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Description

"We signed up for a 14-day trial, but soon realized we were here to stay. Our kids are engaged, they’re creative and the staff makes the whole thing fun. They love interacting with other Jammers and we feel like it's a safe place for them to do it. JAM is exactly what this family needed."

JAM is a growing library of videos and do-it-yourself projects about things kids love: Art, Exploding Science Experiments, Animation, Cooking, Building, Machines, LEGO®, Epic Guitar Solos, Slime, Unicorns… you know, the stuff that makes the world great!

The videos are made by the best kind of teachers, people who are both passionate and know a lot about awesome things, and their instruction make your kids fearless to learn these things, too.

Plus, the magic sauce! 100's of projects to keep your kids very, very busy at home getting really, really good at these new creative skills they’re learning.

There's screen time, and then there's JAM.

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SUBSCRIPTION INFO:
By subscribing, you’ll get access to all courses, projects, and videos, as well as access to our unique community.

Good to know:
The subscription is billed monthly for $19.99.
The payment will be charged to your iTunes Account when you confirm the purchase.
The subscription automatically renews each month unless cancelled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period.
The free trial automatically converts to a paid subscription unless cancelled at least 24 hours before the end of the trial.
You can cancel the subscription or the free trial any time in the subscription settings through your iTunes account.
Any unused portion of the free trial will be forfeited when purchasing a subscription.

Terms of Service: https://jam.com/tos
Privacy policy: https://jam.com/privacy

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jun 17, 2016 (almost 3 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 28 days, on average.

May 19
2019
(Current)
Version 4.1

April showers, now May flowers and time for an update! We think you’ll like this one.

The major news is that your posts are now a lot better:

- No more cropped images. Everyone can see all of your photos and videos without tapping to expand them.
- Making friends just got easier. There’s now a list showing who liked your post.
- We also added challenge cards to posts so you can see which challenge each post completed.

One last thing: our clever engineer Cake Sailboat fixed a nasty bug causing video uploads to fail for some users – sorry about that!

Love the app? Rate us! Your feedback helps us make JAM better for you.
Have a question? Visit help.jam.com.

Apr 25
2019
Version 4.0.1

We update the JAM app as often as possible to add more new videos and challenges from our awesome mentors. We also squash bugs that you report to us – thanks for the help!

This week we have a humongous update... Ready? 。◕‿◕。

– We added 1,594 new challenges for you to try at home!
– There’s now a CHALLENGES tab to let you sort through everything you can do. There are also labels like difficulty level, messiness, and time required to help you find the right just for you.
– Some great things happening in the PROFILE, too. We made the thumbnails bigger so it’s easier to see all the awesome stuff you’ve done.
– COURSES got a makeover. Too much to list here, you really just have to go see for yourself. Hint: there’s more pizza.

Holy moly. This was a big one. We hope you enjoy it.

Love the app? Rate us! Your feedback help JAM get better for you.
Have a question? Visit help.jam.com and we’ll answer it pronto.

Apr 03
2019
Version 4.0.0

We update the JAM app as often as possible to add more new videos and challenges from our awesome mentors. We also squash bugs that you report to us – thanks for the help!

This week we have a humongous update... Ready? 。◕‿◕。

– We added 1,594 new challenges for you to try at home!
– There’s now a CHALLENGES tab to let you sort through everything you can do. There are also labels like difficulty level, messiness, and time required to help you find the right just for you.
– Some great things happening in the PROFILE, too. We made the thumbnails bigger so it’s easier to see all the awesome stuff you’ve done.
– COURSES got a makeover. Too much to list here, you really just have to go see for yourself. Hint: there’s more pizza.

Holy moly. This was a big one. We hope you enjoy it.

Love the app? Rate us! Your feedback help JAM get better for you.
Have a question? Visit help.jam.com and we’ll answer it pronto.

Mar 07
2019
Version 3.5.5

Faster and better!
• Speedier notifications – your notifications in the activity tab are now more like the hare, less like the tortoise.
• Capturing projects more reliable – We fixed a bug causing the app to crash for some folks during photo/video capture.

Mar 04
2019
Version 3.5.4

Faster and better!
• Speedier notifications – your notifications in the activity tab are now more like the hare, less like the tortoise.
• Capturing projects more reliable – We fixed a bug causing the app to crash for some folks during photo/video capture.

Feb 13
2019
Version 3.5.3

Faster and better!
• Speedier notifications – your notifications in the activity tab are now more like the hare, less like the tortoise.
• Capturing projects more reliable – We fixed a bug causing the app to crash for some folks during photo/video capture.

