Tagged With: Textease
This week the Digital Leaders built on from their skills and learnt how to change the font and size of their text (we decided to type our favourite food!) They also learnt that the text could be rotated and placed anywhere on the Textease page. These skills were going to come in very handy for … Continue reading
This week the Digital Leaders got creative with the Textease stamp tool. We found out that there were lots of stamps hidden!!! For example there were lots of different fruits hidden inside the orange! We talked about different ways the stamps could be used and then used them in a creative way. Some people used … Continue reading
This week the Digital Leaders explored the Textease tools that allowed them to draw with squares and triangles and drew some amazing pictures!! They are really excited about showing their class later in the week how to do it. “Drawing with the triangle grid was much harder than the squares but it did mean that … Continue reading
This week the Digital Leaders got to grips with colour mixing and using the symmetry tool. “There are loads of cool colours that you can make that aren’t on the normal palette like purple and orange and lots of weird colours!” “I really like that you can change the rainbow brush, if you mix in … Continue reading
I was so excited that we had our very first Digital Team meeting today. We will be having Digital Team meetings on alternate weeks – Magpies and Wrens (Team A) will meet together on week 1 and Swans and Swifts (Team B) will meet together on week 2. At each meeting 6 children from each … Continue reading
This week the Digital Leaders and Helpers have been working towards finishing off their board games. They have coloured the background and pathway, added text to selected squares, added clipart and a title – phew! We are really looking forward to getting them all printed out and playing them with all the year 1 children.
“Today we used Textease to draw the outline of our board game. It was easy because the programme let us draw the straight lines easily. We saved it and next time we will colour it in.”
Fresh from the Christmas break the Digital Leaders and Helpers were raring to go on the latest project of designing and making board games to remind the Yr 1 children about how to keep themselves safe on the computer or tablet (in fact with anyone they didn’t know well!) In the first session they drew … Continue reading
This week the Digital Leaders and Helpers have been learning how to fill in their game board pathway and background. The boards really have started to look good – next time we will be adding the text and clipart.