The classic children’s magazine is the basis for a new Alexa skill for Amazon Echo devices! Kids and parents will laugh at family-friendly jokes, terrific tongue twisters and mind-bending brainteasers. Inspire new dinner table topics with poems, BrainPlay questions and the good and bad behaviors of Goofus and Gallant. Kids can also listen to stories about animals, friendship, sports and more, plus hear the timeless advice of Ask Arizona.
PLUS, charming animated video stories for your Amazon Echo Show, so you can watch as well as listen!
The Highlights skill has received a 2018 Parent’s Picks Award in the category of Best Educational Product for Elementary Aged Children. Winners must pass a rigorous approval process with more than 50 criteria, including thinking skills, character building, ease of use, innovation and durability.
Let your family enjoy it for themselves now, when you enable the skill and say, “Alexa, open Highlights!”
Here’s some of the great content you’ll find:
- Classic Magazine Favorites, Reinvented as Amazon Echo Commands
- Stories: Kid-friendly audio recordings of stories on a variety of topics
- Jokes: Thousands of rib-tickling jokes and riddles
- Tongue Twisters: Tricky phrases read three times, faster each time
- Poems: Short verses that have appeared in Highlights magazine
- BrainPlay: Open-ended questions that provide mental exercise
- Goofus and Gallant: Examples of good and bad behavior with the familiar duo