The official SUPER WHY app from PBS KIDS is now available for download from Windows phone Store. The series is designed to help kids ages 3 to 6 with the critical skills that they need to learn to read. There are four SUPER WHY interactive literacy games that your child can play along with each of the four main characters from the TV series: Alpha Pig, Princess Presto, Wonder Red, while practicing the alphabet, rhyming, spelling, writing and reading.
ALPHA PIG’S LICKETY LETTER HUNT
Help Alpha Pig find his way home by identifying the letters he needs to follow the alphabet path. That’s Alphabet Power!
PRINCESS PRESTO’S WANDS-UP WRITING
Help Princess Presto make objects appear by identifying letter sounds, tracing letters on the touch screen, and writing words. Spectacular Spelling!
WONDER RED’S RHYMING TIME
It’s time to rhyme! Help Wonder Red find the rhyming words missing from her Wonder Words Basket.
SUPER WHY’S STORY SAVER
Super Why…to the rescue! Help Super Why save the day by selecting words to complete sentences that fit the story. LEARNING REWARDS Collect virtual stickers along the way and decorate a “sticker book” with over 50 items.
It costs $2.99 and you can find it here from Windows Phone Store.
PBS’s has brought its Super Why! reading app to Windows Phone.
The app, aimed at 3-6 year olds, will help your child achieve the Power to Read with its collection of four SUPER WHY interactive literacy games. Your child can play along with each of the four main characters from the TV series: Alpha Pig, Princess Presto, Wonder Red, and, of course, Super Why, while practicing the alphabet, rhyming, spelling, writing and reading. Super Duper!
The app features games such as:
ALPHA PIG’S LICKETY LETTER HUNT Help Alpha Pig find his way home by identifying the letters he needs to follow the alphabet path. That’s Alphabet Power!
PRINCESS PRESTO’S WANDS-UP WRITING Help Princess Presto make objects appear by identifying letter sounds, tracing letters on the touch screen, and writing words. Spectacular Spelling!
WONDER RED’S RHYMING TIME It’s time to rhyme! Help Wonder Red find the rhyming words missing from her Wonder Words Basket.
SUPER WHY’S STORY SAVER Super Why…to the rescue! Help Super Why save the day by selecting words to complete sentences that fit the story. LEARNING REWARDS Collect virtual stickers along the way and decorate a “sticker book” with over 50 items.
Yellow Bridge Software today announced its latest Windows Phone apps Kids Artwork and Gameplay Clips for Windows Phone devices. Both Kids Artwork and Gameplay Clips are available on the Windows Phone Store for download.
Kids Artwork organizes pictures of your kid’s artwork by child and grade and makes it simple to share individual pictures or albums with family and friends via the new site kidsartwork.net. Kids Artwork keeps information about each picture it stores. The app always keeps track of the child that created the piece. The user has the ability to include the child’s grade, date, title and notes on each picture. The app automatically creates albums for each child and grade combination. Users can also create their own albums. The pictures and albums can be shared with friends. Sharing a picture or album uploads the picture(s) to the kidsartwork.net site and emails the friend(s) a link to the shared picture or album.
Download it here from Windows Phone Store for free.
Gameplay clips catalogs clips of video game gameplay for over 70 video game titles. The video game titles are broken up into eleven genres including action, adventure, driving, fighting, first person shooter, MMORPG, Puzzle, role playing, sports, strategy and other. For each video game title the user has the ability to view recent clips, view clips by channel, and to search by channel and clip title. More than 3,000,000 videos are cataloged and are updated daily. New channels are updated weekly. Data for the app is provided by http://gameplayclips.com. The most popular video game titles are the Need for Speed series, Call of Duty series and Minecraft. Gameplay Clips is also available for Android, iPhone, and Windows 8. Gameplay Clips has been download over 500,000 times on other platforms.
Download it here from Windows Phone Store for $0.99 with free trial available.
Looking to get into the Christmas spirit? Want to know how many days left until Santa arrives? Look no further! Entertain your children and yourselves with short Christmas stories and Christmas music, Christmas poems, and even Christmas recipes to create some delicious treats for your friends and family! There’s even a virtual mistletoe! On Christmas day, Santa arrives to deliver gifts so make sure you open it up on Christmas!
I guess with Windows Phone’s increasing market share in the UK the BBC is warming up to the platform.
They have just released the CBeebies Playtime app for Windows Phone. Designed for children, the app is filled with games and other interactive features to keep the little ones busy and educated them on the sly.
The app features:
Creating Profiles: add your child’s name
Rewards and Achievements: fun, energetic and bouncy interaction with the CBeebies bugs
Learning benefits: engaging and entertaining games that develop children’s reading and writing skills with the Alphablocks, listening and observation skills with the Octonauts, movement development with Tree Fu Tom as well as having fun and developing confidence for all children, including those with special needs with Mr Tumble and his friends
Special Message: Surprise your child with a special message from a CBeebies Presenter or record a personal message from you, using the voice recorder
Parents tips and links to useful information from CBeebies Grown Ups
Link to more free, fun games to enjoy from CBeebies on your mobile and tablet
Games for kids is separated in 2 sections: learning and playing. each section has several topics: letters, numbers, colors, shapes, and counting. You must have understood: this game is for kids from 2 or 3 years old to help them to by having. And thank to that game, your kids will use your smartphone for a good reason… Note: that they can become addictive to that game!
This game is available for Windows Phone 7 ad Windows Phone 8, costs 0,99$. A trial version is available.
Do not hesitate: download it quickly from the QR Code below or here!
Above is their video for Windows Phone, which includes a guide to setting up security features, but which also mentions a uniquely Windows Phone feature, Kids Corner, which allows parents to hand a phone to a child without allowing them to actually interfere with your regular apps. A feature of this mode is that in-app purchases are only allowed with a PIN code, meaning unless you are reckless enough to hand this to your 4 year old you should not get an unexpectedly large Microsoft Accounts bill.
The latest gift is Sesame Streetâ€™s 100th Day of School, an interactive childrenâ€™s book using the famous Sesame Street characters to teach counting and numbers.
The books include optional narration with read-along text that highlights each word to aid understanding and to help young readers follow along with the reading. Also, Elmo leads the way with questions and comments about each page in the story.
The games were previously $1.99, and can now be found in the Nokia Collection for for free here.
In Whereâ€™s my Perry (â€œAgent Pâ€) from Phineas and Ferb is stuck in his transportation tubes on the way to headquarters, and needs your help to use water in all its forms â€” liquid, steam, and ice â€” to run generators and get his journey back on track. Lasers that melt, freeze, and vacuum water will help you accomplish your mission, which spans 80 puzzles across 4 chapters. Buy it here.
In Whereâ€™s My Water, help alligators Swampy and Cranky redirect water through a maze of urban plumbing so they can shower up and clean their dishes at the end of a long day in the city sewers. Mystery Duck Levels and Lost Levels add more stories and more fun. Whereâ€™s My Water, which also requires Windows Phone 8, features more than 400 total puzzles with free updates. Buy it here.
See the Whereâ€™s my Perry trailer above and the Whereâ€™s My Water trailer after the break.
I don’t know how Enigma did it, and I don’t know how long it will last in Marketplace, but the company has managed to snare 161 episodes of the Tom and Jerry Cartoon in full length and are publishing it in Marketplace for free.
The episodes are in MP4format, which they note are hardware accelerated and will sip battery life even when playing.
The app will return you to the same spot in the video on return when suspended, and users are even able to share images from the videos.