ABCDESK for iOS Language Arts, Reading

Cost: Free 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.

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Alphabet Coloring for Android Language Arts, Writing

Cost: Free Pre-K, Primary, Kindergarten

26 coloring pages on each letter of the alphabet with a voiceover of each letter and word on the page.

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BrainPOP Featured Movie for iOS Arts & Humanities, Language Arts, Mathematics, Practical Living/Vocational Studies, Science

Cost: Free For all grade levels

Online movies covering most core content. Without a subscription, you can watch the free movies and take the quizzes.

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Dr. Seuss Camera - The Cat in the Hat Edition for iOS Language Arts, Reading

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.

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Flashcards for iOS Language Arts

Cost: $1.99 Pre-K, Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

Hundreds of flashcards in various categories with hand-drawn illustrations, second language support, and the ability to record your own sound files for words or letters!

Cost is in British Pounds.

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Futaba Classroom Games for Kids for iOS Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies

Cost: $6.99 Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

This app also has a free version, but the free version can only have 2 players. It might be a good option to download first as a preview. These games include lower-case and upper-case Alphabet Matching, Dolch Sight Words for 1st through 3rd grades, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Telling the Time, Currency, Countries and Flags, Shapes, Animals, Foods and more.

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Little Story Maker for iOS Arts & Humanities, Language Arts, Reading, Science, Social Studies

Cost: Free Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

This app allows students to use photos on an iPad to create a story with pictures and text. Additionally, students can add a narration to the story as well. Parts of the pictures can be clickable with additional narration and text.

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Monkey Preschool Lunchbox for Android Language Arts, Mathematics

Cost: $1.99 Pre-K, Primary, Kindergarten

Games: counting, matching, puzzles, colors, letters, spot the difference, and shapes. Children play to earn stickers after completing tasks.

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Sight Words Flash Cards for iOS Language Arts

Cost: Free Pre-K, Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade


Sight Words Flash Cards are divided into 4 categories: Pre-primary, kindergarten, 1st grade & 2nd grade. Each grade has an accompanying Question Mode to test and enhance reading skills. Students choose word they hear. Keeps track of flagged words for extra practice. Best free sight word app.

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Word Wizard - Talking Movable Alphabet & Spelling Tests for Kids for iOS Language Arts

Cost: $1.99 Primary, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade

This app lets kids hear the sounds of letters and words using a talking movable alphabet. It features advanced text to speech capabilities and can pronounce and spell-check an unlimited number of original words and sentences.

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