Shapes Touch and Write
By FIZZBRAIN LLC
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**Chosen "Top 10 Best Apps for Handwriting Suggested by Occupational Therapists and Teachers" by TechInSpecialEd** Kids love learning shapes - especially when they can draw with shaving cream, paint, and jello! "Shapes Touch and Write" was developed by real classroom teachers, and uses the fun and effective teaching strategy utilized in classrooms every day: learning shapes with shaving cream, jello, finger paint, and more!
*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
*NEW! Practice pre-writing strokes to prepare for writing!
*NEW! Optional direction arrows point children in the correct direction!
*NEW! Customizable - create individualized lists of shapes to practice!
*NEW! Adjust difficulty level, reward time, and direction for drawing shapes (counterclockwise or clockwise - can be adjusted for each individual shape if desires)
*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 - will not invalidate assessment reliability
*Created by elementary classroom teachers – based on best teaching practices!
*Children can practice pre-writing strokes, basic shapes, advanced shapes, and 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
* 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,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
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions, problems, or suggestions. We will get right back to you – we listen to our customers! And if you have additional textures or papers you would like to see included in an update, let us know!
What's New in Version 2.0
So many new features - thanks for all your requests! ** New category: Pre-Writing Strokes. ** New feature: Direction arrows to show direction for drawing. ** New feature: Make individualized practice lists of shapes to target individual needs. ** New customization option: Customize the way shapes are drawn. You may set all shapes to counterclockwise or clockwise, or adjust individual shapes. **New customization option: Adjust difficulty level. (Easy, regular and challenging.) ** New customization option: Adjust reward time from 0 to 20 seconds. Pre-Writing Strokes include: vertical, horizontal, diagonal strokes; + and x signs; circle and curves; spiral and curlycue; pointy, square and rounded mountains and valleys. Please keep the input coming - we value your suggestions! email@example.com