Tag Archives: fine motor

Cut the Buttons App

Cut the Buttons is a free app (but with in app purchases) for iPhone and iPad that actually resembles a fine motor task. Promoting use of the iPad as a fine motor tool stretches my professional sense of what fine motor involves … Continue reading

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Dexteria Jr App from Binary Labs

  Dexteria Jr. app for iPad (2.99) is described on Binary Labs website as “a set of hand and finger exercises that help develop fine motor skills and handwriting readiness. The activities are specially designed for kids age 2-5. New characters, … Continue reading

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Bugs and Numbers App (Little Bit Studio offers a free code)

Bugs and Numbers app is new iPhone/iPad app (2.99) developed by Little Bit Studio . The third of their educational apps, this app features math activities and provides  fine motor, visual motor and visual perceptual activities for preschool and elementary ability aged students. The … Continue reading

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Pincer Grasp on iPad – Ideas from Your Therapy Source

Pincer Grasp on iPad (click to link to post) provides a few ideas  on developing pincer grasp with appropriate iPad apps from Your Therapy Source  . Just a note – the cellulose sponge may not work with some iPad screen protectors as … Continue reading

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Tap the Frog HD App – Finger Tapping and Swiping Fun!

Here is an app review from Carol Hesch, OTR/L on… Tap the Frog HD is an App for the iPad (1.99) by Mentals LLC that I use almost daily for fine motor fun with my student’s.  The app has colorful graphics, … Continue reading

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Chalk Walk App

Thanks to Carol Hesch, a regular to this blog, cued me into this interesting visual motor app called Chalk Walk . Compatible with iPad only, this 2.99 app provides slightly different dynamics when working on visual motor skills. Chalk Walk app guides the … Continue reading

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Cosmonaut Stylus – A Really Chunky Stylus

Need a stylus that has some weight and a large shaft for gripping? The Cosmonaut: Wide-Grip Stylus for Capacitive Touch Screens may be what your looking for. This stylus has a large shaft that is compariable to the size of a fat marker. Although I … Continue reading

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