In today’s world, devices with screens on them are a ubiquitous part of our daily lives. Most of the things we do require us using a device with a screen on it. Kids, being kids, are drawn to shiny and interesting-looking gadgets like iPads, smartphones and TVs and once they develop a habit of using these devices, it is almost impossible for them to abstain from using them. But excessive use of such gadgets has many ill-effects on kids’ health and psychology. Here are three of the main ones-
Failing. Not failed!
We are failing everyday and that is how a startup is different. It is a daily struggle to not be part of the ‘90% who failed’.
I started in 2012 and it has been quite a journey till Roo Kids Chat App. Always a right time to look back and revisit the lessons learnt. For the journey is not over yet.
Get Set, Go – The First Few Months in 2012
Gungroo was build with the vision of a safe & secure messaging for kids. That is how we started and that is what we are today. But somewhere along the way …
Private Family Network
The product started as a private network for families where an admin could allow kids logins to be created (without an email) and family members joining using their email address.
We have had several animal puzzle and similar apps in the past. But what this particular app lives up to is matching its functionalities to its descriptions. 101 Animal Puzzles for Kids is clearly aimed for pre-school kids where they can play with animals using various drag-n-drop features. One will be clearly able to see the love that the developers have put behind the app. We would like to thank the Little Clever team for their focus into minute details that will make this app a healthy and comforting experience for kids.
The puzzles integrate a lot of content and every stage is well characterized. Kids will certainly take interest in the realistic animal graphics and attractive scenes to present them. All a child need to do is place the missing and spread out pieces of the puzzle into the right places. All the pieces are present at the top of the screen and lineout of the placement is given as a hint. This makes it quite easy and interesting for the concerned age group.
Further, if a kid is interested, he/she can opt for 7 levels of difficulty for arranging the same animal. This will ensure that they are able to gradually adapt for higher skill levels. Alternatively, if a kid gets bored after some time, he/she can easily switch back to their favorite levels.
Another unique element in the 101 Animal Puzzles for Kids is the voice over integration. Every animal is introduced in detail to make the kid take more interest in what he is making. Also, your kid gets to identify 101 animals by their voice and the sounds they make or are associated with.
A grown-ups menu will help a parent set the optimum difficulty level that the kids should be able to handle. Again, adjusting the difficulty is just about sliding the scale. An attractive game interface, every parent should check out this app.
Created for Kids: Yes
The app also has a free version. Visit 21 Animal Puzzles for Kids to now more about the free version.
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The dawn of smartphones have made gaming more portable. While we have been seeing a dozens of new games being brought out every day, Tiguidou is special because it attaches learning and self improvement to an entertaining gaming process. The core aspects that this game focuses upon are memory enhancement and strategy building. Currently, the game is available to Apple users.
Tiguidou is all about sharpening of your memory skills. A completely strategy oriented game; this will involve planning and combining your speed and hand eye coordination to better yourself at each stage. The games comprises of 400 questions, all of which require analytical skills at different levels. This is a game that will keep your positively engaged even in your spare time.
All gamers share a common interest – the fun of being able to get through levels. One tuff questionsolved will get you to a higher level. It is actually progress we are talking about and there is a lot of fun and excitement in success, howsoever small it may be!
Tiguidou has been aptly designed for gamers interested in this category. Completely smooth operations, everything other thing will be served on a platter except for a win!
Overall, this is a gaming app that everyone must try.
You vs The World for Kids is a gaming and entertainment platform molded into a highly educational experience. While the modern kids wouldn’t be able to grow without a smart phone around, it is better to make sure that he/she inculcates a learning experience along with the required doze of fun.
A largely well made app, You vs The World for Kids have been designed by keeping in mind the demand for entertainment and games by kids. The games available in the platform do encourage a lot of positive choice and educational input that would trigger curiosity and learning as the kid grows up. smart devices are one of the best modern ways to help the child learn and apps like this make the theory functional.
It’s easy to entertain kids as they are born curious. The various gaming platforms included in the app are quite vibrant and keep the kid hooked on!
Completely designed by keeping in mind the limitations and capabilities of kids, You vs The World for Kids can be a great experience.
Overall, this is an app that every parent should try out once.
The concepts of physics get an exciting place in Voodoo Head HD. With exciting levels and strategic role plays, this game is unique in its offerings of fun, learning and experience.
