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H5P Guess the animals Flashcards

I previously posted about using H5P to create various ‘Guess the animals’ H5P activities.

This month I’m sharing another version – which is created using the H5P Flashcard content type.

My criteria for building all this content is:

  • It has to work well on a mobile phone – my children want to play them when we are out, and I’m designing them for other people who might want to use them via a mobile device too.
  • I want really nice clear images – most of the free Apps I found previously have really poor animal images
  • I want the activity to have simple learning opportunities through pop-up tips, help text etc.- in this case using the location of the animal (e.g. Australia or Africa), and also describing the animal (e.g. Mammal, Insect, Marsupial)
  • I want it to be really easy to navigate and read for children – possible using it on their own – with my target audience initially being my daughters aged 4 and 6
  • I want it to be fun!

This time I’ve used broadly the same animal questions and images, but using H5P Flashcards, rather than a Quiz, Column, or Dialog Cards.

I really like the visual appearance of the Flashcard activity, and the visual strong design is definitely part of the attraction here.

I’ve made numerous changes to the H5P behaviour and language here – so it’s optimised for a) mobile use, and b) younger learner audience.

I’ve also made an effort with the tips before and after – which I use as discussion points with the kids as we go through the cards.

As with the other examples, I’ve attributed everything correctly, so if you want to share and use this content in any way you want … please do!  Also give me feedback on any typing mistakes or any other type of improvement you think of – just let me know and I’ll update 🙂

But here you go – feel free to share and use 🙂

Stuart Mealor
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Stuart Mealor

Stuart is interested in all things e-learning, with specific interests in Moodle, e-learning strategy, and business development. His experience in education over 30 years, MBA in International Business, and knowledge of e-learning systems implementation, together with graphic design background, give him a unique skill set for e-learning projects.

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