Category Archives: Fine Motor Development

Kids Bead App and Hands on Beading Activities for Kids

Kids Bead App for Visual Motor or Hands on Beading Activities for Fine Motor Development I stumbled upon this free electronic app for stringing beads and thought this would be a fun electronic activity during the doldrums of winter. I believe most tablet apps support … Continue reading

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Black Friday App Deals

If you are a Black Friday Shopper and love deals, save a few $$ for the app deals offered this weekend. There are an incredible number of apps gone free or on sale, so checking some of your favorite sale … Continue reading

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iOT Session App

iOT Session is a new iPad app (2.99) developed by Dr. Frederick Covington OTD. It addresses fine motor/dexterity, visual perceptual, visual scanning, visual tracking and handwriting/letter formation skills. Tasks are measured, timed or scored with data  saved for each user for comparison … Continue reading

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AppoLearning App – Gone Free

Apps and services that provide app reviews are a great source when scouring for the right app. There are several that are my favorite go to apps for reviews – KinderTown app and Autism App providing a rating and overview … Continue reading

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iOT Screener App

The iOT Screener app is a free screening tool for professionals and parents who may have concerns regarding their child or student. Created by Dr. Frederick B. Covington, OTD, the iOT Screener  app requests the user to input answers to general information about the child … Continue reading

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Ergo Stylus from The Pencil Grip Inc.

I just received the Ergo Stylus from The Pencil Grip Inc. folks, and I am excited to trial this stylus having used The Pencil Grip , as my favorite utensil grip, with many, many kids for all kinds of tools (pencils, pens, crayons, markers, pencil … Continue reading

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Cut the Buttons App

Cut the Buttons is a free app (but with in app purchases) for iPhone and iPad that actually resembles a fine motor task. Promoting use of the iPad as a fine motor tool stretches my professional sense of what fine motor involves … Continue reading

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OT’s with Apps mTool Kit App List

OT’s with Apps mTool Kit App List Updated 6-2-2013 (click on above link for Word doc app list) It’s been a while since the OT’s with Apps mTool Kit list has been updated. Please find this new list at the … Continue reading

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Pictus Kid’s Coloring Book App

Children’s Day (the first Sunday in June) brings some free offers to iTunes store for kids. Pictus – Kids Coloring Book app for iPad is one providing kids of all ages (young and old) coloring activities to occupy them this summer (and all … Continue reading

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Free App Friday Deals

There are many Free App Friday apps to check out today. With an early start (and no immediate reports to write this morning) here are a few apps I thought would be great in a teacher’s, OT’s or parents iTool … Continue reading

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