Shapes Touch and Write by FizzBrain – (Gone Free on October 26!)

Are you familiar with FizzBrain’s apps, Touch and Write and Cursive Touch and Write? Fizzbrain’s developers have created a new iPad app, Shapes Touch and Write, currently 2.99 gone free tomorrow – October 26!

So what’s Shapes Touch and Write about?

Drawing with shaving cream, paint, and  jello! Developed by real classroom  teachers using and fun and effective teaching strategies for learning shapes with shaving cream, jello, finger  paint, and more!

Here’s a video, features and screenshots :

✰  Comes with 16 different writing textures: shaving cream, ketchup, lime  gelatin, chocolate frosting, chalk, pencil, blue pen, lemon gelatin,  chocolate pudding, syrup, grape jelly, whipped cream, pumpkin pie, red  paint, and vanilla pudding!
✰  Comes with 28 different writing papers, including 4 different line patterns  children are most likely to find in real classrooms, food papers, animal papers, nature papers, and more!
✰  Includes “You Try” mode – perfect for OTs and others – in which children have a  chance to try the shape on their own after practicing with support
✰  As children write, their shapes are displayed next to a standard shape, so children can compare and work to improve
✰  Brief reward at the end of each word reinforces learning and motivates children, without becoming a distraction
✰  Does not use OT assessment shapes, so will not invalidate assessment reliability
✰  Created by real elementary teachers – based on best teaching practices!
✰  Children can practice basic shapes, advanced shapes, basic objects, and advanced objects
✰  Basic Shapes: Circle, Oval, Triangle, Square, Rectangle, Diamond
✰  Advanced Shapes: Right triangle, Equilateral triangle, Rhombus, Pentagon,  Hexagon, Heptagon, Octagon, Nonagon, Decagon, 4 pointed star, 5 pointed  star, 6 pointed star
✰  Basic Objects: Check mark, Arrow, Heart , Spade, Crescent, House, Chair,  Table,, Stick man, Stick woman , Stick animal, Skateboard , Half circle, Apple, Tree, Cloud, Fish, Fork, Cup, Spoon, Bread slice, Shirt, Pants
✰  Advanced Objects: Smiley face, Frowny face, Sun, Clover, Flower, Bed, Tea pot,  Feather, Cat face, Dog face, Car, Airplane, Train, Skateboarder, Walking man, Sitting man, Walking woman, Stick bird , Stick giraffe

Shapes Touch and Write is free tomorrow! Thank you FizzBrain for the heads-up!

Another fun app for your OT iTool Kit!


About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments. A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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