ABC Magnetic Board Lite for iOS Language Arts, Reading, Writing

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).

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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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Accelerated Reader (AR) for iOS Reading

Cost: Free For all grade levels

This app works as good as the web-based version.

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Booksy: Learn to Read Platform for K-2 for iOS Reading

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.

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Doodle Tales for iOS Arts & Humanities, Reading

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.

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Flat Stanley for iOS Reading, Social Studies

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

This is a photo app for students to create a Flat Stanley or Flat Stella character.

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Free Books for iOS Arts & Humanities, Reading, Science, Social Studies

Cost: Free For all grade levels

Over 20,000 classic books, sorted by collections, genre, authors. You could find these books on other websites, but this app is very well organized. You can import you own ebooks as well.

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K12 Timed Reading Practice Lite for iOS Reading

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

Students read fluency passages and are timed. Individual students can be entered with reading level. Keeps time and words per minute. Can't track errors or verify students read whole passage if done individually.

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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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Puppet Pals HD for iOS Reading

Cost: Free Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

Create your own unique shows with animation and audio in real time!

Simply pick out your actors and backdrops, drag them on to the stage, and tap record. Your movements and audio will be recorded in real time for playback later.

This app is as fun as your own creativity. Act out a story of Pirates on the high seas, fight as scary monsters, or play the part of a Wild West bandit on the loose. You can even combine any characters however you want!

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