Dec 20
2018
Version 3.5.2

Let's ring in the holidays with some updates!
• Faster loading - Jammer posts now load faster in the TV so there's less waiting time!
• Landscape love - Got an iPad? You can now view all of JAM in landscape mode! No more switching between portrait and landscape!
• Bug battle - It was an epic skirmish, and she fought with honor, but we finally vanquished a bug that was causing the app to crash for some users. RIP, bug.

Dec 14
2018
Version 3.5.1

Let's ring in the holidays with some updates!
• Landscape love - Got an iPad? You can now view all of JAM in landscape mode! No more switching between portrait and landscape!
• Bug battle - It was an epic skirmish, and she fought with honor, but we finally vanquished a bug that was causing the app to crash for some users. RIP, bug.

Dec 12
2018
Version 3.5

Let's ring in the holidays with some updates!

• Landscape love - Got an iPad? You can now view all of JAM in landscape mode! No more switching between portrait and landscape!
• Simple sign up - Trying JAM for free is easier than ever. Just download the app to get started!
• Bug battle - It was an epic skirmish, and she fought with honor, but we finally vanquished a bug that was causing the app to crash for some users. RIP, bug.

Nov 19
2018
Version 3.4.1

BIG UPDATE!! We made everything easier!
• Switch courses - it's now easier to access our whole library of courses, with thousands of videos and projects to choose from.
• Jump between videos - Now it’s a snap to find the videos you want. Just tap on the video thumbnails or swipe next!
• Notifications alert - You can now see if you have unread notifications without clicking in. Easy peezy.
• Switching user accounts and editing your bio is easier now, too!
• Also…(wah wah)…We fixed a bug causing the app to crash when trying to post.

Nov 14
2018
Version 3.4

BIG UPDATE!! We made everything easier!

• Switch courses - it's now easier to access our whole library of courses, with thousands of videos and projects to choose from.
• Jump between videos - Now it’s a snap to find the videos you want. Just tap on the video thumbnails or swipe next!
• Notifications alert - You can now see if you have unread notifications without clicking in. Easy peezy.
• Switching user accounts and editing your bio is easier now, too!
• Also…(wah wah)…We fixed a bug causing the app to crash when trying to post.

Oct 25
2018
Version 3.3.1

We fixed a bug causing the app to crash, specifically for folks on older phones and tablets! We recently made some big improvements to the app:

AVATAR UPGRADE! We redesigned the avatar uploading process so it’s easier to swap out your avatar (and create new ones) whenever the mood strikes you.

BIOS ARE BACK - Your bios disappeared mysteriously. We’re not sure where they went, but we think they just needed a holiday. They’re back now, feeling much more rested.

FOLLOWERS FTW - You can now see ALL your followers from your profile (not just the first 20)! Woot!

FORGOT PASSWORD FIX - The “forgot password” link is now bug-free, so you’ll never have to remember your password again!

ALL THE LOVE - We fixed a bug so now every post you “heart” will show up in your profile.

Oct 15
2018
Version 3.3

Here it comes…another JAM UPDATE!

AVATAR UPGRADE! We redesigned the avatar uploading process so it’s easier to swap out your avatar (and create new ones) whenever the mood strikes you.

BIOS ARE BACK - Your bios disappeared mysteriously. We’re not sure where they went, but we think they just needed a holiday. They’re back now, feeling much more rested.

FOLLOWERS FTW - You can now see ALL your followers from your profile (not just the first 20)! Woot!

FORGOT PASSWORD FIX - The “forgot password” link is now bug-free, so you’ll never have to remember your password again!

ALL THE LOVE - We fixed a bug so now every post you “heart” will show up in your profile.

Sep 17
2018
Version 3.2.2

Updates! Get your updates here!
• FIND VIDEOS YOU LOVE – we added a "skip forward" button to make it easier navigate video playlists.

• NIFTY NOTIFICATIONS – when you click on a notification, you'll now be taken to the associated post in the app. (Sorry that wasn't working for some of you!)

• FEEL THE LOVE – we fixed a bug that kept your "like counts" from updating.

Sep 04
2018
Version 3.2.1

Updates! Get your updates here!
• FIND VIDEOS YOU LOVE – we added a "skip forward" button to make it easier navigate video playlists.

• NIFTY NOTIFICATIONS – when you click on a notification, you'll now be taken to the associated post in the app. (Sorry that wasn't working for some of you!)

