May 10, 2012 in Educational (E)
[prMac.com] Melbourne, Australia - The popular children's educational app, Interactive Telling Time, that was featured by Apple as 'App of the Week' in multiple countries is now available on the Apple Mac, GiggleUp is pleased to announce today.
This carefully thought out educational app features five game modes and one tutorial mode designed for young learners. It is great for independent learning, with customizable difficulty levels to accompany the child's progress; but can also be a useful tool for parents to guide younger children in learning about the time in a fun and easy way.
"We understand the many challenges faced by parents when explaining concepts to young children and that is why Interactive Telling Time balances the need for learning with fun and interactive games." said Benjamin Lee of GiggleUp.
Interactive Telling Time comes beautifully illustrated with adorable graphics and encouraging voice-overs. This app sets out to create a kid-friendly environment for young children to explore complicated concepts of time, including:
* How to tell the time by reading a clock
* How to set the time via interactive clocks with movable hour and minute hands
* How to switch between analog and digital clocks
* How to use AM/PM, 12 hour and 24 hour clock notation
* How to tell between daytime and night time
* How to use related terms such as 'o'clock', 'midnight', 'half past', 'quarter past', 'quarter to', 'past', 'to', etc.
This app caters for every stage of the learning process, with 5 difficulty levels to choose from, a scoreboard to keep track of the child's progress as well as a tutorial mode to get them started. Players are encouraged to complete the set tasks in order to earn new items for their 'Virtual Aquarium'!
Other fun games include:
'Stop the Clock!' - Players must stop the minute hand ticking at the correct time. (For example, "stop the clock at 9:45!")
A clock puzzle - Kids learn the positions and use of all clock components such as the digits, the hour hand and the minute hand.
With multiple languages available, this app can also be a useful tool for adults wishing to learn how to tell the time in a foreign language. (Includes English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Chinese)
"Interactive Telling Time" is the latest app from GiggleUp, and it joins an expanding portfolio of creative, entertaining and educational apps, including the best selling puzzle series. Through these applications, GiggleUp aims to bring the best early learning experience to every child.
* iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
Pricing and Availability:
Interactive Telling Time - Learning to tell time is fun is now available for $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.
GiggleUp Pty Ltd is a company based in Melbourne, Australia. Our company goal is to create educational apps that empower our kids with learning skills through fun and engaging activities/games. GiggleUp Pty Ltd is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families. Copyright (C) 2012 GiggleUp Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.