Tag Archives: Early Childhood

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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Apps Gone Free for Your OT or Teaching mTool Kit

iOSnoops is one of my resources for finding free, sale or new apps. This mornings finds on iOSnoop include a couple of apps gone free that might be worth perusing or even cleaning off a few other apps to make room … Continue reading

Posted in Activities of Daily Living, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Cause and Effect apps, Drawing, Early Childhood, Elementary School, Emergent Literacy, Free apps, iPad, iPhone, iPod, School Based Interventions | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Smart Balloons – Learning to Write App

Smart Balloons – Learning to Write App  (iPad; Free/1.99) – is a pre-writing program for  4-7 year olds featuring drawing on lines in a developmental sequence. Smart Balloons offers drawing on lines from horizontal, vertical, diagonal and on to complex curves.  A … Continue reading

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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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