It soon will be here, Christmas, Kwanzaa and Hanukkah and what apps might help with the celebration and learning?
Fun Educational Apps has numerous apps listed for the holidays. Here are some apps that appear appropriate for occupational therapy and educational interventions :
Kid’s Christmas Pattern Game (free) for iPhone and iPad provides a little season variation to a skill game of patterning. Rated for 4 year olds and up, this seasonal app will continue to provide practice with sequencing.
Bo’s Matching Game – (Free) for iPhone and iPad provides early learners with practice with matching 6, 12 or 20 cards. Described as appropriate for toddlers and preschoolers, special needs students of with primary skill levels may enjoy this seasonal matching game. Images are sketches rather than real items.
Christmas Joy Puzzles – (free) for iPhone and iPad provides 4 different scenes with 20 different puzzles to assemble for preschool aged children.
iLuv Drawing Santa (free) for iPad, is back again provides 13 different step by step seasonal drawing activities for ages 5 to 99 years. iLuv Drawing apps are great apps providing winter theme images to draw. Great for therapy.
Fun Educational Apps has many more apps for Christmas to check out!
Other cultural and seasonal apps as listed in Digital Storytime’s Top Kids Apps for the Holidays:
Menorah’s By Kids (free) for iPhone and iPad. Light electronic Menorah candles on your iDevice, recite blessing and color your own Menorah are some of the choices in this app.
Kwanzaa Puzzles (free) for iPhone and iPad offers 10 puzzles with three levels of difficulty in a Kwanzaa theme.
Christmas Characters (free) for iPhone and iPad is a word game for all ages. 100 different words for all ages. Younger children may require assistance.
Some fun and learning apps for your OT or teaching iTool Kit!
Do you have any other favorite holiday apps?