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Education 

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Endless Alphabet

Ages 3-5
$6.99

"Set the stage for reading success with this delightfully interactive educational app. Kids will have a blast learning their ABC's and building vocabulary with the adorable monsters in Endless Alphabet. Each word features and interactive puzzle game with talking letters and a short animation illustrating the definition. Before you know it, your child will be using words like gargantuan and cooperate!"

Areas of Enrichment

  • Education

 

Endless Numbers

Ages 2-5
Free with add-ons for purchase

"Kids will have a blast learning number recognition, sequences, quantity, numerical patterns, and simple addition with these adorable Endless monsters Each number feature interactiev sequences and equation puzles with numbers that come alive, and a short animation that provides context and meaning to each number."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Education

 

Endless Reader

Ages 4-6
Free with add-ons for purchase

"Kids will have a blast learning sight words and their context and useage with adorable Endless monsteres. Each word features an interactive word puzzle with letters that come alive, and then a sentence puzzle with words that become what they describe. See the word 'dog' as a barking dog, and the word 'up' reach for the sky!"

Areas of Enrichment

  • Education

 

Autism Learning Games: Camp Discovery

Ages 2+
Free with add-ons for purchase

"Developed by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Camp Discovery houses a growing suite of learning games that appeal to children and are approved by parents, teachers, and professionals… The teaching procedures used in Camp Discovery learning games were designed by experts in the field of autism and grounded on evidenced-based behavioral principles, including reinforcement and prompting."

Areas of Enrichment:

  • Language/Communication
  • Play
  • Following Directions

 

Comparative Adjectives

Ages 3+
Free

"Comparing and describing the different between two objects is a core building block of learning every language. Fortunately, with this app, learning comparative adjectives is a fun game that will keep your kids learning and engaged for hours."

Areas of Enrichment:

  • Language/Communication

 

Stack the Countries

Ages 3+
Free (LITE version); $1.99 Full

"Stack the Countries™ makes learning about the world fun! Watch the countries actually come to life in this colorful and dynamic game! As you learn country capitals, landmarks, geographic locations and more, you can actually touch, move and drop the animated countries anywhere on the screen. Carefully build a stack of countries that reaches the checkered line to win each level."

Areas of Enrichment:

  • Geography
  • Visual Attention
  • Following Directions
  • Visual Motor
  • Attention to Task
  • Problem Solving

 

Stack the States

Ages 5+
Free (LITE version); $1.99 Full

"Stack the States™ makes learning about the 50 states fun! Watch the states actually come to life in this colorful and dynamic game! As you learn state capitals, shapes, geographic locations, flags and more, you can actually touch, move and drop the animated states anywhere on the screen. Carefully build a stack of states that reaches the checkered line to win each level. You earn a random state for every successfully completed level. All of your states appear on your own personalized map of the United States. Try to collect all 50!"

Areas of Enrichment:

  • Geography
  • Visual Attention
  • Following Directions
  • Visual Motor
  • Attention to Task
  • Problem Solving

 

There's a Map on My Lap

Ages 6-8
$5.99 

"Join the Cat in the Hat as he teaches Dick and Sally all about maps! Explore pictures and diagrams, learn new vocabulary words, and personalize the story with your own narration. Did you know you can use maps to learn about cities, topography, temperature, terrain and more? Which maps do you know how to use?"

Areas of Enrichment:

  • Geography
  • Visual Attention
  • Following Directions
  • Visual Motor
  • Attention to Task 
  • Problem Solving

 

US Puzzle

Ages 6+
Free

"This is an educational game that allows you to learn the USA map as if you play a jigsaw puzzle.This game is designed to be simple yet fun to play. Not only people who like the map, but also who are not good at geography can enjoy playing it."

