New alphabet and numbers apps pop up everyday, which is no surprise given the popularity of the iPad as a learning aid for small children. Disney Buddies: ABCs and Disney Buddies: 123s are the latest to join the party. Published by Disney and developed with Spinlight, the two apps allow kids to discover letters and numbers with over 50 familiar Disney and characters.
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In Disney Buddies: ABCs and Disney Buddies: 123s, kids join popular Disney characters to explore the letters of the alphabet and the numbers from 1-20. They start by selecting a letter or number on the main screen, then complete an activity related to their selected letter or number. For example, helping Tinkerbell sprinkle the pixie dust for “S” or helping Alice paint “10” roses red.
In Disney Buddies: ABCs, each letter is introduced with the sound (or sounds) it makes. Then, at the end of each activity, the narrator gives an alliterative praise. For example, “Admirable adding!” or “Hooray! Helpful hammering!” Kids can jump to a letter they want at any time, and also toggle between uppercase and lowercase letters.Read More