List/Grid Tag Archives: writing

cursive

Cursive Writing Wizard – Trace Letters and Words

Review Excerpt: This app turns your iPad into a highly customizable cursive writing tutorial that takes up where Writing Wizard (CTR, Sept 13) leaves off. A suite of parent/teacher ...
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Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure

Review Excerpt: You are Maxwell, in a DC Comics city such as Gotham City, Metropolis or  Atlantis. In order to stop various evil schemes, you type or sketch words to summon items from ...
wizard

Writing Wizard

Review Excerpt: Designed in France by the creators of the highly regarded Word Wizard, this app is designed to help children trace letters and numerals in your choice of three handwriting ...
scholar

Little Scholar (Android Tablet)

Review Excerpt: School Zone; the Michigan-based publisher known for higher quality flash cards, software and workbooks, now has it’s own digital platform, thanks to low cost Android ...
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Playground 3 – ABC Edition

Review Excerpt: This is a collection of six activities that provide perfectly leveled practice with letter formation and letter-related sounds. You start by selecting one of the six ...
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Write to Read – WriteReader

Review Excerpt: Designed especially to teach children to read by helping them to create their own books, this app is based on “scientific research that substantiates children ...
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StorySmith: Medieval Kingdom HD

Review Excerpt: Like a digital flannel board, this drag-and-drop creativity app lets you create your own fairy tale or fantasy adventure. The app is sold in theme packs — this ...
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Scribblenauts Unlimited

Review Excerpt: Now available for the both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS (as well as Windows) this edition of Scribblenauts contains more new words and related images plus a new set of challenges. ...
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Touch and Write Cursive Letters

Review Excerpt: The cursive edition of “Touch and Write” app turns your iPad into a slippery letter or numeral game, where your job is to fill in all the outlines (both ...
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Touch and Write

Review Excerpt: This app turns your iPad into a slippery letter or numeral game, where your job is to fill in all the outlines (both upper and lower case) with your choice of 16 substances ...
name

Write My Name

Review excerpt: This app is designed to help children learn to write their own letters and words using the correct sequence and strokes by tracing uppercase and lowercase letters. Features ...
moxie

Moxie Girlz

Review excerpt: Here’s a mix-and-match activity that turns you into the editor of a fashion magazine. You can dress your Moxie Girlz dolls by trying different outfits, hair, eye ...
idiary

iDiary for Kids

Review excerpt: Turn your iPad into a password-protected journal with iDiary for Kids. If you can type with the iPad’s keyboard, you can easily setup a new account — just ...
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Word Wizard

Review excerpt: Turn your iPad into a talking alphabet/language generator. To build a word, you drag it from an alphabet strip onto a 44 letter grid, where it snaps into place, pronouncing ...
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KidEditor: TLP (Three Little Pigs)

Review excerpt: This talking story construction activity is designed to let young children experiment with sentence construction. There are two modes: Edit and Write. In Edit, you see ...
montessori

Montessori Crosswords

Review excerpt: This collection of word puzzles includes 300 words, each with an associated picture. Any word, letter or picture can be heard with a simple touch. In the easy level, ...
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Letter Writer: Space

Review Excerpt: The second of two letter tracing apps (the first is Letter Writer: Oceans), this App combines a set of lower case letters with real space facts. For example, after you ...
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Letter Writer: Oceans

Review Excerpt: The first of two letter tracing apps (the second is Letter Writer: Space, that deals with lower case letters), this App combines a set of upper case letters with real ...
super

Super Why! (App)

Review Excerpt: Four early reading activities each feature a character from the PBS Super Why program. In Alpha Pig’s Lickety Letter Hunt, your child helps Alpha Pig find his ...
inspiration

Inspiration 9

Review Excerpt: If you don’t mind a bit of a learning curve, this ninth edition of Inspiration contains everything you’d want in a brainstorming package. New to this version: ...
smiley

Smiley Central Studio (www.smileycentralstudio.com)

Review Excerpt: Following the tried-and-true “buy a toy, get a password” business model, Smiley Central Studio consists of a set of $10 smiley toys, each with a password ...
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ScribbleNauts

Review Excerpt: Short words, like “tree,” “ladder” or “stool” work like keys in this powerful open-ended collection of logic puzzles for the Nintendo ...
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