New skip feature for intro so you can play the game right away!
This is an interactive vocabulary-building app, which will help teach your child new words and what they mean.
** 2014 Cynopsis Kids Imagination Award Winner of Mobile Apps: Educational **
** 2014 Interactive Media Award for 'Best in Class' for the Education category **
Big Bird knows something special that he wants to share with your little learner: Words are all around you! And he¹s made a wonderful Word-o-Scope to help preschoolers look for words in the real world right on your mobile phone! Research shows Big Bird¹s Words helps build and expand vocabulary while getting kids excited to recognize and read written text they encounter in their own environment. This first word pack features thousands of words about food.
• Big Bird reading more than 500 WORDS!
• Eye-Spy game with Big Bird and Cookie Monster.
• Word-o-Scope augmented reality activity uses your phone’s own camera to find, read, and learn about whichever words you choose.
• Free emailable word labels (with fun game ideas!) to extend the learning beyond the app.
• Ease of use: Use it at home with foods in your pantry or fridge and recipes in cookbooks, OR take it on the go to the grocery store.
• Silly sound effects and Big Bird’s trivia make the learning fun!
• How words sound and relate to each other
• Beginning reading skills: association of pictures and real-world objects with written text
• Task persistence
• Designed for use on phones
• The Word-o-Scope augmented reality activity works best if you point your camera at words:
...with letters in the same color
...that appear in a straight line
...on a flat surface
Sesame Workshop’s mission is to use the educational power of media to help kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. Delivered through a variety of platforms, including television programs, digital experiences, books and community engagement, its research-based programs are tailored to the needs of the communities and countries they serve. Learn more at www.sesameworkshop.org.
Our goal is to make quality apps accessible to every family and provide the best possible experience for children. If you have any questions or comments, contact us at: [email protected]
- November 21, 2013 Initial release
- January 03, 2014 New version 1.1
- June 29, 2014 New version 1.2
- September 15, 2014 Price decrease: $0.99 -> FREE!
- September 22, 2014 Price increase: FREE! -> $0.99