The idea behind these stories on parenting platforms is to promote and stimulate imagination, creativity, help create vocabulary and instill a sense of magic in children.
MomJunction, a parenting website, has announced that its collection of stories for kids will now be available for parents to access across the country through Amazon Alexa. Through this added feature, MumJong will revive the art of storytelling in the contemporary world and inspire children to plunge into the world of magic, wonder and imagination through storytelling in the local language. These stories are available exclusively in Hindi and will be available in English soon.
Currently, stories available on the platform include animal folklore and popular historical characters such as Birbal and Tenali Raman. To get started on any Alexa-enabled device, one might ask: ‘Alexa, what is the story of the lion, what is the story of Alexa, what is the story of the mouse or Billy, what is the story of Alexa, the sleeping beauty, what is the story of Alexa, Tenali Raman What a story to tell ‘etc.
Momjunction powered stories are available in Hindi on all Alexa-enabled devices and in the free Alexa app for smartphones.
The idea behind these stories is to promote and stimulate imagination, creativity, help create vocabulary and instill a sense of magic in children. The mental orientation of the characters from online storytelling sessions will help a child develop their creative skills. It will provide an alternative for parents to distribute an outlet to reduce screen time for children jumping with homeschooling and isolation. These stories will be for children of all ages from kindergarten to 12th grade