Greetings Ghostlings! Our developers have reached into their treat bags for an array of apps for Halloween fun. Choose from books, games, educational and creative activities to help transition from that sugar high - all made right here by the family-friendly crew at Moms With Apps.
Adapted Book – 5 Pumpkins Enjoy Halloween with your little ones while they learn with this interactive book! Using a sign language interpreter to tell and model the story, this app is designed for educating children with special needs or communication challenges. Beginning users and those with motor or visual impairments get to work on simple drag and drop interaction techniques and matching numbers. (iPhone and iPad)
Treat Street Treat Street is full of fun, creativity, and interactive exploration for your child. Now you can trick or treat all year long.Treat Street was developed by parents in need of an engaging app that is also pleasing to the ears for everyone in the room. This game can be enjoyed by kids ages 2 to 99. Rich graphics and unstructured exploratory play make this game a delight for younger users. (iPhone and iPad)
LeafJam Just released tonight! Celebrate autumn with an open-ended musical playground of fall leaves, seasonal colors, and warm melodies. Tap the screen to make the leaves fall. See orange, yellow, purple and red illuminate the landscape. Tap it lightly, or fill it up with your fingertips – the choice is up to you. Developed by three parents, Leaf Jam is the second app from My Busy Kit with an emphasis on discovery and imaginary play. Custom melody created by Shawn at Lullatone. (iPhone and iPad)
Zombies Vs. Literacy Stop zombies from eating your brain by learning early reading skills. Practice word families and sight words and you’ll discover that your brain is too big to be eaten! Fun, interactive application to practice early reading skills. Swipe through the alphabet, word families and sight words. Touch letters to hear them spoken. Watch our for the zombie stampede…they’re looking for brains. (iPhone)
Let’s Bead Friends Create a bracelet using beads that YOU design. Create a simple or elaborate pattern, YOU decide. Then brighten a friend or relative’s day by sending a personalized jewelry greeting via e-mail or facebook. This app can also be used as an educational tool for little ones eager to learn important pre-math skills like colors, shapes, and patterning. Use your imagination; the possibilities are endless! (iPhone and iPad)
HourClash – Halloween Edition HourClash is a super spooky puzzle game that will entertain even the most demanding and avid puzzle gamer. You must match balls of little zombies, frankensteins, ghosts and many other despicable monsters before time runs out! (iPhone and iPad)
iYuva iYuva is a fun drawing app that allows a child (or even adults) to create different drawings from abstract shapes. It provides creative minds with an enriched environment that fosters play with shapes, stimulates creativity through active participation, and encourages sharing with friends and family. (iPhone)
Boy Dumplings Begin with one hungry ghost. Add a plump, delicious-looking boy. Mix them with an outrageous recipe. You’ll end up with an exciting story about a ghost who can’t wait to sink his teeth into his next meal and a boy who will need to think fast if he doesn’t want to get turned into dumplings. Ying Chang Compestine and James Yamasaki have cooked up a hilarious and fun-filled picture book. (iPhone)
Lula’s Brew Lula’s Aunties want her to be a witch just like them. But Lula hates to fly on a broom and prefers to study cookbooks rather than spellbooks — she wants to be a famous chef. In desperation, the Aunties insist she try to make one last potion. Lula secretly adds her cooking flair and in true witchy fashion ends up creating a brew that bewitches the entire town, and maybe her Aunties too! (iPhone and iPad)
MazeArt for iPhone New and improved MazeArt brings a halloween edition with a cute ghost who needs help to reach his ghost house through a spooky maze. Gary the ghost brings with him better navigation, zoom and restart capability. (MazeArt for iPhone, and MazeArtPlus for iPad)
Andrew at App-O’-Lanterns is offering promo codes for some of the first guests to his spooky website tonight. So head on over for a visit and see if you can grab any of these apps for free. In the meantime, wishing you a happy, safe and fun-filled Halloween – Enjoy!