I recently have had the opportunity to review an Interactive Online Reading Program with the my girls. We have used Reading Kingdom for a couple months now and I have been very impressed.
What is Reading Kingdom?
The Reading Kingdom is a fun, easy-to-use online program that teaches children 4-10 years old how to read and write to a third grade level.
- Most kids can use the program on their own after just a few lessons.
- It’s fun so children think they’re playing a game and want to practice.
- It was created by Dr. Marion Blank, Director of the Light on Learning Program at Columbia University and one of the world’s top experts in reading.
- It works with any other curriculum a child may be using.
- It’s the only program to offer customized online reading instruction for each child.
- And, it’s the only system that teaches all 6 skills needed for reading & writing success!
- **Reading Kingdom also offers a free 30 day membership to try their program.
For this review I received a membership to try for each of my daughters. That also gave me the ability to compare the program with children that are at different levels. I was able to see first hand how the program customizes to each child.
When my girls first started the program they thought it was great! They love playing the game on Mommy’s computer. They were each given an Assessment so that they program knew where they were at. After the assessment they were able to start the program at their own levels.
Ariana does a beautiful job with it. The program has really helped her with the placement and order of letters in words. She has learned to go from left to right and it is stuck in her head! She just flys by in the program and has a blast doing it. I really look forward to see what the rest of the program will hold for her and where it will take her.
Lily trys very hard. It is like a game so she enjoys doing it and practicing. A lot of her problem is mouse control but she gets better every day. The program has helped Lily get a better handle on her alphabet and recognizing her letters. She is learning letter placement as well. The program had been so helpful and has been an amazing tool while preparing her for Kindergarten.
I personally love this program! The best thing about it is how is customizes itself to each child. After all, every child is different and learns at their own pace.
Here are a few screen shots from the program: (Click on each image for a larger view)
As you can see both of my girls are at different levels. The program is bright, colorful, fun, interactive and educational. The only complaint I have is I wish it gave the kids a little more time to answer questions. Lily has trouble with the mouse often and it wants to “help” her answer before she manages to get the mouse right to answer herself.
Honestly I believe this is a wonderful program for any child! I have already recommended it to others. I couldn’t be happier with the results my girls have gotten from it. It is worth it! Head on over and get your free 30 day trial so you can see how great it is!!!
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