Category Archives: Stylus

More Styluses for Big and Little Hands

As an OT, I like tool options.  Like different qualities of pencils and pens, styluses provide some of those same types of choices on the iPad. We all have our favorites tools, but it is nice to see what else is out there. So, here are just … Continue reading

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Learn to Write with Mr. Pencil by Leap Frog

Learn to Write with Mr Pencil stylus and app created by Leap Frog is an emergent writing app featuring tracing lines, shapes and letters using the Leap Frog stylus for ages 3-6 years. The Mr. Pencil stylus is available online … Continue reading

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OT’s with Apps – Apps and Application for Your School Based OT mTool Kit

Interested in learning about apps mobile device equipment related to school based Occupational Therapy intervention? Join OT’s with App’s for “Apps and Application for Your School Based OT mTool Kit” August 11th & 12th! Prior workshop participants received over $60 of free … Continue reading

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AppCrayon Stylus

A thank you to Dano for supplying participants at my recent OT’s with Apps @ School Workshop a complimentary Dano AppCrayon Stylus for Kids. This stylus had come recommended by another OT during a previous workshop (thank you Joan!), so … Continue reading

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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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Wet Dry Try Suite App

Handwriting Without Tears® is a handwriting program used by therapists and teachers providing a multisensory approach to learning letter formation for preschool and elementary aged students. The complete program components include many hands on tools making it a concrete, perceptual and developmental approach to learning … 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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