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Intro to Colors, by Montessorium

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“A beautifully put together App that will introduce your child to the wonders of color, a4cwsn ”

With Intro to Colors, the world of colors comes alive. Inspired by the famous Montessori Color tablets, this dynamic and interactive app will guide your children through an appreciation of color, from the concrete to the abstract.

YOUR CHILD WILL LEARN

· The basic foundations of color
· Primary & Secondary Colors
· Color Shades & Gradients
· To identify, match and name colors
· To mix, paint and create colors
· To seek, find and select colors
· Fine motor skills

Intro to Colors is a universal app that will work on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices. The app is optimized for iPhone 5 and retina screens. The app features these activities:

PRIMARY COLORS

Learn to identify the primary colors, in a series of guided, interactive exercises using the color tablets. Your child will drag, match and tap on red, yellow and blue.

SECONDARY COLORS

Learn to identify, select and name the secondary colors, in a number of engaging activities using the color tablets.

GRADIENTS

Learn to appreciate gradients with the color wheel and by arranging the color tablets from light-to-dark or dark-to-light.

PAINT

Unleash your creativity on this blank canvas with this painting exercise. In the Montessori classroom, we provide only three colors (red, yellow, and blue) when painting. This constraint empowers children to mix colors and create new ones. Your child will learn that the three primary colors serve as the foundation for all colors.

SEARCH

Explore these creative artist scenes in this seek-and-find activity. Your child will listen for, find, and select the correct color as a fun way to recap their understanding of color.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Friends – Play and Explore

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The beloved characters of Eric Carle are now available in The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ & Friends – Play & Explore.

This stunning 3D pop-up app features eight games and activities for tablet and mobile phone. Early learners will love playing with The Very Hungry Caterpillar™, Mister Seahorse and The Very Quiet Cricket, along with other characters from Eric Carle’s best-selling books Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, The Mixed-Up Chameleon and 10 Little Rubber Ducks.

And while your little ones are having fun, they’ll also be practicing their counting, sorting, and memory skills, learning about healthy eating, and discovering amazing facts about caterpillars, seahorses, chameleons and other real-life animals.

Available in English, French, German, Spanish and Japanese

The app also features StoryToys’ award-winning 3D technology and gentle animations that bring the characters to life. The activities are fun and easy to play, and children will love earning badges for completing the extra puzzles and challenges in every scene:

• Guide the world’s best-known caterpillar towards healthy fruits as he wriggles across the garden
• Play hide-and-seek with Mister Seahorse and his babies at the bottom of the ocean
• Guide the Brown Bear around a forest maze to find her bear cub
• Grow The Tiny Seed into a beautiful flower with help from the sun and the Little Cloud
• Watch The Mixed Chameleon change color as you help him gobble up bugs with his long tongue!
• Complete jigsaw puzzles of your favorite characters

Guaranteed to make fans of The Very Hungry Caterpillar smile!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ & Friends – Play & Explore is part of the StoryToys Jr line. Designed for preschoolers, it includes the following features:

• 8 charming pop-up games and activities
• Beautifully illustrated scenes
• Kid-friendly interface
• Enchanting musical sound effects that blend seamlessly into a specially-composed soundtrack
• Ideal for parents and children to play together

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Word Sundae

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Treat your family to the most exciting, turn-based word game around! Parents and their preschool or school age child can go head-to-head to build word sundaes out of delicious ice cream letters. You can scoop up points by building words up to five letters long using bonus tiles, point multipliers and extra turns. It’s super cool because the scoring system is different for parents than it is preschoolers and school-age children so there’s some sweet competitive advantage that all can enjoy. Dig in and develop vocabulary, practice spelling and delight in playful family fun!

Features:

*Optimized for iPad and iPhone
*Single player or two player mode
*Age select options for fair-play
*Choose your own avatar
*Special tiles for extra points and extra turns
*Tracks the top 10 high scores

*Kids’ CBC trusted quality content for children
*Simple, easy-to-use interface
*No in-app purchases
*Ad-free
*Kid-friendly visuals

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