Mulle Meck Builds a Boat Inspires Curiosity in Kids

Mulle Meck Builds a Boat Inspires Curiosity in Kids

Stories are often a great way to learn new things. In Mulle Meck Builds a Boat, for example, we can learn how boats are built. The app is the second title in a series of interactive books about the curious inventor Mulle Meck and his loyal boxer Buffa.

Let's Build a Boat

The story begins when the inventor Mulle Meck drives to the end of the road and discovers the ocean. He wonders what's on the other side of the water, and decides to build a sailboat. Kids follow him in his endeavor, and at the same learn how boats are built.

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Dr. Panda Cafe Lets Kids Run Their Own Coffee Shop

Dr. Panda Cafe Lets Kids Run Their Own Coffee Shop

The beloved Dr. Panda has had many successful ventures over the years, including a farm and a candy factory. Now, he's once again open for business in Dr. Panda Cafe. In this brand new app, kids get accustomed to the processes involved in running a coffee shop, including taking orders, making coffee, and taking care of customers.

Have a Cup

Just like a real cafe, there is plenty to do in Dr. Panda Cafe. Kids start by seating the customers that come through the door and taking their orders. Then, they prepare the snacks and drinks, and bring the orders to the customers. When the customers are done eating, they receive the payment and clean up the tables.

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Ginkgo Dino Introduces Kids to Cretaceous Period Dinosaurs

Ginkgo Dino Introduces Kids to Cretaceous Period Dinosaurs

Given the popularity of dinosaurs among kids, it's not surprising to find many apps about them. The latest app to catch my interest is Ginkgo Dino: Dinosaurs World Game for Children.

Developed by Moona Group, Ginkgo Dino introduces kids (and adults) to creatures that lived more than 70 million years ago. The app consists of two parts: an exploration game and an interactive encyclopedia for all ages, written and edited by paleontologists.

Explore the Cretaceous Period with Ginkgo

Upon starting the app, kids choose whether they want to play or read the encyclopedia. The Game takes place in an ancient forest where creatures of various shapes and sizes live. Kids move their finger across the screen to guide the app's namesake and mascot, Ginkgo, around the lush landscape. Whenever they see a twinkling star, they can move Ginkgo there to watch funny animations and listen to a short story about dinosaurs or other reptiles.

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MIXUP Picture Book Lets Kids Choose Their Own Adventure

MIXUP Picture Book Lets Kids Choose Their Own Adventure

Have your kids ever read a story and wanted to change how it went? MIXUP Picture Book lets them do just that. It's an interactive storybook for kids where they choose the plot and change the outcome.

Choose Your Own Adventure

In MIXUP, kids mix and match elements from existing fairytales to create entirely new stories. They start with a base of The Little Red Riding Hood, then add a dash of Ali Baba and Cinderella. There are more than 50 possible endings and hundreds of possibilities that make each reading session fresh and unique.

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Kids Learn About Seed Dispersal and How Plants Grow in Bloom by Megalearn

Kids Learn About Seed Dispersal and How Plants Grow in Bloom by Megalearn

Have you ever noticed that the same kind of plants can appear in several different places? Unlike humans and animals, plants are not very mobile. However, they do have ingenious ways to distribute their seeds over a wide area. Bloom by Megalearn is an interactive app that explores these strategies with beautifully illustrated lessons.

Help Spread the Seeds

In Bloom by Megalearn, kids explore how seeds can be distributed by animals and wind. They choose from three interactive lessons, and discover the step-by-step process of seed growth and dispersal. Each lesson highlights a different plant, so there are three plants to look into: dandelion, coconut palm, and raspberry bush.

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