Edwin the duck, the app-connected smart duck

Edwin the app-connected smart duck featured

Baby sister has a deep love for two things - ducks and her iPad. There is six years between her and our older daughter so I'm very much new to discovering all the great app-connected learning toys out there for toddlers. While we certainly limit her screen time, it's amazing to watch her navigate through favorite apps correctly naming colors, numbers and shapes. From first learning about Edwin the Duck, the app-connected smart duck, and partnering to receive one for review, I knew baby Read More... {Read More...}

Get your kids active with a LeapFrog LeapBand virtual pet


 I received free products in order to host the LeapFrog and CLIF Kid sponsored MommyParty. All opinions and ideas are my own. We celebrated Fit Made Fun Day September 6th by getting active with the new LeapFrog LeapBand and sharing healthy snacks, CLIF Kids Zbar Protein. The Fit Made Fun celebration was to inspire kids everywhere to get up and active. The new LeapBand is an excellent way to encourage active play while making fitness fun. The new LeapFrog Read More... {Read More...}

Classroom fun with The Happy’s interactive pets


Already loving Zhu Zhu Pets I was excited when I learned about The Happy's, the new interactive pets from the same toy manufacturer. My pre-k classroom full of four and five year olds were the perfect audience to try out the new toys. We spent hours this week playing and learning with our new classroom pets, The Happy's. Playing with the puppy and kitten along with their chase ball and treats was a very exciting experience and provided great learning opportunities. We received Read More... {Read More...}

Shopping for Kids Clothes Online with Cookie’s Kids

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I always try to plan ahead of the holiday season but every year it sneaks up!  We had a few events approaching and I needed to purchase clothes for my daughter.  Unfortunately with a very busy December schedule I was having difficulty finding the time to make it out shopping.  Luckily I discovered Cookie's Kids, the online kids department store! Cookie's Kids has been in business for 40 years and originally began selling toys in New York.  The toy store was so successful in their first year Read More... {Read More...}

Disney Princess Ultimate Dream Castle and Cinderella Transforming Carriage

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Last week I shared the fun I had shopping with my daughter for her Disney Princess birthday gifts.  Our Mother/Daughter Shopping experience was great and the products we brought home have been so much fun for both of us!  Having the  Ultimate Dream Castle in her bedroom has completely intensified her love for the Disney Princesses! My daughter wanted to put the castle together the second we walked it into our home.  She has had the castle on her birthday and holiday wish list for a long time Read More... {Read More...}

Cypher Kids Augmented Reality Cards: Numbers, Letters, and Wild Animal Adventures

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There is certainly no doubt that our children have great abilities and interests in new technology.  My daughter is extremely interested in anything and everything I show her on our computer, laptops, or smart phones.  She constantly asks to use my phone for apps and definitely prefers it over television.  While I'm excited about her enthusiasm for new technology, sometimes I get overwhelmed by the amount of apps out there.  I want to make sure we are using the technology as an educational Read More... {Read More...}