Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Giveaway for a Classic Dr. Seuss book app -The FOOT Book

Phonemic awareness including rhyming is a huge part of our preschool curriculum. I love using book apps to work on these important skills. Who does rhyming better than Dr. Seuss?  The FOOT Book - Dr. Seuss app features all the classic rhymes and illustrations along with wonderful narration and customization features. This particular Dr. Seuss book is great because it highlights loads of opposite concepts within the story. Tappable words/pictures, highlighted narration and custom recording options make this a top notch addition to any book app library.  Download The FOOT Book - Dr. Seuss or enter to win a free copy courtesy of Oceanhouse Media.

If you would like to download The FOOT Book - Dr. Seuss (iPhone/iPad, $3.99), please show your support for Smart Apps for Special Needs by using the link provided:

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Designed for toddlers and preschoolers, this app features a wealth of educational material. Highlighted narration and tappable words/pictures help children with emerging literacy skills and teaches new vocabulary. Children can read the story themselves or have it read to them. There is also an autoplay option.

Practice opposite concepts and rhyming by recording the story yourself. The record option can be accessed on each page by pressing the arrow in the bottom left corner of the screen. You can also select a scene and turn off sounds effects from this menu.

Oceanhouse Media consistently provides quality book apps that my students love to read over and over.  Enter below for your chance to win this classic Dr. Seuss book.

Giveaway will end May 1st.

From iTunes:

Experience Dr. Seuss's whimsical approach to showcasing opposites in this interactive book app about the diverse and multifaceted world of feet! Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. As always, the rhymes are quick and quirky, and Seuss's illustrations will knock kids' socks off! 

 Explore the Story: 
- ENCOURAGE literacy skills with highlighted narration 
- LEARN new vocabulary with tappable words and pictures 
- RECORD your own narration & share it with others 
- SELECT a scene with easy-to-use navigation 
- KEEP kids in the story with parental controls 

Designed for children ages 2-6

Sarah has a whole shelf devoted to Dr. Seuss in her office.  

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