"An excellent app to teach numbers/letters/multiplication tables." Technology in Education
"Featuring outstanding management features, lots of levels ... this collection of 42 dot-to-dot puzzles can be used to practice counting, the alphabet, or times tables." Children's Technology Review
”As a kid I used to love dot-to-dot pictures. This app takes it to the next level with fun pictures, filled in on completion, timed modes where kids have to finish in a certain time to open the next level and number sequences based on times tables so that older kids can still use the app to practice their arithmetic.” Thenextweb.com
Number counting. Learning the times tables. Repeating the alphabet. This needn’t be boring for kids. With DotToDot numbers and letters it’s fun to practise all three!
Using dot-to-dot puzzles, DotToDot numbers and letters teaches the sequence of numbers and letters by creating puzzles of dots that kids can’t wait to join up! Whether it’s counting “1,2,3”, learning the various times tables, or remembering each letter name in alphabetical order, DotToDot makes learning fun.
Choose what kids practice or use the app’s age-based settings. A four year old might practise counting “1,2,3” through simple dot-to-dot number puzzles, especially designed for younger fingers. If they touch the right dot, the app says the number next to it. If they touch the wrong dot, the dot wriggles to let them know and the correct dot starts to flash.
Similarly five year olds might practice letter names in alphabetical order. In the same way the app creates puzzles, but with letters instead of numbers next to each dot. Through this exploratory play kids learn how to count and know their ABC off by heart. They soon begin to associate the spoken letter or number with its written form. As they complete each puzzle the app celebrates their success.
For an older child, you might set the level to practise counting in 9s with more complicated dot-to-dot puzzles. The extensive range of settings in the Parentzone enables you to adjust the level of each game specifically for the needs of your child. You can also switch the timer on and they can compete against themselves and their siblings. Or why not increase the challenge by making them beat the unlock time to move onto the next puzzle? You’re in control.
The aged-based settings take the recommendations of the UK’s National Curriculum as a guide to know what children should know, at what age. You can also choose between a UK or US voice.
DotToDot numbers and letters is the perfect complement to our best-selling app abc PocketPhonics (which teaches handwriting and letter sounds using synthetic phonics).
This app is ideal if you’re child has progressed well with learning the phonetic sounds of letters (as taught by abc PocketPhonics) and now needs to learn the letter names.
Experts recommend not including letter names when teaching synthetic phonics as it can confuse children by introducing too much information at once. For that reason our PocketPhonics app doesn’t teach letter names so children can learn to read more quickly. DotToDot numbers and letters introduces the letter names, as well as get them started on counting and learning their times tables. A great next step.
Who’s it for?
Children from 4 upwards.
DotToDot numbers & letters puts you in control
Using the app, you can:
Customise it to the needs of your child through its wide range of settings (e.g. lowercase or uppercase letters, 1 through to 12 multiplication times tables, sound effects and hints)
Get help & support
Order our free guide on teaching kids to read
Try before you buy
Download our FREE ‘lite’ version today.
Give your child a head start – buy DotToDot numbers and letters
Fix for a few names that were incorrectly spoken.
Ratings and Reviews
Just got this and I live this app. Great value for money. My son can practises his times tables while having fun!! Easy to use and offering different pictures to complete with different difficulty with the numbers eg count in 1s 2s 5s etc.
Would like the pictures to be less obvious as my son just completes the dots without looking at the numbers as he can see the picture that is being made.
Would the harder levels have prime mumbers and triangular numbers... Not sure.
You can set many player profiles and set the age level fir each profile. So my son is set fir his age and I am set to a higher level. It keeps score of your best times to complete each picture and how Manu failed clicks you also did.
Well done and a great app!!!!!
Don’t waste your money
Doesn’t work on iPad. Won’t get past initial screen just constantly says syncing. App support offered no advice that I hadn’t already tried multiple times on my own initiative. One month and still the issue not resolved. Complete waste of money so far a month after purchase can still not get past first screen saying it’s syncing.
Developer Response ,
I'm very sorry that you feel you have not had a good service. The advice offered does fix more than 90% of issues. However, obviously has not helped in your case. I was unaware that this was still causing a problem for you.
Please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org, so that we can get this sorted for you. The issue you have had is very unusual, but I'm determined to sort out what's gone wrong.
This is a great app! My 7 year old loves it. I like the way you can tailor the puzzles to suit your child. And thanks to Support who helped me out really quickly when I had a problem with it after an update. Keep up the good work!
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