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Gappy’s First Words is a new interactive universal app that re-enforces early spelling and reading comprehension.

What's New

Minor revisions.

App Description

Gappy Learns Reading is the fun phonics game that will teach toddlers the basics of spelling and reading! They’ll be given three-letter words to spell and read, learning the phonics and sounds of letters as they go along. These spelling games make learning to read and write easier with every play session. Each puzzle will teach your kids the sounds of letters while encouraging them to read aloud. This educational spelling game will help your toddlers develop important skills while keeping them entertained at the same time!

Choose from four difficulty levels that will have your child learning to read and spell. Your kids will travel with Gappy throughout 4 different worlds, while sharpening their phonics and reading skills. Great for toddlers or children in preschool, this educational app teaches kids how to spell and read more than 200 three-letter words, including over 30 sight words.

Features:
• 211 three-letter words for kids to spell and read aloud, including 174 basic CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) and 37 common sight words to keep your children challenged.
• Fun game play designed for preschool and kindergarten children who know the alphabet and are just beginning to practice phonics.
• Four game levels that help children progress from identifying basic letters to spelling and reading aloud words on their own.
• Selectable word groupings that let children read and spell at their own pace.
• 54 different house parts for up to 720 uniquely built homes.
• Learning based on U.S. Common Core standards and educational guidelines.
• Case selection so kids can practice with both lower- and uppercase letters.
• A teaching letter pad with the name and sounds of all letters for additional phonics practice.
• Runs great on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch device.
• Safe, worry-free play with a Parent Gate and no third-party ads.

Awards and Mentions:
*Ten iPad Apps We Love — PadGadget
*Featured in Apple Apps for Preschool & Kindergarten — Literacy (Phonics, Words & Spelling)
*Featured in Apple’s Education Spotlight Newsletter
*Apple New and Noteworthy

“The perfect first words app!” — The iPhone Mom

“This app, from these tried and true developers, is so engaging, visually pleasing and inviting the students simply can’t get enough of it!” — Teachers with Apps

“Spinlight Studio has never disappointed me, and they continue to put out great apps that my girls love. Gappy Learns Reading is no exception.” — Techtools4mom

With Gappy Learns Reading, your children will learn how much fun reading and spelling can be. Download today!

Got kids who are ready to write? Download Gappy Learns Writing, one of Apple's top-recommended Apps for Preschool & Kindergarten.

Crafted by Spinlight, a team of talented artists and parents who share a simple goal — to make games that spark a lifelong passion for learning.

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App Changes

August 13, 2014 New version 1.8
July 16, 2014 New version 1.7
February 06, 2014 New version 1.6
September 26, 2013 Price Decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
September 26, 2013 New version 1.5
March 20, 2013 Initial Release

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