Areas of Enrichment: 

  • Geography
  • Visual Attention
  • Following Directions
  • Visual Motor

 

BrainPop Jr. Movie of the Week


Ages 6-8
Free with add-ons for purchase
Apple

"Ideal for kids in Kindergarten through grade 3, the BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week app spans subjects within Science, Social Studies, Reading, Writing, Math, Health, Arts and Technology. The gentle, humorous, and relatable characters Annie and Moby serve as guides through each topic, empowering kids to form their own ideas. BrainPOP Jr. content is designed to cultivate critical thinking skills and encourage children to ask questions and make connections."

Areas of Enrichment:

  • Education
  • Visual Attention
  • Following Directions
  • Problem Solving

 

Count TV

Ages 1-3
$2.99
Apple

"Join Count Von Count from Sesame Street in this fun app full of classic counting videos! The Count teaches your child to touch the screen and count along with Cookie Monster, Ernie, Grover and other Sesame Street friends!"

Areas of Enrichment

  • Math
  • Counting
  • Number identifcation

 

 

Operation Math

Ages 9- 11
3.99
Apple

"Dr. Odd is on a global quest to eliminate the world’s even numbers. And it’s your job to stop him, by destroying his menacing mainframes and making the world a safer place for math. Complete your mission by solving the equations that block your escape and earn all the uniforms and watches of a seasoned Base 10 spy. The faster you work the further you'll go in the exciting spy game that takes you from the pyramids of Egypt to a seat at the front of the class."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Math
  • Problem Solving
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to Task

 

Alphatots Alphabet

Ages 2-5
2.99
Apple

“A” is for action in the fun app from Spinlight that uses 26 action verbs to help toddlers learn the ABCs. Whether they're "building" robots, "digging" for treasure or "zapping" alien spaceships, they'll have a blast learning all of the letters and their sounds. "

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Letters and Sounds

 

Gappy Learns Reading

Ages 6-8
2.99
iPad & iPhone

"Discover the awesome reading game that helps early learners master more than 200 three-letter words. In Gappy Learns Reading, you'll travel across four exciting worlds, spelling words to bridge the gaps and collect the parts you need to redesign Gappy's house. From a cozy cabin to a castle with a gingerbread roof, there are more than 700 creative combinations you can make in the primary learning adventure perfect for pint-size readers"

Areas of Enrichment

  • Reading
  • Phonics
  • Following Directions
  • Fine Motor Skills

 

YodelOh Math Mountain

Ages 7-11
2.99
iPad & iPhone

"Tap targets to add, subtract, multiply and divide in the crazy Alpine Adventure that transforms math drills into a mountain of fun. Score big and you could be the next King of the Alps in the hilarious carnival game that combines fast-tapping fun and original yodeling music to help you master the basics of math."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Math
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to Task

 

Operation Math Code Squad

Ages 7-11
2.99
iPad

"Dr. Odd is back. And this time, it’s going to take an entire team to stop him. Introducing Operation Math: Code Squad — the new, four-player math game based on the original Parents’ Choice Award-winning app, Operation Math. Recruit up to three other Base 10 agents to join you as you decode a series of math-busting devices. Solve all the equations to disarm the device and receive a congratulatory message from Agent Prime. But be careful! Too many wrong answers and your keypad will disconnect, taking you out of the action — and putting your entire team at risk. Go head-to-head or work together to solve all the spinning equations before time slips through your fingers. In the fast-paced game that transforms solo play into a team adventure that’s fun for learners of every age."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Math
  • Social Interaction
  • Following Directions
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to Task

 

Geography Drive Arcade

Ages 9-11
2.99
iPad & iPhone

"Think you know your US geography? Find out fast in the fun trivia game based of one of our all-time biggest sellers! From the Flagstaff State Flag Game to the Honolulu Spelling Bee, Geography Drive Arcade combines all of your favorite mini-games from Geography Drive USA into one awesome app! Challenge your friends, play for fun or use it to bone up for the big social studies quiz. No matter how you play, you'll love the patriotic learning game packed with 200 important state facts."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Geography
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to Task

 

Splish Splash Inn

Ages 1- 4
0.99
iPad

"Named one of MSNBC.com's favorite educational and entertaining applications for kids! It's a great way to help toddlers and pre-schoolers on the pre-math skill of connecting numbers to actual quantities."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Math
  • Counting
  • Number identifcation

 

Stop and Go!

