Mar 31, 2016

The Supper Club: Apps All About Me!

Tablets and Smartphones have some interesting possibilities because of their camera and microphone capabilities.  Here are some fun apps that use those tools to great effect!

Chomp by Fox & Sheep ($2.99, iOS only) *I LOVE this one!!*

Hair Salon Me by Toca Boca ($2.99, iOS & Android) *This one is pretty awesome too!*

Friendstrip Kids Pro by PhotoInPress (Freemium, iOS)

Telestory by Launchpad Toys (FREE, iOS only)

Chatterpix Kids by Duck Duck Moose (FREE, iOS only) (YAKIT Kids is similar, iOS & Windows)

Storybots Starring You Books (iPad only, freemium with a subscription service model)
 
Toontastic by Launchpad Toys  (FREE, iOS only) (this app includes the option to make your own character using the device camera to take pictures)

A story before bed by Jackson Fish Market (Freemium, iOS only)

Today's craft was: 




Mar 24, 2016

WonderWorks: Calculators and "charting" numbers

A kid-friendly technology that's actually electronic!

Today's Topic: Calculators
Supplies:
enough calculators for each participant to have their own (I got mine at the dollar store)
paper with a large grid printed on it
pencils
optional: ask parents to bring in a variety of types of calculators

Book:   

cover art Push button / Aliki
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