Toca Life: Pets Gets Kids Taking Care of Animals

Toca Life: Pets Gets Kids Taking Care of Animals

People who grow up with pets know just how wonderful animals can be. They keep you company, play with you, and love you unconditionally. You should always consider a family pet if you can afford to keep them, but if not there's always Toca Life: Pets.

It's a new title from Toca Boca and the latest addition to their series of virtual playsets. As you might have guessed, it's built around the idea of taking care of your own animal companions. And with more than 120 animals, Toca Life: Pets has every kind of pet you can imagine.

 

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Ants Can't Dance App Has Dancing Animals and Funny Puns for Kids

Ants Can't Dance App Has Dancing Animals and Funny Puns for Kids

Kids love stories, especially ones that can make them laugh out loud with silly imagery and words. Ants Can't Dance is one of these stories. It's the latest digital storybook from The Happy Dandelion, and it's packed with humor, hand-drawn illustrations, and a handful of fun interactive elements. The story, told by a human narrator, follows the notion that animals have no dancing abilities. Of course you'd soon learn that it isn't entirely true.

An Animal Dance Party

In Ants Can't Dance, every page contains an illustration of an animal alongside punny comments on that animal's dancing ability. For example, the opening page mentions that ants can't dance because they have three left feet. Another page describes polar bears' inability to dance are due to their "cold feet".

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The Creature Garden by Tinybop Lets Kids Create and Breed Their Own Animals

The Creature Garden by Tinybop Lets Kids Create and Breed Their Own Animals

Have you or your kids ever wondered what would it look like if you could put the head of a lion on the body of an elephant? Or a dolphin's fin on a flamingo? If you have, then The Creature Garden by Tinybop is the app for you.

It's the latest in Tinybop's Digital Toys series of apps, which let kids create their own worlds. As the name suggests, the theme of the app is creature creation, and kids use their creativity and imagination to concoct their own fantastical beasts.

Create Your Own Creature

In The Creature Garden by Tinybop, kids mix and match all kinds of animal body parts to create their own unique creatures. They start by choosing the creature's body, and add heads, horns, wings, tails, ears, limbs, and more. There are over 100 parts available, so each creature can end up looking very different from one another.

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Mammals by Tinybop Gets Kids Learning About Animal Anatomy

Mammals by Tinybop Gets Kids Learning About Animal Anatomy

It is safe to say that most kids love animals and learning about them. For these kids, developer Tinybop has a new interactive app that they will love: Mammals. The app comes as the ninth title in the developer's award-winning Explorer's Library series, and it sees kids exploring the world of incredible animals to discover how they play, eat, see, run, fly, grow, and feel.

Explore the World of Mammals

In Mammals, kids get to explore the anatomy of four unique mammals: Bengal Tiger, Little Brown Bat, Red Kangaroo, and African Elephant. They begin by selecting an animal from the displays, then look into each animal's interactive model to learn more about its muscular, cardiovascular, digestive, nervous, skeletal, and urogenital systems.

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So Many Butts! is a Cute Story About Animals for Kids

So Many Butts! is a Cute Story About Animals for Kids

Short stories are a great way to promote literacy and a love for reading. If you're out of short stories to read with your kids, here is one that I recently discovered and loved: So Many Butts! Made by the same team that made Tiny Great True Stories, it's an adorable tale about forest animals.

Befriend the Forest Animals

In this interactive book-app, Little Squirrel discovers that something big is happening in the forest as more and more animals begin gathering at the Rabbits' house. Unfortunately for him, he can't see what is happening because all of them are standing in front of him. Will he ever find out just what is going on?

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