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Disney Interactive Announces 2 New Playable Characters in 2.0 Edition of Disney Infinity

Disney Interactive Announces 2 New Playable Characters in 2.0 Edition of Disney Infinity

Get excited Disney Interactive fans! Disney Interactive officially announced the latest playable characters to appear in the 2.0 Edition of Disney Infinity – Merida and Maleficent!! The new gameplay trailer features a glimpse into how the characters will interact in the game and you my friend can check it out right here, Merida and Maleficent are playable in the all-new Toy Box 2.0 mode of the game, along with all characters previously released for Disney Infinity.  Players will be able … Read entire article »

Filed under: Computer, Disney, entertainment, Games, Play

Sphero Will Change the Way Your Kids Play

Sphero Will Change the Way Your Kids Play

*I was provided product and compensation to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* I always try to be honest with my reviews, and I have to say that I have not seen a toy quite like this. It’s hard to even call it a toy because it has so many possible functions and its definitely not just for kids! So what is a Sphero? Sphero is the world’s first robotic ball that kids … Read entire article »

Filed under: Computer, Educational, Games, Imagination/Creativity, Play, School Aged Children, Science, Toys (School Age)

Big Disney App Review!!

Big Disney App Review!!

Just in time for Christmas, I have a BIG app review here for you for three new Disney apps: Doc McStuffins Moving with Doc HD, Mickey Mouse Mash-Up and Frozen: Storybook Deluxe. There’s a huge holiday sale going on right now on Disney apps for up to 75% off for a limited time on Disneystories.com . Doc McStuffins Moving with Doc HD:  This app is all about moving and getting healthy with the help of Doc … Read entire article »

Filed under: Christmas, Computer, Educational, entertainment, Gift Ideas, Imagination/Creativity, Kids Gifts, Kindergartners, Play, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Seasonal

Sweater Yourself This Holiday Season!

If you aren’t hosting your own holiday sweater party, I bet you’re going to at least one this season! We are a week away from Christmas and time is running short to get your paws on a great festive holiday sweater (remember, the more bling and blinking lights, the better). Through the Ad Council’s campaign with Goodwill® they have developed a new, interactive tool that helps you have fun with seasonal clothing and reminds your friends of the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Boutiques and Stores, Charity, Christmas, Computer, Costumes, Fashion, Featured Store, Play, Seasonal, Socially Conscious

Making Math Fun with the Nickelodeon Team Umizoomi: Math Racer App

Making Math Fun with the Nickelodeon Team Umizoomi: Math Racer App

Getting my son to do his homework, particularly math, is like pulling teeth. Sound familiar? He rushes through just to get it done and move on to something more fun.  Nickelodeon recently launched a great new educational math app, Team Umizoomi: Math Racer, inspired by the first preschool series to focus entirely on math, Team Umizoomi.   The race car themed app develops early math skills through an immersive number-based curriculum that includes number identification, counting, addition, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Computer, Counting, Educational, Games, Gift Ideas, Kindergartners, Parenting, Play, Pre-schoolers

LeapFrog Creativity Camera App with Protective Case and Learning to Write with Mr. Pencil Provide Hours of Learning and Fun!

LeapFrog Creativity Camera App with Protective Case and Learning to Write with Mr. Pencil Provide Hours of Learning and Fun!

*I was sent these products to review as part of a promotional program from LeapFrog and Mom Select. All opinions are my own.* My oldest son is a big fan of his LeapFrog Reader, so when these two new products arrived on our doorstep, he didn’t know which one to tackle first! The Creativity Camera caught his attention first as he doesn’t really have any photography based toys. First, I have to say this was super easy … Read entire article »

Filed under: Computer, Developmental Toys, Educational, Games, Gift Ideas, Kids Gifts, Kindergartners, Play, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children

Vtech Innotab 3S Brings Learning and Fun to a Tablet Just for Kids

Vtech Innotab 3S Brings Learning and Fun to a Tablet Just for Kids

Do your kids run roughshod over your tablet? I know both of mine do so when I was contacted by Vtech to try out their new Innotab 3S I hoped I would get my tablet back finally! The Innotab 3S is the next generation of their popular Wi-Fi learning tablet series that offers fun, age-appropriate learning games for kids ages 3-9. The games are all educational and teach a variety of subjects like reading, math, social studies … Read entire article »

Filed under: Arts, Computer, Counting, Educational, Games, Geography, Gift Ideas, Kids Gifts, Kindergartners, Language, Learning, Play, Pre-schoolers, Reading, School Aged Children, Science, Toys (Pre-School), Toys (School Age)

Safari Challenge: Empowering Social Gamers to Impact the Real World!

Safari Challenge:  Empowering Social Gamers to Impact the Real World!

Love playing games on Facebook with your friends? What if you could play a game that actually creates a real-world impact? Safari Challenge, by Desert River Games, is changing the way social interactive games are developed and revolutionizing world giving. This flagship Facebook game enables players to travel seamlessly from 2D to 3D, creating personalized safari adventures that fund real humanitarian aid projects. FREE to play, social gamers journey on photo safaris, create their own African … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Computer, Educational, Games, Geography, Kindergartners, Learning, Play, Pro-Social Skills, School Aged Children, Socially Conscious

Disney Launches “Kerpoof Tell a Story” Digital Storybook Building App for Kids

If your kids are looking for some new apps to play with on the family iPad, Disney has a brand new app that lets your kids build their own stories, complete with animation, audio narration and sound effects! Based on the popular Kerpoof.com web app, Tell a Story, allows kids to create storybooks by assembling backgrounds, characters and other objects on their iPads. The app lets little authors bring their stories to life and offers a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Computer, Educational, Games, Imagination/Creativity, Kindergartners, Learning, Play, Pre-schoolers

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