Literacy & Language Apps - iPad Apps, Recommended

Literacy & Language Apps

Growing your vocabulary and reading skills does not end once you're able to spell and write sentences...Building a mental map of words and their meanings helps contextualise LIFE in more varied ways. ~ iPad Dad

Each of these iPad Apps are high quality and are Apps we recommend. We only put our favourite (10 out of 10) apps on - Our most recent additions are listed first.

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Literacy & Language Apps we recommend:

ABC - Learn to Read

Simple app perfect for early readers with multiple choice answers to fully engage your child!

iTrace — handwriting for kids

Totally comprehensive Learn to Write app with excellent work records and statistics by child.

Picture ABC

Excellent spelling and recognition app in 4 languages for reading aged children and upwards.

First Sight Words Professional - Dolch Words

Learn upper and lower case letters, phonics, and words by sight in this excellent educational app for learning to read and spell.

Mad Libs

Excellent and hilariously funny word game. Laugh while learning about verbs, nouns, adjectives and creating silly stories!

School Writing – Learn to write and more

Totally comprehensive App for learning how to write letters, numbers and shapes suitable for pre-school children upwards.

Eggy Alphabet

Excellent fully comprehensive alphabet learning app for young children and toddlers.


Word solitaire, if you love Scrabble you will adore this game. It's clever, fun and challenging to the maximum.

I See Ewe - A Preschooler Word Game

Find the animal, colour, shape or object from the selection or play the Matching Game...perfect for toddlers, young children and special needs teaching.

Rocket Speller PLUS - Little Big Thinkers

Excellent game with 5 skill levels for learning to read, spell and recognise letters all while having fun building an launching your custom designed rocket!

First Words Deluxe

Excellent first reading App covering letters, words and phonics for toddlers & young children

Interactive Alphabet ABCs

A colourful interactive simplistic alphabet App for toddlers featuring Upper Case, Lower Case, Phonics, Music and Sound for optimal learning.

iWrite Words (Handwriting Game)

This unique use of tracing and practicing letter construction is fun and informative.

First Words Animals

This is a fun way to learn both letters for younger children, and words for older ones!