• FEEL THE LOVE – we fixed a bug that kept your "like counts" from updating.

Aug 20
2018
Version 3.2

Updates! Get your updates here!

• FIND VIDEOS YOU LOVE – we added a "skip forward" button to make it easier navigate video playlists.

• NIFTY NOTIFICATIONS – when you click on a notification, you'll now be taken to the associated post in the app. (Sorry that wasn't working for some of you!)

• FEEL THE LOVE – we fixed a bug that kept your "like counts" from updating.

Jul 26
2018
Version 3.1

It’s UPDATE TIME!

• SEE YOUR LIKES - You told us you missed the bookmarking feature, and we heard you loud and clear. So we made you something even better: likes! All of your “liked” posts will now show up under the “likes” tab in your profile. Woot!

• FIND YOUR FOLLOWERS - Now you can see who’s following you right from your profile. Plus, you can see who *you’re* following, and your *total number* of followers, too!

• BUG SQUASH-A-ROO - We fixed some pesky bugs. Darn those things.

Jun 05
2018
Version 3.0

• More lessons – We added hours of video with step-by-step instruction for nearly every topic in the library.
• Playlists – Now there’s an easy way to watch all the lessons for a topic. All it takes is one tap of a 'play' button.
• Changes to XP – You wanted more flexibility to post projects whenever you want … Done! We removed the requirement to earn XP before posting a project.

Apr 22
2018
Version 2.6.1

Get ready for something awesome…
Introducing KID TV! We added a button to the nav called Kid TV – tap it and you will see a stream of amazing projects made by other Jammers! Get inspiration, discover new projects and see what’s happening in every course.

Oh, and thanks for the feedback. We squashed that pesky bug that caused the app to crash for some users when they tried to post videos. We can’t wait to see what you’ve been waiting to post – sorry about that!

Apr 13
2018
Version 2.6

Get ready for something awesome…

Introducing KID TV! We added a button to the nav called Kid TV – tap it and you will see a stream of amazing projects made by other Jammers! Get inspiration, discover new projects and see what’s happening in every course.

Oh, and thanks for the feedback. We squashed that pesky bug that caused the app to crash for some users when they tried to post videos. We can’t wait to see what you’ve been waiting to post – sorry about that!

Feb 14
2018
Version 2.4.1

Hold on to your shorts, we’ve got an update!

• RETURN OF THE MONSTERS! Lauren is back with tons of new tips and tricks for making your monsters (and all your other drawings) even more awesome!

• SWITCH COURSES WITH EASE! Many of you are upgrading to our Explorer Pass giving you all access to all of our courses – we love to see you curious about so many things. Just tap the arrows on your course home screen to jump between all of your courses.

• SHARE THE LOVE! You can now like, comment, and bookmark someone’s card while watching their video.

• PORTFOLIO FACELIFT! Your portfolio now shows your cards grouped by the course they were posted in.

• NEW COURSES! If you have an Explorer Pass you have early access to the new Mad Science course which we’re releasing pack by pack every week.

• GNOME EMERGENCY! Unrelated to the app but we wanted to share: a gnome has been not-so-secretly living in the roof of JAM HQ for two years. He eats all of our snacks and rearranges the plants and refuses to leave, even when we ask nicely. If you have any tips or advice on how to get him out, please email meg@jam.com and let us know.

Feb 02
2018
Version 2.4

Hold on to your shorts, we’ve got an update!

• RETURN OF THE MONSTERS! Lauren is back with tons of new tips and tricks for making your monsters (and all your other drawings) even more awesome!

• SWITCH COURSES WITH EASE! Many of you are upgrading to our Explorer Pass giving you all access to all of our courses – we love to see you curious about so many things. Just tap the arrows on your course home screen to jump between all of your courses.

• SHARE THE LOVE! You can now like, comment, and bookmark someone’s card while watching their video.

• PORTFOLIO FACELIFT! Your portfolio now shows your cards grouped by the course they were posted in.

• NEW COURSES! If you have an Explorer Pass you have early access to the new Mad Science course which we’re releasing pack by pack every week.

• GNOME EMERGENCY! Unrelated to the app but we wanted to share: a gnome has been not-so-secretly living in the roof of JAM HQ for two years. He eats all of our snacks and rearranges the plants and refuses to leave, even when we ask nicely. If you have any tips or advice on how to get him out, please email meg@jam.com and let us know.

Oct 30
2017
Version 2.3

– Now you can customize your cards with **Stickers**!
- It's easier to manage your account settings on your Profile.
- We added support for the iPhone X.

