Reading Eggs - Learn to Read 4+

Reading & Maths for Ages 2–13

Blake eLearning

Designed for iPad

    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Used by over 20 million children, this app features alphabet games, spelling games, phonics activities, word puzzles, nursery rhymes, and over 3,000 story books for kids.

Reading Eggs is the multi-award winning learning programme that helps children learn to read. Based on scientific research and designed by experienced primary teachers, it’s proven to help kids learn to read using interactive reading games, guided reading lessons and over 3,000 digital story books.

Reading Eggs includes British-English spelling and pronunciation, making it an ideal choice for children in the United Kingdom.

The monthly subscription includes full access to:
• Reading Eggs Junior (ages 2–4): Toddlers build pre-reading skills such as phonemic awareness and alphabet knowledge with fun activities, games, videos and read-aloud books.
• Reading Eggs (ages 3-7): Children take their first steps in learning to read, covering phonics, sight words, spelling, vocabulary and comprehension.
• Fast Phonics (ages 5–10): A systematic, synthetic phonics programme to help emergent and struggling readers build key phonics skills.
• Reading Eggspress (ages 7-13): Continues the learning journey by helping children learn to read for meaning and enjoyment.
• Mathseeds (ages 3–9): Develops essential early numeracy skills, covering numbers, measurement, shapes, patterns and more.
• Printable teaching material: Hundreds of printable worksheets reinforce essential skills and concepts covered in the programmes. Homeschoolers have access to detailed curriculum guides for grades K–2, as well as lesson plans, assessment tasks, printable certificates, and real-time progress reports.


TRUSTED: used in over 12,000 schools and trusted by primary educators.

SELF-PACED: children are matched to the perfect level and progress with self-paced, one-on-one lessons.

HIGHLY MOTIVATING: the reward system consists of golden eggs, collectable pets and games, motivating children to keep learning.

RESEARCH-BASED: based on scientific research and the most up-to-date learning principles on the most effective way children learn to read.

COMPREHENSIVE: Reading Eggs is a complete learn to read system for children aged 2–13 and covers the five essential components of reading: phonics, phonemic awareness, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension.

PROVEN RESULTS: our hundreds of testimonials, multiple awards and 91% success rate gives you the confidence in knowing that your child will learn to read using the most effective and results-driven online reading curriculum.

SEE REAL PROGRESS: see instant results in your very own parent dashboard and receive detailed progress reports, which show you exactly where your child is improving and where extra attention is needed.

LEARN TO READ ON THE GO! Your child can learn to read anytime, anywhere on a desktop or tablet device.

Users must log in with their account details to access Reading Eggs.

Min requirements:
• Wireless internet connection
• iPad (5th Generation), iPad Air 2, iPad Pro 1st Generation
• iPad Mini 4
• iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE (1st Generation
• iOS 12.0+
• An active trial or subscription

Recommended devices and iOS version:
• Latest iPad, Latest iPad Air, Latest iPad Pro
• Latest iPad Mini
• Latest iPhone
• Latest iOS Version

Note: Teacher accounts are currently not supported
For assistance or feedback email:

• Each subscription provides access to Reading Eggs Junior, Reading Eggs, Fast Phonics, Reading Eggspress, and Mathseeds
• The first month of a monthly subscription is free
• Subscriptions renew automatically; your iTunes account will be charged unless you cancel at least 24 hours before the end of the current period
• Cancel anytime in your iTunes Account Settings

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What’s New

Version 3.1.4

In this release, we’ve made a few updates to ensure you are notified when the latest version of the app is available.

We've also made some important enhancements to the way things run behind the scenes, so make sure you update the app for an improved learning experience.

The Reading Eggs Learn to Read app features hundreds of fun reading, spelling and alphabet games, along with phonics activities, word puzzles and over 3,000 e-books for your little Eggsplorer to enjoy! The app includes Reading Eggs Junior (for toddlers and preschoolers), Fast Phonics (covers key phonics skills in depth), Reading Eggspress (covers spelling and comprehension) and Mathseeds (for early mathematics skills).

Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5
950 Ratings

950 Ratings

KatePRob ,

A really good app

This app has its flaws, which is fine - it’s not superhuman, or created by a superhuman? Despite these, which are only in some of the words offered without deep enough explanation and maybe the method of a ‘magic e’, it’s great for kids who aren’t as purely visual. What I mean is it displays a method of multi-media (whilst being all in one place) so your child can learn in different ways and games. The maths leaves a bit to be desired as the questions require some reading at a level that doesn’t match up with the same age (that could use looking at), but all in all, it’s really benefitted my daughter. She’s not purely visual and needs a varied stimulus to grasp onto things easily. It’s certainly enabled me to move more efficiently and fairly between here and my other three children (all different abilities, ages and curriculums) this lockdown, where my time has been stretched with home schooling. I don’t want to neglect one child to the others detriment.
Her reading is really coming on and it has increased her confidence. We will continue to use it and I may use it with my youngest as and when the time comes if I think it’ll benefit his style of learning too?

Livs-89 ,


My 4yr old loves this after a few weeks of playing it and could happily play on it all day!!
She sees it more as a game rather than actual learning which is all you want, as a parent.. She thinks it’s very fun, funny and engaging.
Initially she was a little annoyed it was so basic because she knew the letters and frustrated by the repetition of doing the games again and again before reaching the next level, but it didn’t last too long & now she’s on level 7 already in a couple of weeks 😊

The only problem that we have sometimes is the sound cutting out, so I then have to help her a little more to know what she needs to do because it doesn’t say what she needs to do. Usually it doesn’t last long after a couple of levels, or reloading the app. But still a mild annoyance. Well worth the price though! It’s really helping her learn to read well and quickly change through books at school which she recently started a month and a half ago. She’s focused on the reading section and we haven’t tried the maths section and my 14month old is a little young to try the younger section, but we’ll soon try them out too!

Developer Response ,

Hello, thanks for leaving a review :) .If you email with your account information we can get the sound issue looked at for you.

damoske ,

A lifesaver for special needs kids, with some flaws

I would give the actual Reading Eggs lessons five stars, and the development of the app, three stars.

Our daughter has various developmental issues including ADHD, ASD, ODD, etc, and while she rocketed through in reading, she stubbornly resisted any attempts to teach her maths. Counters, songs, number lines, tutors. Grandparents, etc were all fought off with tantrums.

However - give her an iPad, and she’ll play. And Reading Eggs’ Mathseeds is slow-paced, gentle, fun, and all the things even stubborn kids will engage with. Taking mum and dad out of the equation helps preserve everyone’s sanity a bit more.

She’s a little motivated by the badges and tokens she earns, although most compelling is that she gets to play Minecraft after she completes each level.

With Mathseeds, slowly she progresses, where all else failed.

The app is a little frustrating. Why do they have a promo video at the start of every launch? Sometimes if behaves badly with poor internet. And some of the reward games are badly designed and frustrating, again not good for ADD kids.

But overall, it scores 97%, not 100, and it’s largely responsible for getting a kid through school.

Developer Response ,

Hello, thanks so much for leaving your review - it’s so great that your daughter has enjoyed using our app! If you have any questions, please email so we can assist further! 😊

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