Why is it free?
Teach Your Monster to Read is completely free to play on desktop and laptop computers. Sign up here.
It's been provided by a charity, the Usborne Foundation, as a way of helping children learn to read. Read more on the About Us pages.
Although the iPhone, iPad and Android version of the game is a paid-for app, the web-based version for computers is still free and contains Teach Your Monster to Read games: First Steps, Fun with Words and Champion Reader. Income from the iPad and Android version will go back into the Usborne Foundation to create more free online games and content.
- Covers letters and sounds to reading full sentences.
- Designed in collaboration with leading academics.
- Computer version is 100% free.
"I was stunned to see how much they enjoyed this. It blew me away."
Matt Lovegrove, Cippenham Primary School
"The kids absolutely love this game - and they're learning!"
John Hole, Wray Common Primary School
"This is a fun and engaging way to help your child learn to read. My son warmed to the game quickly and didn't want to stop playing it!"
Sarah Fox, mum to Leon aged 5