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Month: April 2016

Sonia de Los Santos Debuts Chocolate Video

Sonia de Los Santos Debuts Chocolate Video

  Parents’ Choice: Sonia, what is Children’s Day in Mexico? Sonia de Los Santos: In Mexico, children look forward every year to April 30th for their very own celebration we call Children’s Day. On this day, families unite to celebrate with many events and festivities that remind us […]

7 Games You Shouldn’t Keep in Your Closet

7 Games You Shouldn’t Keep in Your Closet

Keep them on your table top, ready to be played.   Move & Groove™ Ages: 1+ (ThinkFun Inc.) $19.99 Players roll the plush cube, match the given color to a corresponding card, and then carry out the cards instructions. With moves such as, “hop like […]

The Rise of Gen Z Stars

The Rise of Gen Z Stars

Remember the old TV show Star Search? Host Ed McMahon (and Arsenio Hall in a later revamped version) showcased young talented kids who hoped to win recording contracts. Among the child performers who went on to fame are Justin Timberlake, Usher, and Cristina Aguilera. Steve […]

Ready for a new playlist? We’ve got you covered!

Ready for a new playlist? We’ve got you covered!

The Spring 2016 Parents’ Choice Audio Awards are here! We’ve got audio books where there’s this Thing About Jellyfish, a house where Robots Go Wild, and a clandestine summer camp where some kids have more Bad Luck than good. Storytelling takes listeners from Ancient Egypt […]

7 Questions For … Raffi

7 Questions For … Raffi

In the first of our series “7 Questions For … ” — a Parents’ Choice Award winning children’s musician — we begin, most fittingly, with children’s music pioneer and legend, Raffi.   Parents’ Choice:  What inspired you to make children’s music? Raffi: While married to […]