It’s Phonics Fair time! In this app from the hit PBS KIDS preschool series SUPER WHY, kids ages 3-6 celebrate as they learn reading, word-building and phonics skills through classic carnival-themed games.
•5 interactive literacy games designed for phonics practice
•30 key word families that are needed to learn to read are featured in each game (such as the –ALL word family, with words like “ball,” “tall,” “wall”).
•Over 130 stickers that kids can earn and decorate within the Phonics Fair Prize Booth
•8 phonics-themed SUPER WHY music videos
•Parent tools, including a Progress Tracker and device notifications that allow you to follow your child’s progress with each word family
•An advanced level of 30 additional word families is available for parents to purchase. Parents can challenge their young Super Readers when they’re ready to progress to more complex word families without having to download a new app. The advanced level includes Level 2 word families, such as “AKE” and “OOK” words, an expanded progress tracker and additional rewards and stickers.
WOOFSTER’S WOOF-DE-WORD COASTER
Introduce your child to the words in the word families by tapping and dragging Woofster’s roller coaster cars along the track to collect letters and form words.
PRINCESS PRESTO’S SPECTACULAR SPELLING WHEEL
Take a ride with Princess Presto and match letters to their sounds to form words in a word family. Tap and spin the wheel to make the words appear.
WONDER RED’S WONDER WORDS BALL TOSS
Come one, come all to Wonder Red’s ball toss game!, Practice reading words in a word family and matching them to their pictures.
ALPHA PIG’S WHACK-A-WORD
Tap all the words that belong in each word family. The more words you correctly press in a row, the faster the Whack-a-Word pegs will go!
SUPER WHY’S BUMPER WORDS
Fasten your seatbelts – it’s word bumping time with Super Why! Tap and drag bumper cars together with the correct letter and word on them to form a word.
SUPER WHY Phonics Fair features a robust parents section, including a progress tracker that enables parents to see how their children are performing on each of the games and which word families may need more practice. Parents can also enable app notifications to be updated when their child has practiced a new set of ten word families and when their child has completed all of the first 30 word families.
Parents also have the option of purchasing 30 additional, more complex word families in the Advanced Level. This Advanced Level offers more challenging word families to continue your child’s phonics development, an expanded progress tracker and additional rewards to add to the game play experience.
SUPER WHY Phonics Fair is based on the PBS KIDS series SUPER WHY, produced by Out of the Blue Enterprises. The breakthrough preschool series is designed to help kids ages 3 to 6 with the critical skills that they need to learn (and love) to read! Out of the Blue Digital is a division of Out of the Blue Enterprises, a leader in children's educational entertainment.
For more learning adventures with SUPER WHY, visit pbskids.org/superwhy. For more apps from PBS KIDS, visit http://to.pbs.org/kidsapps.
About PBS KIDS
SUPER WHY Phonics Fair is part of PBS KIDS’ ongoing commitment to helping kids build the skills they need to succeed in school and in life. PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and digital media, as well as community-based programs.
I had no sound… but it was just an iOS setting. When you mute your device with the side mute switch, only certain sounds are muted… which includes some games/apps. So, I hit the mute switch and that fixed things!!! If that doesn't work, you can go into Setting > General and control the mute functioning or Swipe up along the bottom of the screen to display Control Center. Good luck!
And no, it's not a Mute button thing. All other apps work fine but this has zero sound. Hoping either the developer will release a patch or I'll get my money back.