Free Today Only - Updated Alien Buddies Educational App Adds Puzzle Game

January 27, 2012 in Education (E)

[] Pleasantville, New York - Artgig Apps is pleased to offer their newly updated kids educational app, Alien Buddies, free of charge today, Friday 1/27, as part of a special App Friday promotion with Moms With Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers. This exceptional offer celebrates the recent update which adds a brand new Puzzle module to the early learning educational suite.

A featured iTunes Education app, Alien Buddies has been recognized by parents, teachers and app reviewers as a top early learning game suite for Preschool and Kindergarten, as well as an ideal, multi-levelled learning app for children with special needs.

Jason Boyer of iAppsforTeachers says Alien Buddies is "a must have app for preschool teachers and parents. I know the young ones will have a blast learning fundamentals with Alien Buddies." He also states "It's a collection of games that I feel comfortable letting [my daughter] play, because I know she will walk away having learned, or maintained a lesson."

The new Puzzle game is a complementary addition to the existing audio/visual Matching, Dot-to-Dot and Stickers activities, and can be played with 4, 6, or 8 pieces, providing levelled skill-building while developing reasoning and problem solving skills for younger and older kids.

"We're thrilled with the response to Alien Buddies from families, teachers, reviewers and iTunes editors," says Matthew Kicinski, president of Artgig Apps. "Offering the app for free is our way of celebrating the addition of even more cute aliens and fun ways to learn in the brand new Puzzle module."

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 25.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
For a limited time, Alien Buddies 1.1 is Free (Reg $1.99 USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

Artgig Studio is an award winning boutique interactive agency based in Westchester, NY. Artgig's key employees first met while working together at Sunburst Technology, then a division of Houghton Mifflin Interactive, developing and producing award winning educational tools and games for schools and children. In 2002, Matthew Kicinski launched Artgig with Steven Grosmark and Elisabeth Cherry. Since then, Artgig's capabilities and portfolio have expanded to include mainstream websites using open source and proprietary CMS platforms, games, enterprise web tools, mobile applications, our own continuing education LMS platform, and Educational apps available in the App Store-developed under the Artgig Apps brand. Notable Artgig clients include: John F. Kennedy Library, Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Kaplan K12 Learning, Turtle Pond Publications, and other educational publishers and institutions. Other Artgig Apps include children's book app Being Benny, and the popular learn-as-you-laugh vocabulary and creative writing app, Shake-a-Phrase. Copyright (C) 2012 Artgig Studio, LLC. 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.


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