: Language Arts, Special Education, Art/Creativity, Early Childhood
: Mac/Win CD
Imagination Express Castle
In Destination: Castle, kids enter a medieval kingdom where knights, jesters, wild boars, and falconers become actors in their own interactive stories.
As kids cast characters, develop plots, narrate, and write and record dialogue, they become enthusiastic writers, editors, producers, and publishers!
Special features include the Castle Fact Book and easy customization for students of different ages, abilities, and skill levels.
• Strengthen creativity
• Build writing and editing skills
• Explore story development and structure
• Incorporate multimedia components into storymaking process
• Develop verbal communication skills
• Expand vocabulary
Destination: Castle's Main Screen
Animate the horse, hound, and many other stickers with the click of a button! Horses and other stickers automatically grow or shrink as you move them close to you or far away! Who are the actors in your story? Choose jesters, dragons, or knights from hundreds of stickers. Make the king speak or the dog bark. You can make sounds for every sticker!
Castle's Edit Screen
Stickers will go where you move them: in- or outside the castle entrance, behind or in front of a window or turret. It's up to you!
Castle's View Screen
In View Mode, you'll enjoy seeing and hearing each page of your story unfold on-screen.
The Castle Fact Book is full of fascinating information about nobility, workers, animals, and castle life.
Print storybooks in color or black—and—white, or watch them come alive on-screen in View Mode.
Use the Sticker Editor to change a sticker's size and appearance.
Use Text Tools to write and edit text.
In Dear Parents, a former teacher with 20 years of experience offers parents advice about encouraging their children's writing.
Story Ideas will spark your child's imagination!
Adult Options let you customize the program to suit your child.
Auto-sizing stickers grow as you move them to the front of a scene and shrink as you move them into the background.
Use Sound Tools to make stickers sing, laugh, speak, or bark; to narrate your story page by page; and to choose theme music to set the mood!
This product contains Universal Access features including TouchWindow and Single Switch compatibility to address a variety of learning styles and abilities