Octobo and The Great Letter Search Mini Games

 

Play fun mini games in the Octobo Story app that seamlessly integrate the concepts of the Great Letter Search story about letters, spelling, and vocabulary! 8 fun mini games await you throughout the letter search journey.

 

"C" – Clap for the Crane

When you place the “C” token in Octobo’s bowl, clap your hands to help the crane fly away!

Benefits:

  • Promotes physical activity
  • Promotes active engagement with Octobo

 

"F" – Count the Fish

When you place the “F” token in Octobo’s bowl, pat Octobo’s head each time you see a fish!

Benefits:

  • Teaches 1:1 correspondence
  • Improves hand-eye coordination
  • Requires gross-motor control
  • Teaches counting

 

"J" – Jumping Game

When you place the “J” token in Octobo’s bowl, jump around with Octobo!

Benefits:

  • Promotes physical activity
  • Allows child to expend active energy

 

"K" – Key to Celebration

When you place the “K” token in Octobo’s bowl, Octobo will sing a song that your child can dance to!

Benefits:

  • Requires focus
  • Improves rhythm
  • Promotes physical activity
  • Improves balance & coordination

 

"L" – Lion Game

When you place the “L” token in Octobo’s bowl, it’s time to cheer and clap for the lion!

Benefits:

  • Teaches voice/volume control
  • Promotes emotional awareness
  • Encourages prosocial behaviors

 

"R" – Whack-a-Rabbit

When you place the “R” token in Octobo’s bowl, it’s time to catch the rabbit!

Benefits:

  • Improves hand-eye coordination
  • Requires fine-motor control
  • Promotes executive functioning (resisting impulses)

 

"X" – Xylophone Game

When you place the “X” token in Octobo’s bowl, your child transforms into a musician!

Benefits:

  • Improves hand-eye coordination
  • Requires fine-motor control
  • Requires gross-motor control
  • Requires focus

 

"Z" – Pull the Zipper

At the end of your search, place the “Z” token in Octobo’s bowl and open the tent to unveil the ABC's and sing along!

Benefits:

  • Improves hand-eye coordination
  • Teaches letters
  • Improves rhythm

 

 

*BONUS* Spelling Game!

Time to spell what you see! Put each letter of the word pictured in Octobo’s bowl before times runs out!

Benefits:

  • Provides spelling practice
  • Requires phonetic awareness
  • Teaches sound blending
  • Requires focus

 

 


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