Holiday Toy Reviews
I’ve shared with you that one of my prized possessions is a quilt made by Campus Quilts from the baby clothes of my three children. And now, Campus Quilts is in the process of creating another quilt for me that will honor my late father’s memory. I wrote about that here and I will enthusiastically [...]19Sep2011 | lipsticktocrayons | 1 comment | Continued
Don’t you just love it when your child interacts with something she is watching on television. It makes you feel good about letting her watch T.V. when you hear her counting with Mickey or singing with Minnie or learning her ABC’s with Big Bird or conjugating verbs in Spanish with Dora.
Well, the new Mickey Mote, [...]
The National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) has announced the winners of its 2010 Children’s Products Competition. After evaluating hundreds of outstanding submissions, NAPPA’sexpert judges and family testers selected 83 products to receive the esteemed NAPPA Gold Award and 122 products for NAPPA Honors.
And if you want to win one of the award winners — the Ground [...]
You’ve heard of the friendship bracelet and friendship necklaces. And you’ve probably seen tote bags that can be personalized with paint pens or jewelry kits that girls can use to make personalized accessories. But have you heard of friendship fashion? Or clothing that can be personalized again and again?
Mia My is a one-of-a-kind friendship jacket [...]
We had a little girl in our neighborhood several years ago who loved to sketch pictures of clothes. She was always pretending to be a fashion designer and some of her sketches were pretty amazing for an 8-year-old. I bet she would love the Nintendo DSi game “Imagine: Fashion Designer World Tour.”
This game, by Ubisoft, lets [...]
The Nintendo DS game “Petz Nursery” is a “sure to please” gift idea for any Nintendo DS gamer who loves animals. Still, I’d say that because of the “nurturing” aspect of this game — which involves caring for and bonding with a variety of adorable newborn animals from dogs and cats to polar bears and [...]14Dec2009 | lipsticktocrayons | Comments Off | Continued
I always kinda thought that all scooters were created equally (one wheel in front, one in back, or one in front, two in back, push with your foot, glide, push, glide, etc). Not so, according to my son. And not so, according to Bravo Sports, one of the world leaders in outdoor rolling fun and action sports products.
If I were “king of the world” and got to give an away for top toy for toddlers this year, it would be the Tag Junior from LeapFrog, hands down.
Leapfrog has long been a leader in creating educational but FUN toys, and now they’ve gone and created one that even a two-year-old can enjoy. The Tag [...]