5 Reasons to Send Your Kid to Preschool

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This post brought to you by Creme De La Creme. All opinions are 100% mine. Allowing your child to get a head start in preschool has many benefits. Preschool doesn't  just prepare your child for kindergarten 1. Nearly 80 percent of brain development occurs before age five. Choosing a high-quality preschool program will give you the head ...

Holiday Gift Idea for Preschoolers: Magic Fun Dough (Giveaway)

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I found a great holiday gift idea for preschoolers thanks to the folks at RoseArt and Linqia- the new Magic Fun Dough sets.  Battery free and non toxic, these sets don't need batteries to play- they run all on creativity.  These sets come in 6 different themes and range from $9.99 to $19.99.  They are ...

Peg + Cat Preschool Series Debuts 10/7 on PBS Kids

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PBS Kids has a whole new show and it's full of girl power (and kitty) that they've asked me to share with you.  Peg + Cat premieres on Monday, October 7 and with adventures, jokes and songs, the characters solve problems using foundational math skills and concepts. It's a pretty sneaky way to get kids ...

Tricky Stories: Magic Castle – kids game for iPad and iPhone

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This is a sponsored review about the Tricky Stories: Magic Castle - kids game for iPad and iPhone.  Opinions are my own.   Tricky Stories: Magic Castle is a new kids game for iPad and iPhone releasing 8/29/13 (download on iTunes). At first glance, I kind of thought this app was almost a virtual sticker book- ...

Check out our new Toilet Paper Birdfeeder my 3 year old made from ItsySparks!

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I'm smitten with the idea of the monthly subscriptions that are available to consumers.  For kids, most of these subscriptions offer craft ideas, with everything you need, right inside the box....and one of the companies who makes these boxes, ItsySparks, contacted me about doing a review of their ItsyKit for little ones. Our April kit ...

Sprouts™ Serve it! My very own dish set #Giveaway

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My kids love cooking- either with role play or actually helping me to cook.  Either way, this always, always goes better when the dishes, bowls and utensils they are using are the appropriate size for little hands... and little foods.  The new Sprouts™ Serve it! My very own dish set offers a way for kids to ...

Playtime is tons of fun with Nickelodeon’s Floam & Gak!

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I remember babysitting my nieces and nephews all through the 1990s and playing with Floam and Gak from Nickelodeon.  It was crazy fun, the kids loved it, we all enjoyed it, and now, Nickelodeon’s Floam and Gak are back…  and they’re better than ever! Completely reformulated to make playtime and clean-up a cinch for a new ...

Froggy Feeding Fun Game from Learning Resources #Giveaway

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I have another "guest" review from my son's preschool teacher.  Mrs. O is a certified special education teacher who is the head teacher in the Peer Model Preschool Program at our local elementary school.  She's been doing some reviews of Learning Resources' learning games and sensory products for me and has just sent me some feedback ...

Fairy Tales Hair Care is great for Winter!

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We've already been using Fairy Tales Hair Care products for about a year now. We "met" the brand with their Rosemary Repel line- an all natural lice repelling hair care line. With 2 kids enrolled in our local elementary school, this is something I like to keep on top of.  Now that all three of ...