Learning tools have come a long way since the kiddos were small, and even farther since I was a young’un. Technology is vastly different than it was say 20 years ago. Apps have detonated the tech market with innovative products that have made a huge impact on how our kids learn. Granted in there are lots of time wasting games, but there are just as many if not more products that enrich the lives of children of all ages. Enter Kuato Studios!
Kuato Studios, a world-leading developer in learning-through-games. They are a games studio that inspires and engages learners by capturing the excitement of learning through video games. All their titles have a strong learning focus. They’ve won numerous awards for Dino Tales, and Safari Tales has just been the no. 1-selling paid iOS game in Apple’s Kids category, Entertainment category, and the no. 1-selling paid app overall in the UK.
The Safari Tales app explores the world of interactive learning. Kids become the hands-on creator of their entire experience as they go through the depths of the African Savana with five cute and adorable baby animals native to the area.
Every adventure needs a knowledgeable guide. Safari Tales has an in-game guide, an endearing meerkat named Darwin. Use the word wheel to ask questions, and Darwin will supply intelligent and fact-filled answers which will aid literacy skills in sentence structure, reading and creative thought.
The first session starts off with the baby elephant, and it’s our responsibility to guide him safely through the jungle terrain. Venturing through each area, you’ll discover fun and interesting facts about the land, wildlife, people and various languages. You’ll even learn new words in Swahili!
The sessions are educational and full of interesting points for kids to reflect on. As they venture through each phase, a personalized Safari Tale is created. They compose their own adventurous story with their choice of words. They’ll learn synonyms, and use these words to structure different sentences and make the characters come alive. This feature improves reading and speech skills and expands their vocabulary. They’ll feel a sense of accomplishment and pride and earn stickers as a reward. They also unlock access to the other animals and their unique adventures, so their exciting story continues. It’s important to note that the app can be customized to your child’s reading skills, so age appropriate words are offered.
This app also allows your child to use their imagination and artistic skills to create a jungle unique to them. They have the option to change the color and pattern of the fur on each animal. The choices are endless and lots of fun! Pink lion anyone?
The graphics and animation are realistic and full of vibrant colors. Kids are captivated and thrilled with the entire experience. They’ll want to go back and relive the moment, tweaking their story along the way. Safari Tales offers endless fun while expanding the minds of our children, they’ll love it! It’s geared for kids ages 4 to 10, but even preschoolers will benefit. It’s an ideal learning tool.