Fun Apps for Rainy Spring Days

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Today may be a beautiful spring day, but how do you keep your family entertained when those infamous spring showers hit? Playing video games on a tablet or smartphone might keep kids busy, but there’s a way to make rainy days fun and educational at the same time. With a little online research, parents can find and download apps for their kids that entertain and teach. Click here for a list of suggested apps.

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Take Read Across America Day Up a Notch with these Apps
 Did you celebrate Read Across America Day on Saturday? This nationwide observance is held annually on March 2 to coincide with the birthday of Dr Seuss and promotes reading, particularly for children and young adults. This holiday should be celebrated everyday and isn’t limited to hard copy books. Take it up a notch with apps that teach concepts such as opposites, numbers, letter sounds or object permanence. 
PlayTales and Kids’n Books open up a world of traditional stories and fairy tales.Once you have the app, you can purchase the stories—most are less than a dollar.Itsy Bitsy Spider and Wheels on the Bus by Duck Duck Moose take those familiar rhymes and breathe new life into them with interactive features. Imagine clouds that rain, counting and number games, and music features like recording your child’s voice and playing different musical instruments.
 
 
 

Take Read Across America Day Up a Notch with these Apps

 Did you celebrate Read Across America Day on Saturday? This nationwide observance is held annually on March 2 to coincide with the birthday of Dr Seuss and promotes reading, particularly for children and young adults. This holiday should be celebrated everyday and isn’t limited to hard copy books. Take it up a notch with apps that teach concepts such as opposites, numbers, letter sounds or object permanence. 

PlayTales and Kids’n Books open up a world of traditional stories and fairy tales.Once you have the app, you can purchase the stories—most are less than a dollar.Itsy Bitsy Spider and Wheels on the Bus by Duck Duck Moose take those familiar rhymes and breathe new life into them with interactive features. Imagine clouds that rain, counting and number games, and music features like recording your child’s voice and playing different musical instruments.