Playtime Canada

Animated stories and games.

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What's it about?

Although a computer is no match for a treasured book and a parent's lap, if a parent happens to have laryngitis, this site can read its stories to a child. There are also animated movies that help bring the story to life, and most of the stories have an associated game. Some of the stories told include \"The Brementown Musicians,\" \"The Emperor's New Suit,\" and classic Grimm and Andersen fairy tales.

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There are some coloring pages on the site too, which download as PDF files. The drawings aren't very engaging and are a disappointment compared with the excitement of the rest of the site.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about their favorite stories from childhood. Parents, share the tales you grew up with and pass them along to your kids.

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Pricing structure:Free

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