Reading Apps

This list of awesome reading apps will help your child practice essential literacy skills. The apps listed will help kids build skills in print awareness, phonics, spelling, vocabulary, and writing.

colors

A delightful little tale about crayons provides positive messages about self-acceptance and self-confidence for kids.
5th grade apps

The apps we’ve chosen for our reviewed and recommended list for 5th grade include basic fraction concepts, searchable math video tutorials, visual and written creativity while creating professional-looking books and ...
4th grade apps

There are so many great educational apps in the App Store for elementary school-aged children, we couldn’t narrow it down to our top 5 reviewed and recommended apps for 4th ...
3rd grade apps

Finding just the right apps for your elementary-age child can be time consuming. Our list of reviewed and recommended apps for 3rd grade can make finding the right app for ...
2nd grade apps

Our reviewed and recommended apps for 2nd grade include a wide variety of apps such as logic puzzles, apps for creativity and self-expression, building language skills and math.
1st grade app

Our reviewed and recommended apps for 1st grade develop literacy and numeracy skills, place value concepts, geometry, thinking and logic skills, cause and effect skills, and more.
kindergarten apps

Kindergarten apps are plentiful in the App Store. Our list of reviewed and recommended apps for Kindergarten will help narrow down the best educational apps for your child or classroom. ...
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Khan Academy’s app provides a comprehensive library of topics and skills that support Common Core goals. It includes a wealth of information particularly on middle school and high school classes, ...
naughtyshadow

Follow a little girl as she walks about and interacts with her naughty shadow.
netkids

NetKids Digital Entertainment Network lets kids experience unlimited content from many of their favorite characters - for a small monthly fee.
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Middle School Vocabulary Prep offers hundreds of words with definitions and parts of speech in learning, quiz, and test modes. It will provide middle and high school students with hours ...
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Story Chaser offers a fun way to sharpen and improve reading skills for teens and adults. Players will build their speed reading while having fun competing with themselves and with ...
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Mad Libs, the word game that makes learning parts of speech worthwhile, is great fun for players of all ages and stages. There’s something timeless about nonsense, and this app ...
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Bob Books Reading Magic Sight Words is an engaging and fun look at thirty common words that will help kids learn to read and spell while they enjoy the familiar ...
nok

Syllable counting and word building app challenges kids as they build early reading skills.
catinhat

The iconic Dr. Seuss story, The Cat in the Hat, gets an educational makeover in this fun read & learn app.
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Say Word is a perfect tool for students in middle to upper elementary on up to use for practice with difficult homophones and easily-confused words. Most will find the vocabulary ...
education apps

Moms and teachers have voted. Here’s our list of the Best Educational Apps for Kids. Perfect for keeping children mentally active these apps compliment all that hard work in the ...
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The Berenstain Bears are going on a car trip and they're inviting kids to read along in this illustrated ebook.
pinkie

A cute storybook app that introduces readers and the My Little Pony friends to Pinkie Pie's sister Maud-a very unique pony unlike any of the others. A great story with ...
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The Sight Word Adventure is a thorough and comprehensive practice system for some of the most important early-reading words that every child must master to gain fluency.
My pony

My Little Pony: Hearts & Hooves Day is a cute storybook app perfect for Valentine's Day that teaches children about friendship and honesty.
billy possum

Billy Possum’s Interactive Comprehension is among the best reading comprehension apps I have seen in the Marketplace, with an unusual focus on vital higher-level comprehension skills and even opportunities to ...
stormsky

Kids will never look at a car wash the same way again after joining Storm & Skye on their magical adventure.
happystar

Send kids to bed with a reminder to fill their days with kind acts so they can brighten their own personal stars.
shortvowels

Short Vowel Word Study takes the first steps of a proven program to teach children to read and wraps them up into a fun and enjoyable, yet simple and effective ...
rudolph

Read the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, complete with images and sound effects from the iconic Christmas movie.
elmolovesyou

People and monsters love a lot of things, but Elmo loves one thing in particular... you. Read along as he reminds kids how much they're loved.
voice dream reader

Voice Dream Reader will open the doors of reading to many people struggling due to vision problems, dyslexia or other literacy issues.
berenstain

Another great storybook app from Oceanhouse Media that gives a bit of history behind Thanksgiving, while teaching little ones about having compassion for animals.
snoopy

This is another wonderful Charlie Brown classic that has been turned into an interactive storybook app for children of all ages. Very well done!
gobble

Gobble: The Famous Thanksgiving Turkey is a cute, music-themed storybook app that tells the tale of how Thanksgiving came to be and includes additional activities for children of all ages ...
looney

Looney Tunes Phonics is an entertaining way to learn or review basic phonics concepts from pre-kindergarten through third grade.
mybackpack

Replace the heavy books with Waterford Learning's app full of digital stories, educational songs, and fun math review games.
monsters

Monsters Behave is an entertaining and amusing app that will gently remind kids about good manners.
chororobin

A delightful story has kids follow an adorable cat, Choro, and a helpful Robin as they head out on a day filled with adventure.
kidawesome

Kid Awesome Kindergarten will really take young students through their paces, and they will hardly know it’s an educational app because it is so incredibly engaging.
wherearewe

Four interactive stories introduce kids to the solar system, the desert, the North and South poles, and the entire globe.
storyofkalkalilh

The Story of Kalkalilh is a beautifully illustrated story with a traditional feel that encourages kids to listen to their parents.
larsandfriends2

Beautiful watercolor illustrations, puzzles, and a short learning activity add to the story of Lars, a horse, as he interacts with his other animal friends.