Tapkins is a free and fun English learning app for young kids (aged 4-6). We help kids learn English through fun spelling and typing games on our custom-built keyboard made for early learning.
Our app is designed to improve early spelling and English word recognition skills in young kids of all learning abilities. Kids learn English through playing fun spelling games which involve progressive digital interaction with images, letters, sound and typing on a custom-built touchscreen keyboard.
Our fun English typing and spelling games seek to promote:
1) English Word Learning by Typing - Support early English word learning by systematically repeating and reinforcing the order and spelling combination of letters through our custom-built QWERTY keyboard.
2) English Vocabulary Expansion - Library of fun English spelling word books (20+ books with 100+ common English words and growing) provides kids with a wide range of fun and age-appropriate topics to learn from.
3) English Spelling & Pronunciation - Sequential alphabet training in English word spelling exercises combined with audio recordings help to link word spelling with pronunciation for kids.
4) Typing & Matching - Encourages letter matching exercises while focusing on improving dexterity and hand-eye coordination through fun progressive typing training on our custom-built keyboard.
5) English Word Learning by Elimination - Encourages the development of English word concepts and recognition through exercises that employ simple processes of elimination.
6) Image & English Word Association - Our fun spelling exercises help kids to learn English by reinforcing the meaning of words with relevant images.
Use our app to supplement and enhance your existing English spelling, reading and vocabulary activities:
1) Flashcard training - use our app for English word revisions
2) Storytime recall - English storybook character and item name recall
Other important features:
1) Progressive English word learning - Move from Assisted Typing (Level 1) to Independent Spelling (Level 7)
2) Monitor Improvement - Parents can monitor their kids’ improvement by reviewing the typing/spelling accuracy, time spent and new English words learned.
3) Gifting - Kids stay engaged and get rewarded with in-game gifts for time spent on app.
Our Vision is to create new opportunities for all children to communicate and express themselves better. Our Mission is to help preschoolers and kids of all learning abilities master current communication tools early starting with keyboarding.