3 years & up. Learning to form lowercase letters consistently and accurately is an important step to developing fluent handwriting. This absorbing and innovative app/software is a fantastic way to help children develop these skills. Choose a letter, hear its sound, watch a helpful creature draw it in the sand, and hear the letter name. Now try to draw the letters in its tracks, watching your trail form as you do so. Choose a new letter or select the tide to come in and sweep away your attempt… More »
3 years & up. Pre-writing activities help young children, as well as older children with special needs, to build fine motor skills, and the language to talk about shapes and patterns. This app/software helps develop and consolidate such skills and supports the early development of good letter formation. Select a pebble from the array and watch its pattern created by the fish in the rock pool. Trace the track of the bubbles with your finger, watching your pattern appear. Choose the same or a… More »
3 years & up. Multi-touch literacy explorations promote collaborative learning and development of letter recognition and pre-writing skills. Each exploration compliments a hands-on learning tool for early learners. This software will reinforce letter recognition of both upper and lowercase letters. Select a pair of letter stones, hear their name and sound and watch them to see if they match. If a pair is found, they remain face up. If not, they turn back over. Great for working memory. Available… More »
Children decide everyday to pretend to have a tea party, be a firefighter, open a pet store - all of these are opportunities to increase pre-reading skills. Literacy Play is packed with over 185 dramatic play activities that teach important pre-reading skills while bringing children's imaginations to life. Paperback 320 pages.