Friday, 5 August 2016

Words that Rhyme Games for iPad and Android Devices

Hi All,

Just to let you know that I've redeveloped the first set of Words That Rhyme (the ones with the bees in) games so that they now run on iPad and Android devices. i.e. tablets... nearly there, converting the interactive reading games to run in tablet browsers has been a huge task! Actually, this particular set of games have long been due an overhaul; they were one of the first sets I made way back in 2005! Wow, 11 years ago as I write today! So it was good to get stuck into making them better and of course to work on the iPad.

OK, so here are some screen grabs and some links - have fun playing them.

Very excited about the plans that we have for the site... including of course Operation Rescue Lucy... which is finished but waiting for its new home in a subscription site which will have a very low price that will help us cover our costs and continue developing content whilst giving you quality content that you can use to support your teaching of literacy at school and at home. 

Friday, 29 April 2016

Full stop games for iPad and Android Tablets

Hi All,

Just to let you know I've uploaded new versions of the Full Stops Beginners game today. This is the simple version with just one sentence and of course the jumping snails. Works really well on an iPad in Safari and also on Chrome on an Android tablet - so have fun playing with them.

Just about to start work on the advanced full stops game and should have this done during May. This is all part of the big push to get the site fully operational on tablets via tablet browsers, naturally, since Flash player seems to be phasing out this is the way forward.

Here are some screen grabs:

You can access the game from the normal games menu on and also direct from the links below:
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
Game 5

Operation Rescue Lucy is going to be launched in September with a following wind. If you like to preview it with some of your class then I'm looking for 5 schools to pilot it. Let me know and I'll send you some links to access the story.

Monday, 22 February 2016

Does it make sense for iPad and Android

Hi All,

Just to let you know that you can access the 'Does it make sense?' games now for your iPads and Android devices. I have just converted the game so it will run on tablets - it's the one with Zara having a dream about space travel.

Have fun using it… here are the links to the games:
Does it make sense 1
Does it make sense 2
Does it make sense 3
Does it make sense 4
Does it make sense 5

And some screen grabs.

Best wishes


Thursday, 11 February 2016

Capital Letter Games for iPad and Android

Hi All,

Just to let you know that I have converted another batch of games so that they run on iPads and Android tablets. I have just finished and uploaded the Capital Letter Beginners' games.

Easy to access, just follow the links next to the older links that say NEW try our tablet version of this game... or access them here. I have also jazzed it up a little too and made it bigger...

Remember to get your capital letters correct so that it helps Zara's space dream come true!

Here are some screen grabs for you and some links.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Words Within Words for Tablets (iPad and Android)

Another quick blog post... just converted another flash reading game into one for iPad and Android tablets. It's been on my website for quite some time and now pleased to announce it's another one you'll be able to use on your tablets.

Help give Lucy some toys to brighten up her cell at the zoo by finding the words within the words. BTW, Operation Rescue Lucy is finished but we're building a new site for it, more on that later.

Here are the links you need (already on the website) plus a few screen grabs.
Happy Christmas to you all.

Words within words (open, small, still, train)
Words within words (other, start, thing, crayon)
Words within words (before, kitten, catch, clean)
Words within words (donkey, today, often, narrow)
Words within words (barking, think, another, teacher)

Thursday, 19 November 2015

Singular Plural (adding 's') for iPads and Android

Hi All,

Pleased to announce that another reading game has been converted so that it plays nicely on an iPad or Android devices. It's the Singular Plural adding 's' game that sees Lucy in her zoo cell, place the singular and plural words correctly and you get to give Lucy something to decorate her zoo cell with.

There are five versions of the game covering: words we use at school, words we use on the farm, words we use at home, clothes we wear and food we eat.

Here's a screen grab - you can access the game here...
Singular plural game for iPad and Android
Help Lucy sort her singular and plural words...

Don't forget that these games are free and also come with lesson plans plus printables to help you save time.

Don't worry Lucy, Roy is on the way to rescue you. Quick update on Operation Lucy... it's finished! Wo... that took a long time, but sorry it's not accessible yet as we're working on the site that will go with it. Will keep you updated from this blog.

Saturday, 15 August 2015

High Frequency Word Games for Tablets (iPad and Android)

Hi All, just to let you know that I have converted another set of games into versions that will run on an iPad plus other tablet devices (e.g. Kindlefire, Nexus, Hudl, Samsung Galaxy), but also on smart phones (iPhone, Android etc.). The new versions focus on the learning of high frequency words; notably for days of the week, months of the year, numbers to twenty, and colours (with a US version: colors also).

If you use RTZ frequently you'll know this game theme well; it's the one with Uncle Tom in it getting ready for bed... sort the high frequency words into their correct order and then if successful you can give Uncle Tom one of his bedtime bits (glass of water, hay, socks and a blanket). Here's a screen grab for you...

And some links to the content:
- Days of the week
- Months of the year
- Colours (UK version)
- Colors (US version)
- Numbers to twenty

Just to finish off, if you're wondering how progress is going with Operation Rescue Lucy, then I am nearly there! Only 3 pictures left to colour (out of 77). I will then need to put into the right format so it can accessed so I hope to have it to you mid autumn term (with a following wind). There will be a small affordable price associated with it.

Any feedback on any of the above, as always gratefully received.

Best wishes


Tim Bowerbank