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Just Announced! The Parents’ Choice Spring 2017 Audio Awards
Posted on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 by Parents' Choice

  From an astronaut who was afraid of the dark to a Big Buncha Buddies at a Sci-Fi Junior High, the Spring 2017 Parents’ Choice Audio Award winners have a lot to say. This is a stellar playlist for those who sing La La La, or dream too much about lemonade and ear snacks. We […]

Family Adventures – in Learning and Fun
Posted on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 by Parents' Choice

What kind of family trips are you planning? A day trip to a children’s museum? A factory tour? A summer vacation that challenges mind and body? Or helps those in need? There’s even a lot to learn at the beach, beyond the importance of sunscreen. Staycations have plenty of backyard and neighborhood learning, too. The folks […]

Cricket Magazine Give Away!
Posted on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 by Parents' Choice

Babybug Ages: Infant – 3 yrs. Publisher: Cricket Media Newsstand Price: $6.95 Subscription Price: $33.95 / 9 Issues   Cricket Media’s scaled-down signature mix of words and pictures serves its youngest audience with a delightful baby book format. Its sturdy, non-toxic pages feature colorful short stories, poems, and varied and vibrant illustrations and photographs that reflect the lives […]

13 Ways to Celebrate Spring
Posted on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 by Parents' Choice

  Folkmanis® Monarch Life Cycle Puppet Ages: 3 & Up Manufacturer: Folkmanis, Inc. Price: $39.99 This beautifully designed puppet shows and goes through the three cycles of the monarch – chrysalis, caterpillar stage, then butterfly.     Smartscope Ages: 8 & Up Manufacturer: Ravensburger Price: $44.99 This microscope allows children to view magnified objects through their smart device (e.g., […]

STEM at Play
Posted on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 by Parents' Choice

Cubetto Ages: 3 – 6 yrs. Manufacturer: Primo Toys Price: $225.00 There’s a lot of learning here. And it’s not just “coding.” The set includes the star itself (the wooden robot), an interface board (its control panel), 16 tiles (its commands), a storybook, and a map (the world according to Cubetto) that serves as a playmat for […]