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Writing Wizard for Kids

"Fantastic, customizable tracing practice with fun rewards

Your child will become a writing wizard after using this educational app

Writing Wizard for Kids

by L'Escapadou
Writing Wizard for Kids
Writing Wizard for Kids
$6.99 in the App Store

Your child will become a writing wizard after using this educational app.

What is it about?

"Fantastic, customizable tracing practice with fun rewards." 5 Stars - Common Sense Media

For those who...

  • It’s ideal for parents and teachers with children who need to work on their handwriting.

Not for those who...

  • Writing Wizard truly has everything except for cursive letters.

Why we love it

If you have a child that’s just beginning to learn to write, this is the perfect app for you. You can even create PDF worksheets and print them for your child to work on.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Last updated
February 18, 2022
Release date
August 3, 2013
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App Store Description

"Fantastic, customizable tracing practice with fun rewards." 5 Stars - Common Sense Media

400,000+ units sold (including 210,000 to schools) !

Writing Wizard is designed to help every child learn how to trace letters, numbers, and words through a fun system carefully designed to maintain motivation.

• Show and enforce how to trace letters correctly
• 15 Fonts available (including 3 most popular USA fonts)
• Fun tracing using 50+ animated stickers, sound effects and interactive games that animate letters at the end of tracing
• Letter names and phonics
• Uppercase & lowercase letters, numbers and words
• Ability to create your own word lists (and record audio for each word)
• Fully customizable to suit every child’s needs (letter size, difficulty,...)
• Check progress thanks to reports that display what the child has traced
• Shapes tracing activity for toddlers
• Create PDF Worksheets and print them to help your child to write on paper
• Use Apple pencil to write at very small size



• "Writing Wizard is the most complete and intelligent letter tracing app we’ve seen""
• "This brand-new app should be the go-to for every parent, teacher and therapist to work on handwriting" - TOP PICKS - 5 stars -
• "Writing Wizard by L’Escapadou is everything a parent wants in a handwriting app, and more." 5/5 -
• "L’Escapadou has made handwriting fun." 5/5
• Listed in "20 best educational iPhone and iPad apps for kids of 2013" -
• Editor's Choice Award for Excellence in Design - Children's Technology Review



Kids want to have fun, and Writing Wizard offers a lot of fun to keep them motivated in the learning process !

• They can trace using 50+ animated stickers and sound effects
• Once tracing is complete, they can interact with them on 4 games that animate letters
• They can trace any word - like their name - and record their voice for each word
• They can collect stars in 5-Stars play mode


• Ability to create your own word lists (and record audio for each word)
• Detailed reports provide information on what kids have done, including the ability to replay and export the tracings to view kids' progress
• Share word lists via iCloud drive or other cloud providers, adhoc network, or email
• Multiple parameters to customize the app according to the child’s current education level (e.g. letter size, difficulty, show/hide model, allow to stop between key points, etc.)
• 3 most popular fonts in the US (ZB, DN & HWT) and 10 international fonts (UK, Scandinavia,Australia, germany, France)
• Upper and lower case letters, numbers (and word lists)
• Letter names and phonics (which can be customized)
• A customizable 5-Stars play mode prompting the child to trace a letter or a word 5 times using different parameters (each step is more challenging)
• Create an unlimited number of users
• Many settings to customize the app (sound, game time limit, black background,...)
• In the A-Z section, special graphics available to match letters (e.g. ant graphic for A/a)


Note that a free to try version is available (search for "Writing Wizard -Starter" on the App Store)

Privacy Policy

As a Moms with Apps member, we follow the "Know what's inside" best practices for kids’ apps

L’Escapadou takes children’s privacy seriously. We believe you should not have to worry about your kids being tracked by apps or websites. This app:
• Does not collect any user information (we do not use data collection tools)
• Does not contain in-app purchases
• External Links: Protected parent sections are available where you can send us a mail and check out our others apps. Before accessing a parent section, an addition must be solved so that young kids cannot access it. *

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