What's NewThis update introduces several new elements:
- New blogger section, "The Accidental Housewife"
- In-article video integration
- New bottom toolbar that includes current issue dates and a content refresh button
- New ad functionality
- Technical improvements for iOS5
App DescriptionIf you have a son or daughter in elementary school, chances are you know Parent & Child magazine, a premier parenting magazine published by Scholastic that reaches 1.3 million home subscribers. Now, the editors of Scholastic Parent & Child magazine present a free weekly digital resource of news, features, advice, and tips for smart and successful parenting. Showcased in a unique “sliding drawer” format, Parent & Child Plus offers a wide range of app-exclusive content: From school and social strategies, children’s book recommendations, and age-by-age articles on child development to celebrity parent interviews, hot toy and game reviews, and cool craft ideas.
New updates to Parent & Child Plus include an integrated video player, a new bottom toolbar that includes current issue dates and a content refresh button, and a new blogger section, The Accidental Housewife, hosted by devoted mom blogger and bestselling author Julie Edelman, who is a pro at curing boredom blues.
The app is updated on a biweekly basis in the following areas of content:
Thoughtful feature stories on learning and literacy, child development, educational strategies, and families who give back.
NEWS & REVIEWS
The latest health news, kids’ movie and TV show reviews, and interviews with celebrities who make a difference in children’s lives.
THE ACCIDENTAL HOUSEWIFE
A guide to upcycling old items into interesting kid crafts and making your own household cleaners on the cheap. Hosted by Julie Edelman, a devoted mom blogger and New York Times bestselling author.
Advice and ideas on keeping your children happy and healthy, including simple crafts that parents can do with their kids, budget-friendly travel tricks, and other tips for spending quality time together.
Editors’ product reviews and recommendations of the best new toys, CDs and DVDs, children’s books, tech, and household gadgets.
AGES & STAGES
Behavior and development articles sorted by ages 0–2, 3–4, 5–6, 7–8, and tween.
IN THE KITCHEN
Creative ideas and recipes for fun and healthy kid-friendly foods; exclusive Q&As with star chefs and cookbook authors.
Developed by Second Thought.
June 16, 2012 New version 1.2
April 01, 2011 Initial Release