1st Grade Apps, Tools, and Resources That We Love
Are you looking for apps, tools, and resources that you can use with your 1st-grade 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 Magnetic Alphabet– Somethings are not fun for children, and learning can be one of them. Solve this problem with the digital magnetic board tailored after the old-school magnetic boards. It allows children to attach colorful pieces (letters, numbers, symbols, and figures) to the board. Suitable for children of all ages.
ABC Magnetic Alphabet Lite for Kids–Teach your children to read and write the alphabet while you play with them. Let them tap into their creativity by placing objects anywhere they want on the board.
ABC Magnetic Board: Alphabet–This app features uppercase English letters and alphabet-shaped puzzles. The standard pack comes with numbers, shapes, symbols, and lowercase letters vocalized in English. In-app purchases are available to add features that enhance the child’s learning experience.
ABC Mouse– ABCmouse lets your child solve math problems such as counting, and operations based on the solid foundation of numbers they learn by using this app. You can either create a new ABCmouse.com account or log in to an existing one via the app. Available on both Android and iOS platforms.
ABC Phonics – Short Vowel Words– Allows growing kids to master phonics by shooting missiles to identify words from the submarine they are navigating. PhonicsOne is especially for kids learning to read; PhonicsTwo and PhonicsThree are available for middle school kids. Children are rewarded with jewels and a mini game upon completion of a level.
ABC Phonics – Rhyming Words–Helps children to master phonics by matching rhyming word pairs. Children are rewarded with jewels and a mini game upon completion of a level. This app also helps children recognize how consonant and vowel placements affect pronunciation, such as in “ch” and “sh.”
ABC Phonics – Make a Word– Provides both phonics and spelling solutions to children who are learning to read. All the words have short vowel sounds. Phonics Advanced is available for older children, and it comes with longer and double vowel sounds. It also helps children recognize how consonant and vowel placements affect pronunciation.
ABC Phonics – Animated– Designed using the expertise of phonics teachers, this app is an excellent introduction to phonics. Letters are written on the screen with animated tracing for the child to follow, and the app pronounces the letters for the child. This combination helps the child build a solid basis to grow.
ABC Phonics – Word Family Tree– Combines phonics, spelling, beginning sound word family phonics, short vowel sounds, and images with many visual enhancements for each word. The app includes a total of 56-word family groups to be used to teach short and long vowels, spelling, and pronunciation using the Montessori Method.
ABC Spelling Magic 1– With ABC Spelling magic, your child learns the sounds letters make and how to use them to form words. The app also teaches the child to segment, which is a vital part of learning to read. The first portion of the app uses a limited number of letters to form words while the second portion contains all 26 letters of the alphabet. The app teaches the child to spell words using three phonetic sounds and short vowel sounds.
ABC Spelling Magic 2– This advanced stage focuses on using consonant clusters to form words. The app also teaches the child to segment, which is a vital part of learning to read. The first portion of the app uses a limited number of letters to form words while the section portion contains all 26 letters of the alphabet.
ABC Spelling Magic 3– The third stage in the series, This app gives your child the chance to learn 4- to 7-letter word constructions with multiple syllables. It contains nine sections with 108 words to keep your child interested.
Power Math– Power Math is a perfect way to master elementary mathematics skills. Through digital flashcards, students will learn addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. They can customize and edit these; however, they want to help them best learn. All flashcards will then be generated in random order for an extra challenge in studying. You can even zero in on a specific skill, such as dividing by three or subtracting by five. Parents and educators are encouraged to assist children with this app to promote learning, increase motivation, and praise correct answers.
Splash Math – Good for catching up, regular practice, or enrichment, Splash Math uses games and a built-in reward system to make math fun. Real time progress reports are available for teachers and parents to pinpoint areas of concern or celebrate improvements. The app also has an option to email weekly progress reports. With three themes, space, candy, and jungle, Splash Math is customizable to students’ interests and includes all major math skills from Kindergarten through 5th grade.