Monkimun launches new language-learning app for kids

August 28, 2014 in Education (E)

[] Madrid, Spain - Today Monkimun, an award-winning app studio, announced Monki Birthday Party, its fourth offering in the Monki line. Monki Birthday Party is the fourth app released by Monkimun, whose products bridge the gap between fun and education. This achievement is a particular issue in the language-learning apps for the kids industry. Most apps are either fun or educational but not both. Monki Birthday Party, on the other hand, is fun and at the same time it teaches kids a language in a natural and intuitive manner.

* Main purpose is to introduce the sounds of a second language
* English, Spanish, Chinese and Portuguese
* App melds fun and education in a unique and lively manner
* Monki Birthday Party will have kids blowing out birthday candles on their screens

The app can be used to reinforce a child's mother tongue or to introduce the sounds and structure of a second language; a very important step in being able to speak it fluently.

Monkimun's VP of Product, Marieta Viedma, says, "Science has shown that even at a very young age children's brains are highly receptive to communication. The more words they hear the better. We can help them and enhance the learning process by introducing familiar objects, colors and movement. With our apps kids learn without even knowing it."

Monki Birthday Party consists of four mini-games related to birthday parties. The games are: preparing party decorations, eating a birthday cake, choosing party hats and opening a piata. One of the highlights of this app is the innovative interaction such as blowing on the screen to make the birthday cake candles go out or shaking the tablet to swing the piata. Kids will learn new words such as numbers, shapes, colours and how to form simple sentences.

* Download: First game free
* Price: $1.99 for the other 3 mini-games
* iOS Launch date: August 28
* Android and Kindle launch date: September 25

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 68.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Monki Birthday Party 1.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

Monkimun, an award winning startup founded in 2014, designs fun language learning apps and games for children. It does this in a secure environment without third-party advertising. Previous offerings include Monki Hide and Seek, Monki Animal Builder and Monki Chinese Class. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2014 Monkimun. 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. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.


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