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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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Curious George’s New Movie for Spring! {Review + Giveaway}

Curious George’s New Movie for Spring! {Review + Giveaway}

By | March 18, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 24 comments

I don't know about your house, but our house has a favorite cartoon character: Curious George! We were so excited to hear that George has a new movie out this spring -- and it's all about...you guessed it.... SPRING!  Curious George Swings into Spring, via Universal...

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Time-Honored Stories from Asia

Time-Honored Stories from Asia

By | March 6, 2013 at 3:01 pm | One comment

Another DVD collection debuts from Scholastic Storybook Treasures, this time heralding stories from the Asian continent.   Stone Soup...and Other Stories from the Asian Tradition contains four popular legends/tales from this magical and history-rich part of the...

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Yay! An Ella Jenkins Giveaway!

Yay! An Ella Jenkins Giveaway!

By | February 4, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 9 comments

Anyone who knows me knows that I LOVE Ella Jenkins' music! I grew up listening to Ella's music. Her records/LPs (yep, I'm that old!) spun many an afternoon on my little record player. When I became a mom myself, I knew that Ella Jenkins' music would also have an integral...

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For Robot Fans…and Creative Kids Everywhere! {Review + Giveaway}

For Robot Fans…and Creative Kids Everywhere! {Review + Giveaway}

By | January 3, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 24 comments

Scholastic Storybook Treasures proudly announces the debut of another DVD set within their "My First" series, geared specifically for ages 2-6! Robot Zot!: My First Collection Volume 4 is the title of this set, Volume 4 in the "My First" series. This is the perfect...

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