Let’s Go Fishin’ and Lucky Ducks Review – Great Preschool Games!

My 5-year-old started kindergarten this school year, and she is loving it so far. I'm happy that our school only has kindergarten three days a week, though, as I LOVE having her home! Her 3-year-old sister and playmate definitely misses her while she's gone, too. Whether her big sister is home or … [Read more...]

Fall Leaf Printable Activity Sheet – Leaf Match

Fall is here and the leaves have been turning color and falling. I'm kind of dreading the day when they start to be covered by snow! In the meantime, we will hopefully have a few nice fall days to enjoy them. Autumn is the time to discuss trees and changes in nature. Which trees lose their … [Read more...]

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...]

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

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...]