Celebrate Reading Milestones with Kindle FreeTime - Toronto Teacher Mom

Celebrate Reading Milestones with Kindle FreeTime

Friday, October 07, 2016

The all-new Kindle E-reader plus case

For the longest time, I always believed that I was born in the wrong time period. When I was younger, I thought I most definitely belonged in the 50's and 60's when foxtrot, swing, hand jive and cha cha were all the rage. Now, in the 21st century, I can't help but think how much I would have thrived as a student today surrounded by educational technology and innovative ideas. Take, for example, the all-new Kindle E-reader. With its thin and ultra light design, kids can keep up with their latest novel study by reading an e-book version without screen glare, making it easy on the eyes. And because it holds thousands of books and boasts a battery that lasts for weeks, they can enjoy their own personal mobile library anywhere they go without distractions such as alerts or notifications. But what makes this device all the more innovative is the built-in Kindle FreeTime feature.

Celebrate Reading Milestones with Kindle FreeTime

It's not screen time - it's book time

The Kindle FreeTime feature allows parents to set up profiles for their children and set reading goals. For example, you could set their daily reading goal to 30 minutes and, if they achieve that goal, they will be rewarded with achievement badges. Because you can customize these goals, you can slowly increase them as your child grows in their reading ability. Badges and personalized goals would have been a big motivator for me as a reluctant reader, I am sure. Parents are kept in the loop with a progress report that shows total time spent reading, number of words looked up, badges earned, and books read. Plus, they can rest assured that their kids are enjoying books in a simple, fun, and safe environment, knowing that they cannot access the browser or make purchases in the Kindle Store thanks to best-in-class parental controls.

Celebrate Reading Milestones with Kindle FreeTime

While families can celebrate reading milestones with Kindle FreeTime achievement badges, kids reading their first chapter books can tackle more challenging books with a little help from Word Wise. Available on many popular English language titles, Word Wise provides short and simple definitions that automatically appear above difficult words, making it easier to enjoy and quickly understand what they are reading. They can also tap on a word to bring up a simple card with definitions, synonyms, and more, improving their vocabulary.

Win a $100 Amazon.ca Gift Card!

To help you and your little ones celebrate reading milestones with Kindle FreeTime, one lucky reader will win a $100 Amazon.ca gift card! This could be used to purchase the all-new Kindle E-reader, which currently retails for $79.99, a protective cover or even to update your e-library. Simply leave a comment on this post sharing what you love most about the all-new Kindle E-reader or the Kindle FreeTime feature and complete the Rafflecopter form below. Open to residents of Canada, excluding Quebec.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Disclosure: I received product samples and other perks to help facilitate this review. Any opinions expressed in this post are my own.

You Might Also Like

168 COMMENTS

  1. I like the fact that the battery lasts longer - much longer.
    jan

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love being able to set reading goals with the Kindle FreeTime. That's brilliant.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I like being able to set reading goals for the kids with the Kindle Free Time. What an awesome idea.

    ReplyDelete
  4. I love that the Kindle free time tool gives kids a sense of achievement and allows kids to read on a device without distractions!

    ReplyDelete
  5. I like that I can set reading goals for my kids. Something that would be useful for them and me.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Love that you can set up reading profiles and goals - great for encouraging my niece to read for sure! (Judy Cowan)

    ReplyDelete
  7. LOVE how it allows parents to set up profiles for their children!! Thanks!

    ReplyDelete
  8. Reading goals and long battery life

    ReplyDelete
  9. I like that I can set reading goals and that they send progress reports to parents.

    ReplyDelete
  10. I like its thin and ultra light design, and the extra long use battery!

    ReplyDelete
  11. I like that it boasts a battery that lasts for weeks
    Florence C

    ReplyDelete
  12. I love that FreeTime encourages kids to read with goals and rewards

    ReplyDelete
  13. I like that you can set up reading profiles and set reading goals for you and your kids!

    ReplyDelete
  14. I like that you can set daily reading goals!

    ReplyDelete
  15. Love the parental features and the fact that I can my child's reading progress!

    ReplyDelete
  16. I love my kobo...so easy to carry. Kristy Baranoski

    ReplyDelete
  17. I LOVE that the Kindle Free Time feature encourages reading and interaction with kids, and provides parents with progress reports- how awesome!

    ReplyDelete
  18. I love how the Kindle sets daily reading goals for kids & the WordWise feature is so important in teaching children the definitions of words they may not understand!

    ReplyDelete
  19. I love the battery life.

    ReplyDelete
  20. I love the long battery life.

    ReplyDelete
  21. The free time is awesome to help with kids reading goals

    ReplyDelete
  22. I love the long battery life. Great for long trips.

