Day 9 - 25 Days of MOMS Christmas Favorites - MobiStories
On the Ninth day of the 25 days of MOMS Christmas favorites we found MobiStories. One gift that Nate will be receiving this year for Christmas to go along with his new MP3 player ( that I got a bargain deal at Amazon on).
These stories are great because Anytime - Anywhere Whether on the go or at home, MobiStories makes reading fun. With a library in your pocket, storytime is wherever and whenever your child wants it to be. Just load up your portable device with some of our great books and voila - you’ll never be without an entertaining story in the palm of your hand. And remember, when people ask why your child is so quiet, just say:
R eading just became more fun!
E ven the youngest kids are mobile and digital savvy.
A ll parents are searching for the next big thing to keep their kids engaged and inspired.
As time has evolved, so has storytelling. Past generations told of legends and folklore through the ritual of “story time,” often at the fireside. These stories were passed to others by word of mouth as our ancestors roamed the planet. When Thomas Edison unleashed the telegraph and Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press, the world of communication, mass media and storytelling began to change with a magnitude that these two individuals couldn’t have imagined. With today’s rich technology the essence of a great story can be delivered when and where you want it.
So, what does this mean?
Teachers, doctors and parents all recognize the value of reading. Experts stress the importance of reading to children from birth through reading age, and not just at bedtime, but also throughout the day. In our fast-paced society, who has time for that?
Enter MobiStories. The founders of Still Motion Media left their jobs to fill two needs. The first was to spend more time with their young families. The second was to develop a product that could supplement the story time experience that their children only
Benefits of MobiStories:
•Promotes reading at an earlier age
•Increases literacy, vocabulary and language skills
•Keeps children happily occupied while waiting
•Offers parents a worthwhile activity for their kids
•Great for car or plane trips
•MobiStoriesare positive, pure and funreceived at bedtime. While nothing should replace a parent hugging a child and reading a book together, MobiStories are there whenever that can’t happen.
Available on: iPhone - iPod - Computers - DVD’s - MP3’s - Zune - iTunes -YouTube - Viddler - Revver - MySpace - Facebook
MobiStories and 24/7 MOMS are giving away TWO $10.00 gift certificates . To enter for your chance to win one, enter your name and email address in the box below, you will be signed up for todays MobiStories giveaway as well as be added to the 24/7 MOMS E-list (if you are not already a 24/7 MOMS subscriber).
Winner will be selected on December 1, 2008, using the random number generator at random.org.