***One of The Best News Sources for Kids – Common Sense Media***
***Best App for Teaching and Learning 2013 by AASL***
***Featured by Apple in the Education section ***
*** kidSAFE® certified ***

Here is what users say about News-O-Matic:

“I would like to thank you and your team! My son has finally been reading independently for the past two weeks. He looks forward to reading News-O-Matic every night!” – Melissa, Mom of an 8-year-old

“I think the stories you write are amazing. It’s funny because I hate reading but yet I’m excited to see what you wrote.” – Rae, age 8

“In my ten years of teaching I have never come across a publication that was this effective in capturing the attention of the student and making them want to learn and understand more.” – LB, Philadelphia Public School Teacher

“A terrific introduction to current events with unlimited potential for repeated use for kids ages 7–11.” – Smart Apps For Kids

“Once in a while, an app comes along that makes me breathe a sigh of ‘well, finally.’ Such is the case with News-O-Matic, an ingenious app that condenses the daily news of the world and delivers it in perfectly kid-digestible form.” – Cool Mom Tech

News-O-Matic covers relevant news of the day in an engaging way, exploring its many facets through images, maps, videos, and games. Whether your interest is sports, science, world news, or wacky events, News-O-Matic delivers what’s making the news! It offers a window to the world and beyond helping readers become global citizens!

Each daily issue features:
* Five dynamic news articles
* Rich and detailed images, videos, and illustrations
* Informative maps relating the user to the location of every story
* News Room for drawing or asking questions about the news
* An interactive history-based timeline
* Puzzles, games, fun facts, and many other elements for discovery
* Audio support for challenging vocabulary and full stories read aloud

All articles are written by professional children’s writers and reviewed by a child psychologist before publication to ensure emotionally safe content.

News-O-Matic is 100% ad-free.

Here are the details on our subscription offer: Yearly subscription: $19.99. Monthly subscription: $2.99. Weekly subscription: $1.99.

News-O-Matic provides early-bird offers to users who subscribe before the end of the 2 weeks free trial.

Subscription includes access from all Apple mobile devices: iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.

Institutions can buy this app through Apple’s Volume Purchase Program. Look for News-O-Matic, Daily for Schools in the iPad App Store.

Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period, and the cost of the renewal will be provided. Subscriptions may be managed by the user. Auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user’s Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.

Privacy Policy and Terms of Use can be found at
The publisher of this daily news application is Press4Kids, Inc. To learn more about us, please visit us at


Plan Price Details
News-O-Matic, Daily Reading for Kids Free Compatible with iOS devices.
News-O-Matic, Early Bird subscriptions $0.99 In-app purchase.
News-O-Matic, Early Bird subscriptions $1.99 In-app purchase.
News-O-Matic, Early Bird subscriptions $9.99 In-app purchase.
News-O-Matic subscription $0.99 In-app purchase.
News-O-Matic subscription $1.99 In-app purchase.
News-O-Matic subscription $19.99 In-app purchase.


March 8, 2015

This year I’ve highlighted some of the reasons that I love News-O-Matic as a source of quality informational text for students.  This app is available on multiple platforms including iPads, Android tablets, and the Kindle Fire.  News-O-Matic‘s content can be accessed by teacher and student subscribers on all of their devices at no extra cost – this includes both school and personal devices. Students can now use their school login at home during out of school hours, including holidays and vacations.  Teachers can give…

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Technology Integration Specialist
February 19, 2014

Our students are excited to “read the news” every morning in News-o-matic! The topics are child-friendly and encompass a wide variety of interests.

March 15, 2013

News-O-Matic, Daily Reading for Kids, by Press4Kids, is making a big splash in the device driven, digital news. This much needed app was just released and we have to say, until now… there wasn’t an app for that. News vetted for children with relevant content, not sensationalized, and geared developmentally for elementary school age children – simply brilliant! This app is going to get lots of use both in the classroom and out. Teachers who cover and/or assign current events are going to love News-0-Matic. Teachers and parents are going to be delighted with the selection and variety of the…

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