Say what?! Amazon Alexa has a bunch of new kid-friendly skills

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Amazon’s helpful virtual assistant, Alexa, has just taken things up a notch when it comes to kid-friendly features. Alexa has added a whole bunch of new Skills designed to make kids lives even more fun and informed. The future is now, everyone!

Alexa for kids

If you’re not sure where to start listening or learning with your kids, simply check the Alexa app for recommendations – or ask “Alexa, what are your fun family games?” Amongst the brand new stable of brilliant Skills designed for parents and kids, you’ll find …

Kinderling Kid News

Let the energy-packed Groovy Ruby update your children with age-appropriate daily news. Jam-packed with kid-friendly facts and awesome games, your child simply has to say “Alexa, what’s the news?” to join the fun.

Bedtime Explorers

This Kinderling-made Skill takes your family on an imaginative, meditative bedtime journey. Mindfulness coach Amy Taylor-Kabbaz will help your child slow down and get ready to drift off. To get started just say “Alexa, open Bedtime Explorers.”

Moshi Twilight

Brilliant stories with sleep-inducing music and gentle narration, this Moshi Monsters-inspired skill makes bedtime lots more snoozy fun. For a Moshi kind of bedtime, just say “Alexa, open Moshi Twilight.”

Amazon Storytime

Beautifully told stories for kids aged 5 to 12, you can listen to this ace collection by saying “Alexa, open Amazon Storytime.”

Other great Skills on Amazon include SpongeBob Challenge, Lemonade Stand, LEGO® DUPLO® Stories, PAC-MAN™ Stories, Sesame Street – Elmo, Beano, Panda Rescue, Would You Rather for Family, Amazon Math, Tricky Genie, and more. Yowzers!

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Just say the word

The just-released Skills mix learning with fun, bringing favourite characters, experiences and stories to families and making quality time a whole lot of tech-y fun.

And remember, all Amazon kids’ Skills are parent-controlled, so you can toggle them on or off at any time – you’re in the driver’s seat! 

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