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My kids spend most of their time unplugged, but every once in a while an educational program comes along that justifies screen use for my kids.
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This fall I have a first grader who is struggling with reading, and Square Panda is releasing their newly updated playset! Needless to say, I was thrilled to receive the offer to review the Square Panda Playset 2.0.
Square Panda Review
There are a lot of things to love about Square Panda. Here are our favorite features.
Learning phonics can feel like a real chore to kids who don’t find it intuitive. Square Panda’s games make it a very playful experience.
When I do let my kids play with screens, I try to choose apps that have a physical component. Square Panda is brilliant this way. The letters solid and fun for kids to pick up. My daughter finds placing them on the board very satisfying.
Vowels are yellow, while consonants are purple – reinforcing another consonant rule (Y is purple, if you are wondering).
You need repetition to learn all of those letter sounds! Square Panda has created the most delightful repetitive phonics activities that I have seen. Children repeat sounds over and over while morphing the letters into different shapes, painting them different colors, popping bubbles, and more.
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Wide Variety of Games
Square Panda has so many games that you can pair with the playset! They are all free to download. From dancing to bowling to building letters to creating your very own alphabet song, there is guaranteed to be an app to intrigue every child.
Square Panda released a new app called Squareland to celebrate this new playset. This adventure themed app is my kids’ current favorite. Like all of the other Square Panda games, it is free to download.