Kazaz! is a new iPad app, Launched by American Story Channel. The app features a world of interactive, animated original stories that will challenge and ignite a child’s curiosity. Kazaz! is easy enough to navigate through, so a child as young as 3 can explore on their own. The digital stories combine sight, sound and touch to help maximize every child’s learning experience. Plus the stories are challenging enough to hold an older child’s attention for more than 10 min.
I enjoyed reading along The Magic of Kazaz with my son because the original story prompted questions about feelings and friendships, similar to what he is currently experiencing in preschool “Maybe having a friend would be nice after all” “try smiling more”. So my sitting with him allowed me to immediately answer him, and continue the learning and conversations beyond the app.
Once you have completed reading a story from beginning to end, magic gems will appear for your child to explore the story more, almost like an eye spy type game. My son also enjoyed watching the Hubble Space Telescope looking deep, movie at the end of the story, he is so fascinated with everything from space and the solar system right now.
The Kazaz! app is free to download for iPad, is ideal for children ages 3 to 8 and comes with 3 stories at launch:
- The Magic of Kazaz: Reveals the history of how Kazaz! became a magical planet. This story will always be free.
- I Am the Music Man: Sing along with the Music Man in this hand-clapping, toe-tapping rendition of a classic children’s melody. Cost additional $1.99.
- The Story of Wooding: The tale of an adventurous young swan who sets off on an exciting journey. Cost additional $2.99.
This is only the beginning for Kazaz! and its parent company, American Story Channel. Future plans include additional stories, more sophisticated gamification experiences, availability in 11 languages, 3D figures in real gold and silver, and a children’s animated TV series, among other exciting developments.
What is your kids current favorite iPad app?
As always all opinions expressed here are my own