Product Reviews

A Back-to-School Craft Easy Enough for Young Kids and Beginners

A Back-to-School Craft Easy Enough for Young Kids and Beginners

The start of a new school year is right around the corner, but there are still several more weeks to go and you may be running out of ideas to keep the kids occupied. Even the most well-organized and craftiest parent needs a few hours to get some work done while the kids entertain themselves.(…)

Sukey’s Circle! Volume 3

Sukey’s Circle! Volume 3

Fans of award-winning children’s entertainer Sukey Molloy’s televised videos on BabyFirst can look forward to the July 30 release of Sukey’s Circle! Vol. 3:  Mini Shows, a bilingual DVD comprised of all 15 of Sukey’s made-for-TV mini episodes. We loved this DVD because each episode is presented in both English and Spanish and is heart-warming(…)

Amazing Matilda – Review and Giveaway

Amazing Matilda – Review and Giveaway

  We have been blessed this summer by getting to read so many amazing books and meeting a lot of fantastic children’s authors.  Bette Stevens recently sent us a copy of her book, Amazing Matilda:  A Monarch’s Tale that inspires kids to meet challenges with patience and persistence. Matilda becomes discouraged when she is not(…)

Recess Music Helps Kids Deliver a ‘Gratitude Attitude’

Recess Music Helps Kids Deliver a ‘Gratitude Attitude’

“Someone Else’s Shoes gathers 15 tracks from some of the most talented artists in children’s music.  The wide-ranging and contrasting styles offer lessons in empathy, friendship, and understanding differences.” — 2012 Parents’ Choice Gold Award review of Recess Music’sSomeone Else’s Shoes. “Rock and Share: That’s the message your kids will get from Recess Music’s compilation CD SHARE!  The album features(…)

Only Children Hear Me – Book Review and Giveaway

Only Children Hear Me – Book Review and Giveaway

Book Introduction – Dear Kids: Hi, I’m Jake. Yes, I’m a dog, but I’m definitely not ordinary! I’d like to be your friend and help you whenever you need me. I can give you advice about anything that’s bothering you, because I have a special gift: I can talk to children. My special job is(…)

Here Come the Humpbacks!

Here Come the Humpbacks!

  We’ve been diving head first into a ton of books this summer and connected with a lot of authors, this time, we’ve been sent a stunning book by illustrator Jamie Hogan. DESCRIPTION The migration of a most majestic mammal. In this latest book by acclaimed science writer April Pulley Sayre, young readers follow along(…)