Best Apps for Back to School – Preschool

Best Apps for Back to School - Preschool

There are many choices of apps for preschoolers in the App Store, so here are a few suggestions of the best of the best from our reviews. These apps will help your preschooler develop important skills such as sequencing, patterning, building language skills and developing problem-solving skills. Our list of reviewed and recommended Preschool apps can make finding the right app for your child easier.

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Elastic Alphabets for Kids

Elastic Alphabets for Kids is a comprehensive look at the ABCs and their most common sounds using engaging animations and memorable sound effects. Each letter is presented by name and sound with a demonstration of how to write it, and then three keywords beginning with the target letter. Each keyword has cute animations that will keep children in stitches, activated by a simple tap on the screen.

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Bug Mazing-Adventures in Learning

Bug Mazing-Adventures in Learning lives up to its name in lots of ways. Young players solve mazes by tracing lines, sequencing colors, recalling the order of the alphabet and counting. The concept and the fun, colorful thematic graphics put this app in a class by itself!

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Elkonin Boxes: A Literacy Tool for Beginning Readers

Elkonin Boxes helps beginning readers of all ages practice an important foundational reading readiness skill: the ability to segment and blend the sounds that make up words. This app will also help students understand that some letters are silent and others work as a team to make a single sound. The skills are vital for developing reading and spelling proficiency.

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Imagistory allows users to record narration for wordless picture books, encouraging creativity, storytelling, observation, sequencing, and descriptive language. Stories can be saved in video form and shared by adults over the internet.
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Listening Power Preschool

Listening Power Preschool HD is a receptive language program designed for preschoolers. It provides leveled practice with receptive language skills including listening to descriptions, listening to directions, listening for grammar, listening to stories with pictures and listening to stories without pictures. The app features many ways to customize the experience, it can be used with multiple individuals or groups, and it can collect data for the school, IEP, or other programs that need documentation.

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Jumpstart Preschool Magic of Learning

JumpStart Preschool Magic of Learning offers 15 different early learning activities designed to help young children gain a better understanding of letters, numbers, shapes, sequencing and other readiness skills.  The games are colorful, animated and fun, with themes that will appeal to preschoolers.
Click here to see it in the App Store.