Are you looking for sight word apps, tools, and resources that you can use with your students? If so, we have you covered. Check out our list below. Let us know if there are any that we missed.
1000 Sight Words Superhero– Children learn to read and spell the 1000 most commonly repeated words. The app groups these sight words into 50 sets containing 20 words each to avoid flooding the child with 1000 words at once. To avoid unintended repetition, the user can highlight words previously learned and focus on new words or a set of words.
ABC Go– Let your children experience the exciting world of vehicles (trucks, cars, trains, etc.) using their senses of sight, sound, and touch with the ABC Go app. Expand your child’s vocabulary with 60+ new words. The app presents numerous photos, videos, and interactive games to teach children to identify different vehicles. It also comes with a simple, easy-to-use
Cimo Spelling Sight Words Sight Words– Help Cimo, the penguin, catch fish by reaching icebergs using the bridges you help him build. This is a spelling game for children in kindergarten through third. It helps them learn to spell words they see frequently or cannot learn by visual images. The lite version of this game contains 50 words; the full-scale version contains 255 words. This game helps your child develop a solid spelling and reading foundation.
Endless Reader Sight Words– This app from the Originator group is designed to teach your child to read from an early age. The app introduces children to sight words (i.e., words that are commonly used in English literature and texts). Recognizing sight words is important for developing consistent flow while reading because some of these words have unusual spellings that could easily confuse young readers.
First Sight Words Professional– The First Sight Words Professional is designed to help your child attain reading fluency. This app has more than 300 of the most common words in the English language; it focuses on the essential vocabulary your children will need throughout their lives. It also includes a list of about 100 common nouns as well as five levels of vocabulary to take your child from pre-kindergarten to third grade.
Futaba Classroom Games for Kids– This app allows one to four students to conveniently learn with a single iPad by taking a seat around the iPad and tapping it to start. Futaba was created to provide kids with an engaging review by supplementing curriculum standards for addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, Dolch sight words for first through third grade.
Hairy Words 1– The first 100 high-frequency sight words are easy to learn with Hairy words. These words are important because they make up 50 percent of all written materials. Designed for kids from 5 to 7 years old, this app comes with lowercase keys that help children to be successful and a yeti helper that supports learning.
Hairy Words 2 – This app enables you to learn the second 100 frequency sight words. It is vital to note that these sight words appear regularly in texts that kids read. However, some of them are difficult to sound out. When kids learn them, there is a boost of confidence. This app is designed for children from 6 to 8 years old.
Homer– If you’re looking for an interactive and interesting way to spark your child’s passion for reading, HOMER Reading is the answer. The app comes with thousands of lessons on sight words, ABCs, phonics, and many more to help your child build essential skills with a customized learn-to-read plan. Children love learning to read when they read what they live. It’s designed for 2- to 8-year-old kids.
Homer Reading: Learn to Read– Homer Reading: Learn to Read teaches your two- to eight-year-olds how to read by beginning with the basics. By starting with beginning level phonics and phonetics first, your child will progress through a detailed plan to learn sight words, the alphabet, and word structure. This follows a linear path for reading that allows each new skill to build upon previously learned skills.
Play Sight Words– This sight words app includes three games designed for Preschool and kindergarten students. Play Sight Words offers an immersive learning experience for children new to sight words. It also improves vocabulary and memory. It has three mini games that teach and reinforce learning.
TeachMe: Kindergarten – With an animated teacher, Mimi Mouse, to give verbal instruction and feedback, TeachMe: Kindergarten is an educational app that can be played by children independently. It includes six age-appropriate subjects for parents or teachers to select: sight words, addition, subtraction, spelling, writing letters, and writing numbers. Parents also can choose each subject’s difficulty level and even specific questions. TeachMe: Kindergarten has a unique reward system to help keep children motivated and engaged. For every three correct answers, children earn a coin. These coins can be used to purchase stickers to create elaborate sticker scenes or to purchase items for a virtual aquarium. Sticker scenes can be exported and shared with parents and other family members.
Planet Lettra – Children can experiment with word building and hear real and imagined words read aloud in Planet Lettra. Children are guided to build important sight words and exposed to common letter blends. Once they have created a word, children can choose to feed it to the friendly monsters that live on Planet Lettra. Underneath the planet’s surface are all the words eaten by the monsters. Children can rearrange the words into sentences and hear them read aloud. Planet Lettra can be used under the supervision of an adult or teacher to help students with spelling and phonics practice.