October 20, 2010

KNOWLEDGE ADVENTURE LAUCHES NEW TABLET APPLICATIONS

JumpStart Preschool® Magic of Learning and JumpStart Punk Punk Blitz coming to the iPhone® and iPad™

TORRANCE, CA. - October 20, 2010 - Knowledge Adventure, the leading innovator of adventure-based learning products for children, announces JumpStart Preschool® Magic of Learning Volume 1 exclusively for Apple iPad and JumpStart® Punk Punk Blitz for both the Apple iPhone® and iPad™. With these new applications, parents can take advantage of JumpStart's educational games no matter where they are; transforming the wait at the grocery store, doctor's office or in the car into a magical learning experience! The first of four titles in the JumpStart Preschool Magic of Learning series is now available for the iPad for $2.99. JumpStart Punk Punk Blitz, a casual game, is free and will soon be available for both the iPhone and iPad.

"The growing popularity of the iPhone and iPad platforms allow JumpStart to innovate how educational entertainment is delivered to families", states David Lord, President and CEO, Knowledge Adventure. "Our new applications are a major step in the continuing evolution of the JumpStart brand and deliver on our promise to develop innovative products with the technology and user interfaces that busy families require."

JumpStart Preschool Magic of Learning 1-4 - $2.99 each for the iPad
Each of the JumpStart Preschool Magic of Learning titles includes 4 games designed show preschoolers how fun learning can be. The first title in the series (available now) teaches more than 10 math, pre-reading and critical thinking skills through these 4 games:

  • Bug Catcher - practice colors, shapes and number recognition while searching for the perfect little bug for your collection
  • Present Search - follow directions and watch for hints to see if you can find out which cuddly pet is hiding a special prize
  • Matching Duckies - use memory skills to match the quacks and uncover a special message
  • Barnyard Fun - match the upper and lower case letters with the help of fun barnyard friends

JumpStart Punk Punk Blitz - Free for the iPhone and iPad
Soon, JumpStart's favorite furballs will be invading your Apple devices! Match the squirming Punk Punks and rack up points in this addicting puzzle game.

  • Swirl - create two matches at once to unlock a vortex and erase other matches across the game board
  • Bomb - match four Punks to create a bomb to blast the remaining furballs
  • Clock - quick time is running out…match five punks and earn bonus time

For more information on these and other applications, please visit www.jumpstart.com.

About Knowledge Adventure

Since 1991, Knowledge Adventure® has set the standard in kids' software by creating the finest educational products for use in the home and the classroom. Today, Knowledge Adventure's JumpStart® and MathBlaster® products invite kids to learn through endless gaming adventures in 3D virtual worlds. By blending learning and entertainment, Knowledge Adventure's adventure-based learning inspires kids' minds through immersed play. A subsidiary of Knowledge Holdings, Inc., the company is privately-held and based in Torrance, California. For more information, go to www.knowledgeadventure.com and www.jumpstart.com.

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