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Reading & Writing

Khan Academy Kids

* Common Sense Media—5 stars Educational Value, 5 stars Ease of Play* Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice Award for Excellence in Design—100% Rating* Parents’ Choice Foundation Gold Award* American Association of School Librarians—2019 Best...

Reading Eggs

* Parent and Teacher Choice Award Winner* Loved by Parents Best Family App* Loved by Parents Best Children’s App* Practical Pre-School Gold Award 2018* Academics Choice Smart Media and Brain Toy Award Winner The only regret I have regarding this app is that I...

Grammar Fix

It is all-too-easy to get overwhelmed and even confused by the difficulty and non-uniform patterns of the English language. Thanks to new-age technology and amazing app creations, simple solutions are at the tips of our fingers. Grammar Fix is a perfect example of...

Kidlo Bedtime Stories

Bedtime is a great opportunity to explore books and stories with little ones. This app is a great resource for that. 240+ stories are available within this app; many of them recognizable and loved by all! All of the stories come with two options: "read by myself" and...
Monkey Word School Adventure

Monkey Word School Adventure

Monkey Word School Adventure is a perfect early reading app for kids ages 3 to 7. The game is situated around a monkey and his jungle friends, who are very interested in helping your child learn letters, sight words, phonics, and spelling. They are also a lot of fun,...

Vocabulary Builder

Carefully crafted by expert tutors with over ten years of experience, this app provides you with the information you need to improve your vocabulary and prep for the GRE test (as well as others). While this app was created to help students become familiar with the...

StoryTime: Billy Goats Gruff

Billy Goats Gruff is a classic tale that is surely recognized by parents and children alike. In this story-book app, three billy goats try to make their way across a bridge, but an evil little troll presents an obstacle for them. Imaginative young children are sure to...
Tacky’s Christmas

Tacky’s Christmas

Tacky is a delightful penguin with an unusual gift that enables him to "save the day" from the dreaded hunters!. Join along while he, and his pals Goodly, Lovely, Angel and Neatly bring Christmas joy to our little book readers.The tale encourages literacy skills via...
iClassics Showcase: an interactive Gift for mystery art book lovers

iClassics Showcase: an interactive Gift for mystery art book lovers

The iClassics Showcase app is a perfect way to take in some of the Classics, all the while increasing literacy while enjoying a couple of timeless tales for free: 'The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar' by Edgar Allan Poe and 'Christmas Ghosts' by Charles Dickens. I am...
LeVar Burton Kids Skybrary

LeVar Burton Kids Skybrary

LaVar Burton, hosted the award-winning PBS Kids' series, Reading Rainbow which had a 26-year run. The purpose of the show was to encouraged kids in exploring the world of reading. LeVar Burton Kids Skybrary app (and website) follows this by providing access to 100s of...

Missing Friend – Lite

Missing Friend is a sweet little storybook app that kids will enjoy. The pages have tappable objects that bring up the words and announce them. There are other spots to touch that allow the user to set the characters in action. The book is beautifully and...

Words With Friends 2 Word Game

Say "goodbye" to boring word games and "hello" to a fun and exciting way to bolster your vocabulary range. Words With Friends 2 is an entertaining app that allows you to interact with other people while competing to earn the most points by creating words with your...
Tiny Words Spelling Game

Tiny Words Spelling Game

Tiny Words Spelling Game is an early reading, spelling and word recognition spelling game. Though the app was created to help kids instantly recognize and spell sight words, this game could easily be used for children with a phonics-based education. Once a child has...
Victor's cold! Free

Victor’s cold! Free

Victor's cold! Is a sweet little story about a penguin that just can't seem to warm up. His mother and father are out and about, and the other Arctic animals can't seem to help him shake off the chill. This charming book is full of tappable fun, beautiful graphics,...
Sentence Maker

Sentence Maker

This interactive app is a great way to get young readers familiar and comfortable with sentence structure. With a simple interface, it is easy enough for a child to use on his or her own. A sentence with tiled words presents itself on the screen, along with a picture...

Brainscape – Smart Flashcards

Whether you are a student looking to study for a test or a curious individual who wants to expand their knowledge across limitless subjects, this app has what you need. Brainscape takes the effort out of preparing your own flashcards and supplies you with “smart”...
Brainfeed

Brainfeed

* Ranked #1 in 70 countries * Top 10 app for kids 9-11 in 110+ countries * Featured in Apple Newsletter * Best New Apps & Games!* Featured by iTunes in over 100 countries.   Brainfeed is an excellent resource for curated educational videos. The app holds over...
Peak – Brain Training

Peak – Brain Training

* Best App 2014 in 24 countries What a fun app! The games in Peak were developed by neuroscientists who know precisely how to formulate games that will stimulate the mind and challenge and strengthen your cognitive skills. The different subjects within the app focus...
Dr. Seuss Treasury

Dr. Seuss Treasury

*Featured by Apple – Best New Apps*National Parenting Publications Awards Gold Award Winner*Tillywig Award Winner*Recommended by Parents’ Choice (Children’s Media & Toy Reviews)*Academic’s Choice “Smart Choice Media” Award Winner   Who doesn’t love Dr. Seuss...
Wonderscope

Wonderscope

* Mentioned in New York Magazine, Vogue, CNET, Fast Company, Variety, and Common Sense Media   Wonderscope is an app filled with creative and interactive stories that come to life using augmented reality (AR). With this app, common spaces will be transformed into...