Guest Post- Educational App

 
Here is an interesting new service that could be a lifesaver for parents looking for an educational way to entertain their kids!
Science Days Out is a new iPhone app which promises to share the best science centers and other educational experiences in the US. It includes opening hours, websites, maps, pictures and , making it really easy to pick a place at the last minute, put the kids in the car and just go!
You can also see which attractions are closest to you and read reviews, as well as submitting your own.
All of the most famous kids’ favorites – the awesome USS Intrepid aircraft carrier in New York (did you know they put Concorde on the deck? – it’s amazing) and the Franklin Institute in PA, for example – are in there, although there are also plenty of smaller science centres in virtually every state.
It’s priced at $0.99, and there is an Android version is coming soon too if you don’t have a SmartPhone –but  if you do, why not give it a go and let fellow Moms know what you think? Just visit the site below or search for “science days out” in the app store on your iPhone/iPod/iPad!
 
(Submitted by Nick) 

Pocoyo on your iPad!

The second Pocoyo application, “Coloring with Pocoyo and Friends,” is now available! You can view the app at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jFenBbAXI0
The new “Coloring with Pocoyo and Friends” app can be downloaded globally, exclusively from the iTunes/App Store to the iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch for US $1.99, for an initial 60-day period from December 21, 2010. The application will provide children, parents and caregivers the opportunity to let their imaginations run wild as they paint Pocoyo and his friends’ coloring pages, experimenting with creativity and color as they let their inner artists out. New sets of coloring pages will be available on demand via the app. This latest app is a natural extension of the Pocoyo brand which has consistently garnered strong interaction with fans of all ages across the globe.

Downloading the application provides seven days premium access to the Premium Club at pocoyworld.com, Pocoyo’s virtual world online destination.

The first “Pocoyize” app was initially released for Christmas 2009 for the web with 10 million users to date. In June 2010, the Company unveiled the “Pocoyize” app for the iPhone, iPod touch and the iPad, which has received over 550,000 downloads, in addition to being a Top 5 seller in both Spain and Japan. The “Pocoyize” app allows users to create personalized Pocoyo-style avatars. Completed creations can be used as iPhone profile pictures, sent to friends, or posted on social networking sites such as Facebook.

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