From the iPad to the Real World: Feed the Animals

Some great ideas on making children’s favorite iPad activities into real fine motor activities.

Fumbling Thru Autism

This is the third iPad to the Real World post (other posts can be found at http://wp.me/p2OomI-sq and http://wp.me/p2OomI-ry) where I take iPad apps that appeal to my daughter Beth and turn them into “real world” activities.  The iPad does the priming by knocking out the expectation and process hurdles, so that Beth can work on fine motor skills and I can work with her to expand her language or teach her educational concepts. I cannot stress how much of a miracle it is to see Beth walk up to the task I have made based on the iPad app and just do it.  There is no complaining and no running away, she just gets to work.  Amazing.

So, this third iPad to “real world” activity is based on the Feed the Animals app (by Anshu Dhanuka, https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/feed-animals-kids-educational/id500097320?mt=8).  Beth just loves this app, and here she is using…

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