Word Joust for K-5 – Education App Review

Solid vocab with some medieval violence best for older kids. GameAdvice.org Gives This A 3/5 Overall Rating.

Quick Content Overview of What Your Child Will Experience:

  • App Play Simplicity: 3
  • Level of Fear and/or Violence in App: 2
  • Amount of Sexual Content: 0
  • Level of Bad Language: 0
  • Amount of Drug Use and/or Smoking: 0
  • Amount of Consumerism: 0

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Some Things To Keep In Mind

Parents need to know that Word Joust K-5 requires a Wi-Fi or data connection to play. Sensitive kids may be turned off by the medieval themes of jousting and scary-looking trolls or the realistic cartoon image in the hangman game of a man being hung part by part. The words included are from lists of most-used vocabulary in the elementary grades, but some of the games may be quite challenging (and frustrating) for younger players in kindergarten and the first and second grades.

Word Joust for K-5 is a Education app that is designed for those 8.  The app has an overall rating of 3 out of 5 and a learning rating of 3 out of 5.

Word Joust for K-5 is available for Free On The Following Devices:

iPod Touch


Our Thoughts on the Level of Engagement:

The quest theme draws kids in. Fun games keep them playing.

The Support Level for Word Joust for K-5 is about a 3 out of 5.

Games are intuitive, so not much help is needed. Excellent data tracking for mastered words and words still being learned (“apprenticed”), as well as for times and scores.

We’d like to thank C.S.M for providing some of the information on this page.


Posted on

May 2, 2016