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12 Good iPad Writing Apps for Elementary Students

May 16, 2017
Based on your recommendation, we went ahead and curated for you this collection of some good iPad apps you can use with your elementary students to help them with their writing. From  providing them with smart writing prompts to creating digital  stories using a wide variety of multimedia materials, these apps will absolutely engage young learners in productive writing activities.  We invite you to check them out and share with us your feedback. Links to the apps are under the visual. Enjoy

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1- Book Creator for iPad
‘Book Creator is the simple way to make your own beautiful ebooks, right on your iPad.With over 30 million ebooks created so far, Book Creator is ideal for making all kinds of books, including children's picture books, comic books, photo books, journals, textbooks and more.’

2- Tell About This
‘Tell About This is an easy platform to inspire and capture children's thoughts and stories! They will love to explore and respond to any of the 100 interesting photo prompts using their voice. Craft custom prompts and add profiles to personalize the experience! Simple save/share options.’

3- SpakleFish
‘With SparkleFish you can record creative words in your own voice for playback inside surprising, ad-lib stories. If you enjoy Mad Libs, then you’ll really love SparkleFish. It’s fun for all ages, species, individuals, groups, etc.’

4- Pictello
‘Everyone loves to tell fun, engaging, and imaginative stories. Go ahead and make a social story or visual schedule for a child with autism or a slide show of holiday pictures for your friends’

5- Sago Mini Doodlecast
‘Sago Mini Doodlecast is a unique drawing app that records your voice as you draw. Capture every stroke, word and giggle. Perfect for children ages 2-6. Play back your drawings and share them with friends and family.’

6- Jumbled Sentences 3
‘Jumbled Sentences' series is designed for beginners to improve their writing skills. This app offers an easy and interactive way for beginners to learn the word order in a fun way’

7- iTooch 5th Grade
‘With more than 1,590 exercises, iTooch Language Arts Grade 5 is a new and fun way of practicing and learning Language Arts for 5th Graders.’

8- Writing Prompts for Kids
‘Boost students' creative writing skills with writing prompts that will spark their imaginations. This writing prompt generator is quick and easy to use; your students will have an inspiring writing topic in seconds.’

9- Little Story Maker
‘Little Story Maker offers a magical way to enjoy your personal pictures and stories with your child. The little ones will love to hear stories with pictures of people and places they are familiar with. Older kids, will love the stories and the ability to easily create stories all on their own.’

10- SpellBoard
‘SpellBoard provides a fast and intuitive way for you to enter your list of spelling words. All you need to do is enter the word (correctly spelled) and the grade level.’

11- Shake-a-Phrase
‘Shake-a-Phrase is a fun language app for creative writing prompts, vocabulary, and parts of speech practice. Perfect for learning and laughing in the classroom or on-the-go, it features over 2,000 words and definitions in 5 engaging themes for ages 8+.’

12- Little Writer
‘Little Writer is a tracing app that's done just right. Little Writer is super fun and so easy to use that your kids will think letter tracing is a game vs. a boring chore.’