Toby Price firstname.lastname@example.org @teachersharetp on twitter http://www.rcsd.ms/~toby.pricePrice Kids Favorite Apps1. Elmo’s Monster Maker2. Angry Birds3. Cake Doodle4. First Words Animals5. Word Wagon6. Bloki HD7. Faces iMake8. What Am I? Farm9. Cut the Rope10. Talking Gina the GiraffePrice’s Favorite Apps for parents1. Moms with Apps2. Sonic Pics3. Find My iPhone4. Any of the Disney Digital Books5. Magnetic ABCs6. Model Me Going Places7. Is That Gluten Free8. Popplet9. Choice Board Maker10. Safe Browser with InternetDo’s and Don’ts1. Do: Get a case! We use Otterbox Defender.2. Do: Come up with some rules and guidelines.3. Do: Set limits. They will play all day. Limit their screen-time.
4. Do: Play with them. It is great for taking turns.5. Do: Use the Find my iPhone, Passcode Locks, and Restrictions.1. Don’t think depend on the iPad to “CURE” them. It is just a tool.(AN AMAZING TOOL)Remember, a bad carpenter with a great tool can’t fix anything. A lot of what the iPad can do foryour child depends on you doing it with them.2. Don’t think they won’t learn your passwords. Lock out in app purchases and the app store. Ifnot it will cost you.3. Don’t buy the first app you see. Try some out. What works for me, may not work for you. Soshop around and find the best ones for you.4. Don’t do it alone. The Internet is full of resources and people who will help you. Twitter is agreat way to find tech help. Email the app developers if you have a question about an app. Thegood developers will always help you.5. Don’t just make your kids work on it. Let them play too. The iPad draws in other kids like amoth to a flame. It is a great way to help your kids interact with others socially.Price’s favorite Apps Resource:www.a4cwsn.comApps for Children with Special Needs. This site is one of the most comprehensive spots on theweb to learn about apps for kids with special needs.