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New Release: Kids Coin Quiz – Amazon Echo Alexa Skill

30 Dec

Kids Coin Quiz is an educational skill that was created by the developer of the Professor Piggy Bank app. This skill was built to help kids learn about coin values. It has several questions about the four main coins used in the United States. Questions are mainly about how much each coin is worth, how many coins it takes to make a specific amount, and the amounts that happen when you combine different coins.

To begin just ask Alexa to open or start “Kids Coin Quiz”
Each multiple choice question has four available answers. Each answer is spoken by Alexa as 1:, 2:, 3:, & 4:. after the question. Simply respond with the number of the corresponding answer you choose. Easy to understand and easy to use. Each quiz contains five questions from a list of several questions within the skill.

Some question examples:
Which coin is worth twenty five cents?
1: dime
2: quarter
3: nickel
4: penny

How many nickels does it take to make ten cents?
1: five
2: one
3: ten
4: two

This skill is great for kids learning about coins, coin values, and counting coins. You can also increase and further enhance their knowledge by using the Professor Piggy Bank app, which is available on Amazon App Store. Enjoy!



Professor Piggy Bank 1.1 iOS Update

15 May

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√ Universal build! Professor Piggy Bank is now optimized for the iPod Touch, iPhone AND the iPad! All-in-one app! 

√ Overall performance improvements.


New Release: Professor Piggy Bank

2 Feb

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(Update: Now also available on Windows app store)

Professor Piggy Bank is a fun & educational app featuring the four major coins used in the United States. It’s a great app for younger children or somebody new to the U.S. to use to learn about coins while having fun. With this app you can learn about coins, save money by putting coins in a piggy bank, play a game, count money, and take a quiz. This app has four different modes; PLAY, SAVE $, LEARN, & QUIZ……..

In PLAY mode the object of the game is to bounce the piggy up and collect coins while avoiding blocks and falling down. This mode features two control options so you can either Tilt the device to move the piggy left & right or select Touch for on-screen arrows. The results screen at the end of each game also shows you how many of each coin was collected and the total values.

In SAVE $ mode, you can add coins to the piggy bank and it shows you how much money you’ve saved. So when you add coins to your real piggy bank, just open up the app and add those same coins to this piggy bank. It’s a great tool for keeping up with how much you’ve been saving, and it can be emptied if you decide to empty your piggy bank.

In LEARN mode, you can learn about how much each coin is worth, how they look on the front and back, and various other information. In QUIZ mode, there are several different questions with multiple choice answers. The questions can be simply asking you to tap on a specific coin or even figuring how many coins it takes to equal a certain value. Both LEARN & QUIZ modes have voiced dialogue for auditory learning, but it can be turned on or off in the settings.

Professor Piggy Bank is great for basically all ages! Save money and have fun while learning! Teaches kids the basics of the four main U.S. coins, and incorporates mathematics with addition and multiplication of coin values for older children.

√ Four awesome modes: PLAY, SAVE $, LEARN, & QUIZ

√ Sharp, colorful, high quality graphics

√ Real coin sound effects and cheerful audio

√ Voiced dialogue in LEARN & QUIZ modes

√ Settings: Control: Tilt/Touch, Music On/Off, Sound FX On/Off, Voice On/Off

√ Ten 100 point Game Center achievements for a total of 1000 achievement points