Tagged With: Textease
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.
This term the digital leaders and helpers are making board games with an esafety message. We started by designing our board pathway on a paper grid and then transferring that on to Textease, by using the grid pattern and snapping the lines to the dots. Next time we will be adding a coloured background and … Continue reading
This week the digital leaders used the images they had saved from Pixabay in the last lesson and put them into a poster using Textease. This was the first time that they had to navigate through their files to find the images and add them to their work. It took a little bit of practice … Continue reading
This week the Digital Leaders and Helpers have been learning how to add text to their Esafety board games, so they can teach this to the rest of their class during their lessons this week. It was a little bit harder than it first looked but everyone was pleased with how their game board looked … Continue reading
This week the Digital Leaders started the process of drawing out their esafety board games on to the computer using Textease. We used the snap to grid function so that it was easy to copy the board that we had drawn the week before. We filled all the squares with colours and then picked some … Continue reading