A Playful Kids' app with Significant Educational Backing

April 26, 2016 in Education (E)

[prMac.com] San Ysidro, California - ACE Edutainment Apps Inc. today is proud to announce the release of Spelling Bug: Word Match 1.0.2, the latest update to their educational game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Spelling Bug Word Match and Coloring teaches kids to read and write in a playful memory match game. This fun, seasonal app rewards kids for finding all the matching memory cards with colorful animations and a built-in coloring section. Version 1.0.2 includes behind-the-scenes stability improvements and stamps out some pesky bugs.

Available in all major app stores, Spelling Bug Word Match and Coloring is a vibrant Spring apps for kids that combines seasonal fun with educational value. In addition to the appealing coloring pages, refreshingly upbeat graphics, and animation, the app offers sound spelling lessons for which ACE's Spelling Bug series has become known. Kids are invited to match memory cards, thereby hatching adorable little bugs (called buglings) from colorful bug eggs. For each successful game completed, coins are earned with which players are allowed to buy tokens to enter the coloring page area.

On closer exploration, the educational value becomes apparent. The app contains four spelling lists with hundreds of words. The Spring word list is perfect for seasonal fun, and the essential list covers all the most commonly used words in elementary grades. The 1st and 2nd grade lists are phonics based. This feature is a requirement for quality spelling lessons.

The most significant feature, however, is that the memory cards are fully customizable. Kids can match words with words, pictures, spoken clues, etc. Custom words and voice clues can be added, which offers unlimited gameplay for both native English speakers and kids who are learning to speak English as their second language. Charine Gey Van Pittius, founder and CEO of ACE Edutainment Apps Ltd. Edutainment said, "Kids learn best by playing. It is our mission to bring at least one good word app to each kid's tablet or iPad."

Special Needs Impact: Children with special needs will benefit from this app because they (or their adults) can select what appears on matching memory cards. To make the game very easy the cards can be set to have matching pictures only, on a pair. You can add your own words or letters or numbers to cards. This game also has a feature where you can record your voice to accompany what you have on a card.

In the coloring section, we have included a set of coloring pictures with clever clues to remember tricky words. These were specifically designed with dyslexic users in mind. All these custom features offer special needs kids the possibility to play for short periods of take all the time that they need. The graphics are clear and simple yet colorful and stimulating.

ACE Edutainment Apps Ltd. Edutainment Apps Inc. continues to gain momentum and fans across the globe. Having recently won several educational app awards, ACE Edutainment Apps Ltd. is fast becoming a respected developer in the edutainment space.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 6.0 or later
* 35.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Spelling Bug: Word Match 1.0.2 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

Ace Edutainment Apps are made by teachers! We understand that not all kids learn in the same way but we know that all kids like to play! Our Phonics Applications are carefully made to expand and enhance what your child learns in school. Word lists are carefully woven into engaging gameplay apps that give your child hours of meaningful fun. We understand that some kids need a little help when it comes to spelling and others need more stimulation because they are ahead of their classmates. Our apps adapt to kids' skill levels. You and your child will have fun following kid friendly progress graphs and graphics in each app. We work with kids every day. App building is absolutely the best way for us to bring our lessons in an enjoyable way. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2016 Ace Edutainment Apps 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. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.


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