While many preschoolers are too young to understand the overall concept of time, most children understand small increments of time. Time Bird, a Tinytapps educational app about Time does exactly that.
What’s new? Number 1, 2, and 3 are the updates in the app.
1.Times of the Day:
•This section is a fun way to learning the times of the day by sliding a button that helps change position of the sun and accordingly the times of the day – Morning, Noon, Evening & Night.
2.My Day / Daily Activities:
•Common activities from morning to night such as waking up, exercising, having meals, playing etc. are presented with colourful illustrations and animations.
3.Activity: It allows the child to associate the times of the day and its related activities.
* Introduction to a Clock, its features and purpose.
* Both the analogue and the digital clocks are used in this section.
* This section explains the hour hand.
* User can select either Auto Learning or Self Learning.
•Auto Read – Keeping the minute hand at 12 it helps your child understand that anytime the minute hand is there it is __ o’clock.
•Self Read – Allows your child to move the hour hand around until they are comfortable reading it.
*Although the concept of time is often difficult for young children to understand, preschoolers can learn to tell time with these age appropriate activities for time concepts.
•Matching – is a simple activity which asks the child to match the digital and the analogue clocks showing the same time.
•Set Time: evaluates the child by asking him to set the time on the clock.