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Making Creatures

Item #: 20108 | Grades K-2
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Aimed at children aged 3 and up, this engaging dual format CD-ROM includes a range of activities that can extend its use to include older learners as well as for those with specific educational needs. Young children love the creatures and the animations that go with them!

Use Making Creatures to:



- Improve motivation and concentration levels

- Build on speaking and predictive skills

- Build on the accuracy of listening and following instructions

- Encourage exploration, observation, comparisons and descriptions of ideas

- Extend vocabulary

- Introduce French and Spanish language

- Confidence with selecting and using resources independently

- Simple ICT and mouse control and switch control skills



Simple activities include Mix Up, Match Up, Listen and Make, Spot the Difference (colour and shape) and Make Your Own Creature. There is the facility for instructions in ‘Listen and Make’ to be heard (and seen) in French or Spanish as well as in English – making this an ideal resource for teaching foreign languages in elemenary classrooms, as well as being an entertaining resource for older learners.



A full range of accessibility options is available via teacher controls as well as differentiated levels of curriculum-linked activities. Teacher resources such as a full range of clip art, gallery, vocabulary lists, teaching suggestions and user records are available for printing and using away from the computer.



Included is a set of printed cards ready for use as an invaluable resource in the classroom and home.



Quotes:

"Teachers liked the fact they could allow a child to work individually at his own pace without too much help, but could check records on how long each task took, as well as number of mistakes." Kingshouse School, Richmond.
Minimum system requirements: Windows 98+, Pentium 400 Mhz, 64Mb RAM, Mac OSX+, 128 Mb RAM
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