Kids reading newspaper, Young cronicle

Recently I got this my hands on this interesting paper for children – The Young Chronicle. This paper is started with the vision to enable children with different reading and comprehension levels and age groups, to acquire knowledge. A perfect platform to hand-hold a child through his/her reading journey.

I received this month edition of Young Chronicle which carries an article on Gandhiji. There is a gradation of information and language used, and the depth of the narrative. This article has been curated keeping different perspectives in mind and has been wetted by historians with great credibility. Similarly, all their other articles have been written by qualified writers, who are also mothers and understand the learning curve of a child. 

About The Young Chronicle

The idea behind ‘The Young Chronicle’ is to give safe and relevant information to children without exposing them to crime and irrelevant political news that our regular papers are full of. The Young Chronicle is an analytics-driven content platform that uses AI & Mommy Intelligence, to widen a child’s horizons & track a child’s growth across various domains. It offers content in various reading levels because one size doesn’t fit all. 

Ritika says, “When I started AchaBacha a few years back, I became interested in using technology to support parenting. This time since I am a mother now, I was able to direct a more intuitive approach. My Master’s dissertation on game preferences among early schoolgoers also gave me an in-depth understanding of child psychology.” 


 

The Content

If I talk about the content, it spans across news, to scientific discoveries, to space travel. You name it and you get it. At the end of the day, It is a kind of budding Quora kind of network for kids. If they have a question that hasn’t been covered in the app, it is answered, basis their reading level, within 24 hours.

So now, no child will hear, “you are too young to know.” To facilitate this, we have a very strong network of mothers, who contribute articles week on week. This enables them to engage professionally while supporting their family as a parent.

Also while flipping through it, I noticed how well it integrates technology with traditional methods of learning. It is really commendable that the team behind The Young Chronicle is trying to build an objective thought process as the children grow, and cross various levels. 

About the Team

Apart from the founder, the team currently have a team of 20 mothers, who contribute to the paper from across the globe. This geographical diversity ensures a variety in content and viewpoints and also gives the writers the satisfaction of doing something for society during their parenting journey, from the convenience of their homes. 

Here’s a short video from founders: 

The App- The Young Chronicle

The newspapers open like flip books, giving the children a feel of an actual news magazine. It also has interactive elements like videos, games, and hyperlinked word meanings which further help in early learning.

As for the look and feel, each of the papers have different content. Hence the look and feel of the papers, and consequently the app, changes week on week always. 

If you are a parent and looking for a fun but educational way of engaging your child, this app is for you, Go check out the app on Play store

47 thoughts on “The Young Chronicle- Newspaper for Children”

  1. This is fabulous work and the team of 20 mother’s are doing a fine job. Kids are our future. Keep going!

  2. No doubt this newspaper will be a good activity for kids. Love that they curated it so well by including news, scientific discoveries, space travel etc

  3. I’ve thoroughly loved the concept of Young Chronicle newspaper. Kids need to have that reading habit and why not with some news that is must for them to be aware.

  4. In today’s world when our newspaper are full of crime, corruption, rape, murder etc…this one seems to be the best for kids…I will definetly subscribe this for my son

  5. In today’s world when our newspaper are full of crime , corruption, rape, murder etc..this one seems to be the best option for kids..will subscribe it for my son

  6. Wow its so colorful and full of images,perfect for the kids.Reading is a good habbit and as a mom we should encourage them for that in different ways.

  7. Reading about young chronicles newspaper for kids of all ages, makes me so happy ! This was much needed and I’m so glad young kids can be kept away from unwanted content from our regular papers.

  8. Young Chronicles paper is such a great idea for channelizing kids energy and curiosity. It not only will keep them engaged but will help in developing analytical skills too.

  9. This is very interesting. I remember starting to read newspaper when i was quite young because i used to copy everything my dad did! This looks like an interesting app for kids and parents both.

  10. This paper is a great idea. I like the fact that I can give my kids an app and not worry about them not understanding something or finding something beyond their age.

  11. This is such important information for children. Great effort by the Young Chronicle. Hope they keep progressing and sharing

  12. We all need this edutainment for kids . Reading is must for them and having such papers around will help them improve their knowledge and vocab as well.

  13. Indeed Young chronicles really great initiative to provide safe platform to kids and parents. Kids will definitely love enjoying reading this online news paper

  14. Love the idea behind Young Chronicle – to give safe and relevant information to children without exposing them to crime and irrelevant political news. I am sure kids are going to love it.

  15. The Young Chronicle seems to be a great paper for children. They seem to have great content perfect for children with different different reading and comprehension levels.

  16. This is absolutely incredible. Giving right information to kids and encouraging them to read newspaper is such a positive step. So glad I got to read about this Young Chronicles paper. I will be sharing this with as many parents as I can.

  17. This is such a good start and it give a me immense pleasure to read that someone thought something productive for young minds . It is so important to encourage reading but in a right direction.. good that it is for different age groups.

  18. Nice!! It’s an e-newspaper. Looks informative and engaging for primary schoolers. Although having it in print would be amazing. Can you please tell me whether the app has printables too?

  19. This app sounds very interesting, will definitely go through this app. And the “team of 20 mothers across the globe” this is amazing, so basically different views which will be great and knowledgeable to other mothers. Thanks for sharing this post and awaiting for new post as well.

  20. I would love to have Young Chronicle for my child by next year when he starts reading. It will not just inculcate the daily reading habits but will also ensure diverse and new news reaches him. A great initiative.

  21. This is a very interesting app. Loved the brilliant concept. I would say a very beneficial app for both kids and parents. Would check it out soon.

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