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Hairy Words 1

By Nessy Learning Limited

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Learn the first 100 high frequency Sight words.
Knowing these words is essential – they make up half of all written material!

• Lower case keys help children to succeed.
• The yeti helper reinforces learning.
• Each time you spell a word you’ll collect 3 Hairies.
• Tricky words give pink Hairies.
• When you have enough Hairies you can play.
• Tap a Hairy to make it jump to the flag.
• Bounce on yeti bellies and escape from dangers.
• There are four mountains to climb and 12 levels of Hairy fun.

Sight words are words that appear frequently in most of the text kids read, but can't easily be sounded out. Learning them helps children become more confident at reading and spelling.

Designed for 5-7 years.
American English version.
Nessy apps contain no advertisements or in-app purchases.

What's New in Version 1.4.1us

Each word spelled now gives 3 Hairies.
Now won't let you play until you have enough Hairies to win the game.


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Customer Reviews

Doesn't teach the words and the game is impossible

I was very disappointed with this game and I'm glad I didn't purchase the $9.99 game. The game doesn't teach the sight words. All the sight words are displayed on the screen and the child picks one. The word is spoken flashed on the screen and a keyboard appears. The child is expected to type the word. They don't even spell the word out loud for the child to hear! There's no progression. Once the child spells a few words correctly they need to jump 4 hairies across a chasm. After my daughter became frustrated she asked me to help her. I couldn't get the hairies to jump far enough! After trying 10 times I gave up and set off to type this review. This is marketed for dyslexics and children without learning disabilities will struggle with this app. Very poor design and NOT a learning app. We did like the graphics but that was all this game has to offer.

Hairy Words 1
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $2.99
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.4.1us
  • Size: 644 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller:
Rated 4+
  • Made for Ages 6–8

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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