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If you’ve ever watched birds on a feeder, it’s natural to try to count them. Before you know it, you’re doing Bird Math! Photos of birds on a feeder and bird sounds enhance this set of activities, which includes simple counting, adding numbers from one to ten, and subtracting from ten to zero. Bonus: Photo collection and bird sounds to download!
Posted: September 30th, 2014 - 8:10 pm. Number of Comments » 0.
In the IntelliTools Classroom Suite® Media Sounds folder, there are three subfolders full of sounds that don’t get used as much as they deserve because you can’t tell what they will sound like from reading the file names. The subfolders are Buttons, Magic, and Sci Fi. I imported all those sounds into toolbar buttons and saved as an activity, Preview Sounds. You can try out and compare sounds by clicking buttons in the large toolbar in this activity. Bonus: A tip on adding a sound button from Preview Sounds into your project!
Posted: September 30th, 2014 - 8:09 pm. Number of Comments » 0.
The Winter Wonderland Game is a two player, Candyland®-like board game with a winter theme. Pre-readers can play this simple game, yet it is exciting and interesting enough for kids at least through sixth grade. The game runs in IntelliTools Classroom Suite®. Bonus: There is a file of eight different color game pieces. Be sure to read the instructions to find out how to substitute these or other bits of clip art for the default game piece styles!
Posted: December 12th, 2013 - 12:05 am. Number of Comments » 0.
The Goodies Archive is a new interface to provide access to the activities that were offered for free download from the Learning Magic, Inc.® website. So far I have made new pages for 96 of the IntelliTools Classroom Suite® free Goodies. For those who are hearing about the Goodies for the first time, you’ll be delighted with the variety of content there. It was just too good a resource to let it disappear!
Posted: November 3rd, 2013 - 7:28 pm. Number of Comments » 0.
The links on this page lead to online editions of the tutorials from various Annie’s Resource Attic activity sets. Bonus: A link to the free part of YuDu.com, where you can upload and publish your own tutorials and tips for FREE!
Posted: November 3rd, 2013 - 2:04 pm. Number of Comments » 1.
By default, everything is set to be part of a scan in IntelliTools Classroom Suite®. But we want the interface as uncluttered as possible for kids who are using switches, whatever their age and academic level. So it’s a good idea to consider whether you want to change that default scan setting on some items. Here are some things I keep in mind while setting up an activity. Bonus: A collection of Read Page button art JPEGs in various sizes and shapes!
Posted: November 2nd, 2013 - 5:38 pm. Number of Comments » 0.
Sofie is an adorable young sea lion I met on my visit to the Galapagos Islands. The anchor book for this activity set, Sofie’s Adventure, relates the true story of what happens when Sofie goes exploring all by herself. After completing this delightful story, readers will be eager to learn more about sea lions in the supporting book, Sea Lion Facts. Bonus: Galapagos Sea Lion Photo Collection!
Posted: July 9th, 2013 - 5:16 pm. Number of Comments » 0.
By combining the options available in Paint and Design modes, it’s possible to modify clip art within IntelliTools Classroom Suite®. The techniques in this workshop show you how to customize both images from the Picture Library and clip art you obtain from other sources. Bonus: Find out how to save your modified art into the Picture Library!
Posted: July 9th, 2013 - 5:13 pm. Number of Comments » 0.
Have you ever wished you could have a movie appear on a Classroom Suite activity page when it is played, and then disappear so that the entire background picture can be seen? Here’s how! Bonus: A custom Play Movie clip art for your movie button!
Posted: July 9th, 2013 - 5:11 pm. Number of Comments » 0.
The Pablo Pelican activity set focuses on a real pelican with a charming personality who lives in the Galapagos Islands. The anchor book is Pablo’s Bad Day, and there is a second supporting book, Pelican Facts. Bonus: Pelicans Photo Collection and printable pelican to cut out and fold!
Posted: April 16th, 2013 - 7:48 pm. Number of Comments » 0.