The Giant Turnip :: Kidztory :: iPad, iPhone :: This whole series provides bright, attractive illustrated versions of classic stories. Read-to-me and read myself options. Music, sounds & animations are minimal, attractive and do not distract from the main storyline. No navigation to skip around within the book (just forward or back one page at a time). :: 2+
Planes :: Byron Barton & Oceanhouse Media :: iPad/iPhone iOS 3.2+ :: Interactive e-book based on the print classic. Good for transportation storytimes. Simple illustrations and bright colors make this e-book visible on a large screen or on an iPad. Tapping object on page reveals name of object in large text. :: App is easy to navigate and animation is minimal. No in-app purchases or advertising. :: 2+
This app helps young children explore various concepts related to light such as refraction, bioluminescence, reflection, and so on. The Next Generation Science Standards 1.LS Light and Sound.d.requires that young children "investigate to describe how mirrors and prisms redirect light". The Bobo Explores Light allows students to meet this standard.
Faces iMake :: iOS :: iMagine machine :: Use digital collage to create imaginary faces w/ everyday objects. Use in storytime to build vocab & narrative skills. Build faces as a group, encouraging kids to identify objects based on size, color & shape. Use on iPad or mirror. :: Creations can be shared on FaceWorld, email & social media or saved to photos. Other apps accessed easily. Music can be paused. Video tutorials available within app. Creations can be saved to gallery. :: 2+ :: $4.99