Learning Phonics is Fun

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Word Games

Who’s it for?

Designed for children of any age who are keen to improve their reading and spelling.

What do they do?

Word games encourages children to practise recognising and reading useful words through playing games. The aim of the app is to get children recognising and reading all the words quickly, without trying to decode them. The app also includes eight character names (Mum, Dad, Biff, Chip, Kipper, Wilma, Wilf, Floppy). The games help children build their confidence while they have fun.


Easy of use

Go through all cards to get familiar with the different words

By going through all the cards before you start playing the game you can familiarise yourself with the words in the app. This section can also be used as prompts for reading or spelling tests outside of the prescribed games. A microphone button lets you record your children so that they can listen back to the words as they’re reading them.

Word Builder Game

Build words and learn to spell

This game is great for those children starting out with learning to spell words. A word will be split up into separate letters and upon hearing an audio prompt the child will rearrange the letters in order to create the word read out loud.

Word detective

Learn to recognise common words

Help Kipper pack his suitcase. Six flashcards are shown face up on the screen, and a word is played. Find and tap on the matching card. Word detective teaches children to instinctively read undecodable but common words.

Memory game

Reinforcing reading skills while having fun

12 cards will be shown face down. Tap on the cards to help Biff, Chip and Kipper find all six matching pairs. This game reinforces reading skills through example audio.