5 Years Old

Phonics Hero

Phonics Hero is a step-by-step synthetic phonics programme that aims to take children through the 44 sounds in the English language. Children join a team to res... Read More >

Pinoccio

A beautifully illustrated story app based on the popular fairy tale. Read to me/read along/read by myself options available. Multilingual language options, incl... Read More >

Pocket Phonics Stories

The letter sounds are taught in the same order as in school, using the same approach as the national curriculum. There is the option of a UK voice (a primary ... Read More >

Puppet Pals

This app comes in a free or 'directors cut' version. In the free version children can choose from 8 characters and three backdrops. They are then given a stage ... Read More >

Quiver – 3D Colouring app

This app takes a little more effort and requires a printer, but is absolutely worth it! There are a range of colouring pages that children can choose to print, ... Read More >

Sago Mini Doodlecast

This app is great for early language and mark making. It allows children to draw on top of different templates and themes, capturing children's thoughts and st... Read More >

Shiny Bakery

A wonderful game which is easily played with adults and other children. Children have to follow ingredient instructions to mix cakes and cookies, which supports... Read More >

Shiny Circus

Children follow the adventures of Charlie and his friends moving around the circus. A lot of different concepts are introduced in this app, such as colour, size... Read More >

Snap Scene

Snap scene is great for in the moment learning opportunities. The app allows you to take photos of your surroundings and tag it with your own multiple recording... Read More >

Snow White

Another great storybook app from developers Nosy Crow, this time following the fairy tale Snow White. There are great interactive elements which help children d... Read More >

Starfall All About Me

This app gets children to think about who they are, their daily routines and their likes and dislikes. It does this whilst at the same time building on childre... Read More >

Tale of Tales

This app has over 2000 story possibilities for children to chop and change as they go along. Children choose different colour options, which produce different s... Read More >

Teach Your Monster to Read

Teach Your Monster to Read is a phonics and reading game aimed at supporting the first two years of learning to read, taking children from matching letters and ... Read More >

The Human Body

The Human Body by Tinybop is a wonderful app to explore the human body with your child. Through simulators of the different systems of the body, children can in... Read More >

The Joy of Reading

A word and reading acquisition app. You can choose sounds and letters, tracing, rhyming words. Words are customisable and you are able to record children's name... Read More >

The King’s Ears

In this storybook app, a young barber has to keep the King's secret to save his own life. Early readers who are used to listening to fairy tales will be encour... Read More >

The Land of Me – Story time

An app with many different story options for children to choose from. Children can decide which character they want the story to focus on, what they want the st... Read More >

The Orchard

Orchard is a simple, attractively illustrated app with some clever touches. The main screen contains an orchard with four trees, on each of which hangs differen... Read More >

The Three Little Pigs

The app is an award winning digital adaptation of the well-known fairy tale the Three Little Pigs. It contains a fairly moderate amount of activities for childr... Read More >

Tiny Great True Stories

This app has three heartwarming stories about solidarity, all based on real events. The stories are simple and short, being accessible even for the younger. ... Read More >

Toca Hair Salon

An open ended, gender neutral app which allows children to play virtual hairdressers with characters. Children can cut, brush, wash, styles and colour different... Read More >

Toca Nature

A wonderful open ended map app where children can grow and create landscapes. Children can plant trees and bring the animals that live in them to life, they can... Read More >

Vocabubble

This app can be used alone or alongside an especially made wooden alphabet (only for iPad). Apps come free with the purchase of the wooden alphabet, including V... Read More >

Writing wizard

This tracing app can be adapted to suit each child's needs and abilities, allowing the addition of personalised names and words with an accompanying voice recor... Read More >