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[6 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 3,704 views]

Kidosphere has launched a useful app for preschoolers. An iPad app to help kids familiarize with Hindi consonants and their sounds. Kids can doodle to practice writing. App also comes with 2 games bundled. One to recognize the beginning sound of a word and another puzzle to familiarize with the order of the alphabets.
This app is free to download. As always, we would love to hear from you and your kids.
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[9 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 3,862 views]

Are you a NRI parent wanting your child to be familiar with basic Hindi. Here is an iPad application that could be the first step in generating interest. It is fun and very simple to use.
As a parent, I have been struggling to get my 5yro daughter interested in Hindi. She can speak decent Hindi now, but there was no interest in written language. 75% of her Hindi schoolwork stays incomplete. This app has helped tremendously. Both my daughters love the leaderboard screen that toggles between the alphabet and …

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[8 Jun 2010 | One Comment | 2,194 views]

Annual Haircut Day was the first iPhone and iPad application we published in April. We were truly excited to make it to day one of iPad launch.
A big thanks to Pratham Books for putting this book under creative common license and for their encouragement and support. Thanks to Radio Mirchi for the read-along recordings.
Annual Haircut Day is the story of Sringeri Srinivas – man with very long hair. For one reason or the other, everyone refuses to cut his hair. Poor fellow runs around the village asking for help. …

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[30 May 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,030 views]

To sum it up in one word – Amazing!
iPad’s touch screen with a large real estate combined with simplistic design makes this app a favorite at home front. My girls(3 and 5) will do anything for 5 minutes of Doodle buddy.
Is is a simple paint app, comes with predefined background images and stamps. You can also choose any saved photographs from iPad’s photo album as the background image. Various brush styles including glitter and smudge. Best is the undo feature, one of the girls accidentally touches the screen spoiling the …

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[9 May 2010 | 3 Comments | 1,962 views]

Impromptu interview session between the father and the 5 year old daughter.
Father: Can I ask you some questions.
5yrold: Sure.
Why do you want to go to school?
Because I don’t know some things.
ok. What do you like doing in school?
Worksheets.
Arts n Crafts.
Who is your favorite politician?
What is a “politician”?
hmm.. Like Prime minister of India, President of India, President of USA..
Don’t know. I have not even meeted (met) them. Don’t know how they look and how they talk.
(If only grown ups gave so much thought before electing!)
Who in your family do you like …