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Archive for November, 2016

9 Gift Ideas for Inventors
Posted on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 by Parents' Choice

Brackitz 170 Piece Inventor Set  Ages: 3 & Up Manufacturer: brackitz Price: $99.99 These easy-to-handle playful planks and connectors are appealing to the eye, the touch, and both left and right sides of the brain. The three and four way connectors work at any angle, and the motion connectors allow designs to rotate. As children’s skills develop, […]

11 Gift Ideas for Game Lovers
Posted on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 by Parents' Choice

Cheese Stack Ages: 3 & Up Manufacturer: Getta1Games Price: $16.99 Designed for little ones, this game is a fun way for preschoolers to develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, learn about balance and practice cooperation by stacking rippled cheese wedge shaped game pieces. Click here for the full Parents’ Choice Awards review and click here to purchase.   […]

Kids Place Live and Parents’ Choice Holiday Gift Guide
Posted on Friday, November 25th, 2016 by Parents' Choice

Beginning November 25 and running through December 23, you’ll hear Parents’ Choice Foundation’s gift suggestions for the builders, coders, storytellers, game players, scientists and more on Kids Place Live on SiriusXM channel 78! Here are the Parents’ Choice Award winners we talked about: Builders: Grippies Builders Wonderhood Grand Hotel Lux Blox Coders: Osmo Coding Code […]

12 Gifts for Storytellers and Word Lovers
Posted on Monday, November 21st, 2016 by Parents' Choice

  Storytellers love words. The way they sound, what they mean, and how they work together to create worlds near and far. Here are 12 Parents’ Choice Award winners that will make great gifts for the logophiles, raconteurs and yarn spinners in your life.   Tell-A-Tale (Barnyard Edition) Ages: 3 & Up Manufacturer: Getta1Games Price: $16.99 This […]

9 Gift Ideas for Coders
Posted on Monday, November 21st, 2016 by Parents' Choice

In many ways, coding is the universal language for the 21st century.  Coding commands toys, SnapChat, Bitcoin – and almost everything in between. These 9 Parents’ Choice Award winners are gift ideas for those interested in learning just how powerful (and fun) this brave new language can be.   Cubetto Ages: 3 – 6 yrs. […]