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We love a good game night around here and we love to share game night with our family! My mom lives in CA so we don’t see her as often as we’d like and she definitely doesn’t get to participate in game night very often. I can’t remember the last time the boys played a game with her, until today! Panasonic has come up with a new online service called HomeTeam™ that connects loved ones across generations and distance through video, games and books!

Panasonic HomeTeam online service that allows you to see, play games and read books with loved ones!

HomeTeam allows you to see your family members no matter where they are, but also helps kids interact with them beyond trying to come up with conversation (which is awesome for families that don’t see each other often)! You can read books where you can both see the pictures and stay on the same page. My boys decided to try out the games with Grandma!

Panasonic HomeTeam online service that allows you to see, play games and read books with loved ones!

It’s fun to interact with their family in a way that they don’t normally get to! They played tic tac toe while catching Grandma up on their life and she could show them around her house at the same time. The boys were already talking about how they could use the app with my niece to read her a book even when they weren’t with her (even though she is in the same state).

Panasonic HomeTeam online service that allows you to see, play games and read books with loved ones!

I love how it takes you beyond just face-to-face conversation but really helps you keep connected and doing more with your family. There are fun educational choices in games and books so that families can feel like they have a part in not only the kids’ lives but also their education.

Reading has always been important to us and I love that families all over will be able to help kids with a love for reading. HomeTeam has hundreds of titles to choose from, classics like Curious George and even some of the latest popular book series! You’ll see the book on your screen and they’ll be looking at the same thing on theirs as if they were right there with you.

HomeTeam will be available to download in the App Store and Google Play on 3/24/15!

Panasonic HomeTeam online service that allows you to see, play games and read books with loved ones!

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Allison Waken is a wife, mom of boys and Phoenix, AZ native. She has been creating inspiring content for All for the Boys since 2011. Allison loves travel, movies and spending as much time as possible with her family while she can!

155 Comments

  1. Amanda Sakovitz Reply

    I’m most excited to video chat!
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  2. Stephanie Larison Reply

    I’m most excited about the video chat. My girls have grandparents that live far away, so this would be a great way for them to connect, keep in touch, and have fun together.

  3. Anastasia Falling Reply

    I love that you can connect with your family to play games! What a fun, easy way for the younger kids to keep in touch with the distant relatives. I love that!

  4. I really like that you can chat with family while playing games with them ore reading together. I think it’s a great way for a family to stay close and connected. Thank you!

  5. Ellie Wright Reply

    I’m most excited about the video chat. My little grandson is very attached to me. This would allow him to see and speak to me when he starts missing me.

  6. Claudia Davis Reply

    I love how you can both read the same book and see each other on screen!

  7. I am most excited about relatives being able to play games and read books to my daughter from another location.

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  8. Janice Cooper Reply

    I am exciting about the game feature and how you can interactive with family at a distance

  9. I am most excited to use the interactive game feature to connect with the grandcchildren.

  10. Tracey byram Reply

    My granddaughter would like showing off her reading skills to me

  11. JoAnna Carpentier Reply

    I would be most excited for the unlimited video chat, since my family lives far away.

  12. patricia c Reply

    My children would like to play games with their long-distance cousins and read books with their grandparents.

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  13. I’m most excited about the video chat feature! My daughter misses her Aunt so much and it would be so fun for her to be able to see and talk to her whenever she wants!

  14. Rosanne Morrison Reply

    I like that you can play board games across the country

  15. I like the ability to read books together while looking at the other person.
    Thanks for the contest.

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