Outdoor Play For All the Kids

Outdoor Play For All the Kids

Hot summer days have kids wanting to play outside but at the same time have them sweating from the sun and heat. Cool things off with this fun toy and let keep the kids moving, laughing and having a good time. Whirly Whale Sprinkler This new ocean-themed sprinkler is compatible with standard water hoses. The(…)

Card Games for Family Travel

Card Games for Family Travel

We are on the road more in the summer than any other time of year.  This means we spend a lot of time in the car and on planes as well as in hotels and rented houses.  To make our trip more of an adventure, we like to take games along that can be played(…)

Exploring the Nations Capital

Exploring the Nations Capital

My family recently visited Washington DC for my daughter to receive her Congressional Gold Medal.  It was a pretty quick turn around trip but did afford us a few days of sightseeing.  As I had not been to DC since Hannah was 3, I wanted to brush up on what there was to see and(…)

Ball of Whacks – Creativity Tool for Innovators

Ball of Whacks – Creativity Tool for Innovators

If you leave this lying around, someone is bound to pick it up and start playing with it – the kids, parents, grandparents – no one can resist this amazing toy! You can make art out of it. You can use it to build. The sky’s the limit. 30 magnetic pyramid shaped pieces that act as(…)

Bucket List Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland

Bucket List Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland

Summer in our house means more time to explore our state and surrounding states.  We are planning weekends out exploring Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland and Lexington.  In order to help us plan our weekends, we are utilizing some great books from Reedy Press.  They have great “100 Things to Do In…” books. 100 Things to Do(…)

Basher Science Books and Toys

Basher Science Books and Toys

BASHER SCIENCE COLLABORATES WITH MATTEL FOR NEW TOY LINE Can you believe it? It’s been 10 years since Basher Science brought the Periodic Table to life through its amusing and informative characters!  Basher Universe has expanded from a popular book series to include a new line of science-themed character figurines, card games, and playsets! Through(…)