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Announcing: The 2016 Small Screen Award Winners | By Parents' Choice
Bravo! Brava! to the latest Parents’ Choice Small Screen Award winners! With our hats off and our applause still echoing, we invite you to explore the Mobile App, Website, DVD, and Software Fall 2016 Parents’ Choice Award winners. From big words to road trips, and from plants and green eggs to stories online, this media showcase brings playful learning to a [...]
19 Ways to Explore the Earth Sciences | By Parents' Choice
Toys and Games New Sprouts® Grow It! Ages: 2 & Up Manufacturer: Learning Resources Price: $24.99 This nine piece New Sprouts Grow It plastic gardening play set includes a working watering can, two flowers, a carrot, a radish, a trowel and three pots for planting. Primary Science Outdoor Discovery Set Ages: 3 & Up [...]
17 Ways to Bring Language to Life | By Parents' Choice
For a lovely picture book inspired by the beloved sign-language gifted gorilla Coco, try: Little Beauty (Ages: 4-8), For fun games that build word skills for little ones, try: the Loco Lingo Games (Ages: 3 & up) and Tall Tales: The Game of Infinite Storytelling (Ages: 4 & up),. For games for more skilled [...]
17 Ways Math is Fun! | By Parents' Choice
8 Toys ABC & 123 Picnic Activity Set (Ages: 3 & up) ThinkingKit/Math Monkey (Ages: 4 & up) Math Room (Ages: 5 & up) Laser Maze™ Jr. (Ages: 6 & up) Logic Dots (Ages: 7 & up) Quadrillion (Ages: 8 & up) Math Dice® Chase (Ages: 8 & up) Geometry Strategy® (Ages: 12 & up) + 6 Apps Tiggly Math (Ages: 3 & [...]
Ways to Celebrate Music & Art | By Parents' Choice
From sidewalk art to conducting a toy symphony, creativity comes through play. With a swipe of the finger, these Mobile Apps will lead to hands on play — and learning. Give NGAkids Art Zone, MoMA Art Lab and Toca Band a whirl. Can you name that tune? Our Audio Award Winners will start and [...]
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