Rory’s story cubes:
9 cubes 54 images , 10,000,000 combinations
shake the iPod to make dice selection.
Save roll function can save dice combinations for printing
Great for oral story telling
Speaking and listening
Stimulus for writing drama art
Make a digital storybook
Share finished stories to Storykit’s server
Create personalised stories.
Customize the settings to generate different stories.
Can adjust genres, names, age & gender of characters
Then read the story you have created.
Could take screen shots & import these pictures into other apps such as
etchasketch or storykit.
Create projects/slideshow movies using photos. Record commentary over
the top of the photos.
Could use for recounts, explanations or use for storytelling.
In write mode create sentences by spinning the wheels.
In draw mode draw a picture relating to the sentence you have created.
Can save drawings and sentences for assessment.
Use for teaching sentence structure, developing oral language & word
Find and trace as many words as possible before the time runs out.
Shake the ipod to create new game.
In settings can change to two player mode, set min word length, alter grid
size, alter playtime.
At end of game press word list to reveal answers.
ICDL (International children’s digital library):
Read thousands of picture books from 60 countries (have to connect to
their site online to use this)
4 books are downloaded with app
I Can Read
Game where children drag letters to spell a 3 letter word.
60 3 letter words are in the app.
Word is accompanied by a picture clue.
Can ask for hints - next correct letter will wobble.
Also has puzzles. Word is shown and pictures tiles have to be arranged to
make a picture of the word.
Each game/puzzle is rewarded with coins
Insert photos and select music to make music videos.
Share videos to the web/blog or email.
Set up class email account.
Draw with finger or the dials just like the real thing!
Import pictures from the Ipod photo library and draw over them or add
Could use for brainstorming, annotating pictures, letter formation, spelling.
Drawings can be saved or screen shots can be taken.
Unscramble the words in order to spell a word and feed the fish.
Multiple levels of difficulty.
Usually, your brain can process up to 600 words-per-minute and the
average person speaks at 125 to 150 words-per-minute.
'Speed Listening' App simply maximizes your brains natural ability to
process more words-per-minute.
Create your own flash cards.
Can download other people’s from website www.iflipr.com
Word Scramble by Zynga:
Unscramble the letters to make words
Interactive Reading Apps- a few examples
Goldilocks and Three Bears
The Tortoise and the Hare
Duck in the Truck
Rupert the Wrong Worded Pirate
Frog went dancing by
Sweet Labrador Retrievers
Cat in the Hat
Yertle the Turtle
Diary of a worm
Uses for books-
Identifying genre structure
Word Magic is designed for early years. It is an excellent application for
kids to have fun with words and their spellings and learn them.
A picture is shown and the kids should select the missing letter for the
picture. The picture for the word will be read out. There are three flavors.
Based on the kids level, you can choose missing letter at the beginning or
in the middle or in the last.
Word magic is loaded with lot of fun features:
- Very simple design. Kids need to just touch the answer.
- Very attractive and funny pictures.
- Once they identify the correct answer, shaking the iphone will take them
to a new problem.
- Every time they pick the answers they get appreciated with surprise
appreciation (real voice)
- After every 5 successive correct answers different colored stars appear as
their rewards. Kids love this.
The world’s most curious monkey investigates new words in this fully
interactive picture dictionary for young children. Both entertaining and
educationally sound, it features charming illustrations and reflects recent
research in early childhood literacy. Children can navigate from A to Z with
simple swipes and taps, through nearly six hundred words.
Use the voice recorder to record:
Animoto turns the pictures into beautiful music videos! It takes just a few
minutes to make one, and then you can share and collect them with your
friends. Make as many as you like--they're totally free.
Help Santa and his elves build as many toys as possible, in time for
Hurry! Santa needs to deliver all the toys to kids around the world and time
is running out.Ducks, Cars, Trains MUST be assembled in the correct order
or else many kids won’t get any toys this Christmas. You need to beat the
Master these two levels and tougher challenges as you move along the
Working for Santa isn’t as easy as you think!
Making tool- word bank, build toy, predict how the toy moves… push, pull,
Build a Robot
They can create thousands of different robots by changing faces, legs,
arms and more!!
Once you have selected a category of accessories, use the Blue button to
browse all the available elements in it, you will see the scene updated in
CountBy Interactive Hundreds Board is the touchable math tool that helps
elementary school students practice counting all the way to 100, and learn
about the patterns that make counting easier.
