I know many of you either have kids already back in school or your kids will be going back to school shortly! Did you know that August is Get Ready for Kindergarten Month? Kindergarten is such a huge milestone, are you ready?
It’s helpful to understand how children learn and play in the digital age and how to prepare your child with the basic learning skills required for Kindergarten. Digital games do not replace off screen learning and should be considered a supplement. I like to think of it as sneaking fun into play just like you might try to sneak vegetables into dinner!
Games are often more than just a solitary interaction between a child and a screen. They are often a social activity. Kids watch their siblings and friends play and converse and discuss strategy during and after games. I observe my kids doing this often!
The Jim Henson Company and Dinosaur Train have teamed up with VTech to offer a Bargain Briana reader a VTech V.Reader Interactive E-Reading System and a Dinosaur Train cartridge. Do you watch Dinosaur Train? It is a fantastic show. Here’s what we are giving away:
The V.Reader Interactive E-Reading System is a digital learning toy that encourages young kids to learn to read and improve their vocabulary. Featuring brightly colored buttons, a large touch screen, and a see-through protective case cover, the V.Reader helps children develop the necessary building blocks to grow from a pre-reader to a confident and fluent reader.
The Dinosaur Train cartridge features many learning experiences:
- Watch the Story contains an adaptation of the “T.Rex Teeth” animated television episode
- Story Dictionary contains an alphabetical list of vocabulary words from the story, along with follow-up questions that relate to some definitions .
- There are five Reading Games: answer questions about the story in What Happened?, help Buddy and friends spell words correctly in Hopscotch Spelling, match singular and plural nouns in Leaflet, Leaflets, pair uppercase and lowercase letters in Collecting Teeth and hone listening comprehension in Don’s Collection.
There are also just for fun games in Mini Games: children can feed Buddy and friends in I Love Fish, punch tickets with Mr. Conductor in Tickets, Please!, rotate puzzle pieces in Leaf Puzzles and find Buddy and friends in Dino Seek.
How to Win?
Prize: Vreader and Dinosaur Train Vreader Cartridge
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