Put your child’s tablet to good use, there are many learning apps that genuinely motivate children and offer serious educational benefits. Here are a few fantastic Apps for Early Years & Primary children that have been screened and recommended by our team of GIS Digital Coaches!
Top 5 learning apps:
1. Reading Eggs:
Applicable from reception – a great app to make learning to read interesting and engaging for kids, with great online reading games and activities.
Hairy Letters provides an introduction to single letters. It is aimed specifically at those who will be using phonics to learn as it does not give the name for any letters – just the sound that they make in words. Containing colourful and humorous animation it entertains while it teaches.
3. Toca Band:
A fun and easy app, which encourages children to explore music in a new creative way! Choose from 16 different cool characters – each with their own unique quirky sound and musical rhythms.
4. Epic Books:
Digital library with books for kids 12 and under. Epic books app contains quizzes, audio books, and read-aloud books.
5. Crazy Cursive:
With this app children can practice writing the top 100 words in cursive style and can also type in their own words to practice. Letters are sounded out phonetically to allow your child to develop skills of breaking down words which are particularly useful for children with dyslexia.
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