Paws Explore: Symmetry
Description

This title allows children to explore the topic of symmetry through a selection of fun activities. With the Paws Explore duo (a friendly cat and dog), the player can choose from three levels of difficulty in each activity that covers recognising and creating one/two lines of symmetry, sorting images according to lines of symmetry and making/completing symmetrical patterns and pictures.

A wealth of interactive whiteboard screens is included for class teaching of the topic, along with printable worksheets for use away from the computer.

The extensive teacher’s section records each player’s progress and printing facilities are included to print copies of symmetrical patterns/pictures created. Fully narrated, this title is ideal for unsupervised use.

Key features:

  • This title is fully narrated throughout.
  • Three levels of difficulty so great for different aged children.
  • Printable activity sheets are included on the CD to use away from the computer.
  • Covers the themes of: Lines of symmetry, symmetrical patterns and classifying images by lines of symmetry.
  • Each activity is hosted by one of the fun characters – Kelly or Robbie, with exciting reward animations at the end of each activity.

Range:

Paws Explore  

Subject(s):

Numeracy  

Key stage(s):

1, 2

Ages:  

6 - 8 years

Pricing
Single user:£35.00
3 user:£52.50
5 user:£70.00
10 user:£105.00
20 user:£140.00
Site licence:£210.00
all prices include media
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System requirements

PC: Pentium II 500mhz processor or greater, Microsoft Windows 98, 2000, XP or Vista, 128mb RAM, 16 bit colour.
Mac: Power Mac G3 400mhz processor or greater, OS X (up to 10.4), 128mb RAM, 16 bit colour.

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Screen shots


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The main menu allows the player easy access to each of the six activities. From here, the settings and whiteboard section can also be accessed.
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In this activity the player is shown part of a symmetrical picture and must use the colours provided to complete the picture.
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The player is shown part of a symmetrical picture and can complete it using the drawing tools. Pictures can then be saved or printed.
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Look carefully at the symmetrical image shown and find the other half of the image.
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A symmetrical picture is shown with a piece missing. Players must use a mirror to determine if the other piece shown completes the symmetrical picture.
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Practise recognising lines of symmetry and sorting in this fun activity.
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A shape is shown on the screen and the player must draw the correct lines of symmetry on to the shape.
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Lots of whiteboard activities are included. In this one, the user must draw lines of symmetry on the rotated shapes.
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