Foundation Phase Apps

This document provides ideas on supporting Outcome 6 with iPad Apps

App Focus/Use Comments Age
Book Creator for iPad Book Creator for iPad
The simple way to create your own beautiful iBooks, right on the iPad. Publish and read them in the iBooks app. Younger children can record their voice. Older children can write and, through multi-Apping, can create different page layouts and include videos etc.
Now has the ability to import video and music and record speech within the App. Also allows hyperlinks to websites or to jump to specific pages.

Staff can insert video clips, soundfiles, photographs, images and comments etc. to gather evidence of learning and pupils progress.
All ages.

Doodlecast for Kids Doodlecast for Kids
Doodlecast is a drawing app that records your voice as you draw.The app records the entire drawing process along with audio from the microphone to create videos up to three minutes long.
Open ended; use the blank screen to record and create a video in either English or Welsh.

The App comes with an additional 20 prompts, simple questions designed to give children a starting point.
Foundation Phase.
Fotobabble Fotobabble
Fotobabble lets you capture moments in real-time and share with your audience via email.
Although this is an iPod/iPhone App, it can be used on an iPad using the x2 feature. Foundation Phase.
Puppet Pals HD Puppet Pals HD
Develops creative thinking. Good for developing other people's perspectives and thinking. Pupils can record their own voices and sounds in real time as they move the characters on stage.
Purchase the Director's Pass to get all the extra scenes and characters. Cut out extra characters from the Camera Roll or import transparent PNG files via iTunes. All ages.
Story Creator Story Creator
With Story Creator you can easily create beautiful story books containing photos, videos, text, and audio.
You can record directly into the App and add your own drawings. All ages.
Ω Recorder Ω Recorder
Good quality recording app which allows 5 free recordings before making an in-app purchase.
Each recording is tagged and sorted by date. This app does not provide editing tools. All ages.
Bee-Bot Bee-Bot
The app makes use of Bee-Bot's keypad functionality and enables children to improve their skills in directional language and programming through sequences of forwards, backwards, left and right 90 degree turns.
The latest update Introduces 3 brand new levels using Bee-Bot on the Farm to round up the sheep into their pen. Reception and Year 1
Bee-Bot Pyramid Bee-Bot Pyramid
Control Bee-Bot through a series of 12 levels of an ancient Egyptian pyramid, unlocking doors, collecting treasure and out-smarting Mummies as you go.
Ideal for supporting Maths learning goals. The levels progress from simple sequences to more challenging routes and tasks. Year 2 and Year 3
Strip Designer Strip Designer
Select one of the many included page templates. Insert photos into the cells. Add a couple of balloons with fun words.
Once you have finished your masterpiece you can save it to your photo album or export it as a PDF file.  
Story Buddy Story Buddy
StoryBuddy is a magical way to create, read and share stories with the power of multi-touch on the iPad. 
Draw directly on the iPad's screen with your finger and create a picture book page by page. Add text with the built-in keyboard. Import images from your photo album. Publish your story and flip through its pages like a real book. Foundation Phase
My Story - Book Maker My Story - Book Maker for Kids
My Story combines drawing, photos, voice, and text to promote literacy and creativity . Children share their book within the app, via email, or directly to iBooks. Their art, colouring, photos, and voice recordings are saved forever!
My Story helps children expand their art skills and self-expression in a whole new way, giving parents, teachers, and counselors one more tool to help develop these crucial literacy skills. Foundation Phase
Make a Martian Make a Martian
Help develop that young, imaginative, and creative mind by designing Aliens, Martians, and Monsters in Outer Space! Mix and match hundreds of slithery, creepy and crawly body parts with several different color combinations!
After your new alien race is completed, simultaneously press the "home button" and "power button" to save your martian image to your Camera Roll. Foundation Phase
Jigsaw Junior Jigsaw Junior
Jigsaw Junior is a jigsaw puzzle game designed specifically for the iPad and especially for children. It's simple enough for young children to get started, whilst still providing enough of a challenge as children develop.
Jigsaw Junior comes with a number of beautiful puzzles to suit a range of tastes, however children will have most fun completing puzzles created from your own photo library. Foundation Phase
Pic Collage Pic Collage
Let PicCollage instantly arrange your photos into frames - or get creative with freeform collages, cutouts, filters, borders, stickers, and text. 
Simple touch gestures to rotate, resize, flick to delete. Double-tap a photo to edit photo, clip photo, adjust borders, copy/paste and “flip” images. Year 2 and Year 3
Morfo Booth Morfo Booth
Use Morfo 3D Face Booth with a photo of a friend, celebrity, pet or just about any object you can imagine - and quickly create a talking, dancing, life-like 3D character!
Once captured, make your character say anything you want, wear wigs and makeup, speak in a silly voice and even rock out and disco dance. All ages
WordFoto WordFoto
WordFoto is an app that turns photos and words into amazing typographic works of art.
Although this is an iPod/iPhone App, it can be used on an iPad using the x2 feature. Year 1 and Year 2
Toca Hair Salon Toca Hair Salon
Cut, color, comb and blow-dry lifelike hair on six different cute characters. Using your fingers you can make any hair style you want! And of course - take a snapshot and save your creations! 
Other Apps in the Toca Boca range include:
Toca Tailor
Toca Kitchen
Toca Train
Toca House
Foundation Phase