For a family who doesn’t do a ton of screen-based entertainment during the week, we have a lot to say about gaming! In Episode 18 of Kidliterate, Sarah and Allegra are joined by 10-year-old Reid for a look at video game console systems, the upsides to social gaming (especially in a pandemic!), and which games our family loves lately. We also talk about the virtual reality headset our family purchased in 2019, and where it fits into the gaming and entertainment picture. As always, we share what we’re reading lately, and what you’ve been reading too. Enjoy!
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Links we discussed:
- Apple Arcade
- Nintendo Switch
- Sneaky Sasquatch
- Animal Crossing
- Oculus Quest
- Angry Birds VR
- National Geographic VR Explore
What we’re reading:
- Reid is reading The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
- Allegra is reading What Not To Do If You Turn Invisible by Ross Welford
- Sarah is reading The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
What you’re reading:
Catherine, Amelia and Lucy are listening from Melbourne, Australia! They love The Treehouse Series by Andy Griffiths and The Very Cranky Bear Hardcover by Nick Bland (we forgot to mention it, but Catherine herself is reading Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan)
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