Award-winning children’s enhanced storybook creator Auryn, who recently launched its StoriesAlive subscription reading service for kids, has put out a list of vetted and dynamic kids’ subscriptions for tablet-based content. These subscriptions all aimed at the under-teen set, are expected to be welcomed gifts of reading, learning, and fun, for children and toddlers.
First, Auryn’s own StoriesAlive subscription, priced at $7.99 a month, offers its collections of stories based on chronological or reading-level age of the child, as well as by interest area in themed book collections. Currently, Auryn is offering a giveaway of an iPad Mini and an iTunes gift card to people who enter between now and December 30th.
The other suggested subscriptions from Auryn include:
Jitterbug ($3.99 per month) – Jitterbug connects your kids to a world of handpicked family-friendly music videos and albums, streaming on demand to your iPad. It’s so easy to navigate that the 2-to-8 crowd can do it while you’re doing other things.
National Geographic Kids ($1.99 per month or FREE for existing National Geographic print subscribers) – National Geographic Kids magazine for iPad showcases each issue with engaging interactive content, amazing weird-but-true facts, videos, puzzles, photos, and much more. Features in each issue include weird-but-true facts, photo galleries, fun fill-in word games, animal stories and more!
Hulu Kids ($7.99 per month, accessed through Hulu Plus subscription) – Hulu Kids features ad-free kids shows as part of your Hulu Plus subscription. Using the “Kids Lock” feature, you can restrict what content kids can watch while using the Hulu Plus app on their own tablets.
BrainPOP ($1.99 per month for an “Explorer” subscription or $6.99 per month for a “Full Access” subscription) – Your kids can watch a different animated movie every day, then test their new knowledge with an interactive quiz at the end of each! Kids can explore hundreds of Science, Math, Social Studies, English, Engineering & Tech, Arts & Music, and Health subjects right on their mobile devices.
Other popular kids content can be found through companies like Amazon Free Time and iStoryTime’s tiered subscription which offers parents the opportunity to earn content by interacting with advertisements.