App of the week: Winning Words Match Games

By Meris Stansbury
February 24th, 2014

winningwordsName: Winning Words Match Games

What is it? Winning Words takes the familiar game of memory match, and adds a twist: Instead of matching two pictures, users match two synonyms, antonyms or other word combinations. Created by a retired teacher and downloaded more than 25,000 times in the last two months, their apps were listed in the top 200 grossing educational games section in the app store.

Best for: Most ages

Price: FREE for all apps

Rated: 4+

Requirements: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPad.


  • Choose from three levels of difficulty.
  • Choice of four different game boards.
  • The game can be enjoyed by up to four players at a time on the same device or you can play on your own.

Link: [Website includes links to all 6 apps and includes a video tutorial]

About the Author:

Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Managing Editor of eCampus News, and was formerly the Associate Editor of eSchool News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated cum laude from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.