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SwitchIt - Dinosaurs Extra


SwitchIt - Dinosaurs Extra


Product Description

Please note: SwitchIt! Dinosaurs Extra software is downloadable software delivered via email within 2-3 days of receipt of order.


Encounter lots of fascinating creatures in this exciting addition to the SwitchIt! series. Look at the dinosaurs’ behaviour, their habitat and how they hunt or forage. See the pterodactyl catch fish to eat – but what eats the pterodactyl? What happens when the cavemen encounter a sabre toothed tiger? See if anyone can roar louder than the tyrannosaurus rex, and find out if the mammoth can rescue her baby from the tar pit. Watch as the mollusca turns into a fossil. Also covers a brontosaurus, triceratops, velociraptor, stegosaurus and more.

Extra Resources!

SwitchIt! Extras include these great resources, activities and worksheets:

Computer Activities

Each program has additional on-screen activities around its theme. Use a mouse, touch monitor or interactive whiteboard. For details see


Each title has many worksheets for you to print out, including:

  • Dot to dot
  • Odd one out
  • Fill in the missing letter
  • Matching words to pictures
  • Colour flash cards
  • Story sequencing cards
  • Colouring pages
  • Number work 1 to 5
  • Number lines
  • ‘Talk about’ cards
  • Tracking activities
  • Small picture cards - for matching, memory games, sorting or lotto.

Braille Worksheets

The CD includes many worksheets designed to be printed onto swell paper and put through a heat machine to create tactile activities.

What are SwitchIt! Extra Flash Cards?


‘Flash Cards’ are single images taken from the program’s theme. They appear on screen in response to switch presses, with an additional press to hear the accompanying text spoken.


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What are SwitchIt! Extra Picture Builds?


‘Picture Builds’ create composite pictures piece by piece, in response to switch presses. You can vary the number of presses required in order to build the complete picture. When it is complete, the user is rewarded by lots of exciting animation and sound.


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SwitchIt! Extra Stories?


‘Stories’ are stepped, animated sequences that are revealed in response to switch presses. There are four-second pauses between each step, to encourage students to watch and understand the unfolding story. You can use these to discuss what the characters are doing and why.

Also included is a new Picture Menu. This will allow non-literate students to choose which story or picture they would like to play, from a selection chosen by the teacher or carer.

Try out T-Rex activity at Help Kidz Learn.

Try out Fossil Hunter activity at Help Kidz Learn.

Also try one of the stories - all about a swooping Pterodactyl.

System requirements: Windows 10, 8, 7


Not compatible with Windows RT Windows RT is a version of Microsoft Windows built to run on ARM-based tablets and PCs. It works exclusively with apps available from the Windows Store.

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