Nursery Rhymes – Encourage letters and sounds development with eight favorite nursery rhymes through this engaging interactive CD. Ideal for the interactive whiteboard, this unique program allows children to recreate nursery rhyme stories as they move characters around the screen and it includes games, activities and related information, text and videos. From Humpty Dumpty to Hey Diddle Diddle – take eight popular nursery rhymes, beautifully arranged and clearly sung using children’s voices and let them come alive on your classroom computer or whiteboard. Children will be captivated by the simple animations and will soon be joining in with the songs and miming with actions. For each rhyme, there are activities that allow children to play with the characters on screen plus related games and activities and interactive non-fiction text with real photos and videos.
- Singing along with the animated rhymes
- Moving characters around onscreen to retell the narrative of the rhymes
- Experimenting with rhyming words
- Playing matching and sorting games
- Exploring the related non-fiction text
The extensive teacher resource bank included on the disk also offers:
- All the nursery rhyme illustrations, including over 80 character pictures
- A SMART Notebook and Promethean Flipchart
This software is fully compatible for use on interactive whiteboards and is enhanced for both SMART and Promethean. Also suitable for use on PC (including Vista and Windows 7) and MAC.
Listening – Take an interactive listening walk in the seaside, country, street and park… Take the musical listening walks on-screen with this interactive CD and encourage speaking and listening in children. Four charming songs introduce children to the sounds of the town, country, park and beach. Use them with small groups or a whole class and then challenge them to develop their speaking and listening skills with games at different levels. This CD-ROM even includes templates in popular whiteboard software for creating your own listening walks together with easy to follow instructions for importing your own sounds and pictures.
- Sound pictures – explore each scene to discover sounds in context
- Animated songs with real sound effects
- What’s the Sound? – self-correcting sound-picture games
- What’s Next? – sound sequence games
- Let’s create – build your own sound pictures and listening walks
The bank of images and sound effects in ‘Let’s create’ can be used with SMART Notebook, Promethean ActivInspire or PowerPoint. This software is fully compatible for use on interactive whiteboards and is enhanced for both SMART and Promethean. Also suitable for use on PC (including Vista and Windows 7) and MAC.