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First Day of School Countdown with the girls of Homemade Happiness

First Day of School Countdown with the girls of Homemade Happiness

Our 3rd app ‘First Day of School Countdown’ will be released within a couple of weeks. This countdown app is illustrated by Caroline Ellerbeck of Homemade Happiness. Rings a bell?  Caroline illustrated our award winning children’s app ‘Count the Animals!’ And she’s also the co-founder of Homemade Happiness, together with.. me, Diana from Appracadabra. This […]

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A mermaid and a strongman in Paris

A mermaid and a strongman in Paris

Odile (who runs the terrific french app review site AppliMini) sent us this video of her son Félix playing with the mermaid and strongman. She assured us he was playing nicer games with them before she decided to film it 🙂 Never mind! We are very impressed with the beautiful way the dolls are cut […]

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How we publish kid’s apps in 16 languages (at least!)

How we publish kid’s apps in 16 languages (at least!)

Publishing kid’s apps in 20 languages? Yes we can! Well, not on our own, of course – but we are very happy with all the friends who are lending us their voices. Yesterday we did the first batch of recordings, with Ema (Japanese) and Valentina (Italian). That’s two down, 14 to go! They did a […]

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Theater! Spotlight on… Xander Wiersma

Theater! Spotlight on… Xander Wiersma

‘Theater’ is created by Xander Wiersma, dad of two adorable girls and, yes, founding father of Appracadabra. Today we’re sharing his story with you, along with some sneak peeks inside his workspace – which is also Appracadabra head quarters! Here’s a picture of Xander: he’s the guy on the left 🙂 The strongman on the […]

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Best Educational App 2012: Count The Animals (Junior Magazine)

Best Educational App 2012: Count The Animals (Junior Magazine)

  Oh happy day! Our children’s app Count the Animals is selected by UKs Junior Magazine as the Best Educational App 2012!

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Breaking News: Wall Street Journal Interview

Breaking News: Wall Street Journal Interview

We are featured in The Wall Street Journal! Reporter Jessica Vascellaro interviewed Diana van Ewijk last week about the Kind Kids App Rules – 10 Rules on how to build kids apps that are beautiful, usable and honest. We published these Rules last year to bring quality app developers together and help parents to find inspiring apps that […]

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