Magical New Children’s Book: Wizard and the Lizard

Wizard and the Lizard by Katie Reed is the magical tale of Buddy, a cute little lizard who wishes to transform himself in to a big fierce dragon with the help of his best friend Wizard. The thing is, his best friend thinks he is perfect just the way he is. But he wants to … Continue reading Magical New Children’s Book: Wizard and the Lizard

New Children’s Book: The Adventures of Ninja and Luche – The Great Piggy Rescue

Someone in the neighborhood has swiped Piggy from a little girl and it's up to the superhero duo Ninja and Luche to get him back! Follow their adventures as they try and keep their identity a secret from their parents and grandmother while rescuing Piggy, eating nachos and doing some sweet ninja dance moves. The … Continue reading New Children’s Book: The Adventures of Ninja and Luche – The Great Piggy Rescue

Wild About the Alphabet: The Kids ABC Book with a Wild Vocabulary

There's a new kids book in town, literally in my case since the author is right here in my neighborhood! Wild About the Alphabet! (and Other Tales) by Mike Crowder is a humorous and colorful journey through the alphabet from A to Z, with plenty of surprises along the way. If you are looking for … Continue reading Wild About the Alphabet: The Kids ABC Book with a Wild Vocabulary

Leveling Up on LEGOS: Our First Build

Today we built our first actual LEGO thing - a cool race car! Sure we've made many creative LEGO things in the past, usually giant avant-garde buildings, but this was the first thing we've ever made where we followed the instructions. Ever since our recent LEGOLAND trip, my son has a renewed interest in all … Continue reading Leveling Up on LEGOS: Our First Build

Molly of Denali Podcast – An Adventure Rooted in Native Storytelling

A new podcast for kids launched on May 30th as a prequel to the Molly of Denali TV series premiering on PBS on July 15, 2019. Every Thursday a new episode will be launched, where you can follow the adventures of Molly Mabray, 10-year old girl who helps her parents run the Denali Trading Post in … Continue reading Molly of Denali Podcast – An Adventure Rooted in Native Storytelling

Gelli Baff Slime Review: Bathtub vs Baby Pool

We immersed ourselves in slime a few times this past month, because what kid doesn't like to squish around in an ooey-gooey mess? Especially an ooey-gooey glittery mess that smells like tutti frutti! We also made a new YouTube video showing how the slime mixes up and then dissolves back into water. Look for it … Continue reading Gelli Baff Slime Review: Bathtub vs Baby Pool

What If Higgins Had Given Up? A New Children’s Book About the Value of Perseverance

How many times has your child tried something new or difficult and given up? It’s important for children to look to friends and adults for support, but it’s also important for them to cultivate a strength from within, a strength that motivates them to push through when times get hard. In Cathy Werling’s children’s book … Continue reading What If Higgins Had Given Up? A New Children’s Book About the Value of Perseverance