Category Archives: Visual Motor

Toca Robot Lab App Gone Free

After three or more years of curating apps, considering trialing an app, much less downloading has to have a definite function or created by trusted developers. Toca Boca apps are well developed and provide great features and fun.  Toca Robot … Continue reading

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Maze Activity App Suggestions – From the Voice(s) of Experience

Thanks to comments from a recent post entitled “Mazes Activities – Magnetic Maze Boards or an App?“, I received some good suggestions of apps with bilateral, maze activities embedded with academic tasks. HT (hat tip) to Dana C. and Michelle P. who suggested … Continue reading

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Mazes Activities – Magnetic Maze Boards or an App?

Maze activities have been a fun visual motor, fine motor coordination and spatial reasoning task for students. I especially enjoyed (and so did the kids!) the magnetic maze activities we used with students on 1:1 or as provided in play centers … Continue reading

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Kidori Pen Easy App

Looking for a fresh visual motor app? Kidori produces maze, letter and number apps for iPad , that are graded as easy, intermediate and advanced. Only the Easy Mazes App (works on iPad OS 4.0 – iPad 1 and up) … Continue reading

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Dexteria Dots 2 – Fine Motor Skills and Math Concepts

Dexteria Dots 2 App Review from Teachers with Apps (As Scooped from: Dexteria Dots 2 – Fine Motor Skills and Math Concepts ) Binary Labs is known for quality educational apps, and Dexteria Dots 2 readily joins the ranks with exceptional content … Continue reading

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Bug Art App – Another Little Bit Studio App – On Sale!

Familiar with the Little Bit Studio Apps, Bugs & Buttons, Bubbles and Buttons, Bugs & Buttons 2, Bugs and Numbers, often favored apps of OT’s? Bug Art app (iPad/iPhone; on sale for 1.99) is their newest app that provides some fun summertime visual … 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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