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Catering to families of preschoolers, www.nickjr.com offers a wide
variety of categories for age-appropriate activity. There are four main
categories: family, shows, kids and boost. Boost is nickjr.'s premium
educational service; a free trial is offered for Boost. The extension of
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Preschoolers will be able to reinforce developmentally appropriate skills when entering the "kids" tab. This window presents the options of games, videos, free drawing or boost. Favorite characters may also be selected to be featured in games and videos. Reading and language, along with math and creativity, are utilized skills within the offered games that help build school readiness.
Nickjr.com engages a family with several different subcategories. Through the "family" tab, parents may be inspired to create crafts, cook up simple recipies, document milestones, plan a character party or dive into seasonal themes. For health and safety, the website offers parental support with issues such as asthma, allergies, child safety, transitions with baby, potty training, bath time and more. Parents can find a product guide to aid them in elecronic, toy and video game purchases. A monthly sweepstakes can add excitement by entering once daily for large and small prizes or trips.
Many preschooler's favorite television shows are able to be accessed and viewed through nickjr.com. These shows deliver educational concepts such as social studies with Toot and Puddle, music and movement with The Fresh Beat Band, math with Team Umizoomi, science with Dino Dan, social concepts with Yo Gabba Gabba!, languages with Dora or Kai-Lan and environment concepts with Diego. Several other character shows are also available for viewing through the website.