Top 20 Spelling Apps for iPhone and iPad

If your child needs some assistance to become a better speller then check out these best spelling apps for your mobile. With iPhone, spelling apps provide kids a chance to wrestle with English language while having fun and entertainment.

Alpha Writer

Alpha Writer, it is a Montessori-style learning app that helps to teach kid’s letter sounds and how to form words by merging different letter sounds.

The learning approach here is tangible as kids can manipulate letters onscreen physically. They can get the sound of each letter as they touch it and can position in any order they please to form words.

The app includes two sessions. Kid is asked to spell the word after seeing image of word. In the next section, kids make use of letter and images to write their own story. You can save stories as photo files on your mobile.

Alpha Writer

Download Alpha Writer App for $4.99

Licking Letters

Licking Letters, this app assist kids practicing to identify capital letters and spelling three-letter words. You can complete the words by simply tapping letters as they move on the screen using Hoppy the Frog.

Hoppy then click letter to add a word. First few rounds have three-letter words and include target letters, but app increases difficulty gradually. You can earn coins after completing rounds, which can be used to purchase items for frog.

Licking Letters

Download Licking Letters App for $1.99

Word Fall

Word Fall, this app was developed by Charles Joseph, which is an exciting free game. This app simply catches letters when they are falling from sky to spell out the words. It is a fun game for people working on spelling and word creation.

Word Fall

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iSpell 123

This app helps in challenging your spelling abilities and teaches along your way. It generates questions and verifies answers automatically. It has two question types and you will be given three chances to answer it.

iSpell 123

Download iSpell 123 App for $0.99

Word Magic 

Word Magic, it is a basic spelling app. For each word, game represents a picture illustrating word and missing letter or letters should be guessed.

The difficulty options include word lengths, missing one letter or two letters, upper or lower case letters, and when the missing letters are at beginning, guess middle and end of the words.

As game progresses, it provides running total of wrong and right spellings, presents ongoing positive reinforcement sound effects, and awards prizes as child progresses.

Word Magic

Download Word Magic  App for $0.99

Montessori Crosswords

Montessori Crosswords, this app helps kids to learn literacy skills by dragging and dropping letters into crossword grid to form words corresponding to the pictures given.

Letters around will be dragged in movable alphabet by young children and practice linking phonetic sounds to letters, whereas older kids will expand vocabularies in three higher difficulty levels.

Crossword levels have simple words with consonant blend, words with 1 sound and words with any complexity.

Montessori Crosswords

Download Montessori Crosswords App for $2.99

SpellDown Spelling Bee

This spelling app is good and useful for people at all the age groups. It is the best way to create a spelling list. After completing the list, you can test yourself with SpellDown’s fun spelling bee game or HangBee. Also, you can create question or theme based lists by recording your voice.

SpellDown Spelling Bee

Download SpellDown Spelling Bee App for $1.99

C is for Cow

C is for Cow, it is the best alphabet game for preschoolers. Each letter corresponds to an animal whose name start with that letter. Children press that letter to hear and read out loud, other button repeats letter and says name of animal.

C is for Cow

Download C is for Cow App for $0.99

Reading Magic HD

Bob Books is an interactive book app using spelling, phonics and repetition to build reading skills. Each 12 page book is played at four unique difficulty levels.

Letters are dragged and dropped to match words while app sounds out letters and the word is read aloud, readers will select letters on their own. Efforts of children are rewarded when black and white illustration fills color and become animated.

Reading Magic HD

Download Reading Magic HD App for $3.99

Pogg – Spelling & Verbs

Pogg, it is a little green alien that acts spelled words. This app comes with two different modes such as pictures and spelling. Picture mode offers children that are not spelling icon of word, if clicked word is read louder, and Pogg performs word.

The spelling mode allows child to type words easily into “What should Pogg do now? Box, encourage kids to experiment with spelling basics and shows small clippings of Pogg doing action.

The spelling dictionary app comes with 300 word or phrase combinations and developer plans to release extra word animations as free upgrades to people who purchase app.

