Bottom Line: This app provides a lot of phonics practice in a simple format, covering identification of beginning, middle and ending sounds. The reading section features five early phonics readers as well. However, the interface is not fancy and there are a few content errors, and the $2.99 price is high.
Type and Learn HD-S offers kids from preschool to middle school the opportunity to learn using a traditional QWERTY keyboard, from letter recognition and spelling for the younger tots all the way up to free writing for older kids. Their letters and words can be read back to them in a synthesized voice, giving them immediate gratification for their accomplishments.
For children who have difficulty with handwriting, this app could offer a stress-free way to practice spelling, writing and reading. Get it now while it is discounted to $0.99. Save $3!
Bottom Line: iReadWith is a reading program designed by Tribal Nova, the same folks who brought you the popular iLearnWith series of learning games. The iReadWith program encourages both parents and children to participate in the interactive reading process. Currently available are two books from the always popular Caillou, but we look forward to the addition of more titles.
Bottom Line: Land of Mislaid is an adorable story about a little girl and her grandpa's imaginative adventure searching for her lost peppermint. Their story comes to life in the moving pages as they travel on their sofa, the S.S. Living Room, in search of the Land of Mislaid where the candy is suspected to have gone. The illustrations come to life with constant animations and available interactions on each page.
Learn to Read, Write and Spell Pro is an English language skills program which covers a huge amount of material, from learning the letters of the alphabet all the way through to reading and writing at a sixth grade level.
The English language is riddled with anomalies and is incredibly difficult to learn properly. Learn to Read, Write and Spell Pro is designed to make this learning easier by using a graphics-based presentation style.