Colorful App Miffy's World Invites Preschoolers to Learn and Play

Colorful App Miffy's World Invites Preschoolers to Learn and Play

Created by artist Dick Bruna in 1955, Miffy the white rabbit has been featured in picture books, television series, and a movie. Now, she's also the star of her own app: Miffy's World. Developed by StoryToys, the 3D interactive app invites kids to explore Miffy's colorful world.

Meet Miffy

In Miffy's World, kids join Miffy on her daily adventures. They start by waking her up then they help her choose what to wear, brush her teeth, go potty, or take a bath. Afterwards, they can go downstairs to meet her family members and explore various rooms in her home. They can also go outside and have fun in the garden. At the end of the day, when Miffy is tired, they can tuck her into bed and wait for a new day to arrive.

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Kids Learn Problem Solving Skills in Inch Worm

Kids Learn Problem Solving Skills in Inch Worm

Games are a great way to help kids develop logical thinking and problem solving skills. There are many great logic games for kids on the App Store, but today I want to highlight a recent discovery: Inch Worm. Developed by White Pixels, it's a collection of maze puzzles suitable for ages 6 and up.

Plan Your Route to Get the Worm Home

In Inch Worm, your goal is to navigate your way around a grid maze and lead the titular character, Inch, to his home. To move, you simply tap on any square on the screen. It's a simple and straightforward game that doesn't require timing, but it does involve planning, logical thinking, and spatial reasoning.

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Teach Kids About Diversity with The Platypus' Search

Teach Kids About Diversity with The Platypus' Search

There is never a bad time to teach kids about respecting differences. If you are unsure how to begin, The Platypus' Search can help you out. Developed by MagisterApp, it's an interactive book app about diversity and prejudice, as well as the value of friendship and respect.

Let's Be Friends

The Platypus' Search tells the story of a platypus who attempts to befriend the animals in the forest, only to be refused because of his curious appearance. The platypus has a bill like a duck, webbed feet like a goose, and a broad tail like a beaver, but he isn't any of those animals. He begins to question his identity, until he meets a friendly deer who points out how his strange traits make him unique and beautiful. The story ends with the platypus feeling more confident about himself, and the other animals accepting (and even admiring!) him for what he is.

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The Tune Zoo is a Fun Way to Learn Music Theory for Kids

The Tune Zoo is a Fun Way to Learn Music Theory for Kids

Music is always a popular subject among kids, hence the number of music-related apps on the App Store. Over the years, I have collected a list of favorite music apps for kids: Tongo Music, Loopimal, and more. The Tune Zoo is the latest app to get on that list.

Developed by Extraordinary Facility, the Tune Zoo is an interactive toy that allows kids of all ages create music with the help of quirky characters. Along the way, they also learn the fundamentals of music, such as melody and rhythm.

Explore the Musical Scales

In The Tune Zoo, kids manipulate colorful characters to create their own songs: they can tap the red characters and stretch the blue and yellow characters' heads to play the notes in a five-note scale, while tapping the gray speakers to toggle beats and background melodies. A black cloud also occasionally floats by, which can be tapped to produce percussion sounds.

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Alana Banana Gets Kids Singing, Dancing, and Creating

Alana Banana Gets Kids Singing, Dancing, and Creating

Music is an important aspect in children's development, helping them learn new things and igniting their creativity. Inspired by the power of music, the Alana Banana app invites kids to learn, dream, and create with songs, videos, and games.

The Alana Banana Show

The Alana Banana Show is an original variety show for preschoolers, featuring a combination of live action, puppetry, and flash animation. Led by the lively Alana Banana, the show gets kids singing, dancing, and also learning valuable lessons for their cognitive and social development.

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