6 Ways to Create Puzzles in TinyTap

Creating puzzles with TinyTap

By Ellen Weber   So often we think of puzzles as just a game to play, or something to keep the kids busy for a little while, but did you know that puzzles play an important role in a child’s development? Some of the skills they learn through puzzles include fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, visual perception, spatial orientation/directionality, language skills (such as using descriptive vocabulary and following directions), problem-solving, understanding part-whole relationships, attention/concentration, and memory, as well as character … Read More

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16 ways to use TinyTap in 2016

TinyTap’s 2016 New Year’s Resolution is to empower educators of all subjects & all languages.  

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Celebrate National Crossword Puzzle Day with Tap n’ Type

By Ellen Weber   December 21st is officially National Crossword Puzzle Day! Why not take this opportunity to add crosswords to your classroom arsenal?   With TinyTap’s newest feature Tap n’ Type, it’s easy to create customized crossword puzzles to practice spelling words, reinforce vocabulary, teach understanding of visual and verbal directions, add fun to literacy centers, create cooperative group projects, or substitute an interactive game for the same old boring paper-and-pencil homework.   Here’s how in 4 steps, so easy even your students … Read More

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Introducing: TinyTap Smart Play

Smart Play

Give less thought to learning more: Choose your starting point and let TinyTap personalize a playlist just for you.   With tens of thousands of educational activities created in 30+ languages by teachers from around the world, TinyTap’s Market is the place to learn about anything! … But finding the games that best suit you can be overwhelming! Enter: Smart Play.   Choose any game as your starting point, and TinyTap will automagically play next best game for you! Smart … Read More

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How to create Matching games on TinyTap

Matching Games

  Matching games teach children how to recognize commonalities among objects and identify patterns, both important exercises for building organizational skills. In math class, they encourage children to consider different expressions of the same concept (for example, 2+2 and 3+1 both equal 4) and when applied in a language class, matching games offer a fun format for reviewing vocabulary.   While traditional matching games might conjure up images of crisscrossed worksheets or a worn stack of playing cards, connecting two parts of a pair by tapping and dragging … Read More

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Step Up Your Game: Tutorial of Easy Ways to Enhance Your TinyTap App

TinyTap Tutorial

When it comes to making an app with TinyTap, there are a few quick tricks that can take your creation to the next level. We’ve demonstrated some easy ways to step up your game, if you will, in a series of mini video tutorials. Take a look at these tips and go add that professional touch to your TinyTap masterpiece.   Set any picture as your background  Change the background of your text Remove white background from an image Flip … Read More

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