Storypod Launches A Figurine-Activated Podcast Player For Kids, To Address Overexposure to Screens

Storypod Helps Parents “Edutain” Their Kids 3+ Screen-Free With A Library of 300+ Original and Licensed Bilingual Stories, Songs, Books, and Games.

MIAMI, FL / JUN 19, 2020 / Character-driven, broadcast-quality audio for hours of screenless fun. On June 30, Storypod launches a crowdfunding campaign for its edutainment audio platform for kids, which helps busy and screen-concerned parents entertain their kids screen-free through interactive stories, songs, books, and games. What effects do screens have on children’s brains? JAMA Pediatrics, a peer-reviewed medical journal in the American Medical Association, found that more screen time results in children’s lower expressive language, less ability to rapidly name objects, and decreased literacy skills. They also discovered that more screen time causes physical changes to the brain — specifically, lower brain white matter integrity in a portion of the brain directly impacting language and literacy skills. The World Health Organization recommends limiting screen time for kids under 5 to just one hour daily of high-quality programming. But how else can parents keep their kids busy all day? Enter Storypod.

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Mount McKinley Wooden Swing Set Giveaway 5/23 – US

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to get outdoors with the whole family! Need some motivation to get those kids off the couch and into the backyard? Look no further than Backyard Discovery’s wooden swing sets. Amber at Viva Veltoro recently shared how their new swing set is bringing her family together and building her kids’ relationship with each other. We’ve teamed up with some of our favorite bloggers to give away a Mount McKinley Wooden Swing Set from Backyard Discovery!

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Here are some details about the swing set from Backyard Discovery’s website:

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How to Pick the Best Toy for Your Kid

 

Kids do love toys, but don’t you know that there are factors to consider when choosing the best toys for your kids?

As a mom of a kid who love toys, the advice and factors that I can share on how to pick the best toy for your kid are as follows:

  • Determine his preferred activities, skills level, preferred music, and instrument. For instance, if your kid loves music and playing the drum, a 5 piece drum set is a perfect choice to give.

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