PALO ALTO (November 18, 2010) – Independent children’s app developer Duck Duck Moose today is pleased to announce the launch of Park Math HD 1.0 for the iPad. The iPhone version of Park Math recently won the “2010 Best Kids’ iPhone/iPod App of the Year Award” from iLounge. Park Math HD introduces early math concepts to children in Preschool, Kindergarten, and First Grade (ages 1-7). As children play with Blue Bear and his friends on the playground, Park Math teaches counting, addition, subtraction, sorting and more. Park Math HD includes 7 fun educational activities that will engage children:
1) Swing: Numbers – Count up to 50 as a rabbit swings
2) Slide: Addition – Help ducks climb to the top of a slide and learn how to add
3) Seesaw: Greater Than / Less Than – Balance a seesaw by adding and subtracting mice
4) Apple Tree: Subtraction – Learn how to subtract as apples fall from a tree
5) Sandbox: Patterns – Complete the pattern in a sandbox with the correct toy.
6) Bench: Sorting – Order the dogs from small to large. Order numbers in sequence
7) Picnic: Counting – Feed a hippo the correct number of food items
Park Math HD includes 3 levels for Preschool, Kindergarten and First Grade. Level 1 includes counting up to 20 and addition/subtraction with numbers up to 5. Level 2 includes counting up to 50 and addition/subtraction with numbers up to 10. Level 3 (only available on HD version for iPad) includes counting up to 100 and addition/subtraction with numbers up to 20.
“Of the many developers now producing apps for children, Duck Duck Moose has repeatedly stood out because of the excellence of its art, music, and kid-friendly interfaces. Park Math builds upon all of the company’s past titles, teaching basic counting, addition, subtraction, and related skills in a manner that’s gentle and polished enough for young children to enjoy. Who knew that math could be so fun?” says Jeremy Horwitz , Editor-in-Chief of iLounge.
Instrumental music recorded especially for this app with cello and guitar includes popular nursery rhymes: This Old Man, Skip to My Lou, Five Little Ducks, The Muffin Man, and Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush.
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 17.3 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Park Math HD 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.
Duck Duck Moose is an award-winning creator of educational children’s applications for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. It was founded in 2008 by three friends who are parents themselves, and share a passion for children, music, education, design, and play. Duck Duck Moose’s top-selling apps include: Wheels on the Bus, Old MacDonald, Itsy Bitsy Spider, Fish School, Baa Baa Black Sheep and Park Math. Wheels on the Bus won the KAPi Award for "Best Children’s App” at the 2010 International CES and was featured as one of The New York Times’ “Best iPhone Apps for Kids.” Park Math won the “2010 Best Kids’ iPhone/iPod App of the Year Award” from iLounge. All six of the company’s products have won the Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice Award for Excellence in Design, and three have won the Parents’ Choice Gold Award. Copyright (C) 2008-2010 Duck Duck Moose. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.