ABCmouse.com

Website review by Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 3+

Busy but thorough K–2 curriculum with reward store.

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 230 reviews

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 23 reviews

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age 2+

Poorly designed education content. Empty and hollow.

The learning program of Abc Mouse will destroy the thinking capacity of kids. No doubt it engages the kids and gives false hope to parent that kids are learning. But the programs are so poorly designed that they are empty sugar without any nutrition. The learning program have been designed lazily and hurriedly. There is some kind excessive pattern matching. Kids dont have to think much. Rewards have been designed well but the program they have to go through are pathetic. My kids were engaged and we were happy initially. But later I saw that instead of progressing in academics, they had lost substantial amount of knowledge they gained earlier. Only thing they had become expert in is playing abcmouse games.
age 6+

Terrible Chat Service

When I questioned the price for 1 child versus 3 children (12.99/mo-regaurdless) after 30 day trial, the first chatter sent me to cust care which was rude when I asked for clarification because they were vague. Then they said as I stated...I still have the email with all the messages. Not fair I have to pay same price for one child. Not interested in service. Angry that I was talked down too.

This title has:

Too much consumerism

Website Details

  • Subjects: Language & Reading: following directions, letter or word recognition, naming, phonics, reading, reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary, Math: addition, counting, measurement, numbers, patterns, sequences, shapes, subtraction, Science: animals, ecosystems and the environment, life cycle, plants, weather, Social Studies: geography, Arts: drawing, music, rhythm
  • Skills: Thinking & Reasoning: memorization, solving puzzles, Self-Direction: academic development, work to achieve goals
  • Genre: Educational
  • Topics: Numbers and Letters
  • Pricing structure: Free to try, Paid, Free (The site has a free 30-day trial; subscriptions are $12.99.mo./$29.95/6 mos./ $59.99/yr with optional add-ons)
  • Last updated: August 20, 2021

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