Posted on March 30, 2012 by JumpStart
Don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten about the Windy Hollows Comic Book Contest! Since the contest closed, our team has been busy reading through all your kids’ submissions. And let us tell you, we’ve been beyond impressed by the talented group of Jumpeez who submitted their JumpStart comic creations. We’ll be announcing the winner by next week, so stay tuned!
Pre-order your copy of our comic and activity book at Amazon.com
Since we have a few days before we get to that, be sure your kids know that the remaining chapters of the Windy Hollows comic book are on their way to Amazon.com. Have them visit the JumpStart Comic Book Shop to preview Windy Hollows: A Tale of Mischief and Magic. If they like what they see, you can pre-order a copy of the comic and activity book for your kids today!
Filed under: Just for Fun! | Tagged: contest, current events, Windy Hollows | 3 Comments »
Posted on March 28, 2012 by JumpStart
Have you seen JumpStart’s new look? Login at www.JumpStart.com to check it out! Now, it’s become even easier for you to stay up to date on the latest happenings around JumpStart with your kids and their Jumpeez. Each time they login, your kids will be able to easily access some of our most popular games, check out “what’s new,” and view their high scores or their online Jumpee pals. That’s right, we’ve got all of that covered on just one page!
Check out the new game listings and score tracker!
Be sure to check out the new “Game of the Day” and “Hot Games” listings next to your kid’s “High Score” window. There, you’ll be able to see which games they’ve been playing and view their highest scores. With this cool feature, encourage your kids to try out any games that might be new to them or maybe even challenge them to beat a posted high score.
Refresh the homepage to view other player records on your account.
To view game records for another player on your account, simply select that player’s name from the drop down menu and hit the refresh button to load their game scores. And when your kids are ready to log out, all they’ll need to do is hit the button on the right of the refresh button to power down their JumpStart account.
Find out what's new in JumpStart!
But that’s not all! On the lower portion of the homepage, you and your kids will be able to view the most recent JumpStart headlines with direct links to our game’s blog. That way, your kids’ Jumpeez will always be in the know about the latest features and seasonal specials each time they login.
So, what do you and your kids think of the new homepage? If you have any questions about navigating the page, just let us know! Frankie and the rest of the JumpStart team can’t wait to hear what you have to say!
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Posted on March 26, 2012 by JumpStart
With a few of our St. Patrick’s Day features sticking around for just a bit longer, it seems like the perfect time to start celebrating the arrival of Spring with a commemorative cup of tea. Say goodbye to our lucky shamrocks and send your kids’ over to DownTown, to celebrate the start of the new season in JumpStart’s Teacup FunZone!
Check out the latest arrival to the DownTown FunZone!
This time of year, the springtime sun is shining a little brighter, so encourage your kids to explore our cool “outdoor” activities. On their visit, they’ll be able to climb up the towering toadstool stairway and ride down our winding and whimsical slide. Are they ready for some just-for-fun festivities?
Learn more about the arrival of Spring!
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Posted on March 23, 2012 by JumpStart
Knowledge Adventure has some great news for all you JumpStart mobile fans! The JumpStart Preschool Magic of Learning app is currently on SALE for $0.99. That’s 60% off its regular price! To redeem this limited time offer head over to the iTunes App Store or the new Android store, GooglePlay, today!
Download JumpStart Preschool today!
If your family is always on the go, you won’t want to miss out on this great opportunity. Regularly priced at $2.99, Jumpstart Preschool Magic of Learning is the perfect tool for your littlest learners! Their brains will be buzzing as they help Frankie, JumpStart’s doting dog, through a magical adventure full of fun, and most of all, full of interactive learning!
Want to learn more about the app?
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Posted on March 21, 2012 by JumpStart
New brooms have flown into Windy Hollows. Have your kids taken to the skies yet? Send them over to the broom closet to find the ride that best fits their style. If they’re having trouble deciding on just one, remind them that they’ll be able to take a spin on each broom. When it comes to the broom closet, the sky’s the limit!
Your kids can take flight over Windy Hollows
A quick flight around Windy Hollows can be just what your kids’ Jumpeez need after a day full of adventure. And after all the learning games they play in JumpStart, you might want to suggest this cool “just for fun” activity to your kids. Who knows? It might even teach them a thing or two about looking at the world from different points of view.
Check out the new brooms!
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Posted on March 19, 2012 by JumpStart
It’s easy to think that JumpStart’s all about online games and Jumpeez, but our team knows that there are tons of other ways to make learning fun for you and your kids. That’s why we have a number of online parent resources available for your use!
Select the "Parents' tab to view our learning resources!
If you haven’t done so already, head over to www.JumpStart.com and select the Parent’s tab to check out some of our other games, worksheets, and activities. There’s a range of subjects to fit whatever you might be looking for to supplement your kids lessons.
Want to preview some of the activities you’ll find?
Filed under: Learning Tips | Tagged: family activities, Just for Fun!, parent resource | 5 Comments »
Posted on March 17, 2012 by JumpStart
By now, you and your kids have probably noticed all of our festive St. Patrick’s Day decorations in the FunZones. Will they be celebrating this day with us in JumpStart? From threadz to ridez and even a few precocious petz, we’ve got everything your kids will need to spread some of that leprechaun luck today!
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with JumpStart!
But if you’re looking for things that you and your kids could do to celebrate together, check out some of JumpStart’s St. Patrick’s Day themed crafts and activities. Don’t forget that you have access to all of our worksheets, games, and educational resources. Simply select the “Parents” tab at www.JumpStart.com!
Filed under: Just for Fun! | Tagged: holidays, JumpStart, Just for Fun! | 21 Comments »