Children's Toy & Media Reviews Since 1978

Month: December 2016

10 Apps to Give as Gifts

10 Apps to Give as Gifts

  Epic! Ages: Infant – 12 yrs. Developer: Epic! Creations Inc. Download Price: $4.99 Platform: iPad Epic! is an appropriately named app that gives users access to over 10,000 children’s books on a wide variety of both fiction and non-fiction topics. There are books to be read independently, […]

13 Gift Ideas for the Creative Kid

13 Gift Ideas for the Creative Kid

    Folkmanis® Puppets Ages: 3 & Up Price: $25 and Up Bring story time to life. With puppets that include a Corgi, a Black Dragon, and a Nautilus, Folkmanis has a puppet for every tale. Click here for the full Parents’ Choice Awards review and click here […]

19 Gift Ideas for Kids Who Love Science

19 Gift Ideas for Kids Who Love Science

  Primary Science Outdoor Discovery Set Ages: 3 & Up Manufacturer: Learning Resources Price: $29.99 This kit uses common household ingredients, pebbles, twigs and bugs, and craft items to conduct and complete 10 different experiments. It includes three plastic plant pots, watering can, bug jar with vented […]

10 “Fun Stuff” Ideas for Gifts

10 “Fun Stuff” Ideas for Gifts

Want to add an extra dose of fun to your holiday gift lists? Check out these Parents’ Choice “Fun Stuff” award winners!   Blankie Tails™ Mermaid and Shark Blankets Ages: 1 & Up Manufacturer: Blankie Tails Price: $34.95 The machine washable mermaid and shark blankets are soft, […]

10 Doll and Playset Gift Ideas

10 Doll and Playset Gift Ideas

    Planet Play Cubes Ages: 1 & Up Manufacturer: HABA Price: $19.99 HABA’s Planet Play Cubes are cleverly designed, well-made and well-priced. Compact, portable, light-weight, self-storing, these cubes beckon. The children enjoyed mastering how to fold and unfold the cubes to create the playsets The Land […]