Tag Archives: Visual Perception

Flow Free – Fun Visual Motor App!

Flow Free is a free, fun iPad and iPhone app requiring the user to connect matching colors with a line or pipe to create a flow. Not just a matching game, this app requires spatial reasoning and planning to complete all of … Continue reading

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Word Games Part 1: Word Search from Sarah DeBellis

Originally posted on On Sarah's iPad:
Wordsearch (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Playing games with words is not only fun but can help your children (and you) to practice spelling and to develop your vocabulary. Personally, I love word games and…

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Heydooda! Preschool Apps!

Are you familiar with the Heydooda Apps? Heydooda has preschool puzzles, numbers, animals and visual matching game apps.  Compatible with iPhone, iPod and iPad, many of the apps are free or up to  $1.99. These apps caught my attention as … Continue reading

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Puzzles for Young Learners for Your iPad

Looking for simple puzzles for your student? A comment from a previous post from Claire requested simple puzzle apps suitable for a student with CP. She was looking for apps with limited pieces. I am assuming that the puzzles would require limited … Continue reading

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Alien Buddies App – Gone Free (Summer Sale)!

Alien Buddies is a fun preschool app that contains preschool skill development as counting, matching, dot to dot, puzzles and memory activities. Great for concept development as well as visual motor skill practice.  A tried and true app for iPhone … Continue reading

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Visual Perceptual Apps from Family Vision Care.org

Searching for visual perceptual apps, I stumbled upon an extensive list of visual perceptual apps at Family Vision Care website. By permission from Dr. Carole L. Hong, OD, FCOVD, here is the link to the pdf entitled Apps that can aid in Visual … Continue reading

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Visual Figure Ground (I Spy) Apps for Your Students

A request from one of the teachers I work with for “I Spy” apps started the search for such apps with hidden pictures. As an OT I would categorized these apps as visual figure – ground apps requiring users to find hidden … Continue reading

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More Perceptual App Recommendations

Thank you to Diane Novatnik, OTR for sharing recommendations on perceptual apps from Myfirstapps.com . Here are her  great recommendations:  Basic Matrix – A free app for iPad. The activity requires visual discrimination by color and image matching. Designed for ages 4+. … Continue reading

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Merry Cubes App – Perceptual Game App

Merry Cubes HD – Free iPad app that provides the traditional cube puzzle game requiring rotation to match  6 different cubes pictures. Recommended for children ages 2-7 years. Information on the website describes its features: 6 different 3D fruit to match and … Continue reading

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How to Draw App – Another Step by Step Drawing iTool

 How to Draw is another step by step drawing app appropriate for kindergarten to primary aged (app description indicates 4-7 years) children who have the ability to draw basic shapes from demonstration and align them somewhat accurately. Developed for iPhone and iPad, … Continue reading

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