Children's Toy & Media Reviews Since 1978

Month: May 2014

Electronic Dinosaurs

Electronic Dinosaurs

I never had to walk barefoot in the snow, uphill both ways to school. I don’t remember when you had to ration for sugar and coffee and I never drew lines on the back of my leg to pretend that I was wearing silk stockings. […]

Time Shift Your TV: Crazy TV Science Shows

Time Shift Your TV: Crazy TV Science Shows

Science can be so fun – and funny.  The most successful TV scientists do just that – make it accessible, easy and, at times, silly. Look at Bill Nye, the Science Guy. His clever and easygoing 1990s show on PBS was so popular he’s become […]

Field Day

Field Day

Patrik Jones via Compfight The end of school year means different ideas to different folks. For kids today, part of the celebration is Field Day—a whole day of play at school! Field day is designed to get kids outside, moving and having fun. Some schools […]

Food Revolution Day!

Food Revolution Day!

  It’s simple, really. Eat better food, feel better. But what exactly is “better food?” Who has time to read every food label, research every ingredient– or has enough money or time to buy and cook fresh? It all seems like one more thing to […]

Summer 2014 Movie Preview

Summer 2014 Movie Preview

Summer 2014 Movie Preview: Here are the films generating the most buzz, along with our take on what might be worth your while on a rainy summer afternoon.