The Right Word


The Right Word offers several types and levels of practice with a huge list of word pairs and groups that many people find confusing. It includes a handy reference tool, and offers practice with various fill-in activities that force the user to use context clues to answer correctly.

Gappy Learns Writing


Gappy Learns Writing is a high quality app for early learners to practice writing and tracing their letters and have fun while they learn.

iTrace — handwriting for kids


Whether using their fingers or a stylus, kids can learn to write by tracing letters, numbers, words, and even their own names.

Exotic Pet Puzzler


Exotic Pet Puzzler is a creative educational app that will teach children how to write their letters, work on their alphabet, and spell through a variety of fun activities.

Free App Friday – Oct 04, 2013


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Free App Friday – Sep 27, 2013


Welcome to another fabulous Free App Friday!

Write About This


Write About This is an outstanding app for teaching and practicing writing skills. It’s great for a very wide range of ages and abilities, and will provide hours and hours of productive practice.

abc Pocket Phonics


Pocket Phonics offers practical, effective practice with letter sounds and with blending sounds into words. It is a fine tool for teaching beginning reading students.

StoryBook Maker


Storybook Maker is an app with endless possibilities, a great price, and tons of content and features.

Playground HD3 – ABC Edition


Learn to identify and write letters of the alphabet through numerous fun activities.

Writing Magic Letters:: Kids Learn to Write

More than just letter tracing, Writing Magic Letters, requires children to use their problem solving skills during the game portion of the app. App includes only lower case letters.

Little Writer

Little Writer is a fun and positive way to help younger children learn and understand correct letter, number, and basic shape formations.

Creative Book Builder

This is an app that provides kids & adults with powerful tools for serious book creation, and does it very nicely. The productivity is well worth the $3.99 cost.



LetterSchool is a universal app designed for teaching young children the proper handwriting technique in a fun, non-traditional way. This app works very well on either device.

kids apps SHAKE-A-PHRASE

Shake-a-Phrase app

Shake-a-Phrase is a best app because it gives children inspiration to start writing, plus quizzes them on verbs, nouns and adjectives.


montessori crosswords app

A huge thanks to Pierre from L’Escapadou for giving us promo codes to the wonderful app Montessori Crosswords.

kids apps ALPHABYTES

Alphabytes App By WFH Interactive

This is a best app for kids because it teaches toddlers, preschoolers – and even some kindergartners about the alphabet by tracing, interacting and playing with letters and words.

ipad / ipod / iphone DR SEUSS BOOKS

Dr Seuss eBook reading apps for kids

Fantastic ebooks that really capture the spirit of Dr. Seuss

iphone / ipad apps SUPERWHY

Super Why iPhone / iPad app

With 4 different games within the app, kids everything from tracing letters to picking the best word to finish a sentence from popular kids stories…

iphone ipad apps IWRITEWORDS

iWriteWords iPhone iPad App for Kids

The iWriteWords iPhone / iPad app helps kids learn and write the alphabet, numbers and words. The lite version is definitely worth checking out first – and may even be fine for your needs. Since I used it so much, I decided to opt for the paid version which is currently $2.99.