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Month: May 2016

5 Cooperative Games: Fun for All Ages

5 Cooperative Games: Fun for All Ages

    Friends and Neighbors: The Helping Game Ages: 3 & Up Manufacturer: Peaceable Kingdom Price: $15.99 This social-emotional skills game has players working together to try and figure out the feelings of the game characters.         Journey Through Time Eye Found It! Game […]

8 Ways to Add Fun to Your Backyard

8 Ways to Add Fun to Your Backyard

  Spill & Splash Seaway Water Table Ages: 1 & Up Manufacturer: The Step2 Company Price: $69.99 Little ones can make a waterfall, fish, or just splash around in this two-level water table.     OTO Taco Truck/Ice Cream Truck Ages: 2 & Up Manufacturer: Famous OTO Price: $59.00 […]

8 Fun Games and Apps to Take on the Road

8 Fun Games and Apps to Take on the Road

  Small in size, but BIG on fun, these games and apps make great travel companions.   Spin’n a Row Ages: 3 & Up Manufacturer: Reeve + Jones Group LLC Price: $11.95 Tic-tac-toe with a twist. Players rotate the balls to make three in a row.   […]

7 Questions for Frances England

7 Questions for Frances England

Parents’ Choice: What inspired you to make music for kids?  Frances England: I got into children’s music in a very accidental way. When my oldest son, Liam, was a toddler I used to make up songs for him about our days. I’d sit on the side of the […]

Hooray, hooray, the 20th of May.  Parents’ Choice Toy Awards announcing today!

Hooray, hooray, the 20th of May. Parents’ Choice Toy Awards announcing today!

  The Spring 2016 Parents’ Choice Toy Awards have play covered from STEM to stern. Among our newest winners are a preschool science kit, puppets, a fort building kit and a very dashing robot. There are circuits and mazes and numbers to chase. Math games […]