Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Elfishki and The Giant Cake iPad Book

Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends of Elfishki is a series of stories and games for the iPad. Elfishki are little fairy tale creatures who live on the beautiful Rainbow Island in the middle of the Sparkling Sea. This is a place where miracles happen every day:

"Elfishki and the Giant Cake" is an interactive iPad book which is specifically designed to inspire the love of reading in elementary school age children. On every page, you can find comprehension questions which help your child develop his or her conscious reading skills. According to the website, this interactive iPad book will teach your elementary school-age child to:

• Retell short stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of the central message or the lesson of the fairy tale;

• Answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how.

• Acknowledge and appreciate differences in the points of view of the characters in the short story.

• Use illustrations and details in the kids’ stories to describe characters, settings, or events.

• Recall prior knowledge related to the information and events in the text.

• Make and confirm predictions about what will happen next in the fairy tale text.

How to get your own copy:

To purchase this iPad book, you can find Elfishki and the Giant Cake at the iTunes App Store. Please visit them on Twitter and Facebook.

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