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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 »

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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)

Hidden Expedition: Smithsonian Hope Diamond Game for iPhone and iPad

If you’re anything like me, you’re a mom who’s always keeping her eye out for a new game to keep their kids entertained on mom’s iPad! Well, I have a really cool one for you today. In this first collaboration by the Smithsonian on a video game, Big Fish worked with the world’s largest museum and research complex to create the 6th installment of its popular Hidden Expedition® series. In conjunction with the National Museum of Natural History, Jeff Post, … Read entire article »

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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

Swampy, Cranky and Allie Return in Over 100 New Puzzles and Challenges for Where’s My Water? 2

Swampy, Cranky and Allie Return in Over 100 New Puzzles and Challenges for Where’s My Water? 2

Need a new, fun app to keep your kiddos entertained? Disney Interactive has launched the next exciting adventure with Swampy and the gang in the Where’s My Water? 2. In this free-to-play sequel to the massively popular physics-based puzzler, players will explore challenging new levels across three brand new locations including the Sewer, the Soap Factory, and the Beach.   Your kids will not get bored with over 100 levels and challenges to solve, experience the same cut and swipe … Read entire article »

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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 »

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There’s a NEW Facebook game in town: Tail Towns Friends by Ganz

There’s a NEW Facebook game in town: Tail Towns Friends by Ganz

If there wasn’t enough drama on Facebook, a new game called Tail Towns Friends by Ganz is taking the gaming world by storm with intriguing story lines, fun interactive goals and a little mystery and suspense built in. I’ll confess that I am not a fan of Facebook games, but I do enjoy Tail Towns Friends, which was specifically designed with the preferences of female games as a top priority. One of the truly fun … Read entire article »

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