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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.


5th Grade Reading Comprehension Prep is a simple and effective app that will help students practice vital comprehension skills in the classroom or at home. The feature of highlighting text evidence to support the correct answer is particularly valuable to learners.

App Info Price: Overview This ebook tells an engaging story of the kidnapped Mr. Mole and Mr. Rabbit’s daring rescue from Icky Mr. Fox. It features interactive pages, vocabulary-building labels, and narration for all text. Features include: Quirky scenes and characters Narration of all pages Interactive pages activated with taps and swipes Tap objects to …

Fido & Pumpkin Position Words is a fun app to help young children learn about position in space, covering words such as “in,” “up,” “down,” and “between” with colorful animations and multiple-choice endings to sentences that describe the characters’ positions.

Pocket Sight Words provides a simple and effective way to practice recognition of 220 sight words from the Dolch List. It has few bells and whistles, which results in a very intuitive interface that should be apparent to preschoolers and kindergarteners in the target age group, but also is not likely to be exciting or intriguing for most children in this age group.

    See the app in iTunes Monkimun SL Price: monthly subscription for $9.99 UPDATE: Lingokids just added some new updates that are fantastic need to be noted. First of all, each subject now has new “Teacher” videos where a real-life teacher interacts with the student and provides a fun introduction to each lesson. The …

Reviewed and recommended apps for third graders will make finding just the right one for your child a piece of cake! Here are some great ones to help with cursive writing, math skills, composition and creativity, and more. Letter School Cursive Writing Teaching kids to write in cursive may seem like a lost art, but …

Here are some great reviewed apps for spelling, phonics skills, listening skills, and more! These apps are perfect for second-grade students. Planet Lettra Planet Lettra is a playground for word-building. Users are magically transported to the mythical Planet Lettra where letters float in bubbles in the sky. When the bubbles bump, the letters combine, and …

A little bit of science, a small bit of social studies, some reading and some math round out the suggestions for first graders this year. Take a look at these apps. Malama Honua My Voyage The My Voyage app will take users on an elaborate adventure through documentary-like videos, games, and more as the main …

See the app in iTunes HomerLearning, Inc. Price: Free Just in time for back to school there is an amazing app called Homer – #1 Learn to Read Program that will have parents and children cheering! This app is the ideal way to teach your children not only how to read, but to love it …

Snot & Fluff is an entertaining cosmic tale that takes readers on a 3D adventure through space. With great interactive graphics, a fun story, and so much more this is one app you don’t want to miss!

App Info Price: Overview Albert is a dog, but he’s not just any dog. He’s a dog who really cares about his animal friends. This short animated story teaches kids a very simple lesson about taking the time to make others smile. Features include: Touching story Animated illustrations Good moral lesson Spirtual elements Quality Developers …