Shape Builder LITE - The Preschool Learning Puzzle Game
By Murtha Design Inc.
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After you download this App, please download our "Preschool Memory Match" App (Also, if you have an iPad, check out "Drawing Pad")
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FOR KIDS 2.5 to 6 YEARS OLD (parents can play together with younger kids!)...
(toddler / preschool / kindergarten / first grade)
Full version is an Apple Staff Favorite AND App Store Essential for Toddlers!
Featured in the O'Reilly Book "Best iPhone Apps" - Beat "Wheels on the Bus" on O'Reilly's APP SMACKDOWN - tinyurl.com/app-smackdown
This version is a free sample of Shape Builder to see if your preschooler likes the game. This free version only has 15 puzzles. Please buy the full version, which has a total of 146 puzzles (including the 15 from this version).
Shape Builder (full version) is the 8th top Paid App in Education (on May 4, 2009 - US App Store)
mentioned on THE WASHINGTON TIMES *on 5/10/2009 (on Mothers Day - how cool!) http://washingtontimes.com/news/2009/may/10/iphone-applications-engage-preschoolers/ --- http://tinyurl.com/sb-washingtontimes
mentioned on USATODAY.COM *on 4/30/09 http://www.usatoday.com/tech/columnist/jinnygudmundsen/2009-04-30-iphone-games_N.htm --- http://tinyurl.com/sb-usatoday
mentioned on SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE *on 5/02/09 http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2009/05/02/BUHR17281J.DTL --- http://tinyurl.com/sb-sanfran
Shape Builder educates and entertains your little one with easy to move shapes that snap into place on top of silhouette puzzles. Each puzzle has 5 to 10 pieces and after positioning all of the pieces, the real image is revealed along with a professional voice recording of the word spoken by Jill Dews, a licensed speech therapist. Shape Builder encourages cognitive thinking and fine motor skills plus exposes young minds to new music instruments, animals, produce, objects and the alphabet in a fun and engaging format with LOTS of fun sound effects!
This LITE version has:
Total of 15 puzzles:
(IMPORTANT: if you like this free version, check out the full version that has one hundred and forty six puzzles including 30 music instruments, 37 animals, the entire English alphabet, 20 numbers, 17 fruits and vegetables and more! A perfect app for young babysitters who may need to entertain little ones)
By Darren Murtha & Chris Lott for kids and toddlers in preschool, kindergarden & firstgrade!
So the question is will your kid like our games? If your kid loves Sesame Street, PBS Kids, Nickelodeon, Disney, Baby Einstein, Dora, Diego, Barnie, Blue's Clues, Magic School Bus, Noggin, Curious George, Little Bear, Olivia, Franklin, Charlie & Lola, Max & Ruby, Caillou, Berenstain Bears, Arthur, Sid the Science Kid, Super Why, WordWorld, Thomas the Train, the Wonder Pets, Barney, Reading Rainbow, Mister Rogers, there is a pretty good chance they will like our games like Shape Builder. Coming soon to our portfolio is Memory Match! For more information visit:
www.touchscreenpreschoolgames.com and see a video demo of the full version.
Instant hit with my toddlers!
My 4 y.o was hooked immediately! Thought it might be a little tricky for my 2.5 y.o., but no! With a little assistance for the first couple of puzzles, she was off on her own! They both cheer for one another after every puzzle. One thing that sets this puzzle app apart from other puzzle apps is the sequence of the puzzle building, which makes it both challenging, rewarding, and surprising. It also makes them think ahead and try to guess what the pictures will be after building the puzzle. The picture puzzle start out as ambiguous shapes/colors to piece together. After they complete the build the detailed picture of the larger shape appears! It's an exciting reveal. (this made it fun for me to watch too bc I was curious to see the outcome) It's great - the learning experience is layered. I also like how it's mixed with picture puzzles and basic letter puzzles. I bought the full version within the hour bc they were demanding more! (although there are a lot of puzzles in this free version than most free apps) A new favorite - Thanks!
Shape Builder awesome app for my 4 year old
Shape Builder is the favorite among the many educational apps that I have downloaded for my four year old. This app teaches and enhances hand-eye coordination as well as matching skills. The reward is awesome when all of the pieces are fit in the correct place, you get to see exactly what the item is. As a bonus it plays a sound or verbalizes the item. Keep up the good work.
My 2 yr old LOVES this!!
I wasn't sure if my 2 yr old would be able to play this game, but I decided to go ahead and let hime try. He absolutely loves it. The other day he was playing it... when he woke up from his nap the first words out of his mouth..."I want to play puzzle on your phone!" I might need to go buy an iTouch just so he can play this game and I can have my phone back.
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- Category: Education
- Released: Apr 07, 2009
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 4.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Murtha Design Inc.
- © 2009 Darren Murtha Design
Compatibility: Requires iOS 2.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.