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Scholastic Parent & Child’s KidQ App

Scholastic Parent & Child believes that one of the best ways to connect with your child is through conversation. I actually believe the same thing. Every single night after dinner, my family and I sit at the table and have a conversation. We talk about our days. We talk about school, activities and really anything that we want to discuss.

Did you know that Scholastic has a great app to really get the conversation going with you and your child? Scholastic Parent & Child KidQ is a tool that helps parent and child connect through conversation and fun family experiences using the app.

About the KidQ App

This app is so fun because it generates some very interesting questions that you can then talk about as a family. The question above sparked a huge discussion at our dinner table about mosquitoes and how you protect yourself from mosquito bites. We had fun discussing and in fact decided that we need more bug spray. No one wants a mosquito bite, right?

The KidQ app for iPhone and Android facilitates conversation via fun Q&A's about the things that kids (and parents!) are the most curious about, like:

  • Why do we get goosebumps?
  • How do the bubbles get in soda?
  • Why is the sky blue?
  • Why do we say “ears” of corn?

Each day, users receive a playful question that serves as a conversation starter along with the official answer. Families will have a blast as they compare their explanations to the facts!

My kids love this app and ask for a new question they second get into the car after school. We have had a lot of fun conversations around this app! The only thing that worries me is the fact that we might run out of questions. I sure hope that doesn't happen!

Features of the KidQ App

  • A random question generator.
  • A prompt (button) that provides answers and “fun facts” for each question.
  • Sharing on both Twitter and Facebook, so users can promote the app to friends and family.
  • A simple settings menu for logging into Facebook & Twitter, and adjusting app settings.

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27 Comments Leave a Comment »

  1. That is a wicked fun app! I definitley want to try this with my kids.

  2. This is such a cool app! Kids are so curious, this is the perfect way to educate them and fulfill their question asking fix.

  3. deb

    I’ve always loved scholastic. I’m thrilled to see that they have a fun app for kids.

  4. Kim

    It is one of those facts that kids always ask questions, this is really neat for those I don’t have an answer to.

  5. What a great app. I love that you sit down as a group and talk. I am going to look into this, thanks for sharing!

  6. Catherine S

    What a great app. It is great that you sit and talk with your kids each night. We always try to have dinner as a family each night and catch up.

  7. What a great app idea, I love Scholastic. They are really pro family in so many ways and have a wide range of tips to offer us parents to get creative and have more time bonding as a family!

  8. I’ll have to try this app! Scholastic is a brand I know I can trust.

  9. Thanks for that horrid example question, now I’m going to be in a panic avoiding mosquito saliva! ROFLMAO!!!! 🙂

  10. Our family loves Scholastic. This app looks like fun. We sit at the dinner table and talk at night or in the morning when dad is available.

  11. Veronica

    that thought is so gross. I hate mosquitoes yet they seem to love me

  12. Christina

    This app looks really cool. We always try to sit together as a family and have dinner together and this would be perfect to share with my niece and the rest of the family. Love it!

  13. What a neat idea. This is a great app.

  14. I didn’t know about this one! My daughter would LOVE THIS!

  15. Those are totally questions kids ask so I love that they’re in the app. This is really cool!

  16. Scholastic is amazing. I remember it when I was a kid!

  17. This is such a cute app! This is perfect for the kids – sharing!

  18. My son gets a kick out of random fun facts. He would totally enjoy this app!

  19. What a cute app. My kids are so curious and want to know about everything right now, this is great.

  20. Husband would love this for kiddo. He is all about those bits and pieces of trivia. I call it his useless info databank.

  21. I do love to use apps with my son. This looks like a good one to try.

  22. I love Scholastic but who doesnt? They’re a brand parents can trust. 🙂 I will definitely be adding this to our app list 🙂

  23. I need to download this app. Looks like a lot of fun for the kids.

  24. I hope you don’t run out of questions either. It does sound fun. 🙂

  25. This looks like such a cute app! I will definitely have to download this one.

  26. katrina g

    This looks like such a cute app. my 11 year old still asks tons of questions.

  27. that was a gross fact about mosquitos I didn’t need to read 🙂
    the kids love random trivia, this is getting downloaded

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