The innovators at Dictionary.com have been hard at work on their series of reading an word-learning apps for kids, and their newest release in Learning to Read with Zoo Animals is about as good as it gets.
Aimed at kids ages 3-6, "Zoo Animals" not only teaches some of the basics of reading, but also exposes kids to the world of animals and challenges them to learn and have fun.
“All too often, for parents, the time their kids spend on mobile devices is lost time,” states Kenny Chen, Director of Mobile at Dictionary.com. “We’ve focused particularly on developing an intuitive environment that kids will find engaging, and that will also make their in-app time educationally meaningful.”
Kids can learn up to 50 new words with this app.
Learning to Read with Zoo Animals is part of a successful preschool curricula fully endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education.
“With the rise of the information economy, an early grasp of language skills is proving to be increasingly critical,” explains David Wygant, Executive & General Manager at Dictionary.com. “We're developing apps that young children will have fun playing, but that will also help them take the first steps toward lifelong language proficiency.”
The app features beautiful images, real animal sounds, rewards, and a parent dashboard where parents can check the progress of their young students.
65 million people depend on Dictionary.com and it's line of learning products.
Learning to Read with Zoo Animals by Dictionary.com is available for download now in the iTunes App Store for iPad and iPhone.
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