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Parents' Choice Foundation strives to provide parents with reliable unbiased information about tools to help their children learn, to explore new challenges, to discuss ideas and to pursue dreams. It's that simple and it's that complex.

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Announcing: Parents’ Choice Small Screen Awards!
Posted on Thursday, February 16th, 2017 by Parents' Choice

Parents’ Choice Small Screen Awards Today we are pleased to announce the Parents’ Choice Small Screen Awards. Preschoolers will circle around the Parents’ Choice Award winning apps; they’ll learn how the world is shaping up, and how music helps tell a story. And for learners ages six and up, there are big numbers at play. […]

Citizen Scientists and The Great Backyard Bird Count
Posted on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 by Parents' Choice

      The Great Backyard Bird Count has been an annual event for the past eighteen years.  It is jointly sponsored by the National Audubon Society and Cornell University.  During a week in February, bird lovers of all ages and from around the world systematically count species in their own backyards.  They tally different […]

Announcing: Parents’ Choice Television Awards!
Posted on Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 by Parents' Choice

Although we call them Parents’ Choice Television Awards, we’re well aware that watching “TV” is no longer dependent on a cord or the clock. Stream, download, DVR are all verbs that describe today’s TV watching. Pediatricians caution about too much TV for young ones. Our experts agree. Parents’ Choice Foundation is as concerned about the […]

Announcing: Parents’ Choice Magazine Awards
Posted on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 by Parents' Choice

    Magazines aren’t just for waiting rooms. Magazines make wonderful gifts. For the recipient, a magazine subscription is a scheduled reminder that someone is thinking about her. With each delivery comes a thought bubble that says “Grandma knows that I love to read about history,” or “Uncle Joe remembered that I want to learn […]

10 Apps to Give as Gifts
Posted on Monday, December 19th, 2016 by Parents' Choice

  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, books that are narrated, and even audiobooks. Parents can create […]