Thanks to Christina Scheer MHS, OT from Grafton School District in Wisconsin for her recommendation of the Bugs and Buttons app. Ms. Scheer reported Bugs and Buttons is a favorite of her students.
Bugs and Buttons app for iPhone and iPad ($2.99) is packed full of 18 educational games and visual motor activities for students. Geared to preschool and kindergarten, its provides a wide variety basic counting, sorting, patterning, tracing, matching color identification activities. See the list of all of the activities below. Here are images of a few activities included in the app:
Of the 18 activities provided, some have progressive skill levels. Here is a listing of the activities and which are progressive:
What a great app for OT’s working on visual motor and preschool/kindergarten skills. Thank you to Christina Scheer, OT for her Bugs and Buttonsapp recommendation!
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About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS
OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments.
A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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LOVE this app! My students request it all the time.
Thank you Carol for your comment! Sounds like a tried and true app for OT’s!
Have a great day!!