Back to School app: BrainPop Jr. Movie of the Week

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Are you looking for a way to get your child excited about all kinds of subjects? Eager to promote more critical thinking skills?

You might check out the BrainPOP Jr.® Movie of the Week app for Apple and Android devices.

The free app, featured on WHNT News 19 This Morning's "Click Picks" Back to School apps showcase, offers a different animated movie every week. The movie will cover one topic like "muscles" for example, as well as related quizzes and educational activities.

BrainPOP Jr. website subscribers can also log-in and access BrainPOP Jr. content directly from the app.

According to developer BrainPOP®, the Movie of the Week app is "ideal for kids in Kindergarten through grade 3" and easily navigated by kids age 5-9.

Subjects covered include Science, Social Studies, Reading, Writing, Math, Health, Arts and Technology.

Animated characters Annie and Moby serve as guides through each movie.

Sabrina Ewell recommended Brain Pop Jr. for WHNT News 19's series of featured Back to School apps the week of July 28th.