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3rd Grade Spelling & Phonics Apps/Online Tools

This list of spelling & phonics apps/online tools is aligned to 3rd grade ELA TEKS & Common Core Standards.

The apps and online tools below help review and reinforce spelling and phonics skills in 3rd grade.

TEKS: 3.1A, 3.1B, 3.1C, 3.1E, 3.17D, 3.24A, 3.24B, 3.24C, 3.24D

CCSS: L.3.2.E, L.3.2.F, L.3.2.G, RF.3.3

Third Grade Learning Games

Third Grade Learning Games


This app features various educational games that teach syllables, parts of speech, grammar, analogies, and prefixes, as well as many math and science learning games.

iOS (Free/Paid)

TeachMe: 3rd Grade


This app teaches Dolch third grade sight words and 350+ 3rd grade level words in addition to third grade multiplication and division.

Phonics Genius


This app is specifically designed to help students recognize and distinguish words by sounds.

Abby Phonics - Third Grade


This app features flashcards and interactive exercises that strengthen children's reading, sentence completion, writing, spelling, and more.

iOS only (Free/Paid)

Phonograms by Spalding Education


This app helps students learn the phonics connection between speech sounds and the written symbols that represent those sounds (phonograms).

Spell Mania: Spelling Games


Spell Grid: Swipe Letters, Spell Words


Hooked on Words


Mystery Word Town Spelling


This app makes spelling practice fun as students explore buildings in a western town to find lost letters that spell words and unlock doors.

Reading Eggs: Spelling Games Grade 3


This app features 10 interactive spelling games - each reinforcing a different literacy skill, including proofreading, word endings and plurals, compound words, syllables, and more.

Word Wizard for Kids


This app features a movable alphabet that makes each letter sound. Students can use the app to practice phonics patterns and practice spelling words.

Do you have any other apps or online tools/games you use to help your third graders practice phonics or spelling? Please share you ideas in the comments.

~Heather Watson

Watson Works, LLC

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