Plum's Photo Hunt
By PBS KIDS
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***2015 Best Learning App for Kids 6-8 iKids Award Winner***
***2014 Parents' Choice Silver Award Winner***
Get kids exploring outdoors with this free photo app from PBS KIDS! Plum’s Photo Hunt is part of PLUM LANDING, an environmental science media property designed to get kids excited about exploring the wonders of our planet.
In this app, Plum, an alien from the Planet Blorb, sends kids on missions outdoors to photograph awesome things that they find in nature like the weather, plants, shadows and bugs.
• *New Update Feature!* Save pictures to a Field Journal for kids to share with family and friends.
• Take photos that include Plum and her Earthling friends Brad, Clem, Gabi, Cooper and Oliver.
• Send pictures to Plum on the PLUM LANDING website: pbskids.org/plumlanding. A gallery of select photos will be published to the site weekly.
Plum’s Photo Hunt is based on the PBS KIDS web-original PLUM LANDING, developed by WGBH, producers of award-winning kids programs such as ARTHUR, CURIOUS GEORGE and MARTHA SPEAKS. Targeting kids ages 6-9, the app is designed to extend the series’ environmental science curriculum. WGBH worked closely with teachers and advisors to develop Plum’s Photo Hunt.
For more learning adventures with Plum, visit pbskids.org/plumlanding. For more apps from PBS KIDS, visit http://to.pbs.org/kidsapps.
About PBS KIDS
Plum’s Photo Hunt is part of PBS KIDS’ ongoing commitment to helping kids build the skills they need to succeed in school and in life. PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and digital media, as well as community-based programs.
Major funding for PLUM LANDING is provided by the National Science Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the Kendeda Fund. Additional funding is provided by the Northern Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
PLUM LANDING™ is produced by WGBH. This PLUM LANDING material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DRL-1114515. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
What's New in Version 2.0
We hope Plum's Photo Hunt has you and your family exploring the wonders of nature in your own backyard, and beyond! A new update to this exciting, mission-driven app features Plum’s Field Journal. Not only will your child continue to be challenged to photograph awesome things out in nature, but now they will have a way to organize and save their observations all in one place!
And don't forget, nature photos can also be sent to the Plum Landing website - pbskids.org/plumlanding - through the app to be reviewed and possibly featured on the site.
Now stop reading the internet and go Explore Your World, One Mission at a Time!
Potential but not good yet
Crashes every time before we can take first photo. Very frustrating to our child... And to me.