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!