Summer is here and your children are home from school for the next few months. There are endless options for entertainment, but what about the times when you want to go shopping or to the gym and need a little diversion for the little ones so they don't wander off or wind up having a tantrum in a department store aisle?
Mobile apps on a phone can be sources of kid-friendly entertainment on-the-go. We scouted a few popular apps that have received rave reviews in the Google Play market. Also, The Disney Channel is among the channels available on Sprint TV, which is included in your Everything Data or Simply Everything plans.
Whether you are looking for an app to keep your child’s brain challenged through the summer or want to offer some downtime with a TV show, this list offers something for everyone. The next time you find yourself in a pinch and need on-the-go entertainment options, take out your phone and relax. Your kids will be entertained while you shop, cook or visit with your dentist or doctor.
The Lorax: Dr. Seuss
The Lorax app gives your kids three options for the reading the Dr. Seuss classic: "Read to Me", "Read it Myself" and "Auto Play". These choices help you to instill a love for literature in young readers of different ages and reading levels.
From the creators of the Emmy award-winning Nick Jr. television series, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy, comes this storybook adventure complete with three sing-along music videos and four games. This book also features three reading modes for children that let your child tap and interact as you read the story to your child, the app's narrator reads the story or a mode that models that of an old-fashioned book--perfect for bedtime or quiet time.
Sprint TV is a mobile app that can be accessed through the Media Player or Sprint TV application on your Sprint TV-capable device. Included in the Everything Data and Simply Everything plans on Sprint TV-enabled devices, Sprint TV has many free channels from which to choose, including The Disney channel. Popular shows include Good Luck Charlie, A.N.T. Farm and Phineas and Ferb.