2011 HGG~ Playrific review & giveaway

With three kids in the house, and all of them learning to use the computer better at school, we have been using up a lot of internet time here at home. One thing I really dislike about that is that i have to hover over their shoulders just to make sure they don’t end up on a site that they aren’t supposed to. Granted, there are safe sites for them, but I still worry.

Recently I was given the opportunity to test out Playrific, and let me tell you I am in love! Playrific is basically digital computer software that enables you to feel safe about what your younger children are viewing on the internet.
You just download the “Child Console” which is a software application that resides on whichever PC or Mac your child will be using. The application creates a “gated” browser that prevents children from clicking on other links or exiting safe websites. It features an intuitive, graphical interface that children interact with to explore videos and clips, play interactive games, read engaging books & stories and more – all on their own. The kids love it, although they wish there were more games and less videos!!

Child Console

You can go to the subscriber website http://www.playrific.com and from there YOU determine what your children can see on the console. Have a kindergartner that is learning a specific letter this week? No problem, just find games, videos and even some books that focus on that letter and you are set. You can also delete anything that you believe your child has mastered and just add in new things. At this time, I notice that you can only add three children ( unless you purchase a separate subscription).
I love having the ability to do daily things while the kids are online playing, and I don’t have to worry about them going to a different site as you can’t close the Child Console without typing in the password.

Playrific offers different activities within the child console to access:

  • Full-length movies, like Benji™ or VeggieTales™
  • TV show episodes, from classic Yogi Bear™ to award-winning Pocoyo™
  • Short clips, from funny animals to scientific experiments
  • Sing-along songs and nursery rhymes
  • Interactive books and stories
  • Fun and educational games and websites

Playrific is educational and engages in

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Health Education
  • Arts
  • Social Skills

I love Playrifric and I know you will too!! You can get a free 30 day trial right now by clicking here. If you are the winner Playrific will extend your membership so please check it out.

Playrific has been so generous to give a My Chaotic Ramblings reader a 1 year subscription.

You know the drill fill out the rafflecopter form below and good luck!!

*Please note that I was in NO way compensated for this post, no monies or product has changed hands and my review is based on my experience with the 30 day free trial offered*

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Melissa is the mom of two girls and one boy and lives in Kentucky. She loves to read, write, craft, shop and of course, blog!


  1. Sorry I can’t enter to this one, I’m not in US!
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