Children's Toy & Media Reviews Since 1978

Month: October 2012

Stuck Inside? Entertaining Your Family During Hurricane Sandy

Stuck Inside? Entertaining Your Family During Hurricane Sandy

Stuck inside with your kids during Hurricane Sandy? If you still have not found enough crafts and recipes to keep you entertained on Pinterest, then Parents’ Choice has plenty of resources for indoor activities that can be easily completed with materials you are likely to have around the house. If you have lost electricity already, note that most of these can be done without electricity!

Time Shift Your TV – Rethinking Dyslexia

Time Shift Your TV – Rethinking Dyslexia

If your family has been touched by dyslexia, you might want to tune in to HBO’s Monday night documentary, The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia.

Candy Everybody Wants

Candy Everybody Wants

Halloween. A nutritionist’s nightmare, a dentist’s retirement plan. How do parents reconcile this sugar-filled holiday with concerns about processed foods and childhood obesity?

Matt Tavares’ Picture Books for Baseball Fans

Matt Tavares’ Picture Books for Baseball Fans

As the World Series continues this weekend, now is the perfect time to visit your local library or bookstore and find Matt Tavares’ baseball-themed picture books.

Magic Town Creates a Unique Digital Storytime for Children

Magic Town Creates a Unique Digital Storytime for Children

Storytime is universal. In the classroom, children gather on a rug to listen to a teacher. At home, a child shares a moment with a parent or caregiver. There are tales told around a campfire. Stories shared at bedtime. Magic Town is a virtual world focused on storytime.