The Prisoner of Carrot Castle

Foster healthy eating habits by sending your learners to a magical land where castles are made out of carrots and trees are actually giant pieces of broccoli! Pupils can explore this interactive storybook and a world where vegetables are the answer.

K - 3rd English Language Arts 5 Views 2 Downloads
App Overview

The Prisoner of Carrot Castle is an engaging story about a boy named Aidan and his adventures with carrots and broccoli. Pupils can listen to or read the story as well as interact with the app to create various sounds and animations.

Features:

  • Turn music on and off
  • Turn narration on and off
  • Pull the carrots at the sides of the page to go back and forth in the story
  • Tap animals and characters for fun sounds and animations
  • Tilt the tablet to move Aidan along a tunnel to see even more rooms in the carrot castle
  • Dress up three different knights as a fun game before or after reading
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Rating Details

  • Adherence to task
  • Worth the money
  • Fun factor
  • Scaffolding of learning
  • User safety
  • Control and feedback
  • How techie do I need to be?
    Novice
Instructional Ideas

  • Pair this fun book with a unit on healthy eating foods
  • If you have a set of tablets available to you, use this app at a station; kids can listen with headphones and tap on all the interactive features
  • Suggest this app to parents of picky eaters
Classroom Considerations

  • Some kids may not connect the fact that all of the villagers are not healthy because they don't eat vegetables, so you may wish to discuss this aspect of the story
  • See the materials for educational activities created by the publisher of the app to pair with The Prisoner of Carrot Castle
Pros

  • The art and animation is charming and will captivate learners' interest
  • The story has a positive message about eating vegetables
Cons

  • None