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

Get it for free today! New Children’s Book When Dinosaurs Go to Bed

I'd like to welcome today's guest blogger, Josh Bluman, who's going to tell you all about his new children's book, When Dinosaurs Go to Bed. And if you act fast, you can actually download the entire book for free until May 31st! Scroll down for details. Growing up, I couldn't get enough of dinosaurs. Dinosaur pillows, … Continue reading Get it for free today! New Children’s Book When Dinosaurs Go to Bed

Ribbon’s Traveling Castle is a Little Magic and a Lot of Love

We were recently sent the children's book, Ribbon's Traveling Castle, to read and review and enjoyed the heartwarming tale and fun drawings. The book was written by Elizabeth Godley and illustrated by Paige M. Leyh. The book follows the story of Ribbon, who goes on a journey with her father. As they travel around they … Continue reading Ribbon’s Traveling Castle is a Little Magic and a Lot of Love

Book Review: The Switcheroo Kangaroo

When I do a book review, I tend to include the full experience instead of just a synopsis and my opinion. So this is the story of how the Switcheroo Kangaroo, a book written by Deanna Purkiss and Illustrated by Christian Snyder, came to visit and teach my son about sharing his good fortune (and … Continue reading Book Review: The Switcheroo Kangaroo