Ages 1-4
0.99
iPad

"Stop and Go! teaches toddlers and preschoolers about different kinds of cars and trucks. They can operate a stoplight, or touch the cars to make them stop and go, learning more about each along the way. Watch your kids be more curious about cars on the road after playing Stop and Go! The app was designed with child development milestones in mind, and has a toddler friendly interface that lets kids navigate on their own while learning new vocabulary. You can change the language to English or Spanish in the settings menu."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Vocabulary
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to Task

 

TallyTots Counting

Ages 2-5
2.99
iPad

"Get the action-packed app that helps kids learn the 123s with 20 awesome mini-games. Whether they're serving up a seven-layer sandwich or finding 14 colorful cupcakes, they'll have fun with numbers in this awesome learning game."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Math
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to Task

 

TeachMe: Kindergarten

Ages 4-6
1.99
iPad & iPhone

"TeachMe: Kindergarten is an educational iPhone/iPad/iPod touch app which teaches six different age appropriate subjects to Kindergarten aged children: sight words, addition, subtraction, spelling and now writing letters and numbers. Parents can select which subjects they want, set different difficulty levels, and even choose specific questions. Parents can review performance history for each subject to check how their child is doing. TeachMe: Kindergarten keeps children engaged with a rather unique reward system where children earn a coin for every three correct answers. Coins can then be used to purchase stickers to place in fun sticker scenes or to purchase items for the new virtual aquarium. Sticker scenes can be exported as wallpaper or emailed to family and friends. "

Areas of Enrichment

  • Math
  • Lang/ Communication
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to task

 

TeachMe: 2nd grade

Ages 6- 8
1.99
iPad

"TeachMe: 2nd Grade teaches six age-appropriate subjects to second grade children: spelling, sight words, long addition, long subtraction, fast addition and fast subtraction. TeachMe: 2nd Grade's unique TeachTech character recognition engine interprets a child's written answers, helping to reinforce writing skills while teaching math and spelling.TeachMe: 2nd Grade keeps children engaged with a unique reward system where children earn coins by playing learning games at the school. They can move around the rest of TeachTown to spend their coins on fun rewards. Children can make fun photos at the Photobooth, collect stretchable shapes at the Shape Store, visit their virtual aquarium at the Fish Store, and decorate different scenes at the Art Store."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Math
  • Lang/ Communication
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to task

 

TeachMe: Toddler

Ages 2-4
1.99
iPad

"TeachMe: Toddler is an educational iPhone/iPad/iPod touch app which teaches six different preschool appropriate subjects: letters, abc phonics (letter sounds), numbers, shapes, colors and counting. Parents can choose which topics they want their child to learn and even choose specific questions. Parents can review performance history for each subject to check on how their child is doing. TeachMe: Toddler keeps children engaged by giving rewards for correct answers. Correct answers will earn stickers which can be placed in any of six different backgrounds to create fun sticker scenes. Sticker scenes can be exported as wallpaper or emailed to family and friends. An alternate reward system can be used where coins are earned instead of stickers. This allows parents to create their own external reward system (5 coins = a treat, 10 coins = a book, etc.)."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Math
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to task


 

TeachMe: 1st grade

Ages 6-8
1.99
iPad

"TeachMe: 1st Grade teaches four age-appropriate subjects to first grade children: sight words, addition, subtraction and spelling. TeachMe: 1st Grade's unique TeachTech character recognition engine interprets a child's written answers, helping to reinforce writing skills while teaching math and spelling.TeachMe: 1st Grade keeps children engaged with a unique reward system where children earn coins by playing learning games at the school. They can move around the rest of TeachTown to spend their coins on fun rewards. Children can collect stretchable shapes at the Shape Store, visit their virtual aquarium at the Fish Store, and decorate different scenes at the art store. "

