Tag Archives: fine motor

Annie’s Picking Apples 2: app review and giveaway

  Here’s my review of Annie’s Picking Apples 2 by Real Fun Learning. If you don’t yet have a copy of this cute math app, there’s a giveaway for five copies at the bottom of this post. Summary – is the app worth buying? If you’re looking for a fun way for children to both […]

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Cute Food: app review and giveaway

  Puppet Workshop, a recent release from Jump App has rightly won many accolades as it’s a fun, engaging app with an old-school sock puppet feel. The developer also has a brand new app coming out called Imagination Box which I was lucky enough to get a sneak preview of. It allows you (I mean, um, […]

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Bugs and Buttons: a great app for autistic kids (that isn’t an autism app)

  As it’s autism acceptance month, all my posts in April are going to have some connection to autism. I recently shared my list of Top Autism Apps to Save up For in a guest post at Technology in Education – I’ll be reposting that list here on this site some time in April. In […]

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Giveaway for ALL the ‘Bugs’ apps from Little Bit Studio!

  Thanks to all of you, I recently placed #1 in the Circle of Moms vote for 2013 Tech Blog. All of the Top 25 Mom bloggers were asked a series of questions including “What’s your favorite kid-friendly app?” You can read all the interviews here. My answer to that question was: “Asking an app reviewer […]

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Great app deals: Reading Eggs

    If you’re working with a child on building spelling and reading skills then you should definitely check out the apps from Reading Eggs, brought to you by the same folks responsible for the Reading Eggs website. Currently their apps are all on sale with a price drop from $2.99 to only 99 cents […]

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24 Hour FLASH Giveaway for TWO So Much 2 Say codes ($25 AAC app)

  I’ve written before about So Much 2 Say and also been lucky enough to be given copies of the app to give away. I now have another 2 copies of the app to share with my readers but the codes expire on Thursday so we need to make this a quick giveaway! How do […]

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Teaching our kids how to tie shoe laces

  All children can have trouble learning this skill but for special needs children it can be a particular challenge. Our children often have fine motor skill deficits or have problems with learning and remembering multi-step sequences. One of my friends on Facebook asked if there was an app or other resources she could use […]

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My Top 10 FREE apps for ASD kids

  Gingerheaddad recently asked me to come up with a list of the Top 10 free apps that I would recommend for autistic kids. I said sure, but I also decided to give myself a real challenge with respect to this, so the following criteria apply to ALL of these apps: They are free on […]

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More milestones and some thoughts on the Zoo Train app

As part of our bedtime routine I typically give the boys a bath. Water can energize Owen so sometimes I change the timing of his, but Oliver usually finds a bath pretty relaxing so before bed works well for him. A couple of days ago I told Oliver it was time for his bath and he ran […]

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