Category Archives: Pre-writing

OT’s with Apps Workshop: “Apps and Application for Your School Based OT mTool Kit!

Interested in learning about apps related to school based Occupational Therapy intervention and administrative tasks? Join OT’s with App’s for “Apps and Application for Your School Based OT mTool Kit” August 7th & 8th ! Registration Information For more information visit … Continue reading

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Dexteria Jr App from Binary Labs

  Dexteria Jr. app for iPad (2.99) is described on Binary Labs website as “a set of hand and finger exercises that help develop fine motor skills and handwriting readiness. The activities are specially designed for kids age 2-5. New characters, … Continue reading

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Shapes Touch and Write for iPad – Gone Free!

Reminder… Shapes Touch and Write  gone free today! For more information on the app see Shapes Touch and Write for iPad post dated October 25, 2012. Carol

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Shapes Touch and Write by FizzBrain – (Gone Free on October 26!)

Are you familiar with FizzBrain’s apps, Touch and Write and Cursive Touch and Write? Fizzbrain’s developers have created a new iPad app, Shapes Touch and Write, currently 2.99 gone free tomorrow – October 26! So what’s Shapes Touch and Write about? Drawing with shaving … Continue reading

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Ready to Print Update

Ready to Print app, a (iPad, 9.99) pre-writing app created by Diane Reid OTR,  has been upgraded to include lower case letters (Zaner Bloser style of letter formation). Features of the app, as described on the Ready to Print website,  make it great tool … Continue reading

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Ready to Print – A Pre-Writing App

Ready to Print app – A pre-writing app for the iPad (9.99). Diane Reid, Occupational Therapist, created this pre-writing app as a supplement to develop the foundational skills of beginning writers. There are few such apps out there that truly provide visual motor activities in … Continue reading

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123 Color HD: Talking Coloring Book – Just Another Coloring Book App? Take a Closer Look…

 123 Color HD: Talking Coloring Book app has been around for a while however quiet enhanced from its first version!. Available for iPad, iPhone/iPod and currently free (just for today?), this app provides coloring pages for elementary students with fair to … Continue reading

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Drawing with the – Squiggles App

Squiggles – A Fun Pre-Writing Development App! Squiggles  – is a fun, animated pre-writing and drawing app that will make you wiggle and giggle drawing squiggles or lines and more! This is sure to motivate students to engage in pre-writing tasks! … Continue reading

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Grasshopper Apps has Freed Another App – Little Reader

Grasshopper apps makes awesome apps that can be customized in a number of ways for students. You can record and import your own pictures, create a favorites list and choose specific content in the settings.  We use the apps at school for a … Continue reading

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Even More Fine Motor Apps

Looking for even more fine motor apps? Preschool Connect the Dots Game App – Compatible with iPad/iPhone (.99), provides over 200 puzzles with features allowing choices of connecting by numbers, upper and lower case letters. Customization of features such as autoplay, … Continue reading

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