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

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In Gappy Learns Reading, your kids will travel across four exciting worlds that slowly progress in difficulty. They’ll be given three-letter words to spell and read, learning more words as they go along. As your children complete more stages, they’ll unlock hundreds of ways to decorate Gappy’s house. From a cozy cabin to a castle with a gingerbread roof, there are more than 700 creative combinations your children can make in this exciting learning adventure perfect for pint-size readers.

Discover this fun-filled and educational game that helps children with learning their alphabet and phonics, while keeping them entertained at the same time. Great for toddlers or children in preschool, this app teaches kids how to spell and read more than 200 three-letter words.

*****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

Customer Reviews:

“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

"Gappy Learns Reading is a well constructed and versatile little app … well worth the download!" - App Treasure Hunter

“Gappy Learns Reading ties in great with our Montessori language lessons. I’m happy to let my son ‘play a game’ that is actually helping him learn to read and write at age three!” -Imagine Our Life

“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

Gappy Learns Reading 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.
• A fun cartoon puzzle game 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 words all on their own.
• Selectable word groupings that let children read and spell at their own pace.
• 54 different house parts that let children make 720 fanciful combinations.
• Based on U.S. Common Core standards and educational guidelines.
• The ability to switch cases of letters, helping children practice both capital and lowercase letters.
• A teaching keypad with the name and sounds of all letters in the alphabet so children can practice basic phonics.
• App design that runs great on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch device.
• Safe, worry-free play with a Parent Gate and no third-party ads.

We love to create enriching play experiences that invite children to tap, touch and discover, turning the facts they need to know into the games they want to play. With Gappy Learns Reading, your children will learn how much fun reading and spelling can be. Download today!

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.

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

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App Changes

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
May 18, 2013 New version 1.3
March 20, 2013 Initial Release

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