Websites That Read to Your Kid
We all know reading to our kids is important, but sometimes it's nice to let someone else read Goodnight Moon for the gazillionth time! Here are six sites that read to your kid when you can't!
Each week, this adorable site features a new episode of three different original storylines that you can download to your desktop, MP3 player or burn to CD. It also has a weekly "Saturday Sparkles" edition featuring original stories, songs, games and more.
This star-studded website features free videos of Screen Actors Guild members reading children's books. But be forewarned—you'll soon be competing with Elijah Wood as the favorite storyteller in the house!
This website has readings of classics like The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Grimms' Fairy Tales and more, all for free!
Developed by two educators, this website features fun animation during its readings to keep your kid entertained. It also highlights the words as the story is read to help beginning readers follow along!
- Scholastic BookFlix
This site pairs fictional books with non-fiction on the same topic to give your kid—heck, even you!—an in-depth understanding of a topic.
This free website has everything from classic stories to fairy tales to original fiction for your kid! They feature a new story every week and allow you to download their iTunes feed for free so you can access awesome stories anytime, anywhere.