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Brain Games for Kids: 3 new apps for preschoolers

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three visually engaging, quick-paced apps help build basic skills for reading and math. A long-time leader in at-home preschool learning and partner for interactive books with many top edutainment companies, Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) invites parents and caregivers to share Brain Games for Kids with their little kids. 

Each app has 100 learning activities presented as 10 games. Each game is different every time you play. Kids easily navigate their way through the games, which mix reading- and math-readiness activities. Child-friendly narrators read aloud questions and instructions for early learners who are not yet reading, encouraging independent play. Touch the screen to answer a question or complete an activity. A correct answer gets a surprise animated reward. A wrong answer moves the game to the next screen. After completing a game, children can add a fun photo to showcase their score.

For the past 20 years, the creative team at Publications International has worked with children's education experts, preschool writers, and award-winning illustrators, photographers, and graphic designers to develop great-looking learning experiences for kids. Brain Games for Kids apps draw from this rich archive to present sound learning ideas as new, highly interactive, digital games. Perfect for families on the go or quiet time at home, BGK apps make learning fun.

Educational features include language skills, alphabet, basic spelling, number recognition, counting, sorting, sequencing, colors, shapes, patterns, and early math skills.

For both iPad and iPhone, Brain Games for Kids apps sell through the AppStore. Get started with Brain Games for Kids for only $.99. Additional BGK apps are $1.99.

Founded in 1967 by CEO Louis Weber, Publications International is one of North America's leading publishers of mass-market books, periodicals, and educational products, in categories including children's, cooking, automotive, sports, reference, travel, and inspirational, as well as digital books and apps for smart phones and tablets. The company is a long-time leader in the field of interactive sound storybooks for young readers. PIL publishes with many popular and respected children's licenses, including Sesame Workshop, Disney, and Nickelodeon. PIL products are sold around the globe.

p i kids is a trademark of Publications International, Ltd., and is registered in the United States.

Contact: Ann Taylor
Publications International, Inc. (
telephone: (847) 329-5491
email: [email protected]

SOURCE Publications International, Ltd.

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