A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this app.
What parents need to know
- Parents say
- Kids say
What's it about?
Choose to create a new book, and written directions will instruct you to tap the top of the screen to title the book. Tap "Cover" and move to the page-creating screen with all icon options scrolled across the bottom. Import photos, begin to draw, add text, and add a voice recording. Tap the bottom left and the "+" icon to add Page One. Add content, as on the cover. Tap the bottom left to save. Repeat for all pages. On the main page, choose Read, Edit, Share, or Delete for all your books.
Is it any good?
Can anyone create and share a digital book? With MY STORY - BOOK MAKER FOR KIDS the answer is: Definitely! This app walks users through the book-creation process from title page to saving and sharing with simplicity and ease. Whether your young kid wants to create a fictional story with her own drawings using lots of color, your teen loves making digital photo books to share with friends, or you'd like to make a presentation-style book with text, photos, and voice recording, this app can empower anyone to make books of all kinds. This is a digital book-creation app that's bound to please.
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about storytelling. Ask your kids what their favorite story is. What do they like the most about it?
Kids can experiment with multimedia storytelling. Encourage them to combine their own drawings with photos, written text with their recorded voices, and so on.
- Device: iPad
- Subjects: Language & Reading: storytelling, writing
Arts: drawing, photography
- Skills: Thinking & Reasoning: decision-making
Creativity: imagination, producing new content
Communication: conveying messages effectively, multiple forms of expression, speaking
Tech Skills: digital creation
- Price: Free
- Pricing structure: Free to Try ($3.99 to unlock all content)
- Release date: April 25, 2013
- Category: Education
- Size: 16.50 MB
- Publisher: Bright Bot
- Version: 1.4.3
- Minimum software requirements: iOS 5.1 or later
For kids who love creative expression
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