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Disney’s Peter Pan (Diamond Edition) Review

Disney’s Peter Pan (Diamond Edition) Review

Disney is always soaring to new heights with entertainment. From daring storylines to the real-life look of Pixar, there is excitement about what new adventure Disney will take us on next. With that said, nothing beats the classic Disney movies. We all grew up enjoying the magical tales of Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, and Cinderella. When one of the Disney classic movies comes out of The Vault, new and improved, it is a must-see.   I … Read entire article »

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Disney’s Frankenweenie: Kids Movie Review

Disney’s Frankenweenie: Kids Movie Review

  I recently had the opportunity to snuggle up with my 4 year old and check out Tim Burton’s newest movie creation: Frankenweenie. Tim Burton is well known for being wildly creative and a little offbeat. From Edward Scissorhands to Alice in Wonderland, Burton does a great job of drawing you into a story, resounding with characters and entertaining all of your senses.  Frankenweenie does exactly that! I love that Frankenweenie is a play on the classic monster movies I watched growing … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, entertainment, Movies, School Aged Children, Television

New App for Kids: Peppa Pig Happy Mrs. Chicken

New App for Kids: Peppa Pig Happy Mrs. Chicken

Peppa Pig’s new Happy Mrs. Chicken App keeps my son happy with it’s cute games and characters based on the popular TV show Peppa Pig. The Happy Mrs. Chicken App was created by P2 Games for children under 7 and incorporates 6 interactive games including the fun new bonus sticker book. All the familiar music and sounds of Peppa Pig bring the cartoon to life for my young son who enjoys clicking, tapping and dragging to play each game. The … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), Computer, Pre-schoolers

No Name Calling Week

January 21-25, 2013 is No Name-Calling Week, an annual week created by GLSEN (the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network ) to promote educational activities aimed at ending name-calling of all kinds and provide schools with the tools and inspiration to launch an on-going dialogue about ways to eliminate name-calling in their communities. A recent GLSEN study found that in the course of a single school year, two-thirds of teens reported being verbally or physically harassed … Read entire article »

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OrKID Days at Longwood Gardens #GoBeyond

OrKID Days at Longwood Gardens #GoBeyond

Tomorrow is the first of several OrKID days at Longwood Gardens, located in Kennett Square, PA. The Monday, January 21, event will go from 12pm – 3pm. During this time, families can explore the large display of beautiful Orchids as well as learn about the Underground Railroad. Guest performance by Kim and Reggie Harris. For more info:   … Read entire article »

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Meet Saige Copeland: Girl of the Year 2013 from American Girl

Meet Saige Copeland: Girl of the Year 2013 from American Girl

Welcome, Saige Copeland American Girl’s Girl of the Year for 2013! This might have been the doll that got me interested in dolls when I was a girl. She not only lives in the Southwest, rides horses, and has auburn hair, she is also passionate about the arts in education. As a teen, I rode in shows and, given half a chance, I would jump back on a horse tomorrow. I also played two instruments, was … Read entire article »

Filed under: Arts, Dolls, Pro-Social Skills

Les Miserables: Philadelphia’s Academy of Music January 2-13

Les Miserables:  Philadelphia’s Academy of Music January 2-13

Whether you’ve seen the show on Broadway or were first in line to see the movie, the award-winning Les Miserables never gets old. If you are in the Philadelphia area, you are in luck!  The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts will be showing performances of Les Mis at the Academy of Music January 2 -13. Get your tickets now!     … Read entire article »

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