Pogg – Spelling & Verbs

Download Pogg – Spelling & Verbs App for $0.99

Clifford’s BE Big with Words

Clifford’s BE Big with Words, it is a spelling app that helps children to practice spelling three letter words. Children are guided toward spelling words by selecting from letters.

After completing the word, each letter is read out aloud. Also, each and every word is pronounced showing kids the link between words, sounds and spellings, build understanding of words through phonemic and alphabetic awareness.

You need not worry about spelling mistakes, and the app is perfectly designed so that whatever letter kids select will spell a word.

Clifford’s BE Big with Words

Download Clifford’s BE Big with Words App for $0.99

Miss Spell’s Class

Miss Spell’s Class, it is a free app that tests spelling skills of player against commonly misspelled words. Accuracy and speed is highly important. This application has 10000 words to spell with definitions for every word.

Miss Spell’s Class

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ABC Letter Tracing

This app comes with some huge benefits, and the first thing is each letter is displayed in both lower and upper case side by side, so the association between each letter is simple.Next, each letter comes with attractive visual representation of word starting with letters like A for Apple or K for Kite.

Finally, there is optional commentary that supports the sound of each letter so as to develop the listening aspect. Stylus is strongly recommended for this game so that kids feel more convenient and write more naturally.

ABC Letter Tracing

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Pre-K Letters and Numbers

You can get this app for free and is no slouch when quality is considered, and it ranks in the iTunes App Store as one of the top 25 educational games. This application is similar to ABC Letter Tracing, but targets younger children and even includes numbers.

Up to 75 items come with game and has “online child performance report card” that helps in seeing how well your child is performing.

Pre-K Letters and Numbers

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The Electric Company Wordball

It is a phonics game that perfectly integrates video clippings from TV show to teach spelling and reading. The game includes two parts – watching video about letter sound or letter combination and tapping wordballs with letter combination or featured letter, the collected wordballs are used to complete words when they move across screen. The main aim of the app is to teach lesson on reading, phonics and spelling.

The Electric Company Wordball

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My Spell Test – The Custom Spelling Test Creator

This app was developed by Ipoxi. My Spell Test, it creates test helping users to improve their spelling. It is a simple application and surely boosts confidence levels in your kids. The app will create new set of tests by the own choice of users.

My Spell Test – The Custom Spelling Test Creator

Download My Spell Test – The Custom Spelling Test Creator App for $2.74

ABC Phonics Animals Free Lite

The app teaches different components of language which includes spelling, animal sounds, pronunciation, rhymes and phonetics with the help of proven flash card learning methods.

You can download some three extra games and each has their own unique theme.Before starting with any of these games, just gauge skill level of your child and adjust the game accordingly.

It has a big font, pictures are colorful and cute, and the audio quality is amazingly clear and making app easily accessible by young children, difficulty can be ramped to give challenge even for grownup children.

ABC Phonics Animals Free Lite

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Amazing Match

This application was developed by Joy Preschool Game. Matching games have never been this much exciting and fun. You can select from multiple themes with wide range of pictures including bugs, birds, food and planet. This app has super cute pictures along with matching sounds to go with them.

The best thing about this app is it is very easy to use, and the kids can play on own and enjoy themselves. If a tile is flipped over then word is spelled out and pronounced so it assists your child to remember and learn words easily.

Amazing Match

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A1 Spelling App Free

This application was developed by Power Math Apps. You can get this A1 Spelling app for free, in total there are about 150 words. The app includes picture, states the word and spells for kids who need extra help.

Keep board is an alphabetical spelling board including different categories such as numbers, animals, fruit, food, body, color, vegetables and more.

A1 Spelling App Free

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TeachMe: 1st Grade

TeachMe: 1st Grade, it was developed by 24×7 digital LLC. It is the third installment in this most famous TeachMe series of educational apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

This app teaches four age-apt subjects to first grade children like addition, substraction, sight words and spelling. The unique TeachTech character recognition engine of 1st Grade read written answers of child, helping to support writing skills while teaching spelling and math.

Additionally, learning screens are fun, colorful and rotate between different subjects so children do not get bored.

TeachMe: 1st Grade

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