Occupational Therapy Apps

iPad apps to assist students with their fine motor, visual motor, tracking, motor planning, figure ground, bilateral coordination, visual sequential memory, coordination speed, range of motion of wrists and forearms visual attention.


Dexteria Dexteria is a set of therapeutic hand exercises (not games) that improve fine motor skills and handwriting readiness in children.
Magic Shoes $1.99 Learning how to tie your shoes can be a very difficult task for children and young adults who have fine motor weakness. This app gives Step-by-step instructions and video collections are provided to make the learning process an enjoyable one.
Super Search 60 $.99 This may appear to be a game but for students 8 years and up not only are they playing a game they are working on their visual motor, fine motor, visual memory, figure ground, scanning and finger isolation.
Sky Burger FREE Once again a game that children will love without realizing they are working on visual motor, fine motor coordination of speed, range of motion of wrist of forearms and more.
Pirate Treasure Hunt FREE 8 challenges are presented with reading and math skills. Increase visual and fine motor, direction following. Sequencing. Visual memory.
iWriteWords $2.99 tracing letters and words to help with correct letter formation. Increase visual and fine motor, letter formation, sequencing, word/ letter recognition.
Sammy Squirrels Battle the Alphabet Robot $.99 match upper and lower case letters. Works on visual motor and memory, matching, sequencing, fine motor, and visual sequential. It also has three levels!
123 Tracer Lite FREE number recognition and formation visual and fine motor. Three games built into one app.
ABC cursive $.99 cursive letters written in dots for tracing. Great for students who are struggling with cursive writing. Works on fine motor, pencil grasp, correct letter formation.
Alphabytes for iPad $1.99 4 games built into one tracing the alphabet, writing, spelling memorization. Increase fine motor, motor planning.
Cookie Doodle $.99 A fun app that engage children while following directions such as tilting, pouring, cutting, sifting, tipping etc.