Playwords

1.5 17 May 2011

Makes learning words fun for kids.

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Developer website: Pocketglow Inc.

Playwords makes learning words fun for kids. With 3 great games, Playwords is challenging for children just beginning to read or starting to spell.

Beautifully illustrated with over 300 original, hand-drawn pictures and professionally narrated by a clear, lively voice, the games are both entertaining and educational. Easy for kids to use by themselves, Playwords is fun alone or with Mom and Dad.

THREE GREAT GAMES!

  • Picture Blast: a flash-cards game that lets kids see the picture, read the word and hear the answer.
  • Word Match: a multiple-choice game that challenges kids to click the word matching the picture.
  • Lost Letter: a spelling game that asks kids to fill in the missing letter in a word.
FEATURES
  • Over 300 simple English words.
  • 3 great games of varying difficulty.
  • Bright, colorful illustrations that your child will love.
  • Fun, lively and clear narration of all words.
  • Automatically uses US English or UK English spelling based on your region. For example: "gray" / "grey" or "pajamas" / "pyjamas".
  • Play full-screen or in a window.

What's New

Version 1.5:
  • Almost 40 new hand-drawn pictures and words. The app now has over 350 words!
  • 16 fun reward stickers and stamps to collect. Get 5 right answers in a row to get a sticker!
  • 3 difficulty levels. Choose a suitable difficulty level for your child so they don't get asked words that are too hard (or too easy).
  • Re-recorded the narration for a few words, including "book", "hill" and "shop" to make the pronunciation even clearer.

Requirements

Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later

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Details

Downloads
477
Version Downloads
355
Type
Education / Language
License
Commercial
Date
17 May 2011
Platform
OS X / Intel 32
Price
$1.99