Areas of Enrichment

  • Math
  • Lang/ Communication
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to task


 

TeachMe: 3rd grade

Ages 6-10
1.99
iPad

"TeachMe: 3rd Grade teaches six age-appropriate subjects to third grade children: spelling, sight words, multiplication, division, fast multiplication, and fast division. TeachMe: 3rd Grade's unique TeachTech character recognition engine interprets a child's written answers, helping to reinforce writing skills while teaching math and spelling. TeachMe: 3rd Grade keeps children engaged with a unique reward system where children earn coins by playing learning games at the school. They can move around the rest of TeachTown to spend their coins on fun rewards. Children can build their dream home in the TeachTown Neighborhood, make fun photos at the Photobooth, collect stretchable shapes at the Shape Store, visit their virtual aquarium at the Fish Store, and decorate different scenes at the Art Store."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Math
  • Lang/ Communication
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to task


 

WeCookit

Ages 9-11
2.99
iPad

"Do you really love food? Pizza, Chocolate Fondue, French Crepes? Make the kitchen your playground. Learn how to easily make food you love and share your creations with your family and friends. WeCookit is a new cooking platform for families that enjoy sharing their passion for food. Packed with recipes for great food that kids love to eat and can easily make. Designed and exclusive on iPad." 

Areas of Enrichment

  • Attention to Task
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Gross Motor Skills
  • Social Interaction


 

Storybuilder

Ages 6- 10+

$5.99 iPhone
$7.99 iPad

iPad & iPhone

"Story Builder is designed to help children accomplish the following educational goals: 1.) Improve paragraph formation; 2.) Improve integration of ideas; and 3.) Improve higher level abstractions by inference. Extensive use of audio clips promotes improved auditory processing for special needs children with autism spectrum disorders or sensory processing disorders."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Auditory Processing
  • Lang/ Communication
  • Abstract thinking

 

TOBY Playpad

Ages 3-10
27.99
iPad

TOBY Playpad is a unique, therapist designed early intervention application for parents and carers of children with autism. TOBY's utilized both on-iPad tasks and off-iPad tasks to help a child with ASD learn skills in their real world. TOBY aims to empower parents to commence early intervention to maximize their child's development using evidence-based techniques. TOBY's syllabus targers your child's development in key areas including social skills, language, sensory discrimination, and cognitive skills using on-ipad tasks for child alone, on-ipad task for you and your child, games and rewards, and real-world activities including play activites and daily tasks.

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to Task


 

Duckie Deck Collection

Ages 2-5
1.99
iPad

"This cheerful collection from Duckie Deck includes six fun and friendly games. We’ve already seen apps that teach children mathematics and reading, but what about other skills they might need outside the classroom? Our latest collection of preschool games focus on supporting healthy habits and developing creativity, as well as solving some of the challenges of childhood. The six games included in this pack will:  encourage picky eaters to sample different fruits and veggies,  exercise kids’ imagination, teach how to take care of pets,  help kids get used to darkness,  show the value of keeping a tidy home, practice visual matching skills"

Areas of Enrichment

  • Attention to Task
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Play


 

Duckie Deck Monsters

Ages 2-5
1.99
iPad

Stop hiding under those covers, come out and meet your new Monster friends! At first glance they may seem like creepy dark shadows, but switch on the lights and you’ll uncover a bunch of cuddly creatures who are ready to play! Each monster has a unique personality and voice, as well as interactive features and accessories. Tickle its belly to make it laugh, or see what happens when you try to swipe that funny hat.
Most youngsters have a fear of the dark at some point. With the help of Monsters, we want to enable kids to not only adjust to the dark, but to befriend it as well! Soon, their active imaginations will be transforming the spookiest shadows into jolly characters.

