Animals Flip and Mix App Review and Giveaway

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Today I am having fun with reviewing “Animals Flip and Mix” created by PlaneTree Family Productions. This app focuses on improving children’s articulation abilities as well as phonemic awareness skills in the areas of blending, segmenting, and decoding.

Created in a mock flip book format, the app presents the kids with 13 different pictures supported by real and nonsense 3 syllable words. Kids then can then randomly flip each of the 3 picture segments (head, body, and legs) and create different characters.

The syllables are color-coded to help low/non readers to  identify matches of unfamiliar words. Each syllable can be touched to hear it individually or a child can press the speaker button to hear the whole word.  After the child matches the 3 segments of the word correctly s/he can work on an reinforcement activity that targets fine motor skills based on the matching picture.

Games include feeding popcorn to a monster, hopping with a kangaroo, etc. This app is perfect for preschool and early elementary school children 3+ years of age.

Highlights include learning how to spell, development of visual perceptual and motor skills, refinement of matching skills, identifying same/different concepts as well as patterns  as well as sorting and categorization skills.  You can find this game on iTunes for $1.99 HERE or you can enter my Rafflecopter Giveaway below to win one of ten copies I am giving away courtesy of PlaneTree Family Productions!

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4 Responses to “Animals Flip and Mix App Review and Giveaway”

  1. Alison Lewis Weigand November 26, 2013 at 11:30 am #

    I would be able to use this a variety of ways with a bunch of kids on my caseload. Thanks for offering this giveaway!

  2. Valerie Morgan November 26, 2013 at 11:53 am #

    I would love to use this as a fun activity for my preschool and early elementary caseload. Great for phonological awareness skills!

  3. Patti Tillman November 26, 2013 at 12:52 pm #

    I actually think this app might be good to use with my students who have apraxia. The 3 syllable real and nonsense words would be great for drill. Also, my students with Apraxia have difficulty spelling, so this app would assist with learning to spell.

  4. [email protected] November 26, 2013 at 9:54 pm #

    I would love to have this app. It could be used to target so many different goals for various ages. Thanks so much for sharing and the giveaway opportunity! 🙂

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