers on the number line are covered by the monster. If the number chosen is smaller than the secret number, that number and all smaller numbers on the number line are covered by the monster. Players take turns clicking numbers until one of them identifies the secret number and wins the round. There are a total of 5 rounds in a game.

Features of Monster Squeeze:
– 2 players (for extra practice, a single player can play as Player 1 and Player 2)
– 5 competitive rounds of play
– Practices number line concepts and comparisons of numbers
– Customizable number lines: available number lines from 1 to 10, 5 to 15, 10 to 20, 15 to 25, and 20 to 30
– Full tutorial
– Compatible with iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch

Look for these other Everyday Mathematics® Games Apps:
– Addition Top-It™
– Subtraction Top-It™
– Beat the Computer™ Multiplication
– Name That Number™
– Equivalent Fractions™
– Tric-Trac™
– Baseball Multiplication™ 1–6 Facts
– Baseball Multiplication™ 1–12 Facts
– Divisibility Dash™

Everyday Mathematics® web site: everydaymath.com

iPhone/iPod Link: Everyday Mathematics® Monster Squeeze™ – McGraw-Hill School Education Group

iPad Link: Everyday Mathematics® Monster Squeeze™ – McGraw-Hill School Education Group

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PBS Parents Play & Learn HD

“PBS Parents Play & Learn HD” is developed by PBS KIDS. It is free to download and does not contain in-app purchases. It is only compatible with the iPad and requires iOS 4.3 iOS 6.0 or later.

PBS’ first app designed specifically for parents, PBS Parents Play & Learn provides more than a dozen games parents can play with their kids, each themed around a familiar location – including at the grocery store, at home, in the kitchen, and many more.
The bilingual (English/Spanish) PBS Parents Play & Learn App makes it easy for parents to seize upon those daily “teachable moments” through theme-based interactive games and simple hands-on activities that connect math and literacy skills to everyday experiences.
The app is designed to build on a child’s natural curiosity about his or her everyday world and to encourage dialogue between kids and parents. Each game comes with a parent note that provides information about the math and literacy skills woven into the game and suggestions for effective ways to interact with a child while playing the game to maximize the learning experience.
Key Features

  • 13 interactive games
  • parent notes with each game
  • 52 easy hands-on activities
  • a free-play sticker area
  • weekly push notifications with more ideas for parents
  • completely bilingual (English/Spanish)

iPad Link: PBS Parents Play & Learn HD – PBS KIDS

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Laugh & Learn™ Where’s Puppy’s Nose? for Baby for iPad

“Laugh & Learn™ Where’s Puppy’s Nose? for Baby for iPad” is developed by Fisher-Price. It is free to download and does not contain in-app purchases. It is only compatible with the iPad and requires iOS 4.3 or later.

Babies are immersed in an animated learning environment where their little finger taps & screen tilts teach all about body parts with two fun characters & music! Puppy and Kitty will teach baby about nose, ear, eyes, mouth, foot, tummy, hand & head! There are two levels of play to grow with baby. Designed for babies 6 mos. & up.

Features:
• Tap or tilt the screen to interact with the animals. Tapping the screen activates learning content. Tilting the screen makes the animals slide across the screen left to right!
• In level one, baby can tap anywhere on the screen to activate the fun learning content.
• In level two, baby can select which animal they want to play with: puppy or kitty. Baby will be prompted to find different body parts on each animal. When they select the correct body part, they’ll be rewarded: “Great job!”
• Music Time! Hear more about body parts and what they do through two sung songs!
• Teaches body parts, body movements, first words, greetings, and action/reaction.

iPad Link: Laugh & Learn™ Where’s Puppy’s Nose? for Baby for iPad – Fisher-Price

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Gro Book Free

“Gro Book Free” is developed by Gro Play. It is free to download and does not contain in-app purchases. It s compatible with the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch and requires iOS 4.3 or later.

“The adventures of Sophie the sweater” puts the child in charge of this captivating and moving story. The book can be read, or listened to, in 24 different ways, and has an underlying eco-educational theme. Get to know Sophie – a sweater that is longing for someone to need and love her. Along the way, the reader decides the direction of story, which affects Sophie’s shape, use, and mood!

