It fascinates me to see how quickly children understand how to use anything with screens and buttons (especially the ones without buttons). If your kids are just getting into it like mine, let them explore and even figure things out on their own. There is a field of thought that says that there are many ways of being literate and that literacy should be more than just reading and writing – it’s about being equipped to function effectively in the 21st century (called digital literacy). And there are so many educational apps and games that boost learning. If you have a Kindle, here is a long list of free downloadable ebooks for children on Kindle.