Trilo Music ABC Introduces Kids to Letters and Letter Sounds

Trilo Music ABC Introduces Kids to Letters and Letter Sounds

Before kids can learn to read and write, they must first be able to recognize letters and letter sounds. Trilo Music ABC is an app designed to introduce them to the wonderful world of letters through educational games and songs.

Learn Letters and Letter Sounds

In Trilo Music ABC, kids will find two games and open-ended activity to help them learn their ABCs. Each game is designed to provide them with a hands-on experience so they can explore each letter in the alphabet and the sounds they represent.

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Bla Bla Box Lets Early Readers Explore Syllables and Words

Bla Bla Box Lets Early Readers Explore Syllables and Words

Are your children only learning to read, or are they still struggling with letters and sounds? If they are, you might want to check out Bla Bla Box. Developed by Marbotic, it's a terrific sandbox where ages 3-6 can explore letters and write words in a colorful way.

String Letters Together

In Bla Bla Box, kids build syllables and words by dragging colorful letters on screen. The app spells and reads out each word—real or made-up—as it is built, for example, it reads M-O-M as "mo" and finally "mom". Kids can rearrange letters as they please, and there isn't a limit to how many words they can make.

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Learn Letters of the Alphabet as You Watch These Hilarious Magical Shows

Learn Letters of the Alphabet as You Watch These Hilarious Magical Shows

Learning should be fun. Especially if the subject is as crucial as learning the letters of the alphabet. Many apps have been developed to introduce toddlers ages 1+ to this topic, and almost all of them offer fun and unique gameplay. The Magical Alphabet app offers sample words for each letter that are connected to form a story.

Meet Pom-Pom the Magician

What is the relationship between a balloon and a bee? What can happen between a unicycle and an umbrella?

If you’re wondering what kind of story would involve seemingly unrelated objects and/or animals, come and meet Pom-Pom the Magician. Throughout the app, you can watch videos of him performing a magic show that unveils the story behind these objects.

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Elastic Alphabets Helps Kids Learn the ABCs with Hundreds of Fun Animations

Elastic Alphabets Helps Kids Learn the ABCs with Hundreds of Fun Animations

The alphabet is one of the first things kids need to master before they start learning to read. There are many apps to help them with the task, but the Elastic Alphabets app is one of the better ones I have seen so far. It’s a comprehensive app that teaches kids the alphabet using hundreds of engaging animations and fun sound effects.

Learn the ABCs with 750+ Animations

In the app Elastic Alphabets, kids explore the 26 letters of the alphabet together with the friendly character Gigi. They can go through the letters in order (A-Z) or they can choose any letter they want from the selection screen. Each letter is introduced by name and sound. If the letter is tapped, the app shows how to write it with the use of guide arrows.

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Kids Learn Letters and Numbers with Mickey Mouse and Friends in Disney Buddies Apps

Kids Learn Letters and Numbers with Mickey Mouse and Friends in Disney Buddies Apps

New alphabet and numbers apps pop up everyday, which is no surprise given the popularity of the iPad as a learning aid for small children. Disney Buddies: ABCs and Disney Buddies: 123s are the latest to join the party. Published by Disney and developed with Spinlight, the two apps allow kids to discover letters and numbers with over 50 familiar Disney and characters.

Play and Learn with Mickey

In Disney Buddies: ABCs and Disney Buddies: 123s, kids join popular Disney characters to explore the letters of the alphabet and the numbers from 1-20. They start by selecting a letter or number on the main screen, then complete an activity related to their selected letter or number. For example, helping Tinkerbell sprinkle the pixie dust for “S” or helping Alice paint “10” roses red.

In Disney Buddies: ABCs, each letter is introduced with the sound (or sounds) it makes. Then, at the end of each activity, the narrator gives an alliterative praise. For example, “Admirable adding!” or “Hooray! Helpful hammering!” Kids can jump to a letter they want at any time, and also toggle between uppercase and lowercase letters.

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