Cost: Free Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade
This app is the digital version of magnetic letters (free version includes 26 magnets that can be used more than once).
Cost: $2.99 Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade
ABCDESK is an innovative alphabet and ABC book. It lets teachers and parents create and share learning opportunities for children, helping them to develop their reading and writing skills. Adults can set difficulty levels, add new words, and exchange lessons and resources. Lessons can be downloaded from abcdesk.net and lessons can be created and shared with friends.
Cost: Free For all grade levels
This app works as good as the web-based version.
Cost: $3.99 Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade
Did you ever find the boy in every page of Animalia? Well, start looking again because he's just found a whole new set of hiding places! Animalia for iPad is here, better than ever, to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of this classic book.
Animalia for iPad features every illustration in beautiful detail, with six separate ways to explore and play:
A read-through of the alliterations by the author, with different animations on every page.
Zoom in and find over 150 items scattered through the artwork - learn their names and hear what they sound like.
GO GET GRAEME
Play against the clock - easy, medium or hard. Once you find Graeme, he pops up, waves and heads off to hide again. But next time you look he's hiding somewhere else! Over 150 hiding places.
WHAT IN THE WORLD...?
The most challenging game (provided you can resist tapping for clues). Figure out what the mystery shape is, then go find it in the artwork for maximum points. Complete all 26 pages to reveal the secret sequence of letters and claim your reward.
Work out the mystery word to bring the butterfly to life, then head off after it to find the correct object in the pages of the book!
Find the hidden butterfly star on every page!
Other features include:
Interactive animal-sound board
High resolution, zoomable illustrations
Fun, responsive sounds for every interaction
Animated reward download (set it as wallpaper)
Cost: $3.99 Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade
Start reading with phonics-based interactive games and reading. Children can advance on to next level as they improve.
Lite version is free but has a limited number of sentences.
Cost: Free Pre-K, Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade
An iPad app that is a learning-to-read platform for children. This version comes with two free books. Additional books are $ .99. The books all have "tap any word" functionality allowing children to tap words they find challenging and hear them read aloud to them.
This app searches your school library online catalog of books and resources. The school must use Follett Destiny for library management.
Cost: Free Pre-K, Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade
Doodle tales is aimed at children from preschool right through to early teens and allows them to be creative by making their own pictures (Doodles) and stories (Tales) and sharing them simply and safely with their friends, relatives and the wider world.
The app combines a fully featured, best of class, art package; with an intuitive story making tool and the ability to easily, and safely, share Doodles and Tales with the inbuilt social community.
Cost: $1.99 Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade
This app has photo templates from Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat book.
Cost: Free 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School
If your school has a subscription to the Kentucky Virtual Library, then your students can download this app and search the database for magazine articles.