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March App Share

March has arrived and, dare we say it, Spring has sprung. You can spring a surprise of your own this month on your family, co-workers of pupils, becoming an app expert on 3 more of our favourite music apps!

Let us know if you’ve used any of these apps and what you thought of them, plus what you’ve been using recently. Contact us on Facebook or Twitter with your favourites, and visit App Share to see more of ours!

Patatap (£1.99 for iOS, £1.79 on Android or free at wwMarch App Sharew.patatap.com)

Perfect For: All ages.

What is it? Patatap is a portable animation and sound kit. With the touch of a finger (or keyboard) you can create a range of melodies synchronised with moving shapes and animations to create a fantastic soundscape. You can switch between a variety of colour and sound combinations, to create an engaging and ever-evolving pallet.

Why do we love it? The variety and simplicity with which you can jump into it! With 7 different environments containing 26 different sounds each, you can have great fun exploring, whether it’s just typing your name or creating full blown compositions.

mzl.vethzvqr.1024x1024-65Little Fox Music Box (£2.99 on iOS or £2.49 on Android)

Perfect For: Early Years.

What is it? A sing-along songbook for young children, Little Fox Music Box contains 3 songs and nursery rhymes alongside interactive animations to enjoy. Also contains the ‘Fox Music Studio’ where children can explore and begin to create and record their own songs.

Why do we love it? As much as the music, Little Fox Music Box is visually stunning. Designed by Oscar-nominated artist Heidi Wittlinger there are more than 100 interactive elements and animations to explore within the songs.

us-ipad-2-music-sparkles-musical-instruments-collectionMusic Sparkles (Free on iOS)

Perfect For: All Ages

What is it? A collection of 14 different musical instruments, Music Sparkles lets you explore xylophones, electric guitars, harps and more, creating an engaging array of sparkles and animations in time with the music you create.

Why do we love it? It’s a fantastic musical introduction that allows you to explore the range of sounds and interactions you can have with an instrument. Instant engagement across all abilities and ages makes it a fantastic app to have at your fingertips.

To view more of our favourite apps and start app-lying yourself to music technology visit our App Share page.

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