Tag Archives: Early Childhood

Button, Button, Do You Have the Button Board ?

I have a bit of an issue suggesting iPad apps as fine motor skill apps, I consider them visual motor activities with true fine motor skills developed using haptic skills of in-hand manipulation, tactile discrimination with three-dimensional objects. There are a … Continue reading

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Bitsboard Pro App Gone Free

Are you familiar with Bitsboard app? By the developers at Grasshopper apps, this fabulous iPad language app provides many activities that are customizable activities for students with special needs. Thinking this is just for speech or the special education teacher?  Think again! For students … 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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Pictus Kid’s Coloring Book App

Children’s Day (the first Sunday in June) brings some free offers to iTunes store for kids. Pictus – Kids Coloring Book app for iPad is one providing kids of all ages (young and old) coloring activities to occupy them this summer (and all … Continue reading

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Free App Friday Deals

There are many Free App Friday apps to check out today. With an early start (and no immediate reports to write this morning) here are a few apps I thought would be great in a teacher’s, OT’s or parents iTool … Continue reading

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Let’s Trace App!

Let’s Trace app is a visual motor integration app for the iPad (.99) that presents simple strokes and shape drawing in a developmental progression. Let’s Tracing app provides visual motor practice for 2-5 year olds learning to trace within lines … 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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Matching – Colorful Card Concentration Game

Matching Colorful Card Concentration Game app made for iPhone and iPad is a new Ellies Games app for young children. Features as described by iTunes : FEATURES: ● Vibrant, Visually Stimulating Colors ● Playful Music ● 10 Categories (Animals, Insects, Cars, … Continue reading

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Counting Dots Gone Free!

Counting Dots app, an iPhone/iPad app developed by Ellie’s Games, is a counting app with numbers one to one million. Gone free (not sure for how long). Here are the features as described in the iTunes account: FEATURES: ● Vibrant, … Continue reading

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Drawnimal App – Paper Drawing with Your iPad or iPod

Drawnimal App Drawnimal app (1.99) is a new twist for drawing on paper (yes, hard copy paper…) and learning letters with your iPad or iPhone. Yes, this caught my attention also, read on and you’ll understand this new mix of hard copy … Continue reading

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