Katie's Missing Laugh
An interactive story that focusses on helping young children to develop specific phonological awareness skills. With a special emphasis on the letter and sound of ‘k’ young children discover a love of reading through the interactive story that also helps them as they begin their first steps in learning to read.
From the Developer
Enjoying “Katie’s missing laugh” will develop your child’s vocabulary, “k” sound awareness, early phonological awareness skills and listening skills.
There are many ways in which this interactive book can be used.
Use "Katie's Missing Laugh" interactive storybook to:
LEARN NEW WORDS: Teach your child more than 300 words, including the names of Australian animals.
HEAR THE "K" SOUND: This app includes more than 300 words containing the “k” sound, which makes it a fantastic therapy tool for auditory bombardment.
SAY THE "K" SOUND: Although this app is not a substitute for professional intervention it can be used as a great therapy tool or home practice tool, for children learning this sound from a speech pathologist.
STORY TELLING: Expands langauge skills by encouraging your child to narrate the story, you can even record your child’s narration by selecting “record my voice.”
LEARN ANIMAL SOUNDS: Focus on the animal noises in this book and encourage young children to copy the noises.
ANSWER QUESTIONS: encourage your child to answer questions at the end of each page, ensure they answer the question before moving onto the next page e.g. “What did Katie do?” “Who did Katie see?”
LETTER KNOWLEDGE: Use this app as a supporting tool when teaching letter sound correspondence for “K” and “C.”
EARLY READING SKILLS: Promotes awareness of the way words are written and the knowledge that written words have meaning.
www.SpeechPathologyResources.com.au interactive storybooks are perfect for encouraging your child’s speech and language development.
“Katie’s Missing Laugh” is written and designed by Shae Rodgers, Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (Australia) and is aimed at parents, educators and therapists of children aged 2-7 years of age.
Graphics and Programing: DeveoMedia (www.deveomedia.ro)