As a mother of two curious kids, I've always been on a mission to make learning a delightful adventure for them. Whether it's planning engaging activities or scouring the toy store for the most captivating playthings, I've done it all. However, in today's tech-driven world, the allure of screens, be it smartphones or television, often poses a formidable challenge.
To strike a balance, my family and I devised a screen time pact: one hour for my energetic 5-year-old and a half-hour for my inquisitive 2-year-old. This limited screen time was meant to be my cherished 'me time', a chance to recharge amid the hustle and bustle of motherhood. But soon, I noticed a pattern emerging. Both my kids began navigating YouTube independently, selecting videos that captured their imagination. This left me with an unsettling feeling. The vast sea of content on YouTube contained material that was far from age-appropriate, and I yearned for something more than mindless entertainment. I wanted their screen time to be productive, infused with educational value while retaining the essence of fun. In my quest for meaningful content, I found myself investing an inordinate amount of time sifting through options. Worse yet, doubts crept in about whether my children were truly comprehending and benefiting from what they were watching. Occasionally, I'd blame myself for inadvertently transforming them into screen-dependent zombies. That's when fate intervened, and I stumbled upon the Kidovo app.
This discovery was a game-changer. Kidovo offered a vast library of age-appropriate videos encompassing rhymes, stories, phonics, vocabulary, mathematics, and much more. What truly sets Kidovo apart is its interactive features. Withspeech recognition, drag-and-drop exercises, and tapping activities, mychildren weren't just passive viewers anymore – they were active participants in their own learning journey. The charming Ovo Owl, Kidovo's lovable mascot, became their friendly companion, fostering better interaction skills with not just the app but also with their friends in the real world.
One particular area where Kidovo worked wonders was phonics. My daughter, who had previously struggled, suddenly found herself reading with enthusiasm. She began discussing topics ranging from space and human anatomy to world maps, expanding her horizons in the process.
The best part? My kids genuinely enjoy Kidovo and often request it. As a mother, witnessing my children's eagerness to learn and explore the world around them has been incredibly rewarding. Kidovo has not only made learning fun but has also alleviated my concerns about screen time. I wholeheartedly recommend Kidovo to every parent out there who seeks a harmonious blend of entertainment and education for their children. Ithas undoubtedly been a game-changer for our family, and I believe it can be for yours too.
In this age of digital parenting, finding the right balance is crucial, and Kidovo has been our trusted partner in this journey. Give it a try, and watch your children embark on an educational adventure, all while having a blast!
Chief Learning Officer, upsurge India
Garima is an experienced educator, been curriculum head, started and made a startup profitable, headed business development.
She has implemented and created processes. She has taken up challenges and learnt a lot from them.