App Review
Additional Description

Tocomail is a visual emailing app with inbuilt security for safe email access. Inbuilt security includes an approved contact list, parental login and approval for unknown emails through an associated app.

Format iPhone, iPad, Android
Age Range early primary, late primary, high school, adult
Motivators visual
Curriculum/Goal Areas literacy, ICT, personal social
Evidence-based Intervention Individual Supports, Highly Structured Supports, Family Involvement
Targeted Skills The app allows users to have a personalised email address (i.e. Emails can be written or sent from a drawing board with stamps, brushes, pens and photos to allow for personalisation. Audio and video attachments can be recorded and emailed. Contact lists can be photographs or customised avatars to support students with developing literacy. Allows a platform for safe emailing including the following features: safe/grey and blocked contact lists, quarantined email box, parents receive email of quarantined emails to a separate account for review, parents can also reject or approve emails before they enter the users inbox. Profanity filter.
Great For
  • This is great for students who are beginning to use email as a method of communication and developing their literacy skills, however need to have support and monitoring for accessing email.
  • The app provides alternatives to writing for students with developing literacy skills such as the ability to email photos, drawings and videos, as well as using pictures and photos in the contact list.
Please Consider
  • The app itself does not provide any inbuilt supports for literacy such as predictive writing or features to review written text. The text can be highlighted and read aloud using the iPad inbuilt speak selection option.
  • Personalised emails only come with a Tocomail address.
  • A parent or carer will need to register a separate email account in order to monitor emails being sent from and to the Tocomail account.
Generalise Skills and Knowledge
  • The use of email can be a great tool to supports students in their communication and literacy skills. Encourage students to write for a reason by sending email updates and photos to family and friends.
  • Students might take photos of activities or information and email through the app to share with others.

Developer: TocoBox Inc.

Price: free

This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad

Tocomail - Email for Kids

Customer ratings: (18 ratings)
Category: Social Networking, Education
Languages: Spanish, ZH, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, , Russian, , Spanish
Rated: 4+

Updated: 12.02.2014
Version: 7.4.3
Size: 81.44 MB
Requirements: iPad2Wifi-iPad2Wifi, iPad23G-iPad23G, iPhone4S-iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen-iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G-iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5-iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen-iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen-iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G-iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini-iPadMini, iPadMini4G-iPadMini4G, iPhone5c-iPhone5c, iPhone5s-iPhone5s, iPadAir-iPadAir, iPadAirCellular-iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina-iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular-iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6-iPhone6, iPhone6Plus-iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2-iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular-iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3-iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular-iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen-iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s-iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus-iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4-iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular-iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro-iPadPro, iPadProCellular-iPadProCellular, iPadPro97-iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular-iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE-iPhoneSE, iPhone7-iPhone7, iPhone7Plus-iPhone7Plus, iPad611-iPad611, iPad612-iPad612, iPad71-iPad71, iPad72-iPad72, iPad73-iPad73, iPad74-iPad74

Safe, fun and simple messenger and email for kids.

Tocomail is a fun email for kids app featuring drawing board, customized avatars, instant messenger for kids, audio-video messaging for kids and a colorful design that all children love! It is...

Screenshots Tocomail - Email for Kids

Screenshots Tocomail - Email for Kids for iPad

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