School Versions include: Teacher's Guide and 2 CDs in a handy 3-ring binder, toll-free technical support, a lifetime warranty, and a 30-day approval policy.
Learning Opportunities Strengthen Creativity Build Writing and Editing Skills Explore Concepts of Character and Setting Incorporate Multimedia Components into Storymaking Process Develop Verbal Communication Skills Expand Vocabulary Features:
Destination: Rain Forest's Main Screen What's in your story? Choose from hundreds of stickers including Kuna Indians, plants, animals, and Explorer Kids. Do you want the jaguar to walk in front of-or behind-the waterfall? You decide! Animate stickers with a click! Make the Kuna chief speak or the jaguar roar. You can make sounds for every sticker! Water birds and other stickers automatically grow or shrink as you move them close to you or far away.
Rain Forest's Edit Screen For a close-up of rain forest plant life, choose a "Zoom" scene and add your favorite insects, amphibians and arachnids!
Rain Forest's Fact Book Where do spider monkeys live? In the canopy! Learn about rain forest life in the Fact Book and include details in your stories.
Print storybooks in color or black and white, or watch them come alive on-screen in View Mode.
Use the Sticker Editor to change a sticker's size and appearance.
Use Text Tools to write and edit text.
In Dear Parents, a former teacher with 20 years of experience offers parents advice about encouraging their children's writing.
Story Ideas will spark your child's imagination!
Adult Options let you customize the program to suit your child.
Auto-sizing stickers grow as you move them to the front of a scene and shrink as you move them into the background..
Smart Stickers go where you drag them: in- or outside a hut, behind or in front of waterfall. It's up to you!
Use Sound Tools to make stickers sing, laugh, speak or bark; to narrate your story page by page; and to choose theme music to set the mood!