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.

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Andy Helps You Read Offers a thorough and thoughtful approach to reading instruction for kids with special needs.
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Time For Bed Little Ted is a soothing storybook app that is sure to help children wind down before bed. With a cute story and fun activities to enjoy, this ...
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Tints: Dyslexia Friendly Reading offers an outstanding method to experiment with colored backgrounds and changes to contrast between background and text that may be beneficial to struggling readers.
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Put on the Wunderglasses and watch the city come to life in The Wunderglasses, a truly imaginative app.
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When Santa Claus and his elves get sick, will the witch be able to step in and save Christmas? Find out in this fun animated story.
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Introduce kids to fun animated versions of classic stories and silly songs with MOVING BOOKS! Jajajajan.
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Kids become directors as they create and narrate their own animated stories.
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Planet Lettra is an outstanding app that will help young readers develop an intuitive understanding of phonics and word analysis skills in a playful, encouraging environment.
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Letter Cross-Tracking is a serviceable app that will help children remediate letter reversals and inversions and help them build skills in the areas of visual tracking, attention to detail and ...
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Join George as he travels through Yum Yum Land to get to the Ice Cream Castle and learn about healthy eating along the way.
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Elkonin Boxes is a digital version of a highly-effective teaching strategy that will help beginning and struggling readers build vital skills for phonemic awareness, which is foundational to success in ...
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Follow the down-eared dog called Mack while he searches for his teddy bear and discover 65+ developing nouns for beginning readers at the same time.
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Head on a jungle safari and learn about jungle animals through fun activities and stories.
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Families now are busier than ever, but one fundamental activity can help your child succeed in school and in life – reading to them. Starting early with reading to a ...
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Follow Sleepy Fred as he gets ready for bed in this cute rhyming story for kids.
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Travel back in time and get an overview of the major time periods and events in world history with History for Kids, an animated eBook narrated by kids for kids.
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Top Educational Apps for Back to School   We’ve scoured the App Store to find the top educational apps for kids. It wasn’t easy to narrow it down to just ...
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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, ...
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Follow a little girl as she walks about and interacts with her naughty shadow.
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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 ...
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Syllable counting and word building app challenges kids as they build early reading skills.
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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.
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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.
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My Little Pony: Hearts & Hooves Day is a cute storybook app perfect for Valentine's Day that teaches children about friendship and honesty.
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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 ...