Areas of Enrichment

  • Attention to Task
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Play


 

Duckie Deck Sandwich Chef

Ages 2-5
1.99
iPad

Do you have a picky eater on your hands, or perhaps an aspiring chef de cuisine? Either one will have a lot of fun making humorous edible compositions in Sandwich Chef. Create funny faces and playful shapes, using only the freshest and tastiest ingredients. Then, devour your snack and start all over again! Sandwich Chef supports wholesome eating habits by encouraging kids to graze on a variety of healthy foods. Each individual composition in Sandwich Chef presents a balanced set of healthy, nutrient-rich foods – covering carbs, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals. Put them all together and get a sandwich that looks and tastes great!"

Areas of Enrichment 

  • Picky Eating
  • Attention to Task
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Play


 

Duckie Deck Huff n' Puff

Ages 2-5
1.99
iPad

"Huff n' Puff is a series of fun scenarios in which one puff of breath, like the wave of a magic wand, will accomplish your task - make crumbs disappear from the screen, blow out all the candles on a cake or inflate balloons. No need to wait for your next birthday party, start practicing now! Most games respond only to a swipe or a tap of the finger. Now, a youngster can have a more direct interaction with the digital world by using the power of their own breath. Just blow some air near the iPad’s or iPhone’s iOS 5 microphone and delight in the realistic effect on-screen.?

Areas of Enrichment

  • Attention to Task
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Oral Motor Skills
  • Play


 

Duckie Deck Family Photo

Ages 2-5
1.99
iPad

"Our app Family Photo enables you and your child to create your own set of colorful, expressive characters and bring them together for a group photo. Designed with toddlers in mind, the app is easy to use and engaging for young minds. With the help of Family Photo, children can capture a personalized impression of their family and friends and show their appreciation for those special relationships. Our goal is for children to have fun while learning life skills and exercising their creativity. Our games also help kids develop hand-eye coordination."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Attention to Task
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Play


 

Shiny Bakery

Ages 2-5
2.99
iPad

"Shiny Bakery is a learning tool for 2 – 5 year olds, which introduces early number sense through counting, measuring, dividing, and sequencing activities. In this latest app from Shiny Things, children will develop understanding of mathematical fundamentals such as number, cause and effect, matching, and division."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Attention to Task
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Direction
  • Play


 

Sushi Monster

Ages 9-11
Free
iPad

"Meet Sushi Monster! Scholastic’s new game to practice, reinforce, and extend math fact fluency is completely engaging and appropriately challenging. Strengthen reasoning strategies for whole number addition and multiplication by helping monsters make a target sum or product. Earn points with each correct answer… but watch out for distractions! To be successful, plan ahead and strategically select numbers from the sushi counter. "

Areas of Enrichment

  • Math
  • Attention to Task
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Direction
  • Play


 

Motion Math: Pizza

Ages 9- 11
3.99
iPad

Create the pizzeria of your dreams in Motion Math: Pizza! Learn economics and mental math as you buy ingredients, design pizzas, set prices, and serve customers in this delightfully delicious simulation game. 

Areas of Enrichment

  • Attention to Task
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Direction
  • Play


 

Coin Catcher

Ages 5-8
1.99
iPad

"A fun game about money from PlayMoolah! Kids learn about coins, needs vs. wants, with unique gameplay that puts both dexterity and memory to the test."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Attention to Task
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Gross Motor Skills
  • Play


 

Sharing with Duckie Deck

Ages 2-5
1.99
iPad

"Sharing with Duckie Deck is a collection of beautiful learning games for children 2-5 years old. Our games will engage your toddlers and preschoolers and make them smile, while teaching them why sharing is so important and how to make it fun in everyday life."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Attention to Task
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Play


 

Duckie Deck Baby Tunes

Ages 1-4
0.99
iPad

"In this edition of Baby Tunes, your toddler can summon various vehicles and listen to their corresponding sound effects. They will get to know the sounds of different animals, from a little frog up to a giant elephant, and learn what do various instruments sound like. The interface is simple, so that a child as young as 12 months can play independently or with your help. Colorful and dynamic graphics are sure to capture your toddler’s attention, and the sounds are presented in a gentle manner that will let them become familiar comfortably."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Play


