Learning The Alphabet On Your iPhone

Learn those ABCs!

Overview

Learning the alphabet can now be done on an iPhone. There are tons of apps out there for this. Some help you learn how to write the characters, while others help you learn the order, how they sound, and other helpful things. We compare our favorites in this AppGuide.

Essential Apps

  • $3.99

    Interactive Alphabet

    by Piikea St. LLC

    Interactive Alphabet is the essential alphabet teaching app for iOS. This $2.99 app runs on both the iPhone and iPad. The app is fun and original. The developers even created their very own ABC song for this app. A baby mode is included, which auto-advances the alphabet cards. What makes this app fantastic is that it is interactive. As the title suggests, each letter can be played with. For example you can play a xylophone, zip a zipper, and so on. It is an audio/visual experience using this immersive app. Interactive Alphabet is the essential alphabet app for iOS.

  • $0.99

    Alphabet Zoo

    by Third Rail, LLC

    Alphabet Zoo is the free essential app. This universal app is fully approved by teachers and learning boards. Load the app up and tap on a letter. It will pronounce the letter. Tap again and it will sound it out once more. After a few taps an animal will appear with its name spoken. Alphabet Zoo is simple and effective. If you are looking for an app to help your child learn the letters, this is your best free option.

Notable Apps

  • Free

    Alphabet Tracing

    by Oncilla Technologies Inc

    Alphabet Tracing is the best essential app companion. This app will help you learn how to create the different characters in the alphabet. It includes both lower case and upper case letters. The free app also works on the iPad natively. Alphabet Tracing is a fantastic addition to any early learner app arsenal.

  • $0.99

    Preschool Connect the Dots Game to Learn Numbers and the Alphabet with 200+ Puzzles

    by Darren Murtha Design

    Preschool Connect the Dots Game to Learn Numbers and the Alphabet with 200+ Puzzles in a single word is awesome. Simply connect the dots to draw out different shapes. You’ll learn number order really quickly with these puzzles. You’ll also learn about the alphabet in these numerous puzzles. A great app for those with young children.

  • $0.99

    Alphabet Animals - Talking ABC Cards for Kids

    by Innovative Language Learning, LLC

    Alphabet Animals - Talking ABC Cards for Kids is another high quality alphabet app for the iPhone. Each card includes audio that says the name of the animal, the name of the letter, and a simple phrase that includes that letter. There are numerous animations and sounds that happen when you interact with the cards. You truly feel like this app was designed for kids when using this app. It is a fun and educational app that competes very nicely with the essential apps.

Decent Apps

  • $0.99

    ABA Flash Cards - Alphabet

    by Kindergarten.com

    ABA Flash Cards is an okay app. The cards emphasize the objects rather than the actual letter. The design of the app feels a bit antiquated as well. It is an okay free app, but if it does go paid it would not be worth it.

Other Apps