Bubble 123 Free "1.0" (iOS)
Source: P.C. Stoecklin and Associates
Intended AudienceBubble 123 Free is a free introductory version of a game for toddlers (ages 1 to 3) to learn to count. The application also serves an an educational game for more advanced children (ages 4 to 6).The GameBubble 123 Free provides an entertaining learning experience with colorful bubbles, audio and animated graphics. Translucent bubbles containing random digits float across the screen inviting your child to choose the bubble containing the number needed in the counting sequence. A further hint is provided for the game by the number appearing on the upper left corner of the screen. This version of the game begins with the digit 1 and progresses through 3. Your child searches the floating bubbles to find the correct digit. Your child is rewarded with an audio response. For the sequence counting up to 10 (in full version), a graphic animation accompanies the audio count from 1 to the selected number. Otherwise, the child is gently encouraged to try again. Each incorrect selection reduces the set of incorrect digits eventually leaving only the correct digit.Learning concepts Number recognition Counting order Number - value association Sequential Counting Keyboard skillsBenefitsBubble123 has been toddler tested to insure that the design is suited for very young fingers. This educational game holds your childs attention while learning to count. In addition it improves motor skills and sharpens memory. Both toddlers and young children are eager to play the game over and over. It is an easy first experience for your toddler to educational games on the iphone. This introductory version gives you a flavor of the full version of the game.