The best apps for kids to learn sight words on iPhone and iPad

Apps for Sight Words - Phonics Reading

Teaching children to recognize sight words is important when they’re just learning to read. Knowing those common words that they can spot easily and not have to sound out helps them focus on tougher words.

For helping the youngster in your life, you can download sight word apps for iPhone and iPad. These digital tools can reinforce what they learn from you and their teachers. Plus, apps like these give them fun and entertaining ways to learn, which makes education more interesting.

Take a look at this list of apps for kids to learn sight words and see which one or more you think your child would enjoy!

How to create and use reading themes on Kindle Paperwhite

Apply Kindle Paperwhite Theme

You may not realize it, but you can set up reading themes on your Kindle Paperwhite. This lets you select a font style, text size, and page layout, and save it. You can then reuse that theme whenever you like.

Themes are handy for reading various types of books. For instance, you might like the manuals you read to have larger, print-style font in landscape view, but for history novels you want a smaller, elegant font in portrait view.

Here’s how to create and apply themes on your Kindle Paperwhite.

How to change the page layout for a book on Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite kept on a table with a MacBook and iPhone kept nearby

The nice thing about an eReader like the Kindle Paperwhite is that you aren’t stuck with how a book is formatted. You can adjust the font size and style, and to go along with that, you can change the spacing and margins. This makes reading without the need for reading glasses wonderful.

Here, we’ll show you how to adjust the page layout for a book on your Kindle Paperwhite.

How to display your reading progress or the clock on Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Select Reading Progress And Enable Clock

When you’re reading a book on your Kindle Paperwhite, you may not have a lot of time. Maybe it’s your coffee break from work or spare time before dinner. In these situations, it’s good to know how much time is remaining or the current time.

You can display your reading progress with the time left in the chapter or book, see the current time while you’re reading, or simply show the page or location in a book. Here’s how.

How to create and manage Collections on Kindle Paperwhite

Collections on Kindle Paperwhite

If you do a lot of reading on your Kindle Paperwhite and download books often, then you know how quickly your library can grow. And while this is good because it gives you options to read what you’re in the mood for, it can also make finding what you want to read difficult.

You can organize your books by using Collections on Kindle. This lets you categorize your books so that you can find a book you want much faster. And the nice thing is that these Collections are yours. So create as many as you want, for whatever you want, to help you organize your books.

To help you out, we’ll show you how to create and manage Collections on your Kindle Paperwhite.