Phonics Make a Word supports both Phonics and Spelling. The application is for children just beginning to read. The words all have short vowel sounds. More advanced children should try Phonics Advanced, with long vowel sounds and double vowels.

Phonics Make A Word includes five different phonics short vowels groups. Each group has about 30 CVC words so there are about 150 words included in the game. The app support multiple user accounts and report cards. There are awards and bonus game to encourage child to play and learn.

"_a_", "_e_", "_i_", "_o_", "_u_"

-Letter Sound
-Short Vowels
-Word Family
-Animated Spelling
-Beginning Sound
-Ending Sound
-Touch and Hear
-Capital vs. Lower-case
-Spelling Hint
-Images and Animations
-Multiple user accounts
-Report cards
-Bonus Game

By building words, this game helps children recognize common word patterns, and understand how the initial consonant, middle vowels, and ending consonant affect pronunciation. These are all important stepping stones to becoming a proficient reader.

This game is is like having a private tutor to teach your child one on one.

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What’s New

Version 2.02

Fix the crash for iOS 5.1.1
Add parent gate for the user management

Ratings and Reviews

3.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

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Plz refund

Rewards unintuitive

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Nicely done!

I have a couple of Abitalk's apps. Sentence Builder is another favorite. I like the options this app offers- for example, you can choose between uppercase or lowercase, you can choose for the letter name or phonics sound to be voiced when a letter is tapped, you can choose to use the spelling mode where the image disappears for a moment as the letters of a word is spoken out- I think this is really useful as it removes any distractions and focuses the child's attention on the word being spelled out. Another plus is how it allows for multiple users which is great for an education setting or multiple siblings. The images are easily understandable. This is good to use with children who have difficulty saying final sounds of words. There is one small problem that I will bring up to the developer that I just noticed- the ch in the word "chat" sounds a little too close to "sh" eek... ;) I am sure that will be resolved asap!


Great Tool

My son (born April 2010) just started playing with this app. I believe this will be a great tool for him to learn letter shapes, letter sounds, and spelling. I love the fact that it has different players so when we have more than one child we will be able to keep the learning separate also I love the report card feature. This helps me to know where we need work.


AbiTalk Incorporated
56.9 MB

Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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