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App-y Hour Book Apps for Kids: Your Fantastic Elastic Brain

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It’s FRIDAY! Do you know what that means? Time for another App-y Hour Book Apps for Kids pick.

Your Fantastic Elastic Brain from Little Pickle Press introduces children to the anatomy and various functions of the brain in a fun and engaging way. It also delivers the crucial message that mistakes are an essential part of learning.

 

Your Fantastic Elastic Brain is more than just an ebook for children, parents and educators…The app goes above and beyond the concept of a children’s book in digital format. Embedded lesson plans offer activities designed to build an understanding of neuroanatomy, the brain’s primary functions, and how to stretch and shape the brain to its full potential. I have a sneaking suspicion we could all use a refresher course in brain function, so parents and teachers might find this feature interesting as well… Go forth, young parents, and download.” ~ Leslie Rasimas, Appy Awards

 

Based on the award-winning title by Dr. JoAnn Deak and illustrated by Sarah Ackerley, and full of exciting brain workouts, Your Fantastic Elastic Brain is sure to become a favorite among children, parents, and educators.

This innovative and timely interactive edutainment app teaches children that they have the ability to stretch and grow their own brains. It also delivers the crucial message that mistakes are an essential part of learning and introduces children to the anatomy and various functions of the brain in a fun and engaging way.

“Elasticize” your brain and grab your copy of Your Fantastic Elastic Brain at iTunes or Little Pickle Press

 Something To Do:

Create your own “Brain Teasers” to give your noggin a work-out!

Gretchen Fleener from IdMommy had a wonderful idea to create puzzles from your child’s empty cereal boxes. This is great way to challenge kids to match up not only images, but words too.

Id Mommy

To read the full instruction, details, and Gretchen’s awesome puzzle template, head over to her idMommy blog. Thanks for the inspiration Gretchen!