InstaSpanish Kids

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Overview

This application is recommended for ages 4+.

Our app was a finalist in the Adobe/Sony Air App Challenge, where we had the great honor of being selected as a recommended App by Sony.

new: Important UPDATE! Fixes problem with missing images in word scramble, found in update 3.0.0.

InstaSpanish Kids App for...
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Overview

This application is recommended for ages 4+.

Our app was a finalist in the Adobe/Sony Air App Challenge, where we had the great honor of being selected as a recommended App by Sony.

new: Important UPDATE! Fixes problem with missing images in word scramble, found in update 3.0.0.

InstaSpanish Kids App for Android is a fun and colorful educational app which presents 6 Spanish teaching lessons for children, with over 300 individual pages of audio visual activities in Spanish and English. Great for homeschool families, Montessori toddlers, and kids of all ages. Our app includes a fun game where kids use the pesos they've earned to dress an adorable donkey. Lesson subjects include:

- Colors
- Animals
- Family Words
- Weather
- Telling Time
- Body Parts

There are 2 bonus sections: The La Cucaracha Song lesson with a full length song animation, and a Spanish Alphabet page where the child can explore words associated to the sounds of the alphabet.

Features of Our App:

- 1 full length Spanish song animation
- animated lesson introductions
- both Spanish and English audio for every word
- fun peso scoring system and Dress the Donkey game
- encouraging feedback
- kids voices in places
- bonus Spanish alphabet
- No in-app advertisments or purchasing

About the La Cucaracha Song Lesson:

Taken from our highly acclaimed Spanish teaching program, Musical Spanish, this lesson features a newly updated song animation with Spanish and English. We use phrases from the song to help introduce Spanish words and sounds. Helps generate enthusiasm for Spanish among people of all ages!

Our Teaching Method: Play to Learn:

Our app falls into the "play to learn" category, with fun activities that engage the child in ACTIVE learning, with a variety of different types of learning and play methods used for each set of vocabulary words.

Our user interface was designed to be both kid and parent friendly. We've also strived to add some customization, such as turning the letter hints ON and OFF for the scrambled words, and the English and Spanish lyrics ON and OFF during the La Cucaracha song animation.

Encouraging Success through Peso Scoring System:

We found that our kids responded really well to the addition of a scoring system that rewards the child with a peso for each correct answer, and let's them use these pesos to play a colorful the Dress the Donkey game. This virtual storyboarding game includes themes such as:

pirates
outer space
castle and dragon
farm
santa's house
winter
beach
halloween
wild west
scuba diving

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940043861993
  • Publisher: InstaSpanish
  • Publication date: 11/23/2011
  • Series: NOOKapps Series
  • Version name: 3.0.1
  • Format: NOOK App
  • File size: 14 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.
  • Sales rank: 63,177
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  • Please contact the developer directly if you would like to report a problem:
    • URL: http://www.instaspanish.com/supportpage
    • Phone: 18004958816
    • Email: mspanish@gmail.com

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 3.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2011

    Great App

    My 4 year old loves it. Easy to use, lots of games, lots.of colors. She is learning spanish fast!

    23 out of 29 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 30, 2011

    Great

    I think this is good for kids i know because i speak spanish

    20 out of 28 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2011

    Definitely A 5.

    This is really a tremendous learning experience for children. It is great for kids and the "older KID" My daughter is having a wonderful time learning spanish which I think we all need. The app has a real feedback system that lets her know she is learning the word correctly. Thanks Insta.....

    17 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2013

    The app has never worked right for us.  It opens to a welcome pa

    The app has never worked right for us.  It opens to a welcome page and then goes to another background, but fails to load the other images to begin using the app.  We e-mailed the developer about the problem and never received a response.  Don't spend your money on this app until it is fixed.

    7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2012

    Great app

    I am like failing spanish and this is sooooo going to help my grades plus really fun

    7 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2012

    Love this app!!

    Very easy to learn Spanish with this

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2011

    sounds good

    it sounds good thank you guys

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2013

    Did not work.

    This app DID NOT work!

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 29, 2012

    Did not like app

    I got this app for my 5 yr old eho has suddenly developed an interest in other languages. This app requires you to have a basic understanding of Spanish. The app is all games requiring you to know the words. I expected a lesson the a game to confirm understanding. My little one became very frustrated very quickly. If you are just lrsrning, but have the basics, thid might be good for you.

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2012

    Don't buy it!!!!!

    Waste of money!!!!

    3 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 29, 2013

    Doesn't work

    This app does absolutely nothing. Just a screen of an empty room. Don't waste your time or money.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2013

    Did not work

    This app did not work at all for us.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 8, 2012

    ..."EXCELLENTE!¿

    This app is great! This app taught me so many concepts... all on a week! It is fun, interactive, and great for little kids who love to have fun! Not only will the kids have fun... you will too! This is a great way to learn Spanish. All these concepts just stuck in my head as soon as I learned them. This is an app filled with fun, music, games, many colors, and lots of Spanish! Insta is the best for kids!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2012

    Needs improvement

    I do not like pics of publishers' kids on my Nook. Games are fun, but alphabet pronunciation is too fast. It also only includes uppercase, not lowercase alphabet. Kids need both forms. This is only good for the basics.

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2012

    Daughter loves it

    My daughter enjoys this series of apps. Gets excited to play and asks to play it.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2012

    Waste

    Its a waste of money there not a lot of subjects tonlike learn so dont get it

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2012

    Best Spanish App for Kids!

    My little one and I play the learning games daily. Highly recommend to friends and family.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted February 8, 2013

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    Posted February 24, 2012

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