LetterSchool

Rating LetterSchool - learn to write letters and numbers - 5 out of 5 - Best Rating 5.0

  • Android, iPad, iPhone
  • Free
  • age 3+
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LetterSchool Review

LetterSchool is a beautifully designed handwriting app that will teach your children how to write letters (both upper and lower case) and numbers (from 1 to 10) in an animated and fun way. Using a set of four activities, LetterSchool can really enchant your children to play with the app for a long time. This app could be used as both a school and home learning app as the learning that is undertaking through it could be applied to either usage.

LetterSchool Features

  • Research-based approach to teaching letter and number formation.
  • Multiple sections with varied learning activities.
  • Tracks progress and offers unlockable Golden Levels.
  • Focus on shapes, letter formations, number formations, and word spelling.
  • Interactive learning with guided and independent practice.
  • High-quality graphics and animations.

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LetterSchool Pricing and Plans

LetterSchool app offers various $4.99 for monthly access pass to $44.99 for annual access pass. To unlock full block alphabet or full cursive alphabet, it costs $6.99.

Is it good for learning?

LetterSchool helps children learn early literacy and numeracy skills. The app teaches children how to write and read block and cursive letters. The app also helps children with phonics and spelling by using CVC, CVCC, and long sound words.

The Pros of using LetterSchool

  • Well-structured for progressive learning and skill development.
  • Flexible usage for different ages and skill levels.
  • Engaging design and gameplay to maintain user interest.
  • Effective educational tool for both home and school environments.
  • Clear demonstrations and interactive exercises for effective learning.

The Cons of using LetterSchool

  • Limited free content with the majority being behind a paywall.

LetterSchool Features and How it works

LetterSchool is a literacy based app that is aimed at helping young children who are taking their first steps in learning how to read and write. Based on a large amount of research the app has been developed to provide children with the best approach in learning how to first formulate letters and shapes and then how to create letters as part of words.

Research and Development

The research behind the app has also created the best approach for children as they learn how to create letters. The developers of this app have clearly done a lot of research into working out how best they can create an app for young children on their journeys to becoming proficient with letters, numbers and the skill of writing. From just looking at the developer’s website there is a trove of information that anyone interested in learning could learn a lot from.

They highlight in an easy to understand way how and why the app has been developed in the way that it has. It is very refreshing to see a developer who takes so much care and dedication to creating an app with their sole purpose being to create a product that maximises the learning of the individual as much as possible.

App Structure and Flexibility

The app itself is broken down into a number of different sections; however they do not necessarily need to be followed in a certain way they could be ‘dipped in and out of’ by the user quite easily. Once the app is first opened the user is given a number of options to choose from. These range from learning to write activities via shapes then letter formations, number formations and learning to write and spell certain words such as CVC or CVCC words.

As mentioned a user could simply work their way from the beginning section of the app, the learning to write via shapes and progress through in a linear fashion, progressing through harder activities as they learn to become more accomplished. However, an older child who can already create letters would still benefit greatly from this app as they could begin, not at the start, but with one of the harder activities such as creating CVC words.

Design and gameplay

One of the biggest attributes of this app is the design and gameplay. As already mentioned a lot of work has gone into researching how best to create this type of app so it is no surprise that the app works in such a smooth way. The graphics are truly sensational as are the animations within the activities of the app and this would certainly keep any user engaged in the app and wanting to come back for more.

Educational Features and Gameplay

Another important feature though is the way the learning takes place within the app. At the beginning of the activity the user is guided through how to access the activity by watching the app complete it first. After this they are then given the opportunity to start interacting themselves with the app by tapping the areas highlighted on the letter, shape or number they are to be recreating.

Then, they are asked to trace the letter, following the movements already shown and finally they are able test their knowledge from memory by recreating the letter shape themselves. These are clearly tried and tested ways of helping children to not only learn to the best of their ability within the app but to keep them engaged by feeling they are continually succeeding when using the app.

More Information

Parental Engagement Parental Engagement
Teacher Assessment Teacher Assessment

Suitable for ages - Kindergarten Apps (3-5 Years)
Primary School Apps (5-7 Years)

Subjects & Topics - English / Literacy
Communication Skills

Great for - Academic Relevance
Cognitive Development
Communication Skills

Download LetterSchool

You can download LetterSchool on your iOS or Android devices from the app stores. Download the LetterSchool app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

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Final Verdict: LetterSchool Review

LetterSchool is a fantastic app that could easily be used at home or in a school setting for children of different ages and abilities in terms of learning how to write and spell.

LetterSchool is featured in the following recommended lists:

Letter Tracing Apps

Best Alphabet Apps

Privacy Rating

Data Safety

Does the app provide a secure and safe experience for its intended usersLetterSchool is safe to use

Value and Presentation

Is the app easy to use and accessible?LetterSchool is easy to use and accessible
Is this app well-made and presented?LetterSchool is well-made and presented
Is this app useful for its intended users?LetterSchool is user-friendly
Does this app provide good value?LetterSchool provides good value to the users