Determining whether kids are actually exercising isn’t easy; a pedometer, which tracks the steps a child takes, can help.
GIVEAWAY: Every parent knows the moment: Your child is clearly overwhelmed by some emotion but can’t quite articulate what it is. Ruby’s Studio: The Feelings Show is a 45-minute program intended to help kids bridge the gap between feeling emotions and actually being able to express what they are.
Owlkids Publishing is responsible for the Parents’ Choice Award winning magazines Owl, ChickaDEE, and Chirp, along with many Parents’ Choice Award winning books. This week, we are giving away two of those books. Picture My Day and Animals and Their Families are two gorgeously illustrated picture books that will appeal with whimsical charm to pre-readers, early readers, and their parents. To enter our giveaway, visit our Facebook page for details!
When our evaluator Barbara Chamberlin opened her set of Sportos Build-A-Sport Blocks by Rosie Hippo, she was skeptical. Barbara couldn’t imagine that her children would enjoy the seemingly simple activity of building images of stick figures engaged in different sporting events. She was proved wrong.
Giving our children a step up in life is something every parent is concerned about. But often we translate that into helping our kids do better in school, scoring higher on tests and building a strong academic base. Let’s not forget that we also need to build well rounded resilient kids with strong social and emotional skills to match their academic prowess.