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Nominate Your Child for the 2013 SI SportsKid of the Year Award!

Nominate Your Child for the 2013 SI SportsKid of the Year Award!

Do your kids play sports (and eat, breathe and sleep sports)?  Would they want to see themselves on the cover of an upcoming Sports Illustrated Kids issue? Then nominate them for the the 2013 SportsKid of the Year award! The winner of the 2013 SportsKid of the Year award will appear on the cover of the December 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated Kids. In addition, the winner will receive a special SportsKid of the Year jacket and a trip to New York City … Read entire article »

Filed under: Exercise, Play, School Aged Children, Sports

A One-of-a-Kind Block Set

A One-of-a-Kind Block Set

Blocks are pretty much a staple in every household with children.  Building sets ranging from Legos and Duplo to the old-school (and, as some will argue, for engineers in the making) Erector sets, to basic wood blocks teach children to use their imagination. The Sportos™ Build-a-Sport blocks from Rosie Hippo owner Kimberly Bloom seek to engage kids’ minds and bodies by building designs of their favorite sports as well as those that will be seen … Read entire article »

Filed under: Activities, Building Toys, Educational, Exercise, Featured, Gift Ideas, Imagination/Creativity, Kids Gifts, Kindergartners, Learning, Play, Pre-schoolers, Pro-Social Skills, Sports, Uncategorized

Play Ball! (And Promote Social and Economic Justice)

Play Ball! (And Promote Social and Economic Justice)

Ah! Spring is in the air! It is that time of the year when a young child’s thoughts turn to…soccer! football! volleyball! Fair Trade Sports manufactures and sells children’s, training, and professional level sports balls certified to be made by fair-wage adult labor. As an added bonus, the gear is eco-certified and vegan. Although I never took to sports, my husband is athletic and my little girl is already enjoying soccer. Sports teach … Read entire article »

Filed under: Activities, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Play, Socially Conscious, Sports, Toys (All Ages)