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The Magic School Bus: Two New Releases to Round Out the Summer!

The Magic School Bus: Two New Releases to Round Out the Summer!

By | August 4, 2013 at 7:34 pm | No comments

New from NewKideo are two The Magic School Bus DVDs, educational fun for the whole family, just in time for back-to-school. We LOVE The Magic School Bus, and I'm so happy that it's still being produced/repackaged for this younger, new generation to also enjoy! The Magic...

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Superbook : Eight Thumbs Up from This Family!

Superbook : Eight Thumbs Up from This Family!

By | July 22, 2013 at 2:53 pm | No comments

I grew up watching Superbook -- the animated series chronicling the adventures of kids (and a robot) who go back in time to the Biblical era, witnessing firsthand the stories they've read about. Superbook is back, and is re-vamped, re-vitalized, and renovated. And it's...

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Superbook Returns!

Superbook Returns!

By | June 30, 2013 at 9:37 am | No comments

Growing up, one of my favorite Biblical-themed television shows to watch was Superbook. Many other kids growing up in the 80s (like me) will probably remember this series. Well, there's great news for those of us who loved Superbook: Now our own kids can enjoy it, too --...

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Recess Monkey: Deep Sea Diver

Recess Monkey: Deep Sea Diver

By | June 25, 2013 at 6:57 pm | No comments

When summertime hits, I want to listen to beach music -- island music -- tropical music -- or just music that TALKS about the ocean. Recess Monkey's newest CD, Deep Sea Diver, fits this category just right, entertaining both me AND the kiddos! Deep Sea Diver is Recess...

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Tales of Friendship {Review + Giveaway}

Tales of Friendship {Review + Giveaway}

By | June 3, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 10 comments

From the author of one of our favorite books ever, Because of Winn-Dixie, comes a tale about friendship that's sure to warm the heart: Bink & Gollie. It's just one of four stories on the new Scholastic Storybook Treasures Read-Along DVD, Bink and Gollie...and More Stories...

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A Child’s Intro to Classical…

A Child’s Intro to Classical…

By | May 13, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 2 comments

Disclosure: I received the below mentioned product from The Secret Mountain via Sugar Mountain PR in exchange for my honest review and promotion of this event. I received no other product or monetary compensation for this honest review. I am disclosing this in accordance with...

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Earth Day Celebration…and Education!

Earth Day Celebration…and Education!

By | April 16, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 8 comments

Just in time for Earth Day, Scholastic Storybook Treasures releases a DVD featuring planet-friendly episodes of the much-loved television series "The Magic School Bus."   Once again, Miss Frizzle takes her class on a handful of wild rides in order to get a...

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Springtime Favorites on Scholastic {Review + Giveaway}

Springtime Favorites on Scholastic {Review + Giveaway}

By | April 5, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 26 comments

Brand new from Scholastic Storybook Treasures comes a celebration of springtime! The Springtime Collection: Featuring Max's Chocolate Chicken is a wonderful way to help celebrate the newness all around us. Thirteen stories on 3 DVDs highlight some of the best stories...

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Want Kid-Friendly News? Try News-O-Matic!

Want Kid-Friendly News? Try News-O-Matic!

By | March 28, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments

Press 4 Kids (P4K) has just launched a new app for kids that's, well, incredibly news-worthy! The app, made especially for the iPad, is called News-O-Matic. This handy, kid-friendly application delivers each day's top news directly into the lap of your kids -- in a...

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Mibblio — A Musical Story App That’s Genius!

Mibblio — A Musical Story App That’s Genius!

By | March 25, 2013 at 2:28 pm | One comment

  Looking for a fun, interactive, musical/storybook iPad app that your kids will adore? Look no further than Mibblio! Mibblio is a brand new app, made especially for the iPad, that brings to live stories in a musical fashion. A free download of the Mibblio...

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