Oct 10
2017
Version 2.2.1

– You can follow other Jammers!
– All-new camera tool to capture your projects (plus a snazzy GIF generator)
– Redesigned the packs to make it easier to find the project you want to do.
– Pssst.... we hid a few Easter eggs in there for you to find, too.

Sep 22
2017
Version 2.2

– All-new camera tool to capture your projects (plus a snazzy GIF generator)
– Redesigned the packs to make it easier to find the project you want to do.
– Pssst.... we hid a few Easter eggs in there for you to find, too.

Jul 25
2017
Version 2.1

* New Course! Secrets of Drawing: Learn how to draw anything you see realistically.
* New Interface!
* New Features!

– Earn XP for watching videos and making comments.
– Tray collects all the important videos your mentors made for you.
– Bookmark projects that inspire you.
- Pinch to zoom images to see all the details.

Jul 10
2017
Version 2.0

* New Course! Secrets of Drawing: Learn how to draw anything you see realistically.
* New Interface!
* New Features!

– Earn XP for watching videos and making comments.
– Tray collects all the important videos your mentors made for you.
– Bookmark projects that inspire you.

Feb 20
2017
Version 1.5.7

Names are tappier – Find someone's nickname in a comment and you can visit their profile.
Videos are snappier – Autoplay is more like a rabbit and playback is less like a turtle.
Getting back is easier - Never lose your place after looking at a post.

Feb 13
2017
Version 1.5.6

Names are tappier – Find someone's nickname in a comment and you can visit their profile.
Videos are snappier – Autoplay is more like a rabbit and playback is less like a turtle.
Getting back is easier - Never lose your place after looking at a post.

Jan 17
2017
Version 1.5.5

Names are tappier – Find someone's nickname in a comment and you can visit their profile.
Videos are snappier – Autoplay is more like a rabbit and playback is less like a turtle.
Getting back is easier - Never lose your place after looking at a post.

Dec 19
2016
Version 1.5.1

(●^o^●) SUPER DUPER UPDATE

– New tool to ask for help on any step!
– All quests are unlocked (do them in any order you want)!
– New portfolio (look at all my pretty posts)!
– New stream (thank people for their comments now)!
– New theatre view (watch streams of videos)!
- Pull down on the stream to get the latest posts
- Fixed some bugs that caused the camera to crash for some Jammers
- Made improvements to make the app load faster

Dec 12
2016
Version 1.5.0

(●^o^●) SUPER DUPER UPDATE

– New tool to ask for help on any step!
– All quests are unlocked (do them in any order you want)!
– New portfolio (look at all my pretty posts)!
– New stream (thank people for their comments now)!
– New theatre view (watch streams of videos)!

Nov 08
2016
Version 1.3.0

(◕‿◕)

All new stuff in JAM 1.3!

• Now you can "Thank" people for leaving you helpful comments.
• Courses look a little bit different, you can see more quests at once.
• The Stream is looking snazzier, too.
• Mods and Mentors have special badges making them easy to spot.
• Holy moly, did you see your Portfolio? Now you can see all of your posts in one place.

Sep 15
2016
Version 1.2.0

+ Major interface improvements.
+ Clear which quests are in progress vs. quests you've completed.
+ Easier to see your portfolio, notifications, and stream of other Jammer activity.
+ New course! Learn how to animate.

Aug 11
2016
Version 1.1.0

+ Totally new ways to interact with course mentors. Need inspiration? Just ask and your mentor will send you examples from other members. Need a tip? Just ask and your mentor will share videos they made showing you techniques that only pros know. Wanna take a cupcake break? No problem. Just let your mentor know.

Jul 11
2016
Version 1.0.3

- Moderators have a special badge so you can be sure when you're getting important feedback.
- You can long-press to reply to a comment.
- Improved designs for everyone to make some steps more clear.
- Bug fixes, including one that prevented some members from getting into the Animation course.

Jul 08
2016
Version 1.0.2

- Moderators have a special badge so you can be sure when you're getting important feedback.
- You can long-press to reply to a comment.
- Improved designs for everyone to make some steps more clear.
- Bug fixes, including one that prevented some members from seeing their notifications.

Jun 30
2016
Version 1.0.1

– Moderators have a special badge so you can be sure when you're getting important feedback.
– You can long-press to reply to a comment.
– Improved designs for everyone to make some steps more clear.
– Many bug fixes, including one nasty little grub that kept members from seeing all comments on their posts.

Jun 17
2016
Version 1.0

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