Free App Friday – May 13, 2016: Happy Friday the 13th

Welcome to another Free App Friday! This week we’ve found some great free apps that teach your child beginner reading skills while having fun at the same time. Rosetta Stone kids Lingo Letter Sounds will teach your child both English and Spanish. ABC Letter Tracing is an easy to use tracing app that will introduce letter recognition. Sight Words List will introduce commonly used sight words that will give them a good reading foundation to build on. Breathe, Think, and Do with Sesame is a great app that will help your child to learn to control their emotions and give you resources as well.

Rosetta Stone Kids Lingo Letter Sounds

Rosetta Stone Kids Lingo Letter Sounds is a fun and easy way to learn beginning reading skills in English and Spanish. They will identify the beginning sounds of words, recognize the upper and lowercase letters, learn the pronunciation of Spanish words, plus more. Parents will be able to track progress as they learn Spanish with smart sequencing and progressive immersion to gain confidence in their new skills.

Breathe, Think, and Do with Sesame

Breathe, Think, and Do with Sesame is an app that will help your child learn self-control, planning, and task persistence. Help monster as he learns to deal with emotions with fun animations and playful interactions. The breathing technique will help them to take deep breaths, think plans through, and try them out. There are resources to help parents navigate problems with children during the young years.

ABC Letter Tracing

Letter tracing has never been easier with ABC Letter Tracing. Your child simply uses their finger or a stylus to trace the letters on the screen. They can easily switch to letters by pressing tabs at the bottom of the screen. A great way for preschoolers to learn writing and letter recognition.

Sight Words List

Sight Words List is an app that uses flash cards to teach sight words that children need to learn to be successful readers. This app allows you to make your own list and group words together. You can even add your own words and record your voice. The app offers many features to allow your child to learn sight words in a fun and relaxing way.