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Peppa Pig Sports Day App Brings Peppa Fun to Digital Screens

Peppa Pig Sports Day App Brings Peppa Fun to Digital Screens

One of our favorite cartoons Peppa Pig is expanding on every horizon including the digital world of apps and we love it. In addition to recent bath and bedtime toys, I received a code to try out the new Peppa Pig Sports Day App and it’s been a huge hit. We installed it on our iPad where my son plays all his games. The app starts with a menu to choose between six different games in … Read entire article »

Filed under: Pre-schoolers

Take a Look, It’s On Your iPad…Reading Rainbow!

Take a Look, It’s On Your iPad…Reading Rainbow!

As a child, I loved Reading Rainbow and hearing the show’s theme song still brings back happy childhood memories. I can be anything Take a look It’s in a book A Reading Rainbow A Reading Rainbow I loved the way classic Reading Rainbow episodes featured books with few bells & whistles, and I credit the show with inspiring a lifelong love of reading. Since I’m a fan, I was delighted to learn that Reading Rainbow has returned in the form of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Books, Educational, entertainment, Featured, Free, Kindergartners, Learning, Play, Pre-schoolers, Reading, School Aged Children, Toddlers, Toys (All Ages), Toys (Pre-School), Toys (School Age), Uncategorized

Smash Your Food

Smash Your Food

First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign has raised awareness about the problem of childhood obesity. A new app called Smash Your Food, now available in the Apple App Store for $2.99, aims to make it easier for parents and kids to learn about healthy foods together. Smash Your Food was the winner of Michelle Obama’s “Apps For Healthy Kids” National Contest and was selected from hundreds of submitted games by industry leaders, including Mark Pincus, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Advice, Educational, Featured, Feeding, Food, Nutrition, Parenting

CARS 2 iPad App Review

CARS 2 iPad App Review

My son considers all of the CARS characters his personal friends: Lightning McQueen, Finn McMissle, Mater, and many more (all of which he can name). The original Disney CARS iPad app is one of my son’s favorites. Seeing them come alive on a medium beyond the film is exciting and stimulating for him.  iPad apps even can encourage preschoolers to read, which is another reason I love ebooks. When we were told that there was a CARS … Read entire article »

Filed under: Educational, Featured, Hip Find, Kids Gifts, Play, Pre-schoolers, Reading, School Aged Children, Toddlers, Uncategorized

Educational iPad Apps for Kids from WordWorld

Educational iPad Apps for Kids from WordWorld

While I am a great believer in “unplugged play” and limited screen-time for young children, I recognize that technology and even television shows can enhance learning. My 3 year old son adores watching WordWorld on PBS as well as LeapFrog’s Letter Factory and The Amazing Alphabet Amusement Park and Talking Words Factory DVDs. These shows helped him learn his upper and lowercase letters and phonics through catchy songs, fun animated characters and interesting stories. WordWorld sparked his interest in … Read entire article »

Filed under: Books, DVD, Educational, Electronics, Featured, Learning, Pre-schoolers, Reading, School Aged Children, Uncategorized