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What Makes Us Prefer Book Apps to Printed Books
Oct. 19, 2014

More and more parents nowadays prefer reading books on tablets over reading ordinary books. Book apps seem to substitute paper books with a speed of light. Have you ever wondered why it is so? This post is written to reveal the ‘magic’ features of books for tablets that make them so appealing to us.

One of the most obvious reasons why we prefer getting book apps is that they have a choice of 3 or 4 different reading modes. We ...

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Digital Books vs Audio Books vs Print Books
Oct. 12, 2014

Have you ever wondered why your kids prefer one book over another? Why do they spend hours thumbing through the pages of an interactive book and never even touch a print book? Let’s compare digital books with 3 other types of media for kids to see what makes them so versatile. 

Let’s start with print books. There’s very little you can do with a print book. You can’t browse, search, take notes, play games, watch videos and do simple ...

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How to Revise Letters at Breakfast
Oct. 5, 2014

So, summer vacations are almost over and there’s little time left before your kids go to school. One of the most common daily routines during the school year is breakfast. Nutritionists advise to have breakfast regularly because it speeds up the metabolism. In addition to getting healthier, your children can also become smarter if you do some educational activities with them. Although kids can benefit a lot from having breakfast, it usually turns to be the sleepiest time of the ...

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Why There Are Uppercase and Lowercase Letters
Sept. 28, 2014

Once upon a time in a distant land called Letterland there lived a family of friendly letters. They lived happily and never argued with each other. People loved letters because they formed words, so little children could learn from them.

All letters were lowercase and were equally treated by people. Once some of them decided that they wanted to become Uppercase. They started quarrelling because each of them thought it deserved to be a capital letter.  

They decided to ...

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How to Easily Access Settings in Cartoon ABC
Sept. 21, 2014

Those who have already used our Cartoon ABC app might have noticed that it’s very user-friendly. Nonetheless we made some features even more convenient.

What can be easier than changing settings right from the flash card you’re using? We thought it would save you a lot of effort, that’s why we embedded this feature in our app. You have probably noticed a tiny grass lawn at the bottom of the screen of every flash card. You haven’t? Then tap any ...

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How to Choose an ABC Teaching App
Sept. 14, 2014

Have you ever felt lost among educational apps on app stores? No, wonder, there are thousands of apps that claim to serve educational purposes.

We are planning to publish a series of articles that would highlight features an app should have in order to be classified as truly ‘educational’.

Let’s start with ABC teaching apps, as there is a variety of them on the app stores. Ideally, an app that teaches the ABC would have the following:

1. Upper and ...

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How To Get Your Child Into Learning
Sept. 7, 2014

What tricks did you try to get your kid into learning after a long summer break? Did any of them help? If you are still struggling about how to get your kids into the learning mode, you may find some of these tips useful.  

  • Turn learning into a fun activity

Learning becomes easy and natural when children are having fun. There are many ways to do this. Making giant letters with your kid’s favorite food ingredients would help them ...

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Why There are 26 Letters in the Alphabet
Aug. 31, 2014

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How to ‘Learn and Play’ with Each ABC Flash Card
Aug. 24, 2014

This blog post is written mostly for those parents and educators who want to get the most out of each and every Cartoon ABC flash card. ;)

As you remember, when you start the app you can see all flash cards scattered all over the screen in no particular order.This makes you and your kids free to choose which flash card to open and which letter to learn first.

When you tap a picture, the flash card opens displaying an ...

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How to Revise Letters in Town
Aug. 17, 2014

Alright, you and your child have already played all the letters on our Cartoon ABC app and seem to know the favorite ones by heart. But how to revise all other letters in a fun way so that your geek kid could remember them as well. A good idea is to ask a child to spell words. Here’s where you can find them in town:

- Signs with street names, restaurant names, hotel names

- Billboards (digital, painted, inflatable, everything would go ...

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