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There are 8 different flannel boards available on the left hand side of the screen. When you select one, buttons on the right hand side of the board give you choices for the songs and rhymes that go with that board. Sound effect buttons featuring instruments like rain sticks, bongo drums and rhythm sticks add to the fun. Add or change felt pieces as many times as you want. You can even slide the felt pieces back to make more room on the flannel board while you play and then slide it back out to change stories.
Felt Board - Mother Goose on the Loose is a nursery rhyme flannel board app designed for young children to use together with parents and caregivers. Children can move felt pieces, sing, and tap along with popular nursery rhymes and songs.
Based on the award-winning early literacy program, Mother Goose on the Loose, and developed by the creators of the original Felt Board app, Felt Board - Mother Goose on the Loose can be used by parents and children at home, in early childhood programs, and by librarians as a supplement to the Mother Goose on the Loose parent-toddler program.
Help Little Bo Peep find her lost sheep and dance them around the screen together in time to the music. Guide Jack and Jill up and down the hill and march with Grand Old Duke of York. Sound effect buttons like rhythm sticks, rattles and a rain stick are included for young children to interact with songs and rhymes as they are played.
A special press-and-hold button (picture of parent and child at the top) offers access to more information about Mother Goose on the Loose, Tips for Parents using the app with children, and Tips For Librarians incorporating the apps into a Mother Goose on the Loose Program. You will also find links to other apps by Software Smoothie. To access this information, press down and hold the parent / child icon without releasing until the page opens. In this way, young children will not unintentionally exit the app.