Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Zoo Train (best Android apps for kids)
Another great app by Busy Bee Studios (developers of Even Monsters Get Sick), Zoo Train was rated 4.5 stars by Smart Apps For Kids. This early literacy app features five different activities to help children learn letters, words, shapes, patterns and music. With excellent graphics and good quality audio, Busy Bee Studios has definitely earned the title "Android Developer of Note."
Zoo Train is a favorite amongst preschoolers who are used to learning through play. This app engages children with fun activities while providing learning opportunities. There are NO ads, NO in-app purchases and NO data collection, so well worth the $0.99 price tag! Time to invest in the good apps and rest assured you're getting your money's worth.
External link to developer website (through parent screen)
APP DESCRIPTION ON GOOGLE PLAY
"A Parents' Choice Award winner!
A fun & educational bundle of games for toddlers and preschoolers featuring two kid favorites: animals and trains! Kids enjoy learning as they play the 5 different games plus a bonus sticker activity. With fun, playful illustrations and animations, original music, and intuitive game play that has been thoroughly kid-tested.
Watch the Zoo Train demo:
- 5 games teach alphabet & letters, word construction, musical scale & note recognition, matching patterns & recognizing shapes
- A reward-based sticker activity to keep kids motivated as they learn
- A variety of colorful & playful animals & trains
- Fun music & sound effects throughout the games
- Friendly vocal reinforcement of words & letters
- Positive encouragement after correct answers & completed puzzles
- Easy & intuitive interface that doesn’t require instruction
- Random game play keeps your child engaged
INCLUDED GAMES & ACTIVITIES
1. Picture Puzzles: drag the pieces to complete the image, then hear the picture identified and watch your train move closer towards the station
2. Whistle Music: Play a song on the full-octave train whistles as a freeplay activity, OR listen, watch and play along to any of the included songs
3. Train Builder: Choose your engine, cargo and caboose, then select the setting where your train should ride – then watch your custom animation
4. Word Builder: Match the letters to create a word. You’re rewarded with a whistle toot and vocal reinforcement of the word you just created
5. Track Tycoon: Drag the missing train track pieces to finish the track, then watch as the train rides along the completed path
6. Stickers: Stick a sticker on your suitcase as you earn your rewards – see how many you can collect!
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***PRIVACY AND SAFETY***
This app contains NO ads, in-app purchases, push notifications, tracking, or any data collection whatsoever.
This app does contain a link to our website for more information, but is found only in one contained Parent screen which is separate from the game play screens.
Busy Bee Studios is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families.