Children's Toy & Media Reviews Since 1978

Month: October 2010

Halloween Treats

Halloween Treats

Just like hiding more vegetables in the spaghetti sauce, parents can even sneak in educational material in Halloween projects.

Cultivating a Love for Science

Cultivating a Love for Science

Few subjects are as instantly fascinating to young kids as science. Whether they are hatching butterflies or building baking soda and vinegar volcanoes, science is intricately involved in your children’s everyday lives. Sadly, it seems that we are unable to sustain this level of enthusiasm for science among our kids as they get older.

Paris in Children’s Books: The Capitol of the Foreign

Paris in Children’s Books: The Capitol of the Foreign

In a comic moment in Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck and Jim can’t imagine the possibility of a foreign language: If a cow talks like a cow and a cat talks like cat, they reason, why can’t a Frenchman talk like a human? […]

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf

This original Nick movie owes more to the Wolf man than to old Aesop and his morality tales.

Parents’ Choice 2010 Fall Toy Awards

Parents’ Choice 2010 Fall Toy Awards

We are happy to announce the Parents’ Choice Fall 2010 Toy Awards.