November 25, 2013 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Birmingham, Alabama - Felt Board Christmas, a fun and festive creativity app by Software Smoothie is now available on the Apple App Store. Inspired by the original award-winning Felt Board app for the iPad, Felt Board Christmas includes colorful, felt-like backgrounds, characters, scenery and accessories that enable children to play creatively and decorate for the holidays. With Felt Board Christmas app children can:
* Decorate Christmas trees with lights, strings of popcorn and ornaments
* Create holiday scenes and play with favorite Christmas characters
* Make a nativity scene and re-tell the story of Christmas
* Decorate holiday treats like cakes, cookies and gingerbread houses
* Build a snowman
* Count the days until Christmas by placing ornaments on a numbered tree
* Use letters and numbers to decorate stockings or create holiday greetings
* Save Felt Board Christmas designs to your device photo library, where they can be emailed to family and friends
Mindy Douglas, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Software Smoothie, designed Felt Board Christmas because of her own children's excitement about Christmas. "My son insisted that the original Felt Board app contain a Santa costume," says Ms. Douglas. "He and his sister play with Santa characters more than any other in the original app. Felt Board Christmas lets them create and play with many of their favorite holiday characters and themes."
Other parents and children enjoy Felt Board Christmas, as well. Tiffany Squires, mother of five and a fan of the original Felt Board app, tested the app with her children. "I love, love, love this," says Ms. Squires. "It's the classic Felt Board we love with a holiday twist."
Sarah DeBellis of On Sarah's iPad, likes that the app can be used to re-tell familiar Christmas stories. "The variety of backgrounds, characters, scenery and props make it easy to recreate scenes from just about every Christmas story or song, be it Christian or secular, and even create new ones," says Ms. DeBellis. "This delightful seasonal app is already a hit in our household, with children of all ages loving it."
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 5.1 or later
* Universal Application
* 339 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Felt Board Christmas 1.0 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.
Software Smoothie is an iOS development team located in Birmingham, Alabama. Their goal is to create fun and educational, family-friendly apps. Copyright (C) 2013 Software Smoothie. 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.