Ya Blew It Game Review and Reader Giveaway

We try out a lot of new games around here and while a lot can be misses, or just "meh", sometimes we have a big hit. The latest in the "big hit" category is Ya Blew It! Ya Blew It is a game filled with both strategy and luck that lets you play the roll of an old-timey prospector trying to … [Read more...]

Autumn Riddles and Jokes for Kids

Riddles and jokes are an ideal way to get kids laughing while helping to get their brains thinking at the same time. To get you started, we compiled a list of some great autumn riddles and jokes for kids. There are lots of fun ways to use these riddles and jokes during the fall season. One of our … [Read more...]

Free National Park Service Annual Pass for All 4th Grade Students

Do you have a child in fourth grade this school year? (I do!) If so, you'll want to know about this program! Every Kid In A Park offers a FREE annual pass to all National Park Service Federal Lands and Waters for 4th graders and their families.  You can explore dozens of places with no entry cost to … [Read more...]

PAW PATROL: MIGHTY PUPS on DVD September 11 + Reader Giveaway

Chances are you know a kiddo or two who loves PAW Patrol – after all, it is one of Nickelodeon’s most popular shows! Led by 10-year-old Ryder, the plucky pups of PAW Patrol are rescue dogs in training. Each pup is inspired by a real-world job like fire fighter, police officer, and construction … [Read more...]

Wee Blessing Review – Get Fun New Outfits That Fit Your Child’s Style!

I have five children, four of whom are girls. Needless to say, a LOT of my daughters' clothing gets passed down from child to child! It is a treat for them to get brand-new clothing that suits their specific style. I recently was given the opportunity to try out Wee Blessing for my 5-year-old … [Read more...]

Tissue Paper Plate Apple Craft

We're glad that the days are finally cooling down and that means it's time for both back-to-school and the fall season!! What's your favorite part of fall? We like the cooler weather, big piles of leaves, harvest festivals and apple picking! And then, of course, that apple picking leads to all … [Read more...]

Celebrate the Holidays (Yes, They’re Coming!) with Santa Bruce + Reader Giveaway

Have you read any of the Bruce books with your kids? Jump on the bandwagon with Ryan T. Higgins' newest book, Santa Bruce! Everyone’s favorite curmudgeonly bear is back, and this time he and his goslings are gearing up for Christmas! PS – Yes, I know it's Labor Day and we are just getting back to … [Read more...]

August Kids Book Roundup

My kids and I have been kicking back with some fun new books this summer – how about you and yours? Sure, it’s fun to spend time outside during the summer, and we do plenty of that, but after lunch we have quiet time for a couple hours during which we nap or read. Here are some of the latest books … [Read more...]

SMALLFOOT Printable Activities

We're excited about the movie SMALLFOOT coming to theaters everywhere September 28th! It looks like so much fun and we're ready to hear about the yeti myth from the other side of the coin... An animated adventure for all ages, with original music and an all-star cast, SMALLFOOT turns a myth … [Read more...]

Open-Ended, Imaginative Play with Edushape Magic Shapes

My 5-year-old is headed to kindergarten next week...YIKES! She is SO ready to start school but I'm not quite sure I'm ready to say goodbye to her each day. I'm happy that I've been able to spend time with her at home these past five years. I will have three children going to school this year (4th … [Read more...]