5 (ok 6) Non Violent and/or Educational Video Games for Kids

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I am not a fan of violent video games.  My husband does play some, but he does so when our children are in bed for the night and he just wants to chill for a while.  Me, I'll take a cute  game any time, or a word game.  But never violence. I'm especially not a ...

Funky Barn 3D Review #UbiChamps

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Funky Barn 3D is not your average video game.  The animals are wacky, the contraptions funky. You'll shear sheep, and you'll milk cows, but not like you see in the movies.  MY favorite part of the game is shearing the sheep  in the Shearing Machine!  The kids think the entire game is funny- which I'd ...

Nintendo has DS and Wii bundles for everyone just in time for the holiday!

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On Sunday, Dec. 4, Nintendo launched new bundles featuring a pink Nintendo 3DS™portable system and either the nintendogs™ + cats: French Bulldog and New Friends or nintendogs + cats: Toy Poodle and New Friends software. The limited-edition bundles are available at a suggested retail price of $169.99 in the U.S. – the same price as the standard Nintendo ...

Nintendo is encouraging children across the country to come up with their own super abilities

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Nintendo is encouraging children across the country to come up with their own super abilities, much the way that Kirby – the main character in Kirby’s Return to Dreamland - might have. Kirby, the popular pink puffball, is also striving to help children in hospitals through Nintendo’s Starlight Foundation. Kids who visit http://kirby.nintendo.com/superability will be invited to ...

Nintendo Select Games are priced for any budget!! (Prize Pack Giveaway)

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Congrats Abbigail R for winning!! Enjoy!! I'm loving the new, lower Nintendo Select pricing on more and more Nintendo favorites- it makes the Wii line more affordable and therefore, accessible to more families- and I think the Wii offers a fun way for families to play together and be at least a little active through the ...

End of Summer Giveaway 2

End of Summer Celebration: Giveaway #2 Nintendo Selects: Mario Strikers Charged WIN IT BEFORE YOU CAN BUY IT! Characters from the Mario universe clash in a sensational battle-sport based on the original Nintendo GameCube™ title, Super Mario Strikers. In the Road to the Striker Cup mode, players take their favorite captain and compete through a set of tournaments. ...

End of Summer Giveaway

End of Summer Celebration: Giveaway #1 Nintendo Selects: Super Mario Galaxy WIN IT BEFORE YOU CAN BUY IT! The Nintendo Selects collection invite players to interact with Nintendo's iconic Mario™ character in imaginative and entertaining ways: Super Mario Galaxy is an out-of-this-world adventure in which Mario must travel through outer space to rescue Princess Peach™ from the devious ...

Just Dance Summer Party (Wii) deal on Amazon

Amazon currently has Just Dance Summer Party for wii priced at $19.99 (regular price is $30). The game received good reviews, and looks like a fun choice for kids. Plus, receive free Amazon Prime 2-Day shipping through Amazon Mom or with a free trial of Amazon Prime. Thanks, Cincinnati Cents!

Wii Play: Motion

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We Wii a lot when the weather is crummy.   The past few weeks we have had several rainy and stormy days so we have played the Wii a bit!! Its a fun way for us to have together time, and its a good stress relief for me.  Plus, it gets ALL of us up and moving ...