 

Big Nate: Comix by U! HD

Ages 8-13
2.99
iPad

"Create your own comix with art from BIG NATE! Big Nate, aka 6th grader Nate Wright, is a self-described genius, hilarious “king of detention” and cartoonist extraordinaire. Now just like Nate, YOU can create your own comix, using Lincoln Peirce’s art from the bestselling Big Nate book series. "

Areas of Enrichment

  • Attention to Task
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Direction
  • Play


 

Duckie Deck Robo Buddies

Ages 2-5
1.99
iPad

"Sometimes, life as a robot can get a little lonely. Whether you’re a space station robot repairing radios or a home base robot who bakes birthday cakes, it’s always nice to have a companion who understands you. Robo Buddies is the latest game from Duckie Deck, designed with fun-loving toddlers and preschoolers in mind.
The challenge is to assemble a new friend for Bolt, the helpful robot. By uncovering each scene and finding the matching pieces, the player can unlock the parts needed to build a new robot buddy. "

Areas of Enrichment

  • Attention to Task
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Play 

 

Presidents vs. Aliens

Ages 5-12
Free (LITE version)
$0.99 Full
iPhone
iPad

"Presidents vs. Aliens™ makes learning about the presidents fun! As you learn presidential facts, quotes, nicknames and historical events, you can use your knowledge to help the presidents defeat the aliens. Fling the presidents at the aliens to knock them all down. Use the many special objects and "Executive Powers" to increase the fun!"

Areas of Enrichment

  • History
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Attention to Task
  • Problem Solving
  • Following Directions


 

Pines to Vines- The Forest Biome

Ages 6-12
$14.99
iPad

"Pines to Vines is a state of the art, elementary science book based on the forest biome. Developed in collaboration with Oregon State University’s Department of Forestry and a team of educators, this standards based, core curriculum aligned digital book includes both interactive enhancements and universal design accessibility features. Crack the Books are the first digital books that can be ADJUSTED FOR READING LEVEL without sacrificing curriculum content. Targeting 3rd to 5th grade science and social studies core curriculum concepts, our digital books allow for reading level adjustment from 1st grade to 8th grade, making it possible for all students in a classroom to access the same curriculum content regardless of their reading ability."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to Task


 

Seashores to Sea Floors- The Ocean Biome

Ages 6-12
$14.99
iPad

"Seashores to Sea Floors is a state of the art, elementary science book based on the ocean biome. Developed in collaboration with the University of Alaska's Department of Oceanography and a team of educators, this standards based, core curriculum aligned digital book includes both interactive enhancements and universal design accessibility features. Seashores to Sea Floors is part of our Crack the Books series of interactive non-fiction books. Crack the Books are the first digital books that can be ADJUSTED FOR READING LEVEL without sacrificing curriculum content. Targeting 3rd to 5th grade science and social studies core curriculum concepts, our digital books allow for reading level adjustment from 1st grade to 8th grade, making it possible for all students in a classroom to access the same curriculum content regardless of their reading ability." 

Areas of Enrichment

  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to Task


 

Blades- The Grassland Biome

Ages 6-12
$14.99
iPad

"Blades is a state of the art, elementary science book based on the grasslands biome. Developed in collaboration with the Department of Biology at Doane University and a team of educators, this standards based, core curriculum aligned digital science book includes both interactive enhancements and universal design accessibility features. Blades is part of our Crack the Books series of interactive non-fiction books. Crack the Books are the first digital books that can be ADJUSTED FOR READING LEVEL without sacrificing curriculum content. Targeting 3rd to 5th grade science and social studies core curriculum concepts, our digital books allow for reading level adjustment from 1st grade to 8th grade, making it possible for all students in a classroom to access the same curriculum content regardless of their reading ability."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Attention to Task


 

