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Noodle Words - Active Word Game Set 1

Noodle Words - Active Word Game Set 1

Spring 2012 Mobile Apps
Ages: 4 - 7 yrs.
Developer: Mark Schlichting
Download Price: $2.99
Platform: iPad
Review:

In this utterly irresistible app, 18 words come to life. They do what they're told, and they tell children what they do.

Players choose a word from the box (released at random), or from a list in the conversation bubble. Tapping makes the magic happen.

Tap the word to see, and understand, its meaning. Tap the two characters (we're guessing bees, as in spelling) to see how they act out each word's meaning (spin, sparkle, stretch, and laugh). Watching learners - young and not so young - imitate the bees' actions is hilarious. Watching young eyes grow wide with wonder as they direct the wordplay is gratifying. But explaining what each word does will spoil the fun. And the fun of learning is what this is all about.

Claire S. Green   ©2012 Parents' Choice
Claire is president of Parents' Choice Foundation and cofounder of Sandbox Summit®. She looks for toys and media that will unleash children's interests, and celebrate the fun of learning.

Look for this product at:
NoodleWorks Interactive, LLC
http://www.noodlewords.com
Available on iTunes

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