To save the adorable Voodoo Head, players need to device strategies based on the laws of physics and get combinations that unlock the gates. With 100 professional levels and 5 Voodoo Boxes, there is a lot to take back from the game. The game does help sharpen the cognitive and analytical skills of the games and puts him in a position that can be highly satisfactory.
Equipped with incredible characters and new levels of animations, Voodoo Head HD is a great game to have in your pockets. It is good to learn something while you are trying to kill time of boring bus journeys and lazy weekends.
The developer gets high credits for the graphical interface and the animated characters showcased in Voodoo Head HD. The graphics is simply mind blowing and the puzzles ensure that you stay engaged for longer. With voodoo Head HD, you can also hope to challenge friends and family members for a good gaming time.
Overall, Voodoo Head HD is a well made app that deserves downloading.
The Word Search and Learn app combines the principles of learning and entertainment into a single collective. With cool themes and flowing text, kids will always find this an exciting engagement. This is certainly a whole new experience for kids below the age of 15 to challenge their vocabulary ad learn more words out of it.
Word Search and Learn is all about improving your vocabulary. Suited for kids below the age of 15, it would help them learn about great scientists, solar system, pet breeds, famous singers and bands and a lot more. The app also facilitates a competitive platform where you can challenge others.
For those willing to learn, this game can be quite of fun. The game features an exciting vocabulary context that reveals thousands of words.
Word Search and Learn comes with various cool themes that that make the challenges exciting. Moreover, you can share scored over Twitter and Facebook. Even adults would like to want to try out their vocabulary some time. Simple interface and easy to play, this app is well made.
Overall, Word Search and Learn is a good app to have handy.
A common puzzle solving platform, Puzzle Kidz allows kids to take picture of family members, pets and anything they relate to and the picture is angled into a puzzle. It is fun to sit and solve your known faces with Puzzle Kidz. Not just kids, even adults may find this app to be quite fun and deserving of their time.
Like any other picture puzzle game, Puzzle Kidz helps improve the analytical and cognition abilities of the gamer. Being able to use photographs that they have clicked makes the process even more interesting. There are several other features like downloading favorite pictures that make the app a perfect learning experience.
It will be quite a fun activity to rearrange the mangled picture of your family members and friends. Puzzle Kidz takes problem solving to an interactive level making the process more interesting. There are three levels of difficulty according to the extent of random distribution of puzzle pieces.
Kids and teenagers will find Puzzle Kidz a good enough platform to spend some time. Ad free, the game lets one to be completely focused in bringing pictures back to order!
Overall, Puzzle Kidz is an innovative experience that is worth a try.
An innovative puzzle game, Damero Plus brings in the 2D Rubix Cube experience into your device. The app is a good way to hone your mathematical problem solving capabilities and is a good way to keep yourself busy while on boring bus rides or waiting for the next assignment.
The process of gaming via Damero Plus helps you better understand mapping concepts and surface tours. It’s a great way to master the theories of conjugates, cyclic permutations and commuters. Damero Plus is certainly not for people who like light weighted games. One needs to really focus on the puzzle at hand to be able to solve it.
Damero Plus is serious stuff. The game help board does provide contextual help to the player, but one needs to be rightly involved in the learning process. As already said it is not for the regular gamer on portable devices.
Enough credit goes to the developer to have been able to come with the concept of Damero Plus. The interface does make it easier to navigate and solve the 2D puzzles. The series of problems are aptly defines in the various levels.
Overall, Damero plus is for the serious mathematics lover. It can be a great tool to improve your analytical skills and problem solving abilities.
Infection is a board game about diseases and medicines and requires more than one player. Similar to playing cards, there are a lot or rules to the game, however, when one fully understands the premises, it can become quite enjoyable and addictive.
Infection is all about learning to play your cards right. With so many rules, it will take time to know the game. For most users, this will be a setback. However, if you have been looking for a game to engage with your friends or group of friends, this can be a good option.
As already said, if you know this game, only then can you expect to fully take the advantage. Players have a variety of puzzles to solve involving all kinds of diseases one has ever heard. This is certainly a one of a kind game made in this category.
Infection does provide an intuitive interface to play your turn. The screen space has been beautifully used and the tools are kept quite handy if one if using a touch screen device.
Overall, Infection could be quite addictive, but I personally wouldn’t like to spend the time learning how to make the moves.