Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Good Free Apps of the Day: CJ Educations has SEVEN free apps for toddlers through early elementary!
I'm very familiar with the apps from CJ Educations. They're the developers of one of my favorite app books, after all — You and Me: We're Opposites. And so I was a little surprised that I'd missed this many FREE apps. Because not only do they have great books like Bear in Underwear, they also made SEVEN great apps that are available for free.
Read on to try out these free apps for yourself!
** Only the app's developer can control when an app is free/discounted. The prices of apps in this post are verified to be correct at the time of this post. We make no guarantees otherwise.Please note: Some of these apps may have in-app purchases, but they can easily be disabled in the settings of your device.**
Shapes, colors and numbers are alive!!!
Are animations the only things on the pad for your kids? Have you been waiting for the perfect educational play? Download CJ EDUCATIONS' PLAY123 now and offer your kids a brand new learning experience.
PLAY123 is a learning application where your kids can play with all shapes, colors and numbers of their imagination, using various functions of the pad. They can throw, draw, roll, stack, turn, and more.
Play LAB (iPad only, in-app purchases)
PLAY LAB lets the whole family enjoy playing with shapes, colors, and numbers. Kids can learn the basic concepts of shapes, colors, and numbers while developing sensitivity and creativity.
PLAY – Enjoy spinning and matching the shapes.
STUDY – Understand the basic concepts of shapes, colors, and numbers.
THINK – Stimulate the senses and imagination through activities involving various colors and sounds.
Kids Calendar — Let’s Read Days & Months (iPad only, in-app purchases)
A PERFECT INTRODUCTION FOR YOUR CHILD TO THE DAYS OF THE WEEK AND THE CALENDAR. Enjoy the RHYTHMIC STORYTELLING of these enhanced books and plan for your new year.
A collection of books about 12 months and 7 days. Learn North American children’s daily life for each month and each day of the week.
Recommended age 5-8 years old (Reading Level Grade1). Two free titles-one from each series.
Phonics Fun Readers (iPad only, in-app purchases)
1. Fun and interesting stories and dynamic illustrations.
2. Rich vocabulary and sight words to improve phonics skills.
3. Stories designed to help children learn the basics of phonics to jumpstart reading skills.
4. Exciting songs to stimulate interest in reading.
5. Various activities to review phonics patterns and word skills.
Jumpstart basic reading skills with engaging stories, songs and easy-to-follow interactions! Kindergarten to Lower Elementary Students (English).
Flip-Flop Story (iPad only, in-app purchases)
Perfect companion for your child’s character education.
It’s frog’s life! Flip-Flop is a sweet and funny amphibian, and she has some great adventures. She also copes with some of the same issues faced by children everywhere – a new sibling, stage fright, and bullies! With a little imagination and a big personality, Flip-Flop grows up swimmingly. Each adventure has a situation young readers will relate to. A perfect series for your character education resources.
Full version (IAP) Stand-alone free book, no IAP
Interactive 3D animal characters react as you touch and as you speak. Kids can readily learn the meanings of the verbs as eggmals act them out. Now, learn the new words with eggzoo app!
In eggzoo, lives four egg-shaped animals – called eggmals
The curious and mischievous chipmunk, Chippy / the chatty and frantic rabbit, Rucy / the slow and lethargic pig, Piggy / the charming musician rooster, Doodle
SOUND PHONICS STEP 1: Unit 1 (Free version)
Note: though Korean characters are seen on the app button and in some peripheral parts of the app, this app is written in English and spoken with a stanard American accent.
Darkness crawled into Animoon planet after 26 Phonics Band members disappeared out of the blue. Even silence echoes throughout Phonics Hall, which was once filled with lively and energetic music. Pinki, Cru, and Buba, the three appointed Phonics Heroes must save Animoon.
Heather H. is so tired, she watched the video portion of another app for five minutes before finally noticing it was in Korean.