Master your phonics letters and sounds with the Alphablocks!
From the BAFTA nominated pre-school learning TV shows Alphablocks and Numberblocks, we bring you Alphablocks Letter Fun!
Your little ones are going to LOVE interacting with the Alphablocks in this amazing App. It’s hugely entertaining to play and makes a real difference to their reading through fun, multisensory learning.
Alphablocks has been on TV for nearly a decade, helping millions of children learn to read the fun way. Now your little ones can meet all the Alphablocks from A to Z, learning letters and sounds with four great phonics mini-games and a fantastic singalong song.
"Alphablock A says a! when an apple lands on her head! "
Every Alphablock is designed to make their letter and sound easy to learn, encouraging kids to interact with the characters and really get to know the alphabet. They’ll have great fun getting hands-on with letters and sounds.
* No in-app purchases *
There are four minigames per Alphablock — that’s over 100 great activities for kids to enjoy!
◆ Bubble pop! — match letters to sounds by popping the bubbles that match the sounds you hear.
◆ Paint me — listen to letter sounds as you paint each Alphablock with your finger.
◆ Favourite things — listen out for words that begin with each letter sound and add them to the Alphablock’s collection of favourite things.
◆ Hide and seek — listen carefully to tell letter sounds apart, and see if you can spot where the Alphablock is hiding.
▸ ALPHABLOCKS LETTER SONG
Sing along with the Alphablocks as they all get together to sing their letter sounds in a mnemonic song that kids will love and remember!
▸ LETTER SOUNDS AND NAMES
When your child has mastered their letters and sounds, change to Letter Name mode and have fun learning all the letter names too.
▸ EARN STARS
Every minigame earns a star. Collect all four stars to watch the Alphablock sing their line from the Alphablocks letter song. Can you light up all the stars for all your Alphablocks? (The app keeps your progress between visits. You can reset it if you want to start again or to let a friend or sibling play.)
▸ FULL OF FABULOUS PHONICS
Alphablocks is made by teachers and reading experts. It’s built around systematic synthetic phonics, as taught in UK schools. Alphablocks is a step-by-step reading system with episodes, books and more that has helped over a million children learn to read the fun way.
Alphablocks Letter Fun was created by Blue Zoo Animation, the multi-award winning studio who are passionate about creating fantastic content for kids tv and games. Blue Zoo has produced many hit pre-school shows including Go Jetters, Digby Dragon, Miffy, Tree Fu Tom, Mac & Izzy, and more.
Ratings and Reviews
We love this!
My son loves this app, and the song. Although when he presses the screen repetitively, the screen to download a new app comes up. I have bought the new app to see if it stoped the screen popping up. Please could you change that, so he can happily keep pressing the screen to make the sounds.
Solid but basic
My son loves Alphablocks and really enjoys this app, and he’s young enough (two) to not mind the repetition of the mini games. However it’s a much more basic reading level than the TV show. It focuses just on the letter sounds and there’s no progression in difficulty to give kids practice at combining those sounds into words.
It’s also a shame that you have to pick between either letter sounds or their names, instead of incorporating both, something the show is very clear in differentiating.
There’s also an annoying bug that if you tap the bottom right corner the ad for Numberblocks comes up, as it would on the home screen. My son has got used to dismissing it now but it disrupts things a lot when one of the bubbles he needs to pop is in that area.
Developers listened and I’m happy my kid will learn more!
Edit: updated from 4 to 5 stars after the proactive work of devs on resolving unexpected way kids behave!
Our school recommended this app and the quality of the app is worth the money easily.
However there’s a couple of things which I would love to get a response from the devs about.
1. the painting game has already been mentioned as it’s not very articulate due to the chain of sounds it produces. But we have an answer from the devs about that.
2. If there was a competition to find out which kid pronounced the letter “a” best, my kid won win.
You see the problem is when the games starts, it starts with the letter “a” my son will just play the games associated with that over and over again. He won’t move to “b”.
There needs to be some kind of voice prompt or even “disable” feature which forces a child to move to the next letter. I can’t remember my son ever willing moving beyond the letter “a”. I think “c” is the furthest he’s gone. I’ve tried to explain to him but to no avail.
Please find a solution!
Developer Response ,
Thank you for your feedback. We have made an update that we think you will like.
The game now moves automatically to the next Alphablock when they have finished the current Alphablocks games so hopefully, your son will now be able to get past "c" :)
We have also included an option to disable the Painting Sounds which I'm sure you will be happy about.
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- BLUE-ZOO PRODUCTIONS LTD
- 180.7 MB
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 11.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with the Apple M1 chip.
- Age Rating
- 4+, Made for Ages 0 to 5
- © Alphablocks Ltd. 2017 All rights reserved
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.