Top Occupational Therapy Apps for Fine Motor Fun

April 10th, 2017 | Posted by Amber in Education Services

Smartphone Apps for occupational therapists, such as Dexteria and Ready to Print, are full of fine motor fun to help therapy students of all ages achieve in school! Looking for cool apps to use? Here are a few of our favorite iPhone and Android apps for you to try in the classroom!


Are you looking for an app to help your occupational therapy patients enhance their fine motor skills and handwriting readiness? Dexteria could be just the tool for you! It features three functionalities including:

  • Tap It – promoting finger isolation
  • Pinch It – promoting the development of a pincer grasp
  • Write It – promoting the development of advanced finger movements need for tracing letters

Want to learn more about how Dexteria works? Click here to watch the official video demo.

Download for iOS or Android

Dexteria Jr.

Perfect for toddlers and preschool-aged children Dexteria Jr. features hand and finger exercises to help occupational therapy patients ages 2-6 in the development of fine motor skills and handwriting readiness. The app offers age-appropriate learning fun including characters, animations, music and sound effects for improved engagement.

Download for iOS only

Ready to Print

Another great tool for toddler and younger ages in the Ready to Print app, created by an Occupational Therapist to help patients ages 2-7 with handwriting readiness. The app features activities, games and interactive fun for improved student success.

Download for iOS or Android

Dexteria VMI Visual-Motor Integration Skills

Ensure school success with the award-winning Dexteria VMI Visual-Motor Integration Skills app, designed to improve handwriting readiness, basic fine motor and perceptual skills.

Download for iOS only

For more information about school occupational resources or to browse available school openings, contact us today at www.ppredu.com/contact-ppr!




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