Category Archives: Holiday and Special Events

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 … Continue reading

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Late on sending your seasons greetings cards? Create an E-Card in minutes!

If you are like me, time has gotten away from me and those season greetings to friends and family are still waiting to be sent out. With two days to go I am attempting to be at least somewhat thoughtful, … Continue reading

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Appy Thanksgiving! – Giving Thanks with ChatterPix Kids App

Appy Thanksgiving! If we look hard enough, I believe it is easy to find things we are grateful for. My gratitude goes to individuals like you who visit, comment and share on this blog and also guest bloggers and colleagues who share … Continue reading

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4th of July Apps

Looking for 4th of July apps for a road trip, seasonal fireworks celebration without overload, a seasonal social story, or just for fun? Here are a few free or low cost apps with a US Independence Day theme: Real Fireworks Art Show HD (iPad; free)  – … Continue reading

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News-2-You App

Do you subscribe to News-2-You in your special education classroom? Have an iPad? Now you can access the weekly News 2 You Newspaper on your iPad.  AssistiveWare and N2Y new free News 2 You app allows you to access your online subscription … 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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Orgami Genie App – On Sale (and other orgami resources!)

Have you ever used origami as an activity for improving visual perceptual, fine motor and direction following with your students (or some adults if used for napkin folding, creating decorations?) ? I have used books and online resources for thematic origami used with … Continue reading

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