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Announcing: Parents’ Choice Fall Toy Awards!

Announcing: Parents’ Choice Fall Toy Awards!

    Fall 2017 Toy Awards! There’s much to celebrate in the Fall 2017 Parents’ Choice Toy Awards! For almost 40 years, we have honored toys and games that exemplify playful learning. We know that hands on learning through play resonates. Lessons are sticky – […]

National Pancake Day!

National Pancake Day!

Celebrate National Pancake Day with these three Parents’ Choice Award winning products!   Pancake Pile-Up!™ Relay Game Ages: 4 & Up Manufacturer: Educational Insights Price: $17.99 Review: The Pancake Pile-Up Relay Game is a relay game in which children use spatulas to carry pancakes, in a specific order, to […]

Announcing: Parents’ Choice Audio Awards!

Announcing: Parents’ Choice Audio Awards!

  Fall 2017 Audio Awards! Today we’re pleased to announce the Parents’ Choice Audio Awards.   Whether playing in a big back yard, living life on a trampoline, or traveling in a time machine guitar, our judges have proclaimed this list, “my kinda music.”   Celebrate art, walk around the block, and […]

18 Ways to Make Math Fun!

18 Ways to Make Math Fun!

6 Toys & Games Tiny Polka Dot (Ages: 3 & Up) Smart Numbers (Ages: 3 – 6) Laser Maze™ Jr. (Ages: 6 & up) Logic Dots (Ages: 7 & up) Math Dice® Chase (Ages: 8 & up) Geometry Strategy® (Ages: 12 & up)  + 10 Apps DragonBox BIG Numbers […]

Parents’ Choice This Week: The Power of Weather

Parents’ Choice This Week: The Power of Weather

Weather or not… Harvey and Irma were quite the couple. These back-to-back historic hurricanes caused unprecedented damage and forever changed the lives of many. What can we learn about – and from these hurricanes? How can we help the children of the storm? How can […]