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5 Ways to Read & Learn with Dr. Seuss
Posted on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 by Parents' Choice

  A tip of the hat to this clever cat; these are definitely not your Grandma’s ABCs. In Oceanhouse Media’s Read and Learn Dr. Seuss’s ABC, beginning abecedarians will delight in discovering letter names and sounds via humorous, alliterative rhymes about Aunt Annie’s alligator, goats wearing goo-goo goggles, and the quick Queen of Quincy. Look […]

Announcing: Spring Parents’ Choice Book Awards!
Posted on Monday, June 19th, 2017 by Parents' Choice

  Parents’ Choice Book Awards! We’re pleased to announce the Spring 2017 Parents’ Choice Book Awards. We invite you to meet some of the winners: There are impossible puzzles and problems with pudding. A boy-loving bird and a rocket-loving boy. There are stories about women who think and who build, and more about wide awake children and those reluctant to sleep. Browsing the list, you’ll meet an elephant who treasures […]

6 Ways to Make Math Fun!
Posted on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 by Parents' Choice

  2 apps + 1 magazine + 1 game + 1 puzzle + 1 toy = 6 Ways to Make Math Fun!   DragonBox BIG Numbers Ages: 6 – 9 yrs. Developer: WeWantToKnow AS Download Price: $7.99 Platform: iPad DragonBox Big Numbers is a compelling, even addictive, opportunity for kids to practice counting, addition, and subtraction of increasingly […]

Announcing: Spring 2017 Parents’ Choice Toy Awards
Posted on Thursday, May 25th, 2017 by Parents' Choice

Spring 2017 Parents’ Choice Toy Awards We’re pleased to announce the Spring 2017 Parents’ Choice Toy Awards. We’ve long known that it’s fun to swim like a mermaid. But who ever thought Atoms could be happy? Or a tiny robot could express a fear of heights? Or than learning to read Chinese could be game changing? The Girls Can movement is alive […]

10 Ways to Build a Builder
Posted on Thursday, May 11th, 2017 by Parents' Choice

  Grippies Builders Ages: 1 & Up Manufacturer: Guidecraft Price: $39.99 This brightly colored 20 piece set is sized just right for toddlers ready to build. The chunky pieces encourage tactile exploration of textures, shapes and colors. Experimenting with the magnetic rods and balls lead to interesting discussions and constructions – from boxes to boats to balloon animals. […]