Teacher Review for Counting with the Very Hungry Caterpillar

Fun app with recognizable illustrations my students love

Sam B.
Special education instructor
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My Rating
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Individual
Practice
Great with Special needs
How I Use It
The app is really intuitive. I sit next to my student and give them prompts if necessary, but typically my students enjoy the game and easily understand the task they are supposed to complete. I do not use this app to teach the skill. Instead, once they have mastered the skill of counting, or counting a specific item from a larger field, I use the app as one way to test for generalization.
My Take
I love using this app for early learners with autism or PDD. It is differentiated and easy to find a level that is appropriate for your student. It also gives students another opportunity to respond they make an error.