XANDER APPS

Afrikaans apps

Xander Afrikaans ABC (Ages 1-3)

Afrikaans ABC is an Afrikaans educational app for young children that teaches the alphabet using child-friendly characters from the animal kingdom.

Xander, the lovable narrator, guides your child through six learn-through-play activities involving vision, hearing and touch to teach them to read and write in Afrikaans.

This app consists of the following games:

  • Hear and see the word
  • Trace each letter of the alphabet in small letters
  • Trace each letter of the alphabet in caps
  • Spelling with drag and drop
  • Narrated rhymes about each adorable animal
  • Letter recognition with matching game

Features:

  • Study letters in the font used by schools.
  • Associate letters with appropriate animal.
  • Practice pronunciation of Afrikaans words.
  • Learn about animals via cute rhymes.
  • Improve fine-motor skills and spelling using drag & drop exercises.

Xander Afrikaans 123 (Ages 1-3)

Afrikaans 123 is an Afrikaans educational app for young children that teaches numeracy using child-friendly counting beads and characters from the animal kingdom.

Xander, the lovable narrator, guides your child through four learn-through-play activities involving vision, hearing and touch to teach them how to count to 10 in Afrikaans.

This app consists of the following games:

  • We count: Learn to recognise and pronounce numbers
  • Abacus: Drag colourful beads to the corresponding number
  • Learn to write: Trace the number yourself
  • Move the beads: Drag colourful beads to the matching placeholder

Features:

  • Learn to count to ten and trace numbers
  • Study numbers in the font used by schools
  • Practice pronunciation
  • Understand quantities through fun exercises
  • Improve fine motor skills

Afrikaans Shapes & Colours (Ages 1-3)

Afrikaans Shapes & Colours is an Afrikaans educational app for your children that teaches six basic shapes and the primary and secondary colours using age appropriate games.

Xander, the lovable narrator, guides your child through six learn-through-play activities involving vision, hearing and touch to teach them to identify shapes and colours.

This app consists of the following games:

  • Hear and see the shape
  • Hear and see the colour
  • Trace the shape
  • Drag and drop to make the shape fit
  • Shape and colour recognition with matching game
  • Identify the shape that fits

Features:

  • Practice pronunciation of Afrikaans shapes and colours.
  • Play games using shape recognition and puzzles.
  • Improve concentration with a memory card game.
  • Practice to draw shapes with a tracing exercise.
  • Improve fine-motor skills using drag & drop exercises.

Afrikaans Wardrobe (Ages 1-3)

Afrikaans Wardrobe is an Afrikaans educational app for young children that teaches them the names (and pronunciation) for different body parts, clothing and weather. After consolidating the terminology it concludes with a fun game that provides hours of entertainment.

The app is highly sensorial as it engages hearing, vision and touch. It further encourages the development of fine motor skills, language ability and critical reasoning.

Learning is optimised through repetition and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations. Children will be able to name their body parts and dress in weather appropriate clothing. Children can also use the app to indicate discomfort in certain body parts or where they feel ill. This app is also great to learn a second language and people with learning disabilities (or recovering stroke patients) could benefit from the repetition and clear pronunciation of words.

This app consists of the following games:

  • Liggaam (body): Learn the names and pronunciation of body parts.
  • Gesig (face): Learn the names and pronunciation of facial features.
  • Klere (clothes): Learn the names and pronunciation of various items of clothing.
  • Trek aan (get dressed): Match appropriate items of clothing to wear with the seasons and weather.

Features:

  • Learn vocabulary to describe parts of the face, body, clothing and weather.
  • Listen and practice pronunciation of the terminology.
  • Play dressing game to make terminology relevant.
  • Remember vocabulary through repetition and engagement.
  • Improve fine-motor skills through drag & drop exercises.

Afrikaans Animals (Ages 1-3)

Afrikaans Animals is an Afrikaans sorting and matching educational app for young children. This app teaches the names of animals, the sounds that the animals make, and also teaches children the collective nouns for each group of animals. This app is extremely child-friendly and uses hand-drawn illustrations and characters from the animal kingdom to illustrate each concept.

Xander, the lovable narrator, guides children through six learn-through-play activities that stimulate vision, hearing and touch, while also imparting basic knowledge about animals in Afrikaans.

This app consists of the following games:

  • Collections: Learn collective nouns for a group of animals
  • Sounds: Hear the sounds that animals make
  • Animal families: Learn the words for animal Moms, Dads and Babies
  • Games: See what you’ve learnt with interactive games
  • Daily life: Identify domestic animals and sounds around your own home
  • Video (Video): Watch the entertaining video about Xander’s journey from 123, Shapes and Colours and Wardrobe to learning more about animals.

Features:

  • Learn to pronounce the names of animals and their families
  • Study the spelling in the font used by schools
  • Practice pronunciation
  • Learn about animal families
  • Practice what you’ve learnt through fun exercises
  • Improve fine motor skills
  • Listen to animal sounds
  • Play games sorting and matching animals
  • Recognise animal patterns, colours and habitats