Fun with Shapes!

We have been using the Explain Everything app to create our Shape books.  The children used the camera option within the app to take pictures of objects in the classroom.

We made a list of the different shapes and they scoured the room taking pictures of the shapes they wanted to put into their books.  Then they added a sentence describing their shape using the text option.  After they had completed a cover page and their pages they went back to each page and recorded their voices reading each page.  Some students even added arrows pointing to the words or objects on the page. Once that was complete I saved their project to the camera roll and uploaded it to Youtube.

The children were amazing.  They found the objects that they needed and even learned how to crop their pictures so that only the part of the picture that had the shape they needed would be in the picture!  They also recorded all of the pages all by themselves!

It was really fun to watch them create this book!  They are becoming so independent and proficient on the iPads.  Nothing scares them!

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