Press Release

Funbrain Jr. Wins 2014 Communicator Gold Award of Excellence

Engaging Site for Little Learners Honored in the Websites-Children Category

BOSTON - June 12, 2014 - Funbrain Jr. is the winner of a Gold Award of Excellence from the 2014 Communicator Awards, honoring big ideas in marketing and communication. The engaging site for little learners to practice early math, literacy and computer skills with fun games and stories was recognized in the Websites – Children category.

"Our commitment at Funbrain Jr. is to design fun, high-quality educational content that parents can feel confident sharing with their children as they learn and play together," said Jess M. Brallier, publisher, Funbrain Jr. "We are honored that Funbrain Jr. was recognized for creating valuable learning opportunities for kids."

Created in collaboration between digital design agency, Sudden Industries and FamilyEducation.com, Funbrain Jr. offers preschoolers, kindergartners, and their parents a host of colorful, engaging and humorous characters who guide them through interactive activities. Online games that help little ones build early skills include "Mushroom Bounce" and "Bubble Up" for math and "A-Mazing Words" and "Rhyme Time" for literacy. All of the early learning games were developed specifically for young learners to help them build problem-solving and computer skills. Plus, as kids play the games, they earn Funbrain Jr. virtual stickers that they can add to colorful stickerboard scenes on the site.

For story lovers and new readers, Funbrain Jr. is the place to find a curated collection of free books for kids. The site includes well-known and beloved children's books as well as original Funbrain Jr. stories, featuring the site's colorful cast. The delightful titles range from "Brainy Blueberry and the Backpack Balloon" to "Wilma Wigsticker's High-Dive Diving Day."

In addition, Funbrain Jr.'s free printable activities, coloring pages and skill-building worksheets are great for kids and parents to share. They can be searched by age, category and keyword. Kids and parents can print them out and have fun learning with literacy skill-builders, such as "Beach Day Letter Match" and math skill-builders, such as "Count the Number Birds," as well as picture puzzles, doodle pages, mazes and connect-the-dots activities.

About Funbrain Jr.

Funbrain Jr. ("A Fun Place to Learn") helps preschoolers and kindergartners jumpstart their journey of learning with engaging games, stories and printables. Kids will love playing and learning with Funbrain Jr., and parents will love that they're building math, early literacy and problem-solving skills, while also developing important computer skills. Come discover our world sit together and play, or let your little learner explore Funbrain Jr. independently it's up to you!

For more information, press only:

Lisa Wolfe, L. Wolfe Communications, 773-278-2800, lwolfe@lwolfe.com

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