Disney publishing is starting the school year off right with three learning apps on sale. I’m super excited about these, because my daughter is forever asking if she can play a game on my iPad. Why not let her learn something alongside her favorite Disney characters, too? From August 29-September 12th, all Disney learning apps will be $1.99 on the App Store. What a steal! They’re usually $4.99. Disney learning apps will be a great addition to your iPad app collection-good entertainment for those road trips or flights to Disney, right?
Pooh’s Birthday Surprise (early literacy and pre-math skills)
Featuring the beloved characters of the Hundred-Acre Woods, this interactive storybook app invites kids to join in Pooh’s birthday party planning. The app aims to help children acquire and retain early literacy and pre-math skills at home and on-the-go through curriculum-based content and such activities as identifying and extending simple patterns, problem solving, vocabulary awareness, and story comprehension. The app is recommended for children ages 3-5.
Click HERE to see a video demo of Pooh’s Birthday Surprise
Toy Story Showtime! (early reading concepts)
This interactive storybook app, aimed at children ages 4-6, is designed to help learners explore essential early reading concepts through engaging and interactive ways. “Toy Story Showtime!” features Buzz Lightyear as he sets out to impress Jessie the Cowgirl in a talent show. Readers can assist him with his comedy and juggling acts while they discover new vocabulary words through context and story-based repetition.
Click HERE to see a video demo of Toy Story Showtime!
Learn Chinese: Toy Story 3 (introduction to basic Mandarin)
Learn Chinese: Toy Story 3 presents a whole new way to learn a foreign language with this read-along app based on the international teaching method Diglot Weave. Kids experience the excitement of Toy Story 3 with Buzz and Woody while gradually transforming it from English to a story they understand in Chinese and Pinyin, mixing the new with the known by playing with 5 progressive levels of the story.
Click HERE to see a video demo of Learn Chinese-Toy Story 3
Look for these, and other Disney Learning Apps, to go on sale in the App Store starting August 29th!
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