Exploring Art with Widgets
Although art may not be an obvious area to use BookWidgets in, you can create some fun and interesting explorations of paintings with widgets. Describing Paintings Interactively Most paintings have a lot going on in them. Describing and understanding where each little feature of a painting can be found can be challenging. This is where a Hotspot Image can come in handy. Take, for example, Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s Netherlandish Proverbs: this painting illustrates over 100 different proverbs in a single scene.
The Jigsaw Puzzle Widget: Make your own puzzles
Because of the high demand, we created a widget for one of the most classic games out there: the jigsaw puzzle. Jigsaw puzzles are not only exciting to put together, they also trigger reasoning, analyzing, and problem solving, making them a fun way to learn and develop basic skills.
Down Memory Lane: The Little Professor
Ah, Christmas holidays: that time of the year when we visit our friends and relatives, and reminisce all night about “when we were young”. This year turned out no different for me. While visiting my parents, I took a trip in between dinner courses to their attic to dig for childhood memories, and I found this little gem buried below layers of dust:
Fun Classroom Activity: Bingo
“Bingo!” Who doesn’t like the thrill of finding the last item on your list, jumping out of your chair, and shouting you won? Bingo is an incredibly fun game to play in group, is very easy to play, and can help rehearse anything from language vocabulary to math and historical facts. Everyone can play the game together, regardless of level. And best of all, you can create your own, customized Bingo cards for iPad in only a few minutes using the Bingo widget.