Hairy Phonics 1 4+

Learn phonics with Hairies‪!‬

Nessy Learning Limited

Designed for iPad

    • 3.2 • 9 Ratings
    • Free



After you've mastered the alphabet, learn phonics with Hairies!
Hairy Phonics develops phonemic awareness with the introduction of the 9 most common consonant digraphs.

The ideal app to follow the award-winning Hairy Letters.

Hairy Phonics develops phonemic awareness with the introduction of the 9 most common consonant digraphs. This is where two consonants join and make one sound.

- Learn 9 phonemes (sounds): sh, ch, th, ck, ff, ll, ss, zz, ng.
- Guides your child through a structured sequence of learning.
- Phonic animations link an action with the sound.
- Trace the letters with your finger.
- Play games to blend the phonemes into a whole word and improve understanding
- Sound out words and understand how the phoneme changes the sound of the word
- Save all the Hairies and see them dance.

This is a particularly important skill for those with dyslexia.
Designed for 4-6 year olds.
This app is strictly educational and has no in-app purchases.


This is a really great app my son loves it. All the Nessy products are amazing and my son thinks it's such a funny game, so learning and laughing fab. – 100CoolCat

My kids loved the first Hairy app and were excited to play this one. It didn't disappoint as they really enjoyed it. It has a different game to the first one where you build a word for the Hairy guy to slide over. – OJRocks

What’s New

Version 2.1.0

Updates to support latest operating systems and devices.

Ratings and Reviews

3.2 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Xael ,

Another fantastic Hairy app

Another great app to teach kids the basics of reading — this time with a bridge-building game that starts the journey in phonics. Also a note on sound: i didn’t have any problems with sound but I’ve noticed with other similar games if your phone is on silent the sound mightn’t work. So ensure sound is on and volume is up.

jessameeka ,

Great phonics app!

My 5 yr old loves this app. She is learning phonics in a fun and engaging manner. It woks well on both the iPad and iPhone. We will also try out the other apps!

G3XU8 ,


Great animation, great fun. My almost 4 yo loves it. One of the best phonics apps I have seen. Would recommend it and we will try the others.

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