Sophie the sweater is feeling abandoned on her hanger in a clothing store. Nobody seems to want to take her home. One day a certain someone comes in to the store and the great adventure begins. Sophie goes on lots of adventures – even scary ones – where she is created into new things such as a vest, a pair of pants, and even a bird’s nest, just to mention a few. The underlying theme of the book is ”consumption and reuse”. By reading the story of Sophie the sweater we hope to inspire you and your child to take extra good care of the many things that are already around you. Get inspired and use our creative tips on how you can be creative and reuse stuff at home.

“Gro really seizes the opportunity to early give children a foundation for learning about sustainability.”, says Ingrid Pramling Samuelsson, World president of OMEP and UNESCO Chair man in Early Childhood Education and Sustainable Development.

FEATURES:

  • 24 engaging storylines
  • Over 100 handmade illustrations
  • Delightfully narrated
  • Environmental theme: reuse
  • Kid-friendly interface
  • No third-party advertising
  • No in-app purchases

“Play is not only the most fun way to learn, but also the most powerful. We want to entertain and inspire children and parents. Together we can create a more sustainable future.”, says Patricia Richter, CEO and co-founder of Gro Play.

ABOUT GRO PLAY

We are a new independent creative studio that offers eco-educational toys, games and content. We believe that Play is not only the most fun but also the most powerful way of learning. By entertaining and inspiring children and their parents, together we are shaping a more sustainable future. Gro Play is a proud winner of the Swedish Living Green award 2012.

STAY TUNED

Like us on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/GroPlay
Visit our website: http://www.GroPlay.com

iPhone/iPod Link: Gro Book Free – Gro Play

iPad Link: Gro Book Free – Gro Play

Math Evolve Lite

“Math Evolve Lite” is developed by Zephyr Games. It is free to download and does not contain in-app purchases. It is compatible with the iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone and requires iOS 3.1.3 or later.

★ Winner of BEST EDUCATIONAL GAME OF 2011 (2nd Place) in the Best App Ever Awards.
★ 96/100 “Math Evolve meets children’s needs with engaging gameplay, a desire to grow and learn, and overall fun. Kids will sure to want to practice their math facts with Math Evolve!” – AppoLearning.com
★ “The holy grail of edutainment math apps.” Editors Choice, 5/5 Score -Best Apps for Kids
★ “A must-have game app for kids…An excellent way to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division via fun and interactive game play.” – Fun Educational Apps

MATH EVOLVE: THE BEST MATH GAME ON THE APP STORE

This revolutionary app provides a fun and engaging way to practice math facts, number sense, and mental math skills. Math Evolve is for ages 6 and up, but is challenging and fun even for adults.

•The most fun and engaging math app on the App Store
•Improves multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction skills.
•Hours of content that can be customized for children of all ages.
•Gain valuable performance statistics to help students improve.
•Play the first 2 levels for free. Buy the full version for all 12 levels!

In “Story Mode”, players embark on an epic math adventure across three unique environments: microscopic, ocean, and space. The “Practice Mode” is a fully-featured platform for learning math facts, and can be used in the home or classroom to provide highly customizable and engaging math practice. Math Evolve is already being enjoyed by students around the world, and parents and teachers alike are praising it as “revolutionary” and “extremely engaging.”

See the preview video and get more information at http://mathevolve.com

WHAT MAKES MATH EVOLVE UNIQUE?

•Unlike other math apps and flashcards that quickly become boring, Math Evolve combines math practice with an arcade-style game that kids actually love to play.
•Beautiful Artwork and high-quality music make Math Evolve the premier math game on the App Store.
•“Story Mode” lets you set the difficulty of the math and the game independently, making Math Evolve fun and educational for players of all ages and abilities.
•The “Player History” section saves every player’s performance, showing parents and teachers which math facts a child needs to practice. Math Evolve supports up to 5 player profiles.
•“Practice Mode” allows a parent or teacher to choose exactly which math facts are being practiced and monitor a child’s progress.
•Math Evolve is more complex and varied than other math games, with 12 unique levels, 19 different enemies, and 6 challenging bosses that can be played on 3 difficulty settings. Math Evolve Lite contains only 2 levels for free.

