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The ultimate companion app for your engineer on the go! Focusing on the learning goals of the hit PBS KIDS show, Thomas & Friends Watch and Play will help foster your preschooler’s social and emotional growth, self-efficacy and problem solving skills.
• Watch full episodes & clips of Thomas & Friends through the eyes of your favorite train in a custom engine video player (wifi enabled).
• Play the Track Builder game to build your own interactive train track for your favorite engine.
• Play the Track Repair game to repair train tracks to help the engines make deliveries.
• Play Steam Team Snapshots to create and photograph your own animated scene with Thomas & Friends on the Island of Sodor.
Watch videos from the Thomas & Friends PBS KIDS series anytime in the VIDEOS section of Watch and Play. The Videos section puts your preschooler in the conductor seat and encourages your child to play with the train switches, wheels and whistles as he or she follows along each episode.
For the full list of clips and episodes, your device must be connected to wifi.
Track Builder Game
Track Builder encourages storytelling, creativity and exploration. Draw your finger along the scene to create your own train track, and decorate your scene with stickers from the blue menu. Watch your favorite engine drive along the track you made and tap the train to switch directions. Track Builder also gives you the option to save your special track to your device.
Track Repair focuses on problem solving and self-efficacy. Tap and drag the correct track piece to help fix the train track. Watch the engine complete the track to make their deliveries.
Steam Team Snapshots
Steam Team Snapshots helps your child practice fine motor skills and encourages storytelling and social-emotional interactions such as helping a friend. Choose a scene from the Island of Sodor and pick your favorite engine to tell your own story of Thomas and his friends. Tap and drag stickers onto your scene and watch them come to life. Steam Team Snapshots also gives you the option to save your scene to your device.
For more learning adventures with Thomas & Friends, visit pbskids.org/thomasandfriends. For more apps from PBS KIDS, visit http://to.pbs.org/kidsapps.
THOMAS & FRIENDS
Based on the Railway Series by The Reverend W. Awdry. © 2014 Gullane (Thomas) Limited.
The Thomas name and character and the Thomas & Friends logo are trademarks of Gullane (Thomas) Limited and its affiliates and are registered in many jurisdictions throughout the world.
About PBS KIDS
Thomas & Friends Watch and Play is part of PBS KIDS’ ongoing commitment to helping kids build the skills they need to succeed in school and in life. PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and digital media, as well as community-based programs.
- December 19, 2014 Initial release
- March 17, 2015 New version 1.1
- June 10, 2015 New version 1.2