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Bubble Spell


Bubble Spell
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Description

Intended Audience
Bubble Spell is intended for youngsters who have used the Bubble Phonics app or have a basic understanding of the phonetic sounds of consonants and short vowels. It is the first exposure to spelling for your youngest speller.

For Parents
Bubble Spell provides an entertaining learning experience with colorful bubbles and phonetic audios. The game contains 100 three-letter phonetically spelled words that use the short vowel sounds.

When the game begins, a spelling word appears in the left hand corner with one missing letter. An image representing the word appears in the right hand corner. Translucent floating bubbles float across the screen containing a random set of letters. The young speller chooses the correct letter to complete the spelling.

The words are divided into 5 groups numbered 1 to 5 of approximately 20 words each. The first group contains words easily recognized by your youngest speller. As a youngster completes the first group it progresses to the more complex level.


The Game
As an example, the word cat would appear as _at with a cat image as an aid for the young speller. A pleasant voice says the word cat and the phonetic sound of the letter c. The youngster searches the floating bubbles to find the correct letter among random letters. If the correct letter is chosen, they are rewarded with an audio and visual positive response. If an incorrect letter is chosen, they are gently encouraged to try again with a reduced number of selections. When a youngster completes the set of words a harp notifies them of progression to another level of words.

Learning concepts
Letter recognition from phonetic sounds
Alphabet recognition
Word recognition
Letter/Word association
Phonemic awareness
Basic spelling skills
Reading readiness
Concept of the printed word
Vocabulary building

Benefits
Bubble Spell is a natural sequence for toddlers and youngsters who are preparing themselves to read. The game has an excellent user interface for very young fingers. This educational game keeps your child’s attention while they learn phonics, spelling and a readiness to read. In addition it improves motor skills and sharpens memory. Toddlers and young children are eager to play the game over and over.

What's New in Version 2.0

Adapted for iPad
More flexible level transitions.

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