April 22, 2011 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Palo Alto, California - Independent children's app developer Duck Duck Moose wins three 2011 Parents' Choice Awards for their mobile apps. Fish School won a Parents' Choice Gold Award, Park Math won a Parents' Choice Silver Award, and Baa Baa Black Sheep won a Parents' Choice Recommended Award. Having won three Parents' Choice Gold Awards in 2010, Duck Duck Moose is the only publisher that has received six Parents' Choice Awards in the Mobile Apps category.
"Duck Duck Moose presents another great app for the toddler set with Fish School. The ocean is the setting in this pre-school game that teaches letters, numbers, shapes, colors and matching. True to all Duck Duck Moose apps, the animation and production quality are excellent and adorable for young users," writes Parents' Choice Foundation.
"Park Math is a nice collection of math games for the preschool set. There's an addition game where you add ducks at the top of the slide, and a subtraction game where you take apples off a tree. Both of these games are nice because they truly illustrate the concepts of addition and subtraction. To practice counting, you can feed food to a hippo. My favorite game of the bunch is the dog sorting game. To play, you slide dogs around on a bench so they go from smallest to largest or so they follow the order of the numbers on their shirts," writes Parents' Choice Foundation.
The Parents' Choice Awards program is the nation's oldest nonprofit program created to recognize quality children's media. The Parents' Choice Awards program honors the best material for children. The Parents' Choice Awards committees look for products that entertain and teach with flair, stimulate imagination and inspire creativity. Judges are interested in how a product helps a child grow: socially, intellectually, emotionally, ethically, and physically.
Pricing and Availability:
Fish School, Park Math, and Baa Baa Black Sheep are available for the iPhone/iPod touch/iPad on iTunes for $1.99.
Duck Duck Moose is an award-winning creator of educational children's applications. It was founded in 2008 by three friends who are parents themselves, and share a passion for children, music, education, design, and play. Duck Duck Moose's top-selling apps include: Wheels on the Bus, Old MacDonald, Itsy Bitsy Spider, Fish School, Baa Baa Black Sheep and Park Math. Wheels on the Bus won the KAPi Award for "Best Children's App" at the 2010 International CES and was featured as one of The New York Times' "Best iPhone Apps for Kids." Park Math won the "2010 Best Kids' iPhone/iPod App of the Year Award" from iLounge. All six of the company's products have won the Children's Technology Review Editor's Choice Award for Excellence in Design, and three have won the Parents' Choice Gold Award. Copyright (C) 2008-2011 Duck Duck Moose. 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.