Tablets and Tech for Kids

On 6/2/16, families came to Pasadena Library and played with a range of different toys that extend the learning potential of the iPad beyond the two-dimensional screen, and into a three-dimensional world of play. Kids played tangrams, word games, an engineering/physics game, programmed a robot, and played robot soccer!

Here’s a video we made to show all the fun games they played:

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We hope this inspires you to try new things with your iPads and tablets!

AnnMarie Hurtado

I'm a youth services librarian working in the Children's Room at the Pasadena Central Library. I purchase juvenile nonfiction books for all sites, juvenile Spanish books for all sites, and juvenile DVDs for the Central Library. I do a lot of programs with school-age kids, including Lucha Libros, writing workshops, STEAM Careers in Pasadena, and other STEAM/science programs. I teach 1-2 sessions of Infant/Toddler Storytime each year. I love what I do, working with kids of all ages to inspire them to learn and use their curiosity and imaginations. Outside of my work at the library, I am also the author of a book, 36 Workshops to Get Kids Writing: From Aliens to Zebras.

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