Kids don't learn how to spell overnight. It takes time, practice, and a lot of patience. The task can be daunting for both kids AND parents—not to mention their teachers. If you had the option to give your kids even more spelling practice in a way that's actually fun for them to do on their own, you'd do it right? You totally would.
Well, good thing there are some really great apps dedicated solely to helping your kids learn to spell in a really fun way—by playing games!
Here are some of the most popular apps that provide the perfect tools to teach kids spelling, grammar, and vocabulary. Because learning doesn't have to be boring.
Ladybird: I'm Ready to Spell
This fun space-themed spelling adventure comes with three interactive games. The games are designed to target your child's specific vocabulary skills. There's even the option to add your kid's own spelling words from school for some extra practice.
Curious George: Letters
Help Curious George on a wild alphabet adventure. The point of the game is to find each letter, trace it and match lowercase and uppercase letters into pairs to earn a special badge. (Who doesn't love a special badge?) Curious George: Letters creates a fun way for your child to develop foundational reading and writing skills.
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This educational game is meant for ages five and under. Available for iOS for $2.99.
abc PocketPhonics: letter sounds & writing + first words
The perfect app to help your preschoolers learn their first words and master handwriting. PocketPhonics gives out rewards and certificates for great work. Kids actually get to trace letters on the screen, making this game super hands-on and fun. The app teaches the basics of reading and writing to young kids in an exciting way.
For kids aged four to six. Available for iOS for $9.99.
Kids Spelling Games
Designed for toddlers all the way through age 10. Kids Spelling Games is a really popular app that's guaranteed to help improve your child's spelling and letter recognition. By dragging and dropping letters into their places, your child's hand-eye coordination will also improve.
Download this super fun game for free for Android.
Adorable little monsters will help your kids learn how to spell through a bunch of interactive mini games. Whether they're learning three-letter words or 13-letter words, Spelling Monster has them covered. A "parent gate" makes it really easy for you to track their progress, including the length of time each game is played.