Let’s Rock! Elmo (Giveaway)

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Let's Rock! Elmo may very well be one of *the* hot toys for the preschool crowd this year.  It's got the components that kids love- you can play with it, sing with it, dance with it, and interacts with them.  Music, technology and entertainment in an adorable, furry red package.  The black tshirt Elmo's wearing ...

Gazillion Bubble Rocket

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What kid doesn't LOVE bubbles?  I still do (although as the adult having to blow eleventy million bubbles for a toddler, I get dizzy fast...) and adding bubbles with a rocket powered by stomping on an air bladder makes for a very, very fun toy in the form of the Gazillion Bubble Rocket! Funrise Toys recently ...

Educational Insights 48 Piece Microscope Review/Giveaway

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  Micropro 48-piece Microscope Set 50x, 100x, 150x, 300x, and 600x magnifications With the GeoSafari MicroPro, young scientists can investigate everything from cells to crystals! Perfect for individual or classroom use, the glass eyepieces and power settingfrom 50x to 600x provide users with superior precision viewing. The built-in light and rack and pinion focusing help deliver ...

$25 for $50 of Eco Friendly Magnetic Building Blocks

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I've heard such great things about Tegu blocks and they are on Eversave today for just $25 for $50 worth! When it comes to creativity, your child follows only one direction — his own. He would never color inside the lines, paint by numbers or follow the narrow instructions that come with his LEGO sets. Give ...

Kids Summer Fun: Paper Jamz *new* Pro Series Mic (Giveaway)

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Paper Jamz has new Pro Series Mics out and they are so much fun! I don't know about you, but I *AM* a rockstar...at least when I'm driving in the car or in the shower.  Perfect tone, perfect tune, perfect pitch...so long as no one else is around.  That's why I like the Pro Series ...

Q&A with “Lightning McQueen” & Mattel’s Cars 2 toys (Tokyo Spinout giveaway)

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After 37 years on this earth, I am someone's hero.  Why?  Because I met LIGHTNING MCQUEEN.  Well, really, I met Owen Wilson, when I had the chance to interview him during the Cars 2 press junket on June 18th with the other mom bloggers I headed to LA with.   But he IS Lightning McQueen.  I asked ...

Zanymals from Little Tikes (Coming soon to a store near you!)

We are big fans of Little Tikes- they've been around forever (as has our sandbox from them) and they make really good, quality products that last and last.  They have a really cute, fun new product hitting stores soon called Zanymals!! ZANYMALS™: Zanymals live in the Jumble Jungle, where the ground jiggles and tornados blow, leaving ...

Cars 2 Merchandise…

See this?  This is a photo one of the other bloggers took of the goodies we received upon checking in at our hotel in LA.  Toys.  Tattoos.  Stickers.  CDs. Here's my guy in the costume, which is sized at 7-8 years.  He's not yet 4, 35lbs, and this is long on him but not super big.  ...

Kids Summer Fun: Moxie Girlz *be true! *be you! (Giveaway)

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Moxie Girlz are opening up a whole new world to us.  We're just starting to venture out of the preschool toy realm and into "BIG KID TOYS" which, to be quite honest, gives me a bit of anxiety.  Lots of toys for "bigger" kids kind of intimidate me, they just don't always seem to share ...

Educational Insights Tuff Scope Review and Giveaway

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  I am always on the lookout for interesting/science related activities and games for my 5 year old.  He just loves everything nature and science, but many of the products out there are for older children.  I think it is particularly important to engage children in math/science during the summer months.  Not only is it the perfect time to get out in ...