PBS KIDS launches WILD KRATTS World Adventure app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
ARLINGTON, Virginia – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – PBS KIDS has announced the launch of the all new WILD KRATTS Global Adventure App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, a science-based app based on the popular animal-themed children’s series. An essential application for WILD KRATTS fans, World Adventure is now only available on the App Store, just in time for Earth Month and the start of the third season of WILD KRATTS on PBS KIDS. Through 30 levels of play, WILD KRATTS World Adventure helps develop key skills and encourages scientific research. With the app, kids ages 4-8 can recline and navigate their way through games that help them learn how different animals live and adapt to their habitats.
âCelebrating creatures around the world, WILD KRATTS is helping young viewers discover that animals can take them anywhere in science,â said Lesli Rotenberg, general manager of children’s programming, PBS. “WILD KRATTS is one of PBS KIDS ‘most popular online series, and the World Adventure app extends the WILD KRATTS experience, helping young children learn natural science concepts while pecking with picks, swinging with orangutans and jumping alongside dolphins. ”
WILD KRATTS World Adventure brings animal science to life. In each of the three games, children observe, explore, and use combinations of creature power to complete missions and help the Kratt brothers. As children play with Martin and Chris, they will learn important concepts such as how orangutans use their momentum to swing from tree to tree, how dolphins jump in and out of the ocean, and how woodpeckers find themselves. food in the trees. As the levels are completed, kids earn “Selfies”, Habitat Stickers, and “Wow!” Facts âwhich help them to deepen their learning of environmental sciences and natural history.
âWILD KRATTS World Adventure is the ultimate app for WILD KRATTS fans,â said Chris Kratt, co-creator of the family favorite series. “The app offers whole new interactive experiences that deepen children’s knowledge and passion for animals and the environment.”
“Our goal is to make natural and environmental science fun for young children and to build that enthusiasm from the start, delivering the best content experience for every child on today’s many media platforms,” ââadded co-creator Martin Kratt.
The WILD KRATTS World Adventure app is available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch for $ 2.99, only on the App Store or on www.AppStore.com/PBSKIDS.
In addition to the app launch, PBS KIDS is celebrating Earth Month with its annual Explore the Outdoors initiative, which includes nature-themed content on air, on digital platforms and in communities across the country. WILD KRATTS Season 3 kicks off Monday, April 7, as the Kratt brothers discover hermit crabs and seashells on the beach in “Hermit Crab Shell Exchange”. The week continues with the exploration of animals from around the world including bison, black-footed polecats, flying fish and more. The brothers explore scientific concepts such as adaptation and habitats.
WILD KRATTS airs weekdays on PBS KIDS (check local listings). In each episode, creature teachers Chris and Martin Kratt take children and their families on extraordinary animal-powered adventures. The show turns the Kratt Brothers, creators of the award-winning KRATTS ‘CREATURES and Emmy-winning ZOBOOMAFOO, into animated versions of themselves, allowing real-life zoologists to visit wild animals in their little-known habitats and introduce key scientific concepts along the way. The series is a co-production of The Kratt Brothers Company and Emmy-winning 9 Story Entertainment.
PBS KIDS offers over 30 educational apps, designed to help kids develop skills in literacy, math, science, school readiness and more. With a multiplatform approach, PBS KIDS is increasingly serving children and families across America, wherever they live, learn and play. More information on PBS KIDS applications can be found at pbskids.org/apps.
Images of the WILD KRATTS World Adventure app are available at PBS Newsroom.
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About the Kratt Brothers Company
Kratt Brothers Company, founded in 1993, has created and produced over 200 television episodes, including award-winning series: KRATTS ‘CREATURES, ZOBOOMAFOO, “Kratt Brothers: Be The Creature” and WILD KRATTS. Through its full-service animation studio, Kratt Brothers Company is currently in production on its third season of the Emmy-nominated hit WILD KRATTS. www.krattbrothers.com