Teach Your Monster to Read

4.5
3.66K reviews
500K+
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Teacher Approved
Content rating
Everyone
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About this game

Teach Your Monster to Read is the award-winning, phonics and reading game for kids. Enjoyed by over 30 million worldwide, Teach Your Monster to Read is a truly ground-breaking kids reading app that makes learning to read fun for little ones aged between 3-6.

Kids create their own unique monster to take on a magical journey across three reading games, encouraging them to learn to read by improving their skills as they progress while meeting a host of colourful characters along the way. The app also contains a host of minigames, which help children to develop speed and phonics accuracy.

Games 1, 2 and 3
1. First Steps – for children starting to learn phonics through letters and sounds
2. Fun With Words – for children who are confident with early letter-sound combinations and are starting to read sentences
3. Champion Reader – for children who are confidently reading short sentences and know all of the basic letter-sound combinations

Developed in collaboration with leading academics at the UK’s University of Roehampton,
Teach Your Monster to Read offers a rigorous program that works with any phonics scheme, making it perfect for use in school or at home.

Why Teach Your Monster to Read?

• Covers the first two years of learning to read, from matching letters and sounds to enjoying little books
• Covers everything from phonics to reading full sentences
• Designed in collaboration with leading academics to compliment programs used in schools
• Teachers claim it’s a wonderful and captivating classroom tool that helps their students learn to read
• Parents have seen significant improvements in their children’s literacy within weeks
• Kids love learning through play
• There are no in-app purchases, hidden costs or in-game adverts

PROCEEDS GO TO THE USBORNE FOUNDATION CHARITY
Teach Your Monster to Read has been created by Teach Monster Games Ltd. which is a subsidiary of The Usborne Foundation. The Usborne Foundation is a charity founded by children’s publisher, Peter Usborne MBE. Harnessing research, design and technology, we create playful media addressing issues from literacy to health. Funds raised from the game go back into the charity, to help us become sustainable and build new projects.

Teach Monster Games Ltd is a subsidiary of The Usborne Foundation, a registered charity in England and Wales (1121957)
Updated on
Nov 3, 2020

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4.5
3.66K reviews
Deanna Howlett
August 18, 2022
Amazing app. I definitely recommend it. Also, parents are able to go in and monitor their children's progress on a pretty detailed level. The online "parent portal" made it easy for me to see what combination sounds my son was struggling with, so we could work on building those strengths while reading physical books. My child is now entering 2nd grade and is reading English fluently (including words he hasnt read before) so we are on the next game (Reading for Fun); we both absolutely love it!
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Charrissa Huffman
September 23, 2022
Absolutely the best game I've downloaded. My 5 year old ASD son LOVES this game! He has even started to say the sounds of letters and can figure out the words by sounding them out. Highly recommend for kids who are falling behind or are feeling frustrated learning to read. This app is making a noticable difference in our child. It's amazing a foundation truly cares about learning and having fun. Can't say enough great things.
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A Google user
October 22, 2018
Love the idea of this game/app however I have 2 big complaints. (Issue 1.) I keep changing my child's level back to 1, yet after a few minutes of playing the game automatically resets back into level 2 where she left off and is too difficult. Reset over 5 times and now I've given up. (Issue 2.) There isn't a "repeat" button. My child doesn't catch the directions perfectly every time and there isn't a button to have it repeat what it wants her to do so she ends up guessing or asking for help on EVERY SINGLE ACTIVITY.
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Teach Your Monster
November 5, 2018
Hi there, thanks for the review. We're pleased you like the game and we're sorry that you've had a couple of issues. First, we'll review the idea of a repeat feature. Second, if you could email us a video of the issue of resetting to the previous level, that would help our investigations of this issue. Thanks, Alex

What's new

PLAY THE NEW SPACE BLASTER MINIGAME!
• Play the brand new Space Blaster minigame, where you mine the asteroids for fuel to get home. Play in Practice mode and tell us what you think!
• We’ve also made some improvements including new launch and background screens, new VO, adding Lava minigame into the second game ‘Fun with words’ and permitting special characters and hyphens for player names.
We want to make this game as great as it can possibly be, so please leave a review, we read every one!