REVIEWS FOR MATH EVOLVE:

★”Math Evolve is the perfect math app for kids because it is fun and educational. The beautiful graphics, music, and exciting game play will make your child forget they are learning and excited about math!” -Momtrends.com

★“Math Evolve is a rare app indeed. It is all about math but the game play is so immersive, so engaging, that the math is tackled enthusiastically” Perfect 5/5 Score, AppsForHomeschooling.com

★“Math Evolve has really pushed the envelope…Students in the classroom raved about this game. All in all, this is the future – we’re sure of that!” – TeachersWithApps.com

FEATURES AND PRIVACY DISCLOSURES

•This is a universal app that will work on all devices with 1 purchase.
•This app does NOT REPORT ANY USER DATA. All performance data is stored on your device.
•This app does NOT feature any in-app purchases.
•This app does NOT contain any advertising.
•This app does NOT contain any external links.

Zephyr Games and InterAction Education are members of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families.

iPhone/iPod Link: Math Evolve Lite – Zephyr Games

iPad Link: Math Evolve Lite – Zephyr Games

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Laugh & Learn™ Let’s Count Animals for Baby for iPad

“Laugh & Learn™ Let’s Count Animals for Baby for iPad” is developed by Fisher-Price. It is free to download and does not contain in-app purchases. It is only compatible with the iPad and requires iOS 4.3 or later.

Babies are encouraged to learn about numbers and animals through interaction with engaging animations and sound effects! Baby can tap or tilt the screen to set a learning world in motion! Designed for babies 6 mos. & up.

Features:

  • Tap or tilt the screen to interact with the animals. The animals will be counted when baby taps or slide across the screen when baby tilts!
  • Baby can dance along with two sung songs!
  • Teaches numbers & counting 1-10, animals, first words and action/reaction.

iPad Link: Laugh & Learn™ Let’s Count Animals for Baby for iPad – Fisher-Price

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ChatterPix Kids – by Duck Duck Moose

“ChatterPix Kids – by Duck Duck Moose” is developed by Duck Duck Moose, Inc. It is free to download and does not contain in-app purchases. It is compatible with the iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone and requires iOS 5.1 iOS 6.0 or later.

Grab your camera! Let’s ChatterPix! Chatterpix Kids can make anything talk — pets, friends, doodles, and more.
Simply take any photo, draw a line to make a mouth, and record your voice. Then share your Pix with friends and family as silly greetings, playful messages, creative cards, or even fancy book reports. And best of all, it’s FREE! AGES: 6-12.

NOTE: For adults, check out our “ChatterPix” app for more fun and sharing via email and social media.

PLAY CATEGORY: Creative
TOOLS: 22 stickers, 10 frames and 11 photo filters

About Duck Duck Moose — We’re a small team of design-minded parents, illustrators, and engineers focused on creating the best content for kids of all ages. We’ve been creating apps since 2008 that follow our goals of making experiences that delight, encourage, and allow for open exploration and imagination. Each of our apps is tested with kids of all ages before being released into the wild to ensure they are frustration free for little fingers and full of whimsy and fun.

We believe that kids should have safe environments to learn and explore. “ChatterPix Kids” does not collect any personal information or include any third-party advertising, in-app purchases, or sharing features. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy: http://www.duckduckmoose.com/privacy-policy.

Visit us: http://www.duckduckmoose.com
Email us: support@duckduckmoose.com
Like us: http://www.facebook.com/duckduckmoose
Watch us: http://www.youtube.com/duckduckmoosedesign

iPhone/iPod Link: ChatterPix Kids – by Duck Duck Moose – Duck Duck Moose, Inc.

iPad Link: ChatterPix Kids – by Duck Duck Moose – Duck Duck Moose, Inc.

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