Flash To pass
Number activities based on addition and subtraction.
Make your photos come alive by giving them the Comic Touch. Add
balloons to give your subjects thoughts and words. Add captions to
describe the scene or give the photo a title.
Use the PhotoBooth-style warping effects to add some fun. Turn people
into caricatures of themselves or give them bizarre expressions. Endless
Share your creations via email or save them back to the Photo Library for
even more sharing options.
Carl, repeats anything you say with an hilarious voice, he can also be
poked and pinched and you can even tickle him to make him laugh out
On iPod Touch, remember to plug earphones with mic in to have Carl
The moment when you press the "GLOW" button, you will be amazed how
a seemingly ordinary drawing would turn into truly stunning Glow Doodle
effect. It's a unique experience you won't find on other glow painting Apps.
Glow Doodle - the funny way to create drawing with light glow effect. Draw
on your iPod touch with Glow Doodle, then press the "GLOW" button and
watch your doodle turning into fantastic light glow effect. You can even
save your light glow doodle to photo albums and share.
Math Magic uses a combination of your choice of vibrant colours, simple
interface and a reward system of stars to encourage and teach kids
between the ages of 3 and 8. It’s really easy to use. The child simply has to
tap on an answer to solve the problem. Whether they get the answer right
or not, a real voice expresses appreciation for the child choosing a
Once the correct answer has been achieved, just shake your iPod Touch
and a new math problem will appear. Five successful answers results in a
colored star as a reward.
Math Magic lets you adjust the levels to customize them for your child. Set
the maximum numbers to 5, 10 or 20. You can also set the timer to see
how many problems can be solved within a specific time frame.
A clock has two kinds of hand: an hour-hand and a minute-hand. In this
application, the hour-hand is represented by the blue arrow, while the
minute-hand is represented by the red arrow. You can adjust both arrows
by touching and dragging them around the screen. As the arrows are
dragged around, corresponding blue and red guides appear to help you
see where they are being moved to. The red minute hand moves in
discrete intervals of 1-minute, while the blue hour hand can move smoothly
There are 2 ways to play and learn all about clocks and time:
Set the clock:
You will be given a time. Your objective is to move the hour and minute
hands to show the clock displaying the time given. Once you have adjusted
both hands, press the Answer button, at the top right corner, to check your
Tell the time:
You will be a given a clock arrangement with both hands positioned in a
certain way. Your objective is to tell the time shown by pressing one of the
buttons displayed on the screen.
Math Play 2
Math Flash Cards for practice or to play as a game.
Addition up to 20 + 20.
Subtraction up to 20 - 19.
Multiplication up to 12 times tables.
Division up to 100/10.
For 1 - 4 players.
Match up pairs of cards with the same image to test your memory! Matches
is full of fun sounds and colorful illustrations of animals, transport, numbers
and letters. Three different difficulty levels will keep kids entertained and
If you’d like, the music or sound can by muted so you can listen to your
own tunes from the iPod app while playing.
Make a Martian
Help develop that young, imaginative, and creative mind by designing
Aliens, Martians, and Monsters in Outer Space! Mix and match hundreds of
slithery, creepy and crawly body parts with several different color
Ever thought of playing the Tangram in new ways? LetsTans delivers a
totally new experience of the captivating Tangram's spirit and energy.
• 1320 hand-crafted puzzles.
• 10 modes with newest Silhouette.
• 7 skins in Classic+, 30 colors in Junior.
• Guest Player option: get your friend to play!
• Need help? Use advanced hint system.
• Time counter with pause option.
Shape Builder educates & entertains your little one with easy to move
shapes that snap into place on top of silhouette puzzles. Each puzzle has 5
to 10 pieces & after positioning all of the pieces, the real image is revealed
along with a professional voice recording of the word spoken by Jill Dews,
a licensed speech therapist that specializes in early child development.
Shape Builder encourages cognitive thinking & fine motor skills plus
exposes young minds to new music instruments, animals, produce, objects
& the alphabet in a fun & engaging format with LOTS of sound effects!
Animation Creator allows your creativity to come to life on your iPod Touch!
You are the director! With simple, yet powerful drawing tools, layers, shake
to undo, color palettes, color sliders, and easy to use frame management,
you're only limited by your imagination! Your animations will look smooth
and life-like with the high frame rate playback of Animation Creator.