What's New

Big Update!
- Removed the in-app purchase so now all 60 word families and rewards are available!
- Improved sticker book and other games for a better experience

App Description

*Parents' Choice Silver Award Winner!*

Play five Super Reader literacy games that focus word building, reading and phonics skills.  Your child will be introduced to 60 key word families, like the “–ALL” word family, as they play each game and earn over 200+ stickers. 

It’s Phonics Fair time! In this app from the hit PBS KIDS preschool series SUPER WHY, kids ages 3-6 celebrate as they learn reading, word-building and phonics skills through classic carnival-themed games.


•5 interactive literacy games designed for phonics practice 
•60 key word families that are needed to learn to read are featured in each game (such as the –ALL word family, with words like “ball,” “tall,” “wall”).
•Over 200 stickers that kids can earn and decorate within the Phonics Fair Prize Booth

•Parent tools, including a Progress Tracker and device notifications that allow you to follow your child’s progress with each word family


Introduce your child to the words in the word families by tapping and dragging Woofster’s roller coaster cars along the track to collect letters and form words.


Take a ride with Princess Presto and match letters to their sounds to form words in a word family. Tap and spin the wheel to make the words appear.


Come one, come all to Wonder Red’s ball toss game! Practice reading words in a word family and matching them to their pictures.


Tap all the words that belong in each word family. The more words you correctly press in a row, the faster the Whack-a-Word pegs will go!


Fasten your seatbelts – it’s word bumping time with Super Why! Tap and drag bumper cars together with the correct letter and word on them to form a word.


SUPER WHY Phonics Fair features a robust parents section, including a progress tracker that enables parents to see how their children are performing on each of the games and which word families may need more practice.

SUPER WHY Phonics Fair is based on the PBS KIDS series SUPER WHY, produced by Out of the Blue Enterprises. The breakthrough preschool series is designed to help kids ages 3 to 6 with the critical skills that they need to learn (and love) to read! Out of the Blue Digital is a division of Out of the Blue Enterprises, a leader in children's educational entertainment.

For more learning adventures with SUPER WHY, visit pbskids.org/superwhy.

For more apps from PBS KIDS, visit http://to.pbs.org/kidsapps.


SUPER WHY Phonics Fair is part of PBS KIDS’ ongoing commitment to helping kids build the skills they need to succeed in school and in life. PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and digital media, as well as community-based programs. 


Across all media platforms, PBS KIDS is committed to creating a safe and secure environment for children and families and being transparent about what information is collected from users. To learn more about PBS KIDS’ privacy policy, visit pbskids.org/privacy.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 18, 2014 Initial release
  • October 04, 2014 New version 1.2
  • August 20, 2016 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • November 09, 2016 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • January 03, 2017 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • January 05, 2017 New version 2.0