Jamaroos Musical ABCs App Makes Phonics Rockin’ Fun for Preschoolers! Adorable Animal Pals Take Center Stage in New Curriculum-Based App From Iggy Learning with Stand-Out Animation from Award-Winning Studio

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Pint-sized maestros are set to master their phonics skills with the brand-new Jamaroos Musical ABCs app! Developed by Iggy Learning, publisher of educational children’s books and mobile apps, Jamaroos Musical ABCs helps preschoolers get “in tune” with the fundamentals of reading through alphabet-based activities and an irresistible cast of musical feathered and furry characters combined with vibrant animation and effects from the founder of Reel FX Creative Studios (Free Birds). Designed for children ages 2 to 6, Jamaroos Musical ABCs is now available on the App StoreGoogle Play and Kindle Fire for Android for a special introductory price of $1.99 – and NOW available on NOOK by Barnes & Noble.

 

“We’re thrilled to launch Jamaroos Musical ABCs and introduce our ‘jungle’ of friends to kids everywhere to help make learning to read easy, exciting and tons of fun,” said Nancy Spencer, Co-Founder of Iggy Learning. “With a phonics-focused curriculum at its core and a winning ‘score’ that features engaging music and adorable animation, Jamaroos Musical ABCsprovides a fresh approach to teaching preschoolers the building blocks of reading.”

 

Jamaroos Musical ABCs brings to life a colorful menagerie of 26 animals – one for each letter of the alphabet – through enchanting animated musical performances. A medley of phonetic sounds, letters, words, stackable images, and music, plus loads of interactive touch points and zany sound effects, spring forth from the screen to jumpstart preschoolers’ reading and vocabulary skills and stimulate their imagination.

 

The new app is filled with hidden surprises and hundreds of opportunities for young users to tap, drag, swipe, and learn! Users simply drag each letter of the alphabet to the center of the stage to bring a different animal character – from Al the Alligator to Zap the Zebra – into the “spotlight” and start the show! Icons on the base of the stage reveal a variety of movable images that begin with the same letter as the character’s name. Kids can “unleash” additional alphabet characters, each complete with their own unique musical performance and corresponding words and sound effects, with the touch of a finger!

 

Among the dynamic features of Jamaroos Musical ABCs are:

  • ·         26 vividly illustrated and animated animal performances, with each letter character playing original music on their own special instrument
  • ·         104 vocabulary words chosen to help users develop phonetic correctness and prepare preschoolers to learn to read
  • ·         416 movable and stackable icons to illustrate words, strengthen fine motor skills and provide hours of educational play
  • ·         Audio pronunciation to reinforce phonetic sounds, letters, and words
  • ·         Entertaining and surprising interactive elements, visual and sound effects to discover on each page
  • ·         Special “rewards” for successfully completing the activities
  • ·         Musical instrument descriptions that provide background on both familiar and exotic instruments
  • ·         Music and sound on/off settings
  • ·         No in-app purchases or advertising

 

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About Iggy Learning

Iggy Learning, LLC is a publisher of children’s books and educational mobile applications. The company is a collaboration between Reading Friends, a Fort Worth, TX-based preschool franchise founded in 1981 by Nancy Thompson Spencer, and award-winning animation and visual effects producer Dale Carman, founder and Executive Creative Director of Reel FX Creative Studios in Dallas, TX and Santa Monica, CA. Iggy Learning created the 26 Jamaroos Jungle friends to teach language skills and social skills to students in its Reading Friends preschool, which is known for its Alphabet Phonics Curriculum. Based on its success using the Jamaroos characters and their stories in the classroom, the company developed apps to provide a fun and entertaining learning experience for children everywhere. For more information about Iggy Learning and Jamaroos, visit: www.facebook.com/Jamaroos

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