Working with CVC words


Designed for iPad

    • 3.7 • 34 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Spelling is fun and easy with ABC Spelling Magic.

Teaches the sounds of the letters and how to build words.

This app can help your child learn the sounds of the alphabet. This app indirectly teaches the essential reading skill of segmenting as well. Two levels of challenge are available.

The first part of the app has a limited alphabet for building words.

The second part of this app has the entire alphabet available for building words.

This app focuses on the skill of learning to spell words with three phonetic sounds with short vowel words.

This app has been tested and approved of by preschoolers.

A team of educators using accelerated learning techniques and Montessori principles developed this app. It has been tested and approved of by preschool children. The children loved it and it helped them learn the letter sounds. Please give us your feedback and suggestions.

What’s New

Version 5.4

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

A bug was fixed so that this app will display properly on the iPhone X.

If you like SPELLING MAGIC, please leave a review. Reviews really help.

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

ET/ATeoc ,

Great app for beginning readers

I like nearly everything about this app - the option to turn on/off the card and blank sounds is great. The letter sounds all sound great, for example /b/ for b instead of /buh/ like you may hear on many other apps.

I agree with the previous commenter that the vowels should be in red and the consonants in blue. It's the standard that I'm used to seeing with print materials. Finally, I would promote this more broadly as a learn-to-read app rather than just spelling. This activity is highly receptive - you see the picture, see the letters, hear the sounds.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your feedback. In some of the recent updates, the app has been updated to include the option for red vowels and blue consonants.

Childtech#6 ,


This app is really great! It follows the best teaching practices for helping young children learn the sounds and functions of the letters. It is like a talking alphabet that says the sounds of the letters instead of the names of the letters. Each letter says its sound when tapped. Each picture can be tapped to hear what it is, too. Fortunately, This app uses lowercase letters which are 20 times more common than uppercase letters in written print. This app is a very helpful and supportive tool for emerging readers. It can help your child become a better reader and a better speller.

Learning4Fun ,

great fun spelling and building CVC words

This app focuses on spelling and building 3-letter CVC words. In actuality word building increases reading skills. This app has a couple of choices where you can choose to build the word with either just the letters that are part of that word or from the entire alphabet.

App Privacy

The developer, PRESCHOOL UNIVERSITY, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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