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Speakaboo Stories For Children

Every now and then I encounter a website that does not really fit into any category here at Ghacks but is worth promoting. Speakaboo is one of those websites. It is a website for children and parents alike. It offers access to various stories for children which are narrated by professional speakers and animated as well.

The site offers those stories free of charge, anyone can watch them online without having to register first. Each story makes use of subtitles to make it easier for anyone to follow.

You find several popular stories on the website such as The Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen or Cinderella. This website can keep English speaking kids (and parents) busy for many hours which might just be the thing needed during Christmas to keep the little brats quiet for some time. And it is something different than those degenerated Simpsons, Family Guy or Spongebob cartoons that parents let them usually watch.

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The best case would be of course if someone at home would narrate or read the story to the children but as this is not always possible this could be an alternative for busy parents. It can also be an interesting option for children or adults learning English.

Update: Speakaboo is no longer free of charge. You get 10 stories free of charge during a trial run, but need to subscribe to the service afterwards if you want more. First month after is 99 cents at the moment, and afterwards $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year.

The ten free stories make the site still an enjoyable experience for children and adults alike. I guess it is only fair to pay for the service after you have enjoyed the ten free stories and crave for more as the site owners have put lots of effort and dedication into the site.

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