Category Archives: Primary Grades

Apps Gone Free!

Here are a few great apps gone free – for a limited time – appropriate for OT intervention and administration: Notability, an app for iPad/ iPhone is currently free (typically 2.99) for a limited time. This app provides organization of information by … Continue reading

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Ready to Print App Updated!

Ready to Print app for iPad (9.99), Android (7.99)   and for Kindle Ready to Print (Kindle Tablet Edition) (7.99) by Dianne Reid, OT at Essare.net is a well-developed pre writing/ letter formation app that provides graded levels of multiple visual motor and visual perceptual … Continue reading

Posted in Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Assessment, AT for Handwriting, eBook Creating, Education, Elementary School, Fine Motor Development, Finger Isolation, Handwriting, iPad, Kindle, Letter Formation, Occupational Therapy, Pre-writing, Primary Grades, Writing | Leave a comment

Writing Wizard

Writing Wizard app for iPhone and iPad (2.99) developed by L’ Escapadou.com (developer of Word Wizard app), is another letter formation app (how many can you have??) that provides great options to support practice of specific curriculum fonts: Zaner Bloser DeNealian Handwriting Without Tears This … Continue reading

Posted in Accessories, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, AT for Handwriting, Early Childhood, Education, Elementary School, Emergent Literacy, Handwriting, iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod/iPad Accessory, Letter Formation, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Pre-writing, Primary Grades, Writing | Leave a comment

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

Posted in App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Early Childhood, Elementary School, Fine Motor Development, Free apps, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Just for Fun, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Primary Grades, Special education, Stylus, Visual Motor, Visual Perception | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Apps for OT's, Assessment, Fine Motor Development, Finger Isolation, Formative Assessment, iPad, Letter Formation, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Primary Grades, School Based Interventions, Visual Perception | 4 Comments

Toca Boca Builders – Free (for a limited time)

For those that work with preschool to early elementary aged students, Toca Boca is a familiar name for the creative apps they produce. For a limited time, their app Toca Builders (iPhone/iPad) is free. Developed with 6-8 year olds in mind, … Continue reading

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Moose Math – A New Duck Duck Moose App

The folks at Duck Duck Moose develop great, classic preschool and primary skill apps. Among their apps are the classic Wheels on the Bus, Itsy Bitsy Spider, Old MacDonald and Baa Baa Black Sheep as well as their other preschool apps as Draw and Tell, Fish School … Continue reading

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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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Preschool Visual Motor Apps Gone Free!

Here are a few apps with visual motor activities gone free for the weekend. Whether they are for a day or for a few days is not always known so check them out soon to see if they will be added to your … Continue reading

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Endless Alphabet app

Endless Alphabet app is one of those must have apps if you are working with young children. Free, Endless Alphabet is definitely a bargain and certainly worth an in- app purchase of .99 to remove ads. Child tested, this is a motivating and … Continue reading

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