Island Crossword Puzzle Fun
By Red Apple Reading
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Children can now practice their blossoming reading skills anywhere with these 40 fun and engaging crossword puzzles! Each crossword has ten words focused on a particular phonics skill, with the skills getting increasingly more difficult as children move through the puzzles. This activity was developed exclusively for and can be found in the Red Apple Reading Level C reading program.
Short vowels, consonant blends, digraphs, prefixes, suffixes, long vowels, r-controlled vowels, diphthongs, advanced phonics sounds, silent letters, syllables, compound words, synonyms, antonyms, homophones, homographs, Greek and Latin prefixes
*HD Graphics with different backgrounds for every puzzle
*Entertaining puzzles that are professionally developed and illustrated
*Vocabulary – clues give meaning to words
*Puzzles progress with increasingly difficult phonics skills
*No advertising - distraction-free play strengthens reading skills
Children ages 5 to 9
Lower elementary students
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Helps with math in a wierd way
Ok so when trying this, i knew that my brother didn't really enjoy crossword puzzles and were WAY too hard for him. However, when i played the app with him, it turned to be VERY easy to play with. All you have to do is click on the line and click the word. Its a 2 step process that my brother can easily do. I thought that you had to spell it out. Also, oddly it helps with math because every time we try to find the word, i count the number of spaces in the line with him and then make him find the word that has that number of letters. Its very simple!
I pull this out whenever I'm bored and it usually kills time nicely. I'm still a beginner at cross word puzzles so the word bank by the side is very useful. I also really like the idea of a theme. I would recommend this to anyone who likes to play around with words, especially beginners because the additional word bank function tends to be very helpful.
BEST APP EVER!
What a fun way for my kiddo to practice her new reading skills! She thoroughly enjoyed all 40 of the crosswords and wanted to know if there were any more. To the developers: please make more reading games like this one! :)
- Category: Education
- Released: Dec 13, 2013
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 112 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: CHERRY VALLEY EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTS, LLC
- © Red Apple Reading ® 2013
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
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