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Yum-Yum Letters: handwriting for kids, abc tracing for iOS

Developer's Description

Yum Yum Letters is a great way to encourage your child to engage in repeated practice for production of alphabet letters, in order to foster beginning handwriting skills. AppyMall.com. Worried how your wiggleworm will learn to write his letters? Let a fat juicy caterpillar, smiling snowflake and a fluffy spider teach him. Yum Yum Letters gives kids a gentle introduction to handwriting. This "smart" app is so cheery and full of positive reinforcement and encouragement, kids will view tracing as a game. They have a choice of scratching out letters on a frosty window or munching through alphabet imprinted leaves to get to a shiny red apple. Parents also get choices as they can set the app to follow ABC order or present letters developmentally based on starting point and/or type and difficulty of strokes. After completing a series of letters kids earn a reward which may be helping the caterpillar turn into beautifully decorated butterfly or making a snowflake from jewel-like ice crystals. What little ones won't realize is even these mini-games are building their motor skills and helping develop the control they will need to write. SPECIAL FEATURES. +++What Kids Love: ++++. Friendly animated characters as guides. Multi-sensory auditory and visual feedback while writing. Generous praise for each attempt. Creative themed games to celebrate accomplishments. No grades or penalties for mistakes. Welcoming graphics, music and professional voiceover keep the mood upbeat and relaxed. +++Important For Parents and Teachers: +++. Dual teaching methods. RECOMMENDED which groups letters based on similarity of strokes and difficulty. ALPHABETICAL which allows selection of any letter. Choice of three popular school fonts - HWT style (Handwriting Without Tears), ZB style (Zaner-Bloser). D'Nealian, Choice of uppercase, lowercase letters and prewriting elements. Dedicated EASY mode for beginners and special needs kids that uses maximum prompts for each of 3 tries. Varied levels of difficulty in which prompting gradually decreases each time through with emphasis first given to learning the proper starting point; then staying within the lines; and finally memorizing the order and direction of all segments and making a complete stroke without the finger leaving the screen. Errorless learning to prevent reversal and misshapen letters. Replay the video of your child tracing letters. In the Parent's Corner. look at the stats tab within each student to track speed of tracing and letter formation with 3 error types marked (starting points, finger-up and off the line). Built-in reinforcing mini-games motivate kids to continue their learning. DETAILED PROGREss REPORTS track the status of each letter (studied, learned, not attempted), number of tries and mistakes and uses data to reorder letters for additional practice. Support for up to 30 student profiles with custom settings for each. Ability to individually mute sound effects and voiceover, alter number of trials between reinforcers and specify criteria for mastery. COPPA compliant child safe app with no ads, external links or in-app purchases. Yum Yum Letters was made in consultation with educators and Occupational therapists. Our aim is to meet the unique learning needs of all young children and provide a stress-free tool for handwriting. COMING SOON. Extended progress reports and settings. Visit us: http://www.kindermatica.com. Follow us: http://twitter.com/kindermatica. Like us: http://www.facebook.com/kindermatica.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.3

• You can send reports via email and include in the report progress chart with status of each letter, number of exercises and errors.

• An option to write on the lined paper added

General

Release October 2, 2017
Date Added October 2, 2017
Version 1.3

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: iPad2Wifi, iPad23G, iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini, iPadMini4G, iPhone5c, iPhone5s, iPadAir, iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6, iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro, iPadProCellular, iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE, iPhone7, iPhone7Plus, iPad611, iPad612, iPad71, iPad72, iPad73, iPad74

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