Word SLaPps

Ages 3-6
$4.99  Lite (Free version) available as well
iPad and iPhone

"Word SlapPs can be used to teach receptive vocabulary specific to your child’s world with the images that you choose. Upload and save photos into customizable categories, pair them with your recorded questions and share with others using Dropbox. Easy to use, Word SLapPs Vocabulary is designed by an SLP and modeled after Discrete Trial teaching. Children touch target images and are rewarded with sounds and/or visuals. Target vocabulary words alone or with up to five other images to increase difficulty."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Fine Motor Skills

 

Speech with Milo: Prepositions

Ages 3-6
$2.99
iPad and iPhone

"Speech with Milo: Prepositions” is centered on the same adorable and energetic mouse that you were introduced to in “Speech with Milo: Verbs”. Milo demonstrates 23 location words such as “inside,” “above,” and “behind.” The animated Milo will quickly win your child over so you can work on basic location concepts. The app comes with one set of easy instructions for both Speech Therapists and Parents. The instructions provide you with the means to use the app in many different ways so that it can be used for toddlers and preschoolers, as well as children with language delays."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Fine Motor Skills

 

Speech with Milo: Sequencing

Ages 3-6
$2.99
iPad and iPhone

"Build basic sequencing skills by ordering three cards showing Milo and Melvin performing a task. For example, cards showing Milo “Washing Hands” and “Going to the Movies” are presented in random order. The child is tasked with putting the cards in order by dragging the images into the appropriate box (numbered 1-3). Once the child has put the cards in order, they are provided with the option to play the animation demonstrating the sequence of events. The app is provided with configurable options to view hints, hear the sentence aloud, ‘success’ sounds, etc. "

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Fine Motor Skills

 

Speech with Milo: Verbs

Ages 3-8
$2.99
iPad and iPhone

Speech with Milo: Verbs” is centered on an adorable and energetic mouse named Milo. Milo performs over 100 actions, such as “bounce,” “count,” and “play”. This provides an engaging way to build up an action word vocabulary in the child. Flash cards are typically used for this type of exercise, but the animation that comes with Milo will keep any child focused and attentive. And most important- it is fun!

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Fine Motor Skills

 

Speech with Milo: Nouns

Ages 2-5
$2.99
iPad and iPhone

"Speech with Milo: Nouns will facilitate communication and creative sharing of videos between service providers and parents. “Nouns” uses the iPad’s camera feature as a substitute for a mirror, while simultaneously displaying the stimulus word on the iPad. This allows the child to be a part of the stimulus word presentation. The child can practice the word displayed while watching him/herself, and the therapist can record and save a video of the child speaking. This video can be safely shared with a parent, teacher, or other service provider. "

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Fine Motor Skills

 

Question Builder

Ages 3-10
$5.99
iPad and iPhone

"Question Builder is designed to help elementary aged children learn to answer abstract questions and create responses based on inference. Extensive use of audio clips promotes improved auditory processing for special needs children with autism spectrum disorders or sensory processing disorders. Audio clip reinforcement can be turned on or off for non-special needs children. "

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Comprehension
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Auditory Processing

 

Sentence Builder

Ages 3-10
$3.99
iPad and iPhone

"Sentence Builder is designed to help elementary aged children learn how to build grammatically correct sentences. Explicit attention is paid to the connector words that make up over 80% of the english language. Sentence Builder offers a rich and fun environment for improving the grammar of all children."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Fine Motor Skills

 

Language Builder

Ages 3-10
$9.99
iPad

"Language Builder is designed to help children accomplish the following educational goals: 1) Improve sentence ideation ; 2) Improve sentence formation; and 3) Improve receptive and expressive language. Extensive use of audio clips promotes improved auditory processing for special needs children with autism spectrum disorders or sensory processing disorders. Auditory playback of child's voice offers reinforcement for language development."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Comprehension
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Auditory Processing

 

