Practicing Saying Words activity (iPad App)

The Practicing Saying Words activity presents pairs of word cards in sets where each word starts with the same sound.

Options menu

To access the Practicing Saying Words activity from the initial menu screen, tap Activities> Practicing Saying Words. The options screen is shown (Figure 1).

Tap the button indicating the set of words you wish to work with.

To exit the options screen, tap Activitiesto the top left of the screen.

Figure 1 | Practicing Saying Words options screen
Practicing Saying Words options screen

Activity screen

The first two cards will be shown in the center of the activity screen, 'face down' (Figure 2).

To 'turn over' the first card, tap it (Figure 3). To turn over the second card, tap it (Figure 4).

To move to the next pair of cards tap the right arrow.

To exit the activity and return to the options menu tap the close (X) symbol.

As you move through the set of cards, you can move back to a previous pair by tapping the left arrow(Figure 3).

When you reach the last card in the set you can play applause as a reward by tapping the tick symbol.

For guidance about card selection and how to use this activity to encourage your child to practice saying each word, please refer to the guide included with the app.


The Practicing Saying Words activity can be configured through the app settings.

Figure 2 | Practicing Saying Wordsactivity screen
Practicing Saying Words activity screen
Figure 3 | Practicing Saying Wordsactivity screen
Figure 4 | Practicing Saying Wordsactivity screen