    ReplyDelete
  23. I love being able to set reading goals for the grandkids with the Kindle FreeTime

    ReplyDelete
  24. The Free Time is great to encourage kids to read and learn new words.

    ReplyDelete
  25. I truly do like the longer battery nothing like a battery dying & the read goals that can be set.

    ReplyDelete
  26. I like that the kids can set reading goals and that the battery lasts for weeks.

    ReplyDelete
  27. i love that you can set kids profiles that parents an monitor and use as tools to motivate and set goals. I also love the dictionary feature - what a great feature! Never having to skip a word or guess its meaning in context is absolutely wonderful!

    ReplyDelete
  28. I like that you set up profiles.

    ReplyDelete
  29. I like the idea of the achievement badges which children love.

    ReplyDelete
  30. I like the longer battery life!

    ReplyDelete
  31. It would be terrific to win a $100 Amazon.ca Gift Card.
    In response to your question of
    What do you like most about the all-new Kindle E-reader
    or the Kindle FreeTime feature?
    I like that the all-new Kindle E-reader
    has a longer Battery Life because a
    Single battery charge lasts weeks not hours
    and i think its great that
    the Kindle FreeTime feature allows parents
    to set up profiles for their children and set reading goals.
    Thank you for having this giveaway.

    ReplyDelete
  32. I like that you can set up profiles and goals, but I especially like the longer battery life.

    ReplyDelete
  33. I love that you can set up reading profiles and goals.

    ReplyDelete
  34. A long life battery is what I appreciate the most.

    ReplyDelete
  35. The long life battery. I hate when I get to a good part and I have to recharge.

    ReplyDelete
  36. I like that you can set reading goals.

    ReplyDelete
  37. I like the WordWise feature. That's a great way to increase understanding of what you are reading.

    ReplyDelete
  38. I like how you can set up reading profiles so we can share!

    ReplyDelete
  39. I love how the battery lasts way longer!
    (My name is Stephanie)

    ReplyDelete
  40. Long battery life is important and the reading goals is awesome feature.

    ReplyDelete
  41. Setting the reading goals for my kiddos and myself and the long lasting battery! Two awesome awesome features!!

    ReplyDelete
  42. I love the daily reading goal feature! It's a great way to make sure the kids read something everyday.

    ReplyDelete
  43. I like being able to set reading goals for the kids with the Kindle Free Time. I think it's a great way of encouraging them by setting goals.

    ReplyDelete
  44. I like the word wise feature.

    ReplyDelete
  45. I really like that the battery lasts 4 weeks on this new Kindle and the Word Wise feature sounds like a life saver!

    ReplyDelete
  46. I like the word wise program. It sounds really interesting and useful.

    ReplyDelete
  47. Definitely like the reading goals, at first I thought great fir the kid but then I thought what a great challenge for me. I always say I'm going to read more.

    ReplyDelete
  48. I definitely appreciate the longer battery life.

    ReplyDelete
  49. I love that you can set reading goals! This would be absolutely perfect for my son!

    ReplyDelete
  50. I love that my book loving kids can set goals. A long battery life helps too.

    ReplyDelete
  51. I think it is so important for kids to read so the feature where you can program it for your children to set goals is the best!

    ReplyDelete
  52. I like that you can set up set reading goals with the Free Time feature. What a great motivator for kids!

    ReplyDelete
  53. I love the reading goals. Such a motivator!

    ReplyDelete
  54. I like the Word Wise feature that provides short and simple definitions that automatically appear above difficult words

    ReplyDelete
  55. I like the feature tap on a word to bring up a simple card with definitions, synonyms, and more

    ReplyDelete
  56. I love that I can set daily reading goals!

    ReplyDelete
  57. I love that kids get rewarded with badges! This could be used as an incentive for getting technology time....get 3 badges , you get an hour...or something like that...definitely a great idea!

    ReplyDelete
  58. I especially like the long battery life, won't have to keep charging every other day!

    ReplyDelete
  59. Love that it sends progress reports to the parents, that's a pretty awesome feature :)

    ReplyDelete
  60. I love the ultra-thin design most.

    ReplyDelete
  61. I love that you can set up reading goals, that's perfect for my kids! I love to read but sometimes them independently reading is difficult

    ReplyDelete
  62. It is so cool that you can set up a profile and goals! that would be perfect for my oldest daughter

    ReplyDelete
  63. love how you can set goals and the battery life.

    ReplyDelete
  64. Luzviminda Gunter-SmithOctober 8, 2016 at 10:33 AM

    I like the feature of this and great for reading and at the same time find the meaning of the words that I can't understand, would love to win this for me and share to my kid as don't own one, thank you for the opportunity

    ReplyDelete
  65. I like the goal setting feature.

