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abc First Step Lite - Letters and Sounds for iPad

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Welcome to a FUN & ENGAGING introduction to the alphabet. The FIRST STEP in teaching your child to read. INTERACTIVE letter names & sounds – first stage PHONICS. Beautiful ANIMATIONS. A to Z Animal names & ANIMAL SOUNDS.

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This is a sample version of abc First Step – to allow you try before you buy - including 11 fully animated alphabet flash cards. The full version includes all 26 letters of the alphabet. We hope you enjoy…

The first step in teaching a child to read is to teach that child the BASICS of the alphabet - specifically the ABILITY TO LINK SOUNDS TO LETTERS AND NAMING THE LETTERS OF THE ALPHABET.

These are the foundations to your child’s understanding of language. It is very important to reinforce these first steps before moving on to more complex letter sound combinations.

Created in conjunction with teaching professionals, abc First Step – Letter & Sounds adheres to the guidelines laid out in the Government’s Early Years Curriculum and helps in supporting a child’s Early Years Foundation Profile (a child’s early years assessment).

abc First Step – Letters & Sounds consists of a set of beautifully animated flash cards; each is fully interactive with a vocal response to every touch, be it a letter, illustration or word. Most touch responses lead to amusing interactive animations to capture your child’s interest, sustain their motivation and reinforce their learning in imaginative and exciting ways;

• Beautiful interactive flash cards.
• Fun animations - touch the “x-ray fish” and see an aquarium unfold before your eyes!
• Amusing sounds effects.

• Test your child – “where is the letter ‘c’”?
• “Which animal begins with….”.

• What will happen when you touch the monkey?
• See the Jellyfish wobble…

• Large touch screen graphics & clickable areas designed specifically for younger children.

•First stage abc phonics.

• Letter Sounds - Both lower and upper case. Tap each letter for their sound.
• Animal Flash Cards - “a” is for ant etc. Tap each animal for its name.
• Interactive Animations - To reinforce letter/word association.
• Animal Sounds - Many illustrations have related animal sounds.
• Beautiful Vocals

We are a newly formed company whose sole purpose is providing QUALITY interactive children’s early years software.

As parents ourselves we’ve struggled to find suitable teaching software. It is for this reason we created “Touch & Learn”.

Our background is in both teaching and design. With over 30 years combined experience we feel we have both the relevant expertise and experience to guide both parents and children through those challenging early years of development.

If you have any questions, queries, problems, suggestions or complaints do not hesitate to contact us. We will endeavour to address them with a direct response or future software updates.

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Customer Reviews


The animation and graphics are excellent. Very good idea. I am a speech-language pathologist in the U.S. The articulation of the child has several errors including /r/ distortion: Buhd/bird, cahds/cards; vowel distortions: doog/dog, bay/B; and the letter sounds are pronounced with a schwa vowel ex. kuh rather than /k/ (using just the phoneme /k/). This will greatly confuse children who will be taught the correct pronounciation in kindergarten in the U.S. Fix the glitches above and it will be an excellent app.

Where's the sound????

I've purchased 3 apps from peekaboo and the sound doesn't!?!? Checked other apps on my iPad and the sound works just fine.

Help restore purchased app

I can't get to the app support. How do I restore my purchased version of this app. I already bought it, so I don't need to buy it again. Thanks

abc First Step Lite - Letters and Sounds for iPad
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  • Category: Education
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  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 78.4 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.2 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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