Calling all Reading Rainbow fans!
The beloved TV show is back in digital form! The long time host, LeVar Burton, announced today the launching of a new Reading Rainbow iPad app. The event in New York City was complete with Tina Fabrique’s singing of the Reading Rainbow theme and a cake by TLC’s Cake Boss! Yum!
A big thanks to our writer, Allison Hamer, and author of the blog, Better with a Book for covering this event for ClassyMommy. Here’s her scoop on the new Reading Rainbow App.
The stories, narrated by Burton and a hand selected group of additional readers , coupled with updated videos accompanying each theme, allow children the opportunity to make meaningful connections and helps them to believe that “they can go anywhere” with a book!
Here is Burton hanging with the kids, while navigating the new app.
The iPad app itself is free for you to look through and download. Your first book is free as well. Hooray! To receive additional books for your virtual backpack, you’ll need to become a subscriber.
You can choose from several themed “islands” of books for just $9.99 a month, or $26.99 for 6 months. The app is available today, so don’t wait to download it – Share the magic of Reading Rainbow with your own kids.
Take a peek at the trailer of the Reading Rainbow App here.