Monday, October 28, 2013

#AppMondayTAS - Spooky Story Dice

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Spooky Story Dice (iPad/iPod Touch/iPhone, $0.99)

Reviewer Comments
This is a great seasonal app to encourage creative written or oral narratives. Similar to the app by Thinkamingo Story Dice, Spooky Story Dice is an app with a virtual set of dice that have picture icons on the dice. You can choose from one to three dice on each throw. This app can be used with one player or a group or an entire classroom.
This app is appropriate for all ages as it can be used for naming, building sentences and building stories. The stories can range from simple to complex, and they can be oral or written. The dice have 74 pictures in the dictionary, and it comes with game instructions to help generate ideas for using it in a group. This app and others by Thinkamingo can be used in school, therapeutic settings, camps, scouting, and many other environments to get people of all ages interacting and creating stories.
The Spooky Story Dice app is great for the month of October with its Halloween themed picture icons on the dice. You do not need to read to use this app, making it ideal for children of a wide age and ability range.
We have used this app successfully with children between the ages of 8 and 14 with the diagnoses of speech delay, ADHD, learning disabilities and Autism.
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