    ReplyDelete
  66. The reading goals is a great feature!

    ReplyDelete
  67. I like that it doesn't have any screen glare.

    ReplyDelete
  68. I love setting reading goals to track progress and of course not wasting paper!

    ReplyDelete
  69. I'd love a kindle to read children's French books to my kids as we are beginning to learn to speak French

    ReplyDelete
  70. I like how you can set reading goals!
    ~Andrea

    ReplyDelete
  71. I like that I can set reading goals for my grand kids

    ReplyDelete
  72. I like how it encourages kids to read.

    ReplyDelete
  73. I love the achievement badges - encourages further reading!

    ReplyDelete
  74. I like that it has a no-glare touchscreen. Easy on the eyes.

    ReplyDelete
  75. My favourite is the anti-glare!!

    ReplyDelete
  76. I like the fact that the battery lasts longer and the anti-glare feature

    ReplyDelete
  77. I love that it sends progress reports to parents so kids don't feel like you are checking up on them all the time.

    ReplyDelete
  78. What I really like the kindle is the Single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours! Nothing worse than just getting into a book when your out and the battery is to low!

    ReplyDelete
  79. I like that there is no glare on this one

    billiondollarprincesss @hotmail.com

    ReplyDelete
  80. i like that you can tap on a word to bring up a simple card with definitions rafflecopter charityk

    ReplyDelete
  81. I like that Word Wise provides short and simple definitions that automatically appear above difficult words. My e-mail is elixer2@hotmail.com.

    ReplyDelete
  82. love how the Kindle sets daily reading goals for kids

    ReplyDelete
  83. I like that it has a long battery life and goal setting for kids.

    ReplyDelete
  84. OMG, Good Golly Miss Molly . Luv there is no glare. Divine. Wow, prize amazon gc is fab. & splendid. 2 fingers snap. It is tight, fly & off the chain. Thank you for the awesomeness, the contest, and generosity. :) Pick me, pick me! Dear Santa: I’ve been nice. My X-Mas wish this

    ReplyDelete
  85. I love that the Kindle E-reade is thin and has an ultra light design and kids can keep up with their latest novel study by reading an e-book version without screen glare, making it easy on the eyes.

    ReplyDelete
  86. I like the setting reading goals - I think it will be motivating

    ReplyDelete
  87. I like that the battery lasts a lot longer!

    ReplyDelete
  88. I really like that there is such a long battery life.

    ReplyDelete
  89. Love the word wise feature

    ReplyDelete
  90. I love the thin and ultra light design

    ReplyDelete
  91. The longer battery life is amazing!

    ReplyDelete
  92. I like how it allows parents to set up profiles for their children.

    ReplyDelete
  93. The Kindle FreeTime feature allows parents to set up profiles for their children and set reading goals.

    ReplyDelete
  94. I love that it teaches the definition which can greatly improve reading comprehension.

    ReplyDelete
  95. I love that the all-new Kindle E-reader is 11% thinner and 16% lighter than the previous generation Kindle.

    ReplyDelete
  96. Love the reading goals that is a great feature to set.

    ReplyDelete
  97. I like that it has a battery that lasts for weeks and is light weight.

    ReplyDelete
  98. Word Wise is a great idea and makes reading books a little harder than your used to a lot easier! I remember when we had to look up hard words in the dictionary and the constant stopping ruined the flow of reading the book.

    ReplyDelete
  99. I love the long battery life and the reading goals - this will be great for when our grand baby starts reading

    ReplyDelete
  100. love this feature touchscreen display reads like real paper

    ReplyDelete
  101. I like that you are being able to set reading goals with the Kindle FreeTime

    ReplyDelete
  102. i like that they have a long battery life

    ReplyDelete
  103. The long life battery is something I am looking forward to especially when going camping on long weekends.

    ReplyDelete
  104. word wise sounds great for both mom and kids.

    ReplyDelete
  105. I like the long battery life and the memory storage for all those books!

    ReplyDelete
  106. I like that you can set reading goals ,how great is that

    ReplyDelete
  107. The ultra light design of the Kindle-E reader is
    so nice.It's light and thin and the anti-glare for
    the kids perfect.It's great how they encourage the
    kids to read with their reading goals feature!! :)

    ReplyDelete
  108. I love that the battery lasts a super long time and the free time is something I think my kids would love.

    ReplyDelete
  109. I love that the Kindle free time tool gives kids a sense of achievement

    ReplyDelete
  110. The achievement badges seem like a great motivator!

    ReplyDelete
  111. I like that it has such a long battery life.

    ReplyDelete
  112. I like that it is lightweight because there are already so many other things you have to carry around day to day. The lighter the better! I also like that the battery is suppose to last for weeks. Most devices die so quickly and you end up having to charge them every single day; sometimes more than once a day.

