Many have said that the PlayBook lacks apps, it seems that the app shortage is beginning to become a thing of the past. With some of the major gaming companies making their apps available for the PlayBook some educational apps have also made their way to it. The latest are five apps from Tvo which includes three free Apps and two paid apps.
TVOKids Alphabet Goop Free : Link
A spoonful of alphabet goop!
Have fun learning your letters with Gisele, from Gisele’s Big Backyard, and her gooey alphabet soup. Gisele asks players for the first letter of objects she stirs up from her alphabet bowl. This is a phonics based game and it helps your child recognize and match letters of the alphabet, one of the skills necessary for learning to read. This game is designed for children ages 2 – 5.
Get ready to grow a garden in Gisele’s Big Backyard with Tia. Dig a hole, plant the seeds, add some water and watch it grow! Get Growing is designed to entertain and educate, as well as teach children a little about patience! Fun game for ages 2 – 5.
TVOKids Sign Match Free : Link
A fun memory game that teaches children ages 2 -5 about the signs they encounter in their everyday lives such as stop signs, poison, do no enter, etc. Flip over a card to find the matching pair and have fun with Gisele and Robbie from Gisele’s Big Backyard while learning.
TVOKids Spelling Fleas $1.99 : Link
Help your child gain the power and confidence to read and spell with five unique games featuring The Amazing Spelling Fleas.
Beat the clock to gain more points or play in practice mode. These mini-games focus on the following expectations of the Language curriculum: spelling, vocabulary, reading comprehension and phonics. This learning App will teach your child to read without them realizing they are learning! They’ll be having too much fun. This game is designed for children ages 6-11
TVOKids Space Trek Galaxy $1.99 Link
Using deductive reasoning and logic, your child will try to open all the blocks in the galaxy, but watch out for blocks with meteorites! If you click on a meteorite, your game will end.
Space Trek Galaxy encourages the use of trial-and-error and perseverance – two very important skills for learning in all areas of the curriculum. This game is designed for children ages 6-11