Holiday Apps for Preschoolers

Here are a few apps that provide some preschool educational or mobile app touch learning with a holiday theme. Certainly there are more, however these are currently free (time line for free is unknown…). Whether for learning shapes, focused attention, language or motivation, these apps might be considered for your eTool Kit if you are working with preschool children.

tiggly-christmas-pictTiggly Christmas app (free; iOS) has a Christmas theme while working on shape recognition. Can be used with or without the Tiggly Shapes.



Bogga Christmas Tree app (free; iOS and .99 for Android ) presents a Christmas tree to decorate suited to young children



  Toca Boca Hair Salon Christmas Gift app (free; iOS) is a fun game for all ages.



Cookie Doodle (.99; iOS ) a classic app for cookie creating and engagement on an iPad for developing touch control and language.


Make Cookies app (free; Android) A simple cookie making app for android.


Do you have seasonal apps you use with young children?




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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