It’s been a while since I’ve sifted through a group of new-to-me iPad apps, so I have a long list. If you want to read descriptions and criticisms of these apps and many others, follow the menu at the top right corner of this web page.

The following apps have earned my highest recommendation:

- AlphaTots Alphabet (Basic Literacy)
- Quick Math Jr. (Math)
- Montessori Numberland – Learn to Count (Math)
- 10 Frame Fill (Math)
- Gracie & Friends: Birthday Cafe, Jungle Gym, Treasure Bubbles, & City Skate (Basic Math)
- Symmetry Shuffle (Advanced Math)
- Battle Station (Advanced Math)
- Mathlandia (Basic Math)
- Hooked on Phonics – Learn to Read (and the Classroom Edition) (Phonics)
- Montessori Math City (Math)
- Todo Number Matrix (Advanced Math)

These apps I somewhat recommend:

- Gracie & Friends Lemonade Stand (Basic Math)
- CountOnForest – Playing with numbers (Basic Math)
- Rocket Speller (Phonics)
- Hideout: Early Reading (Phonics)
- Sentence Creator – Learn to Build and Write Your First Sentences (Advanced Literacy)
- Jumbled Sentences 1 (Advanced Literacy)
- Partners in Rhyme (Phonics)
- I Can Write 1, I Can Write 2, & I Can Write 3 (Advanced Literacy)
- Phonics: Fun on Farm (Phonics)
- IXL – Math and English (Math)

These apps I do *not* recommend:

- Wonder Bunny Math Race – Kindergarten (Math)
- Phonics Silly Sentences 1 (Phonics)
- Speaktacular Sight Words Edu (Sight Words)
- iGet Math: Addition (Math)
- MrEdison (Mixed Skills)
- Phonics Fun: Long and Short Vowel Sounds (Phonics)
- Licking Letters (Sight Words)
- Phonics and Reading With McGuffey I (Phonics)