Digital Technologies

Daisy the dinosaur: iPad app

Level Early Years, F, 1, 2, 3, 4
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16/03/2017
Learn the basics of computer programming with Daisy the Dinosaur! Make Daisy roll, jump, turn and dance across the screen with this app. Free when reviewed on 01/08/2016.

Ideas for using this resource

In conjunction with the concepts and skills featured in this resource, educators may consider some of the following activities and ideas:

  • Play games that reinforce following instructions such as Ship-Shark-Shore.
  • Talk about recipes that logically follow a sequence of steps, such as making a sandwich.
  • Ask the children: What happens when we don’t follow instructions or rules properly? Can we get lost? Will the play dough work if we don’t follow the recipe?
  • With the children, make play dough, following a recipe. Take photos at each step and share with parents.

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