A 1st Grade Words (Free Version) Education App Review (iOS, Free)


Languages: English

Seller: Nth Fusion LLC

simplified finger tap feature to display unscrambled word on both single and double taps

Customer Ratings

Current Version:
188 Ratings
All Versions:
200 Ratings


Parents ***This is a free version having reduced data set to give preview. Please buy paid version for full content. *** Fun filled interactive "1st Grade Words" app challenges kids to unscramble a word in ~15 seconds by presenting multiple scrambled patterns on a periodic ~3 second intervals. Multiple variants of scrambled patterns for a word engages & encourages kid to recognize intricate word pattern v/s one variant of scrambled pattern seen on physical paper version of such kind of games. Research study shows challenging kids with multiple scrambled patterns even on a same word on periodic successions keeps kids engaged, motivates kids to solve complex scrambled patterns, and also improves the kid's ability to master the words. Fun filled, timed scrambling of words helps your kid to learn and respond in time challenged standardized competitive exams.

Familiarity of a large number of words given in "Kindergarten Words" app is critical for fluent reading. These are high frequency words that your child encounters often when reading a text and are must as they build solid vocabulary foundation. Child must memorize these words since they are difficult to sound out. Help your child to say a word if he or she needs it. Find a comfortable place for you and your child to work together. Reward your child for a job well done and give plenty of encouragement. Reinforce the learning by re-running the app.

The "1st Grade Words" app teaches word spellings for ages 6-7 years, in a fun filled animated fashion. An animated ferris wheel carries alphabets and transports them through a funnel, which is fun to watch. The game compels a kid to guess words that are scrambled.

Contains Dolch words (50 - 70 % of all words used in school/Library books) and high frequency words that a 1st grader should be able to spell. The word list is made up of pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions and verbs that are relevant to a 1st grader. These words will lay the foundation for a lifetime of reading. This fun game will keep children occupied at restaurants, on long trips, while also teaching them how to spell.

+ Sit with your kid. Initially play and show the app to the kid.
+ Show the kid features of spinning the wheel, swipe to next and previous word and the tap feature.
+ Encourage and pursuade kid to guess the scrambled word while aphabets are falling.
+ Appreciate the kid if he/she comes up an alternate word than what is shown.
+ Encourage the kid to continue to play and complement him/her for a job well done.
+ Use the word shown in a sentence (family, home context) for kid to remember the usage.
+ Use synonyms and antonyms to explain the meaning of the word.
+ Ask the kid to spell the word without looking at the screen.
+ Repeat the game at least once a week for few minutes to memorize the spelling of the words.

+ 1st Grade kids - learning to read or recognize words
+ Parent home schooling
+ Elementary teachers
+ Self learner kids
+ Kids whose primary/native language is not English

The app uses bright kid-centric colors and animations. The user interface design is based on Human Computer Interface Design Patterns.


+ Tap once to see the answer
+ Spin Ferris wheel or swipe to left for next word
+ Swipe to right for previous word
+ The paid app has 800+ first grade level high frequency words.
+ Requires iPhone OS 2.2.1 or later

Please direct support questions to [email protected]

If you want us to add new features that would help kid in learning please send us an email.

To improve future version of the game, please provide us constructive feedback from your kid's perspective.

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Customer Reviews

  • Comprehensive

    by parent2001

    Wow!! This is a great app if somebody is trying to get world list for kid... Liked the scrambling business to tickle the brain

  • Love the full set

    by SDR, TX

    Worked out well for both the kids, can you guys sell the set in a bundle

  • Entertaining

    by A+, USA

    Good one


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