Spelling Apps

Whether your kid is the next spelling bee champion or just learning the ABCs, these educational apps will have them S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G in no time. Preschoolers love to experiment with letters and words, so we've picked out some great early literacy apps to stoke those interests. We've also found some engaging tools for elementary school-age kids who want to ace their next spelling test. From sight words to those tricky exceptions, these spelling games for kids cover everything kids need to become great spellers. You can also check out these word game apps to come at spelling from a different angle. And for more literacy tools, you might like our list of Vocabulary Apps.

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Bob Books #2 - Reading Magic HD

age 4+

Spelling games offer fab way to learn to read.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2012)
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Lexi's World

age 4+

Kids create a lovely magical world by spelling simple words.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2019)
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Word Wagon - by Duck Duck Moose

age 4+

Colorful spelling game with lots of ways to customize.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2013)
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Montessori Crosswords

age 4+

Learning tool for kids to practice phonetics and literacy.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2012)
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Easy Spelling Aid + Translator & Dyslexia Support

age 5+

Easily converts speech to text, translates 30 languages.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2017)
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Freefall Spelling

age 5+

Simple, fun choice for practicing basic world building.

Devices: Kindle Fire (2012)
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Sight Words - An early reading & spelling adventure!

age 5+

Quality, customizable content covers tricky words.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire (2016)
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Montessorium: Intro to Words

age 6+

Clever, hands-on method for learning how to spell.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2013)
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HangArt: Play Hangman, Draw Pictures, Tell Stories

age 6+

New twist on old game makes learning fun.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2016)
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Mystery Word Town Spelling

age 6+

Old West crime-fighting takes kids on a spelling adventure.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire (2015)
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Simplex Spelling HD - Dolch Sight Words With Reverse Phonics

age 6+

Encouraging quizzes help kids master high-frequency words.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2014)
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Simplex Spelling Phonics 1 -- English

age 6+

Well-planned lessons will challenge, encourage learners.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2011)
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SpellBoard

age 8+

Great study tool offers options for various learning styles.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2013)
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Spelling Bee

age 8+

Good for general practice, but kids can't enter own lists.

Devices: Android, Kindle Fire (2011)
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Subwords

age 8+

Fusion between trivia and word game engages spellers.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2018)
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