    - amber y

    ReplyDelete
  113. Love the long lasting battery! And love having all the books I need in one place!

    ReplyDelete
  114. i like the reading goals and the fact that if you tap on a word, it brings up a card with definitions, synonyms etc

    ReplyDelete
  115. I like the reading goals and long battery life

    ReplyDelete
  116. One can never underestimate the power of good battery life...you can be stuck in airport purgatory for a few extra hours pretty easily!

    ReplyDelete
  117. I really love the reading goal for children because there's nothing more empowering than reading. It provides practical skills as well as a relaxation outlet in life. Kids probably love the feeling of achievement the badges give and the reinforcement by their parents. I would absolutely use it.

    ReplyDelete
  118. I love the long battery life because sometimes the book is to good to stop reading!

    ReplyDelete
  119. I really like that you can set reading goals!

    ReplyDelete
  120. I was always goal and number oriented as a kid so I think the FreeTime feature is excellent and the fact that it sends reports to parents is an extra bonus.

    ReplyDelete
  121. I love that you can set reading goals. it's a great way to keep track and encourage kids to read

    ReplyDelete
  122. Long battery life @leisamclain

    ReplyDelete
  123. I love that you can set up different profiles

    ReplyDelete
  124. I love the idea that I can set goals!

    ReplyDelete
  125. Reading goals!
    I can be pretty goal oriented so I think that would be a great motivating application.
    Just like hitting your 10000 steps, it's time to hit your 10000 pages!

    ReplyDelete
  126. I love that you can have reading goals.

    ReplyDelete
  127. I love that we can set up profiles for our children and set reading goals

    ReplyDelete
  128. like that I can set reading goals for my kids

    ReplyDelete
  129. I like that I can set up profules for my kids and love the long lasting battery life

    ReplyDelete
  130. I love that parents are kept in the loop with progress reports and that parents can set goals! This would be amazing for my daughter!

    ReplyDelete
  131. I like the battery life on it the most!

    ReplyDelete
  132. I like that you can make reading goals!

    ReplyDelete
  133. I love that you can have personal profiles and set reading goals for the kids too!

    ReplyDelete
  134. Long battery life. That is the most important thing, to me.

    ReplyDelete
  135. I love the FreeTime Feature because of the achievements. That would be great to get kids to read more.

    ReplyDelete
  136. Definitely the long battery time!! I'm always losing battery time!

    ReplyDelete
  137. I love how it has a long battery life.

    ReplyDelete
  138. I love being able to set reading goals with the Kindle FreeTime

    ReplyDelete
  139. I do not have any reading devices, so for me being lightweight and easy to use is enough to be the best features.

    ReplyDelete
  140. I like that the battery lasts longer.

    ReplyDelete
  141. I like the WordWise feature - great way to teach new words.

    ReplyDelete
  142. i like the goal setting feature

    ReplyDelete
  143. The longer battery life is a wonderful thing

    ReplyDelete
  144. I love the Word Wise feature, and think it would be great at encouraging independent reading!

    ReplyDelete
  145. I love the badge system, it will certainly encourage kids to continue reading .

    ReplyDelete
  146. I like the long battery life
    -M

    ReplyDelete
  147. I like that it has personalized goals. That would be motivating for my kids.

    ReplyDelete
  148. Setting reading goals sounds super annoying: but at least with a longer battery life I can be annoyed for longer periods of time 🤓

    ReplyDelete
  149. I like the price and that it's lightweight.

    I always think that I should have grown up in the 70s :)

    Besos Sarah
    Journeys of The Zoo

    ReplyDelete
  150. I love the Kindle FreeTime feature that allows parents to set up profiles and set reading goals. What a great motivator this would be for any child! :)

    ReplyDelete
  151. I love that you can set up reading goals and profiles for your child

    ReplyDelete
  152. I LIKE HOW LONG THE BATTERY LASTS!
    ANGELAPSEPT@HOTMAIL.COM

    ReplyDelete
  153. That battery life is much better!

    ReplyDelete
  154. I like that you can set daily reading goals!

    ReplyDelete
  155. The long battery life is very appealing
    (Debbie W)

    ReplyDelete
  156. i like the longer battery life!

    ReplyDelete
  157. I love that it helps with difficult words! I wish I'd had this when I was learning to read :)

    ReplyDelete
  158. Love the long battery life.

    ReplyDelete
  159. I love that you can set up reading goals. I think that is amazing for kids

    ReplyDelete
  160. NO distraction reading for me and the kids. This is so great!

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment here on Toronto Teacher Mom. Hope you have a great day!

Follow on Google+

Follow on Facebook

StatCounter