Team Umizoomi, Mickey Mouse and Alien Buddies Feature In This Week’s Educational App News
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- Alien Buddies, a big success with our kid testers, will be free this weekend (today through Sunday), as Artgig kicks off the summer with a big update. The update includes new puzzles, games, stickers and more. We gave Alien Buddies a great review, and we’d highly recommend picking it up while it’s free! Download it here.
- Virtual Speech Center, which makes apps for use by speech and language pathologists, has just released a new app called Expedition with Plurals. It’s designed for use with students up to third grade and helps them practice regular and irregular plurals. iPad only. Download it here.
- Nick Jr Draw & Play was released yesterday and immediately shot to the top of the iTunes education paid app chart. It’s a creativity app for kids that brings in their favorite Nickelodeon characters like Team Umizoomi, Dora the Explorer, Diego and the Bubble Guppies. Kids can draw, paint and color, with animation effects and guided play activities as well. Download it here.
- The Elmo Story Collection also debuted this week. A product of the Sesame Workshop, the collection has a special introductory price of $1.99. It includes four books featuring Sesame Street’s most beloved character, all designed to help kids with school readiness skills like reading and counting. iPad only. Download it here.
- The first in a new series of “appisodes”, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Road Rally is currently at the top of the free education apps chart in iTunes. The appisode is free and plays an interactive, full-length episode of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse complete with activities. iPad only. Download it here.
Image of Alien Buddies from Artgig