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Handwriting

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Handwriting Without Tears

Ages 4-8
6.99
iPad

"Make handwriting practice fun! With our Wet-Dry-Try Suite App, children learn and practice correct formation habits for writing capitals, numbers, and lowercase letters. The app simulates our Slate Chalkboard and Blackboard with Double Lines and helps children learn handwriting skills in the easiest, most efficient way. The result truly is handwriting without tears!" 

Areas of Enrichment

  • Handwriting
  • Fine Motor Skills

 

Cursive Touch and Write

Ages 6-8
$2.99
iPad and iPhone

"Kids love learning to write cursive - especially when they can use shaving cream, paint, and jello! "Cursive Touch and Write" was developed by real classroom teachers, and recreates the fun and effective teaching strategy used in classrooms every day: learning writing with shaving cream, jello, finger paint, and more! Practice single letters in "Single Letter Mode" for more support, then switch to "Whole Word Mode" to write entire words with connected letters! (Note: "Whole Word Mode" is only available for the iPad version.) "Cursive Touch and Write" allows you easily to create your own lists of children's names, spelling lists and favorite words so that you can individualize the learning experience!" 

Areas of Enrichment

  • Handwriting
  • Fine Motor Skills


 

iWriteWords

Ages 2-12
$2.99
iPad and iPhone

"iWriteWords teaches your child handwriting while playing a fun and entertaining game." Multiple award winner.

Areas of Enrichment

  • Handwriting
  • Fine Motor Skills

 

LetterSchool

Ages 3-6
Free
iPad and iPhone
Android

"An amazing, intuitive game to learn all about letters and numbers: writing, counting, phonics and more. "

Areas of Enrichment

  • Handwriting
  • Fine Motor Skills

 

iTrace

Ages 2-12
$3.99
iPad and iPhone

"Created under the guidance of 10 educational professionals and almost 100 kids, iTrace is the teaching app that works. Print paper worksheets right from the app (iPad only),
・New! Support for Zaner-Blosser, Handwriting Without Tears and D'Nealian letter styles, 600+ different rewards, Saves the entire history of each child's progress, Supports multiple methods of writing letters, Left-handed? No problem!"

Areas of Enrichment

  • Handwriting
  • Fine Motor Skills


 

School Writing

Ages 4-8
$4.99
iPad and iPhone

"Students intuitively trace pre-handwriting shapes, uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, words or whiteboard images that you import with the touch of a finger. Hear and see letters, words and numbers with customized associated images and sounds.
School Writing allows the teacher or parent to create lessons using written instructions, unique images and audio instructions, to which the student can respond using written and audio recordings. Completed lessons can be automatically emailed to the teacher or parent with the student’s tracings and recordings included."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Handwriting
  • Fine Motor Skills


 

StartDOT Handwriting

Ages 3-7
$4.99
iPad

"Unforgettable pictures and stories help children learn how to write their letters and numbers in a fun, new way! (ages 3-7 & special needs)
Developed by an occupational therapist with 20 years of experience working with handwriting for young children and children with special needs."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Handwriting
  • Fine Motor Skills

 

Cursive Writing Wizard

Ages 6-8
$3.99
iPad and iPhone

"From the creator of award-winning educational apps, Cursive Writing Wizard is designed to help every child learn how to trace through a fun system carefully designed to maintain motivation.The app is fully customizable to suit every child's needs, and lets you check their progress through a system of reports and profiles. Kids can write letters and words, and you can add your own words with audio."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Handwriting
  • Fine Motor Skills


 

Intro to Letters

Ages 3-7
$4.99
iPad and iPhone

"Learn to trace, read, write and record letter sounds, names, and phonograms, based on the proven methods of Montessori. Supports English, French, German, and Spanish Languages."

Areas of Enrichment

  • Handwriting
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Spelling
  • Phonetics