What parents need to know
Parents Need to Know
What kids can learn
Language & Reading
- presenting to others
- making new creations
- conveying messages effectively
- digital creation
- using and applying technology
Engagement, Approach, Support
The site has limited academic content. Pages with both words and images have to be designed offline and uploaded; it's unfortunate the process isn't more interactive or creative within the site itself.
Users can save and edit books, see viewer stats, and include tool tips in 20-plus languages. A blog includes a few art- and history-related lesson plans and instruction ideas but few other materials to enhance the site's educational value.
What's it about?
Is it any good?
Families can talk about...
- Families can talk about how different formats help tell stories. Can your child identify the difference between stories that are verbally told, written, or told in a picture book?
Ask your child how using both words and images can help explain something better that only text. Can your child think of any examples?
Users can sign in to FlipSnack using Facebook. What kinds of issues could arise from posting books you've created publicly? Use our Social Network Tips as a guide to control privacy settings on sites like Facebook.