Our activities are designed and developed to be useful and relevant for a wide age range and curriculum relevance. However, they are also designed to be easy to change. Not every activity will be suitable for all children at all levels. This is where you and the Activity Builder come in!
To get started, choose an activity type from the five choices shown on the start page:
If you want to edit an example activity that we have provided - go for it! - and don't worry, any changes you make to the example activity won't affect it. It will always be safe in the MTI library. Your changes and all your activities will be saved to your library.
Now click this icon from the start screen. This enables you to selected an activity library and an Activity type to edit or create using the Activity Builder
To create a brand new activity of your own, click this icon:
To edit or change an existing activity, select the activity image and then click this icon:
The screen will now display instructions on how to build an activity and explains the step by step process of the Activity Builder which is displayed down the left edge of the screen. If you are editing an existing activity, all steps will be already checked. If you are creating a new activity, checks will appear when each step is completed.
Several pages of guidance are displayed for making or editing the activity type chosen.
This is where you write activity instructions and guidance for the users. Teachers may need to read these for younger children. You can add images here too.
Add a background color, gradient or image from our library or your own files
Add or edit containers for all activity types. We have created lots of them for you to choose from.
Add or edit content. These are images, shapes or text. Use or create your own or choose from our huge image library.
Assessments are optional. You may add true/false, yes/no or multiple choice questions.
Choose options how the activities run or offer feedback. Also add a description and age/grade information for easy searching.
Does what it says on the button. Allows you to try it out for yourself.
Save or Save As . . anywhere. The only place you can't save is to the Example Library. Always a good idea to save as you go along.