Nickelodeon is known for it’s adorable cartoons, family friendly shows, and SpongeBob. Admit it, you know all the words to Moose & Zee’s “I don’t like candy corn” song. It’s ok, I do too. It’s catchy.
Here are six fun Nickelodeon apps for your enjoyment:
Your child can draw, color, and paint with this Nick Jr. app. And when they are finished, they can add some special effects – animated stickers (60 to choose from), magic wands, spinning splatter-tops, fireworks, and bouncing balls. There are 8 different brushes to use to draw and paint. Children can share their artwork via Facebook and email, and even send out e-cards. The app features Nickelodeon characters, such as Dora, Team Umizoomi, Bubble Guppies, and more. $3.99.
Teach your child “alphabetic principle” with this app featuring Dora, Boots, and their pals. They will learn how to recognize letters, write letters, and associate letters with sound. Tico the squirrel will write letters in the sky with his airplane and your child will need to trace them on the iPad. Includes 78 pictures to reinforce letter sounds. Parents can view their child’s progress in reports and, like many Nickelodeon apps, this was developed and reviewed by a preschool education expert. $3.99.
Learn all about animals in animal school with the cast of Bubble Guppies. Children will learn about the diet of animals, as well as their habitat and attributes. The app features four games – Circle Time (animal attributes), Field Trip (animal habitats), Treat Shop (what animals eat), and Lunch Time (what we eat). Kids can decorate Bubble Puppy’s doghouse with stickers they earn from the games. Features over 40 different types of animals. $4.99.
This Nickelodeon app consists of 5 games meant to teach your little one all about numbers. Toy Store is a counting game, Number Bubbles teaches number identification, Race Around Umi City is about number comparison, Up! Up! and Balloons is an addition/subtraction game, and Rolling Toy Paradise is a number line game. Each game teaches math skills for preschoolers and increase in difficulty as the child advances. Children earn badges and trophies, which will grant them a special key to Umi City. $3.99.
Your child can use this app to see the world through Dino Dan’s eyes. Use your iPad’s camera to track down dinosaurs. Aim the camera anywhere and a lifelike dinosaur will appear. Take a photo for evidence and email it to your friends. A tyrannosaures rex will appear and your child can play with with an in-app purchase. Free, but has an in-app purchase for $0.99.
This storybook app features Wubbzy and all of his pals as they look for a special pirate treasure. There are tappable story moments, story narration, 3 sing-along music videos, 4 games, and more. Games include Pirate Dress-up, Froggity-frogs, Rockity-rocks, Snappity-snap Turtles. Kids can also color scenes from the story. $1.99.