Improving Speech is Fun

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Word Game

Who’s it for?

Designed for children of any age who are keen to improve their reading and spelling.

What do they do?

Word games encourages children to practise recognising and reading useful words through playing games. The aim of the app is to get children recognising and reading all the words quickly, without trying to decode them. The app also includes eight character names (Mum, Dad, Biff, Chip, Kipper, Wilma, Wilf, Floppy). The games help children build their confidence while they have fun.


All cards

Use the cards as a prompt for reading or spelling

Familiarise yourself with the words in the app, flipping through the all cards section. A microphone button lets you record your children so that they can listen back to the words as they’re reading them. Use the cards as a prompt for reading or spelling tests outside of the prescribed app games.

Word builder

A fun game for learning to spell

One of the words on the flashcards will be split into separate letters. An audio prompt will play. Rearrange the letters into an order to make the word that was read out. A game for children who are starting out with learning to spell.

Word detective

Learn to recognise common words

Help Kipper pack his suitcase. Six flashcards are shown face up on the screen, and a word is played. Find and tap on the matching card. Word detective teaches children to instinctively read undecodable but common words.

Memory game

Improve your reading skills with audio

12 cards will be shown face down. Tap on the cards to help Biff, Chip and Kipper find all six matching pairs. This game reinforces reading skills through example audio.