Award-winning educator announces first in a series of interactive play-to-learn games proven to develop reading skills.
The worldwide release of Spider’s Lunch by bloomzoom (www.bloomzoom.com) is hailed by experts as a winner. It’s an app full of family-friendly games and activities to build children’s reading skills while they play.
Spider’s Lunch was developed by Stefanie Goodson, an award–winning educator with over 30 years of classroom experience. Adapted from the highly successful reading program she developed for her first graders, Spider’s Lunch builds reading skills for children ages 3-8 unlike any other method.
Building blocks of reading
Spider’s Lunch is the first in a series of interactive apps that focus on increasing fluency, comprehension, vocabulary, phonics and phonemic awareness in a disguised-learning format.
This complete leveled literacy system increases children’s reading skills by encompassing the 5 major components of literacy. (Phonics, Vocabulary, Fluency, Comprehension, Phonemic Awareness) Each of the activities matches the appropriate reading skills to the story.
With intuitive interface and controls, engaging “leveled” stories, exciting games, beautiful illustrations and challenging activities, children are quickly immersed and engaged for hours.
- Intuitive interface designed with children in mind
- No in app purchases
- Engaging story with beautiful artwork
- Exciting games and activities with fun sound effects and animation
- Pause the game at any time
- Easy-to-follow voice instructions and feedback
- On/off read-to-me audio
- Shake to roll dice
Success for life
Stefanie believes the better children can read, the more successful they will be. Playing to learn with Spider’s Lunch is a proven way for children to build the reading skills they will use for a lifetime.
Technical details and links
Spider’s Lunch is available on the iOS® app store :
Spider’s Lunch is currently available exclusively for the Apple iPad®. Versions for the Apple iPhone® and Apple iPod touch® are in development.
About Stefanie Goodson
Stefanie Goodson has been a wizard at introducing kids to the wonders of reading for 31 years. As a first grade teacher in an inclusion classroom, teaching a range of students—from the highest achievers, to those with ADHD, autism, reactive attachment disorder, and dyslexia—was part of her daily lesson plan. With the belief that all children can learn to love reading through play, bloomzoom has become her labor of love. In her free time, she enjoys reading a good book, especially on the beach.