App Name: One Globe Kids
Developer: Globe Smart Kids
Price: Free to try (one story included); $1.99 per additional story or $13.99 for app with all stories.
Recommended Age: 5-8
Description: One Globe Kids introduces children to a variety of children living in different places around the world. Each story includes a “friend” telling a story about their everyday life, accompanied with pictures and voiceover narration. There are also opportunities for users to tell the featured children about themselves, as they are asked questions about their own lives and can record their answers. Each story also includes an opportunity for children to practice counting and speaking words and phrases in different languages, as well as facts about the country featured.
Skills: cultural understanding, empathy, geography, social-emotional learning
Curriculum connections: Social Studies, Career Education, Language Arts
Ideas for use: The One Globe Kids website provides free education toolkits with many ideas for use in the classroom.