Speech with Milo: Preposition is a great fun educational app to help children learn preposition words. Easy to use it offers many options that allow you to use it in many different ways. Developed by Poorani Doonan, a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, it is a top learning apps to support all kids and highly recommended for children with special needs.
Speech with Milo: Top Learning App
There are many learning app out there and Fun Educational Apps is constantly looking for great ones. Today we want to let you know about a top app that focuses specifically on prepositions - all these terms we use with words and pronouns to indicate place, time, position or means –
Speech with Milo: Preposition – Help toddlers and pre-schoolers understand the meaning of preposition
Speech with Milo: Prepositions offers a useful and entertaining way to teach over 20 prepositions to children. It is a great app for parents who want to reinforce the learning of the English language or Spanish Language. It is also a great tool for speech therapists as it offers many options that allows customization according to the need of the kids.
Speech with Milo uses a visual and auditory approach. For each preposition kids need to tap on Milo, the cute little mouse to start the action. Watch Milo and then you have various options. You can ask your kids questions or tap on “Phrase” to listen to the meaning. It is easy to use, colourful and will get all your toddlers or pre-schooler’s attention.
App Update Nov.2011- Speech with Milo has been updated and now offers:
Speech with Milo Preposition now offers a section in the app with "Speech Therapy Ideas". These are the ideas that are offered on Speach with Milo Facebook page 3 times a week, but now all these ideas are offered in the app. Something unique that no other Special Education app does.
Animation have been enhanced.
What Fun Educational Apps Liked
At Fun Educational Apps we liked all the options available. You can plan your learning session with the kids. Select only a few prepositions or all of them depending on what you want to review with the kids, the choice is up to you. You can also decide if you want to show the action in random order or not. It allows you to customize each session with your kids.
Each animation is simple and does a great job to demonstrate the meaning of the preposition. Kids can take part by taping on Milo, watch and listen. You can use Speech with Milo as a basis for learning. If your kids did not get the meaning, you can repeat the action by taping on Milo again and as many time as your want; or you can listen to the audio statement by taping on “phrase” and your kids will listen to a sentence using the preposition. After each preposition you can discuss with your kids, ask them to act it out or simply move on to the next one.
If you are teaching Spanish to your kids, note that Speech with Milo preposition is also avaibale in Spanish. A great tool to learn another language, the animation will greatly help children with comprehension.
Overall it is a very affordable and great tool for learning. It will engage toddlers or pre-schoolers and will support older kids with learning difficulties. As with most learning apps, it is best to go over it with your children as it will strength their learning. Once you went over with them, you can then let your kids review each action on their own; Speech with Milo is very easy use. Make sure to read the instruction so you can find various suggestions on how to expand learning.
If you like Speech with Milo, we also recommend you to have a look at the other apps in the Speech with Milo series. We liked the learning opportunities and concept and Speech with Milo is joining Fun Educational Apps favourite list.
Speech with Milo is available for download via the iTunes App Store
Speech with Milo Prepostion is also awailable in Spanish: (Spanish) Speech with Milo- Prepositions
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