Thursday, June 28, 2012

Cam Cam’s Developmental Preschool



Cam Cam’s Developmental Preschool is an educational game for children ages 6 months up to 5 years of age. This app helps preschool children learn facial expressions, shapes, and fine motor skills. The activities in this app are appropriate for all children but are geared towards children with special needs, specifically, children with autism or asperger’s syndrome.

There are 5 activities. Expression flashcards has facial expressions and actions. It says and shows each expression. Expression Quiz asks to pick the right expression from two choices with a helper if they have trouble. Making Faces lets you design you own face from picking eyes, nose and mouth. The choices are very expressive and lots of difference configurations are possible. Matching Shapes is a beginner’s puzzle game where they are shown half of the shape and are asked to find the other half from two choices. Whack-a-Robot is a variation on the classic Whack-a-mole game. Instead of the quick action of whack-a-mole they are given unlimited time to hit each robot. This gives them adequate time for proper motor planning and there is less of a chance they will get frustrated as they might with the classic version.

Cam Cam’s Developmental Preschool is listed and showcased on:
Autism Speaks
http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/autism-apps
Foundation for the Advancement of Technology in Education (FATE)
http://www.fatetech.org
iAutism
http://www.iautism.info/en/2011/03/25/list-of-apps-for-android/

Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store

Cam Cam’s Number Preschool



Cam Cam’s Number Preschool is an educational game for children ages 6 months up to 5 years of age. This app helps preschool children learn their numbers, counting, and addition.

There are 5 activities. Number flashcards has cards from one to ten. It says and spells each number. Marble counting shows a random amount of marbles to be counted with a helper if they have trouble. Balloon pop count is an interactive counting game where you pop balloons that are either random amounts or in numbered succession. First one balloon, then two balloons, ect. Marble addition show random sets of marbles to be added together with a helper if they have trouble. Feed me is a game where you feed a little green monster fruit. The little monster asks for a certain number of fruit pieces to be feed with counting along the way.

Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store

Cam Cam’s Sensory Preschool



Cam Cam’s Sensory Preschool is an educational game for children ages 6 months up to 5 years of age. This app helps preschool children learn instruments, animals, shapes, and counting to ten.

There are 5 activities. Instrument Sounds goes through all the common instruments and plays a high quality sample of that instruments distinct sound. Animals sounds goes through all the common animals and plays the cartoon version of the distinct sound that animal makes. Balloon pop count is an interactive counting game where you pop balloons in numbered succession. First one balloon, then two balloons, ect. Shapes in space shows each common shape and plays fun space sounds. Fireworks show is pure interactive fun. Just touch a spot on the screen and a rocket will shoot off and explode in an array of colors.

Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store

Cam Cam’s Preschool ABC and Spell



Cam Cam’s Preschool ABC and Spell is an educational game for children ages 6 months up to 5 years of age. This app helps preschool children learn their letters, common words and the beginning of spelling those words.

There are 125 words to learn, each with a colorful picture and pronunciation by a real person and not a computer. There are 5 activities. ABC Flashcards goes through each letter of the alphabet. ABC Phonic is a keyboard where the child can press a letter and the letter will be said with it's respective sound. The “what is this” game where you pick the word associated with each picture. The “find the first letter” game where you pick the first letter that is missing from the word and its picture. The “find the missing letter” game where you pick the one letter that is missing from the word and its picture. All games use the same set of 125 words so learning them is a step by step process.

Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store