Free Printable Elmo Paper Doll + Enter to Win Elmo’s World: Elmo Explores on DVD

Anyone play with paper dolls as a kid? I definitely did! Paper dolls are a great way to encourage kids to use their imagination, and they're eco-friendly, as well, especially if you use scrap paper or cardboard. Free Printable Elmo Paper Doll Little Sesame Street fans will LOVE this Free … [Read more...]

Nick Jr.’s TOP WING Now Available on DVD + Reader Giveaway

I'm always on the lookout for quality shows for my preschoolers to watch, and TOP WING is the next one to be added to my list! It's received the Common Sense Seal as being great for families, which is a ringing endorsement in my book. This hit CG-animated preschool series from Nickelodeon is now … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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

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...]

Explore the Weird Wonderful World with Lonely Planet Kids World’s Strangest… Series + Reader Giveaway

Parents and caregivers, I don't think I need to tell you that summer is almost over, right? Maybe you're clinging to each remaining day of summer with your kiddos, maybe you're counting down the days until they're back in school...whatever your mindset, know that you're not the only one that feels … [Read more...]

MUPPET BABIES: TIME TO PLAY! Now on DVD + Reader Giveaway

Muppet Babies was one of my favorite shows to watch as a kid. (Can you tell I'm a child of the 80s and 90s?) I can still sing most of the theme song, and now I have this line running through my head: "Close your eyes and make believe that you can be anywhere..." Muppet Babies was my first … [Read more...]

Read About an Amazing Hippopotamus in FIONA THE HIPPO

This summer has been an exciting one for me and my family. My husband was able to be home with us for a good portion of the last couple months, which has meant even more family fun than normal! One of our favorite excursions is a trip to the zoo. My kids each have their own favorite animals – one … [Read more...]

THE BOXCAR CHILDREN – SURPRISE ISLAND on Blu-ray + Free Printables

Do you remember reading The Boxcar Children series as a kid? I sure do – I think I read every single book, and now I'm so happy that my son is going through the series, too. Who doesn't love a good mystery?! Now you and your kids can own The Boxcar Children – Surprise Island on Blu-ray and DVD! … [Read more...]

Three New Summer Activity Books (Including Star Wars Art Studio!)

My kids LOVE activity books, and I like that they're a screen-free diversion during the summer months! I've been known to pick up a logic puzzle or word search book in my spare time, too. #nerdalert I wanted to let you know about three new summer activity titles for the whole family from Thunder … [Read more...]