Category: Educational Game

Rhyming Bus: sounds for spelling + reading

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The Rhyming Bus is an app designed for use by individuals needing practice or assistance with rhyming to help build reading skills and speech development. The app, designed by a speech therapist, works by having users board the rhyming bus, 6 characters wait at the bus stop, but only those with a word that rhymes with the word the bus displays can get on. Users can drag the characters onto the bus, and when there are 4 rhyming words on the bus before it drives off. 

Key features include:

  • each game has 4 words to match to the target word
  • three levels of difficulty means the app can be used as the child's ability improves
  • choose to have a symbol + text, or text only, depending on the child's level
  • uses Widget symbols which are used in schools across the world, designed to support literacy
  • choose how many buses to play in each game (5, 10 or 15)
  • switch between New York or London streetscapes for added fun
  • tap on each word to hear it spoken aloud for added help
  • hear the words in either a British or American accent 
  • reward animations at the end of each game
  • illustrated report at the end of each game, allows users to view the errors and success
  • reports can be shared with teachers, parents, or speech therapists
Technical Specifications: 
  • Product: Application.
  • Devices: iPad.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
  • Version: 1.1.
  • Size: 310 megabites.


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Rhyming Bus: sounds for spelling + reading

Made By:

Therapy Box
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Apple, Inc.
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Phone: 800-692-7753 or 800-676-2775
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