Fun Activities for "Three Little Pigs" Comes Out to App Store

May 3, 2015

We are excited to share the news that our story book "Three Little Pigs" with the Fun Activities is available at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/three-little-pigs-big-bad/id545234567?mt=8 !

Check it out during the holiday season! 

 

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Puff Striker

April 26, 2015

Finally, “Puff Striker” is the most engaging and the most competitive activity in the Fun Activity Pack of the “Three Little Pigs”. 

Kids need to huff and puff into the microphone or on the device display in order to blow the houses down. Each blow gets measured and kids receive bronze, silver, or golden medals accordingly. When your kids are skillful enough you can join in and organize a competition!

If you want to get a notice when the ...

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Smart Detective

April 19, 2015

“Smart Detective” is another game of the Fun Activity Pack you can find inside our interactive story book “Three Little Pigs”.

The objective of the game is to put the misplaced objects in the piggie’s house into their correct places. You can do this by tapping the two objects you want to swap places. If you choose them correctly you’ll see that they are highlighted with the same color, which is a good hint for children. Once you’ve chosen the ...

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Interactive Puzzles

April 12, 2015

Interactive Puzzles invite kids to try their hands at doing their most favorite scenes from the book app “Three Little Pigs”. Choose a 6-,    9-, or 15-piece puzzle and drag pieces to the center of the display.   If a scene is a real challenge for your kid, try switching on a semi-transparent mode by tapping a question mark on top. 

Accompanied by special visual and sound effects, puzzle games help kids improve shape and color recognition and ...

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Announcement

April 5, 2015

This post is going to break our normal blog routine with an announcement!

Our team has just finished working on a Fun Activity Pack for the book app “Three Little Pigs”. 

The fun activity pack features kids’ favorite characters from the book app and includes 3 games. We believe that kids learn best in fun environment, and for this reason we tried to combine fun and educational factors in each game. 

Among the games you’ll find Smart Detective ...

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In what sequence should we teach kids to write letters?

March 29, 2015

Here’s another approach that some parents and educators adopt when they teach kids to write. As kids are better at drawing straight lines than curved lines, they split the process of letter learning in several stages. First, they practice writing only those letters that contain vertical and horizontal strokes, like E, F, H, I, L, and T.

After that, they go on writing letters that have only diagonal lines as in letters V, W, and X

Now kids are ...

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The Answer to Why-Questions Kids Ask about Writing Letters

March 22, 2015

If your kids are at the age of wonder you know it like no one else what type of questions they ask several times per day. Why-Questions! 

We, parents, can sometimes explain it to them how a rainbow appears and how birds fly. We also trick them into believing that kids are brought with storks and that Santa Claus really exists. 

However, we find ourselves hard pressed when they ask why certain letters are written in a certain ...

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Free Gift from Kid's Academy

March 15, 2015

If you are subscribed to Kid’s Academy newsletters, you might have already received one last week about our first Advent Calendar. 

This year the Advent Calendar is “piggy-themed” and features the three little pigs from our story book app. We thought kids would love to see them again, this time on paper. The calendar can be printed out to either A4 or A3 paper size, but we would highly recommend a bigger paper size for a greater visual impact ...

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Use Big Muscles to Develop Fine Muscles

March 8, 2015

It’s good to remember that we have better muscle memory in our larger muscles and joints, such as the ones in arms and legs. Do you know that we can use them to learn writing letters?

One of the exercises that helps remember how to write letters is to “draw” letters in the air. Big and wide movements will help kids better memorize the order of writing the elements of each letter. First, demonstrate a letter, then do it together ...

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Spending Spree

March 1, 2015

It’s time for our regular post… but hey! Is there anyone here to read it? I bet you’re all gone …shopping! 

We actually suggest that you also shop with us because we’ve prepared numerous surprises for you.

Enjoy your shopping with Kid’s Academy!

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