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Help Kids Sound Out Words post image

Have you children struggled with sounding out words during reading? They see a word, but they don't know how to read it out loud. When a teacher or a parent is with the child, the adult can help. But it is impossible to have someone sit with the child all the time during reading. Isn't it nice if there is a program that can help the kids sound out the words when no one else can help? Sounding out machine… Read More

Interactive Games for English Letters and Words post image

Children learn language through play and interacting with people. The more they receive language stimulus the faster they learn, and the richer their language will be. The best way to foster kids language skills early on is to provide the same learning setting as they are going through their daily lives. Lingokids is a just such an app for kids to learn English. The app development team works with Oxford University Press and incorporated Oxford University Press early language learning… Read More

Fun Word Game for Better Vocabulary post image

Are you children good at using new words? Do they like to use different words in their written and oral communication? Having a rich vocabulary definitely improve communication skills and thus relationship with others and self-confidence. Playing word games is a fun way to help kids to improve vocabulary. In addition, playing word games is good for brain development. While playing games, kids are focused, and they are forced to make new connections, and to think outside of box. Today… Read More

Spelling Games for Grade 2 Kids post image

We shared SpellNow year 1 app a while ago. SpellNow also has published their year 2 app. Compared to the year 1 app, this year 2 app has a similar structure of 4 blocks and 10 lists in each block. It covers spelling skills for 2nd year students, such as common vowel teams (ou, ow, oi, oy, oo and ou), ambiguous vowels (ou, oo and ea), two-syllable words with long vowels, initial sounds (th-, br-, cl- and wh-), final sounds… Read More

Spelling Games to Match School Schedule post image

Are you children good at spelling? How much time do they spend on remembering the spellings of the words? Depends on children, it could easily turn into a boring task and the kids can quickly lost interest in learning anymore. In this case, it is necessary to making spelling activities fun, so kids will be interested in learning again. SpellNow is a fun spelling game app for kids that not only fun but also match the design with school schedule… Read More

Learn Spanish With Funny Monsters post image

Would you like to have your child to learn Spanish? They all say it is better to start the 2nd language when kids are young. However, if you don't speak the language yourself, it will be hard to teach your child the 2nd language at a young age. Signing up for a class? I don't feel it is a good idea for young children. Kids need play, not another class. One solution I found is to read bilingual books for… Read More

18 Bilingual English Spanish Apps and Websites for Kids post image

Many kids in the US are learning Spanish as the 2nd language. I have been trying to collect books and reading resources for kids to read in both English and Spanish. They are great for both English speaking and Spanish speaking kids who are trying to study the other language. Here are what I found so far. I welcome any suggestions if you know a good digital resource for English and Spanish bilingual reading, such as apps, websites. Free United… Read More

Solve Mysteries and Learn Sight Words post image

Learn sight word is essential to a child's reading skill development. It is also hard to many kids, as many kids felt it is boring. The more fun you can add to the learning process, the more and faster kids will learn these words. Today we have a fun app for kids, where kids will learn sight words while solving mysteries. If your kids are into detectives and mysteries, this will be a great sight word app for them. The… Read More

Beautiful App for Kids about Fruits post image

Do you children like fruits? How do you get kids to like fruits? Studies have shown that the more kids are exposed to the food, and the more they know about the food, the more likely they will like the food. Today we introduce a beautiful app for kids about fruits. It is a set of fruit flash cards with voice. There are many flashcard apps. I really liked this one. One thing unique about this app is the ability… Read More

App Series Teaching Kids To Be Good Readers post image

We all want our kids to grow as readers. But teaching reading, especially to beginning and developing readers, can seem a little tricky. There are lots of "moving parts" that have to come together for reading to occur. That's why I was so excited to be a part of developing some apps that can help kids grow as readers! The ultimate goal of reading is to make meaning. After all, it's hard to enjoy a book or learn something new… Read More

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