Conversation Builder

Ages 6-10
$19.99
iPad

"ConversationBuilder™ (Pat. Pend.) is designed to help elementary aged children learn how to have multi-exchange conversations with their peers in a variety of social settings. The auditory pattern of conversation is presented in a visual format to help students recognize and master the flow of conversation. Students will learn when it is appropriate to introduce themselves, ask questions, make observations and change the subject of the conversation.  Being able to converse with peers is the cornerstone of developing relationships, and ConversationBuilder™ promotes development of this skill that so many elementary aged children struggle with in a fun and engaging way."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Comprehension
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Auditory Processing

 

Conversation Builder

Ages 6-10
$19.99
iPad

"ConversationBuilder™ (Pat. Pend.) is designed to help elementary aged children learn how to have multi-exchange conversations with their peers in a variety of social settings. The auditory pattern of conversation is presented in a visual format to help students recognize and master the flow of conversation. Students will learn when it is appropriate to introduce themselves, ask questions, make observations and change the subject of the conversation.  Being able to converse with peers is the cornerstone of developing relationships, and ConversationBuilder™ promotes development of this skill that so many elementary aged children struggle with in a fun and engaging way."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Comprehension
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Auditory Processing

 

Sentence Builder Teen

Ages 11-16
$5.99
iPad

"SentenceBuilderTeen™ is designed to help teenage children learn how to build grammatically correct sentences. The content for SentenceBuilderTeen™ is identical to the IAP's of the award winning SentenceBuilder™, but in a stand alone app for teenagers. SentenceBuilderTeen™ pays explicit attention to the connector words that make up over 80% of the English language. Combined with images that will appeal to older children, SentenceBuilderTeen™ offers a rich and fun environment for improving the grammar of teenaged special needs children."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Comprehension
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Auditory Processing

 

Conversation Builder Teen

Ages 10-17
$19.99
iPad

"Students learn when it is appropriate to introduce themselves, ask questions, make observations and change the subject of the conversation. They will also learn how to recognize sarcasm and how to respond when someone is bullying them or someone around them. The student will be asked to initiate conversation, respond to conversations initiated by others or participate in group conversations. Students will be guided through conversations and allowed to record and save their conversations for later playback and study. Conversations are grouped into eight themes. The themes are school, relationship, sports, entertainment, bullying, sarcasm, clothes, and summer. "

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Social Skills
  • Following Directions
  • Auditory Processing
  • Fine Motor Skills

 

Avokiddo Emotions

Ages 4-7
$2.99
iPad and iPhone

Avokiddo Emotions is a top-rated app (#1 on Apple's list of favorite iPad apps), that is a fun, silly way to teach younger children about feelings/emotions through play. Your child can interact with the three main characters (a zebra, sheep, and giraffe) by dressing up, feeding, and sharing toys with them. The animals react to each different scenario created with a range of emotiosn and body language,  allowing children to learn about and even predict emotions based on the scenario.

Areas of Enrichment

  • Understanding Emotions
  • Pretend Play
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Auditory Processing

 

Tense Builder

Ages 6-9
$9.99
iPad

"TenseBuilder is designed to help students learn how to identify and use correct tense forms by playing movie quality animated videos to demonstrate past, present and future tense. 48 video lessons (will expand to 58) are in place to help give students a deeper understanding about the purpose of tense. Special attention is paid to the past tense of irregular verbs. Students will learn how to sequence events and how to differentiate between events that will happen, events that are happening now and events that have already happened. Students will also identify correct written verb forms and drag them to complete sentences."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Comprehension
  • Fine Motor Skills

 

Rainbow Sentences

Ages 6-10
$7.99
iPad

"Rainbow Sentences is designed to help students improve their ability to construct grammatically correct sentences by using color coded visual cues. The who, what, where, and why parts of sentences are color coded to help students recognize and understand how combinations of these parts create basic sentence structure. Students will learn how to recognize the parts of sentences such as nouns, verbs, and prepositions, improve their understanding of how combinations of these parts create basic sentence structure. Students have the opportunity to record their sentences in their own voice to improve their receptive and expressive language skills. "

Areas of Enrichment

  • Lang/ Communication
  • Vocabulary
  • Fine Motor Skills