Parents' Guide to

Scholastic Family Playground

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Familiar characters, but light on content and too many ads.

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It's nice to see a website stress the importance of parents playing online with young children. That said, the many ads geared toward parents (and the less obvious ways kids are also pitched to on this site) are somewhat intrusive and overwhelming. And while there are many games and printables for kids to play with online and off-line here, the stories and videos sections need more content. The site feels sort of like a, but not nearly up to that level of quality and quantity of things to do.

Website Details

  • Genre: Educational
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: April 8, 2016

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