XANDER APPS

Shona apps

Xander Shona Wardrobe

Shona Wardrobe is an 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.

This app consists of the following games:

  • Body: Learn the names and pronunciation of body parts.
  • Face: Learn the names and pronunciation of facial features.
  • Clothes: Learn the names and pronunciation of various items of clothing.
  • 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.

Xander Shona Animals

Xander Shona Animals is a sorting and matching educational app for early learning. Children delight in learning about animals and hearing the sounds they make. Optimal learning transpires from intuitive, age appropriate content with hand-drawn illustrations and mother-tongue narration.

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 Shona Build & Break

Xander Shona Build & Break is an educational app for young children to learn about shapes and symmetry. Age appropriate, curriculum based, construction and drawing activities support early learning. This app is interactive, fun and user-friendly, caregivers will intuitively be able to assist curious young children to explore a variety of activities.

This app consists of the following games:

  • Build the shape
  • Complete the picture
  • Copy the picture with symmetry
  • Draw in symmetry
  • Solve the puzzle match and sort
  • Knock it down

Features:

  • Prescribed grade appropriate activities
  • Space awareness, orientation, and symmetry skills
  • Shapes and construction
  • Improve fine motor skills and problem solving
  • Develop confidence through acquiring skills for school readiness

Xander Shona 123

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

This app consists of the following games:

  • Let’s count: Learn to recognise and pronounce numbers
  • Abacus: Drag colourful beads to the corresponding number
  • Write it yourself: Trace the number yourself
  • Build it yourself: 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, number tracing and numeracy

Xander Shona Shapes & Colours

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

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 Shona 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.