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Families 2 – A FREE Categorization app

Families 2

Families 2

Families 2 by

Quick Description: Families 2 helps develop important cognitive skills such as: categorization, conceptualization, generalization and abstraction, among toddlers aged 3+ years old. It also helps develop visual perception skills and fine motor skills. With parental assistance it can also develop language skills, for example, by naming the families, objects and colors.

Note: Portion of the app is FREE and the rest is inapp purchase. The inApp doesn’t interfere with the rest.


DialSafe Pro – A wonderful Life skills app (FREE for now)

DialSafe Pro

DialSafe Pro –  Teach your child proper phone usage and safety with an app that lets them actually practice it! DialSafe is designed to teach these critical skills in a kid friendly manner through the use of animated lessons, skill building games, practice sessions, and even a realistic phone simulator.

IEP Goals/Skills Covered: Life Skills

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My First 1,000 Words – Flashcards and Games by Alligator Apps – A must have starter app (FREE for now)

My First 1,000 Words – This is a wonderful starter app and a must have app for starter ABA.  It has so many pictues categorized and you can even customize and add your own. Even if your kid is outgrown from first words, this will serve as a maintenance drill app.

Wood Puzzle Maze HD By Tropisounds

Wood Puzzle Maze HD
Wood Puzzle Maze HD By Tropisounds
Notes from Developer: From the team that brought you the best selling Wood Puzzle. Wood Puzzle’ Maze simulates classic children’s sliding puzzles. The puzzles are both challenging and educational for the little ones, helping them develop logic and fine motor skills.
IEP Goals/Skills:  Fine Motor, Problem Solving

Reading Pal by Funflip Studios (price drop from $0.99 to FREE) – A nice app to test the skills already acquired thru other apps.

Reading Pal

Reading Pal

Reading Pal by Funflip Studios

Quick Review: Nice app to download while it is FREE. It doesn’t have much graphics. This will allow you to test your kids skills when once they learn the phonics, spelling, sightwords etc..


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PLAY-DOH Play-Dates – Very good for following directions

PLAY-DOH Play-Dates – This app is excellent for following directions. Basically it gives step-by-step directions to make some of the objects using Play-doh.  They had this on their website for a while and they packaged it in to an app.  We used to print them and use it. So, having it on iPhone/iPad makes it easier and saves some paper.

IEP Goal: Following directions, Fine Motor, Motor Planning

Don’t have an iPhone/iPad, no worries they are all there on this website.

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iLEAP Touch Spot Multiplication by Epiphany Games (FREE)

iLEAP Touch Spot Multiplication

iLEAP Touch Spot Multiplication

iLEAP Touch Spot Multiplication by Epiphany Games


Quick Review: iLEAP Touch Spot Multiplication introduces students to the multiplication strategy of using touch spots. Each number is assigned a corresponding number of touch spots to help students solve a multiplication problem by counting. iLEAP Touch Spot Multiplication is designed to help students learn, explore, apply, and practice this skill.