I want to share some of my favorite FREE (or almost free) early literacy iPad apps that are “kid approved”by my students.
Learning the basics: ABCs, 123s, Colors…:
Starfall (totally Kid approved!) https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/starfall-abcs/id395623983?mt=8
Endless ABCs (great fun learning!) https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/endless-alphabet/id591626572?mt=8
Color Slapps https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/color-slapplications/id416365360?mt=8Phone4Kids (has phone keypad to practice their phone numbers and lunch codes)
Numbers (iTouchiLearn) https://itunes.apple.com/vg/app/itouchilearn-numbers-for-preschool/id419514216?mt=8
Letter School Lite http://letterschool.com
Collins Big Cat apps (stories to read then write your own version! there are several FREE on their website – scroll down then click on free downloads)
Toontastic (create cartoons): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/toontastic/id404693282?mt=8
Inkflo (pre-writing & note taking) https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/inkflow-think-visually!/id519524685?mt=8Dragon Dictation (dictate written work then can edit)- (already on iPad)
Little Story Maker https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/little-story-maker/id508287659?mt=8
Cosmic StoryMaker Lite https://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/cosmic-storymaker-lite/id519853876?mt=8
Book Creator Free https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/book-creator-free/id661166101?mt=8
BB Magic Lite (Bob Book) https://itunes.apple.com/sn/app/bob-books-reading-magic-lite/id408873050?mt=8
Please let me know which apps are “kid approved” at your house or classroom.