Parents' Guide to

Starting with Soil

By Debbie Gorrell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Resource about organic food best for fluent readers.

App iPad Free Education
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This content-packed resource is a great way to sparks kids' interest in organic foods, but only fluent readers will fully benefit from the experience. Information is presented in a kid-friendly manner, and there are plenty of opportunities for kids to interact by tapping or swiping. Colorful animations and videos bring the content to life. However, for a resource that requires a significant amount of reading, it's surprising that a voice-over option does not exist. Also, it would be nice if there were more activities available for kids to apply what they've learned. Despite these shortcomings, Starting with Soil is a unique resource, especially for kids who might not have access to seeing where their food comes from.

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