Jamaroos Musical ABCs
By Iggy Learning
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**Created by award-winning animator
**Based on Phonetics Language Curriculum developed by preschool educators
5/5 stars: “Jamaroos Musical ABCs has it all: cute graphics, lovely animations, professional voice narration, and it also provides hours of pure fun for children.”—topkidsapps.com
4.5/5 stars: "Jamaroos Musical ABCs raises the bar for all other ABCs apps!" "...this Top Pick is a must-buy for parents of toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners." - Smart Apps for Kids
"Highly Recommended!" "The combination of high-quality musical education with top-notch educational content makes this an exceptional early literacy app." - Digital Storytime
5/5 stars: "...a great educational app for young children." "Musical ABCs fun!" - The iPhone Mom
9.7/10 rating: “Amazing! A colorful, engaging, and surprisingly rich educational app that teaches the alphabet to little kids.”—Tapscape.com
4.5/5 stars: ”Without a doubt this is a fantastically unique way to learn the letters of the alphabet. Jamaroos Musical ABCs is sure to be a hit with both kids and parents.”—theiphoneappreview.com
TOP PICK! "With so many ABCs apps today we are glad to see one that really stands out for its originality, high quality and educational value."—Funeducationalapps.com
Jamaroos Musical ABCs’ colorful menagerie of 26 animal characters—one for each letter of the alphabet—comes to life with enchanting animated musical performances. A medley of phonetic sounds, letters, words, movable images, and music—plus loads of interactive touch points and zany sound effects, spring forth from each page to jumpstart preschoolers’ reading and vocabulary skills and stimulate their imagination.
•Engaging learning of alphabet letters with animals, instruments, words, and images
•26 vividly illustrated animal performances, with each letter character playing original music on their own special instrument
•104 vocabulary words chosen to help users develop phonetic correctness and prepare preschoolers to learn to read
•416 movable and stackable icons to illustrate words, strengthen fine motor skills, and provide hours of educational play
•Audio pronunciation to reinforce phonetic sounds, letters, and words
•Fun interactive elements, visual and sound effects to discover on each page
•Musical instrument descriptions to provide background on both familiar and exotic instruments
•Meets Common Core State Standards for Elementary Grades K-2 English/Language Arts
•Music and sound on/off settings
•No in-app purchases or advertising
Jamaroos Musical ABCs makes learning phonics, letters, and words lots of fun!
More about Jamaroos by Iggy Learning
We originally created the 26 Jamaroos Jungle friends to teach language skills and social skills to students in our Reading Friends preschool, which is known for its Alphabet Phonics Curriculum. Based on our success using the Jamaroos characters and their stories in the classroom, we developed apps in order to provide an interactive, and entertaining learning experience for children everywhere. We partnered with the founder of Reel FX, a leading animation studio with experience creating children’s entertainment, to bring the Jamaroos characters and stories to life with rich animation, and an interactive design that rewards every touch.
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What's New in Version 1.02
An awesome new jump animation for Al the Alligator
and updates to the Parents page.
My son loves his "iPad time" and was excited to see an app he can relate to that reinforces what he is learning in school! It's also great as his mother to have a better understanding and communication with him about the characters he talks about and brings home. It's a great tool to practice letters and sounds, that also incorporates music. We are big believers in the power of music when it comes to learning. Kudos to Reading Friends for the app!
So much fun
My 22 month old granddaughter has so much fun with this app she does not even realize it is educational. She loves the animal characters and she is beginning to associate the letter and sound with the animal. We really enjoy spending time together playing and exploring the many activities associated with the app. I would definitely recommend it.
Jamaroo's Musical Alaphabet--fun and easy to use!
We love this app, created for the little one anxious to read. It reinforces phonics in a fun way and is easy for my little one to use. The "for parents" link gives great tips on how parents can help their children make the most of the app.
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- Category: Education
- Updated: Dec 13, 2013
- Version: 1.02
- Size: 35.6 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Iggy Learning LLC
- © 2013 Iggy Learning, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.