When I hear "Curious George" it immediately conjures up memories of my childhood and sister. My sister has always been a huge Curious George fan. Who doesn't love the spunky little monkey and the man with the yellow hat! I loved as a child ready all the adventures that Curious George managed to get himself into. You can enjoy each adventure not only in the books but on your TV and tablets. All 9 seasons of Curious George, as well as the animated film Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey, … [Read more...]
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My daughter has always been loved arts and crafts. I can often find her in her room drawing cartoon animals or creating something fun with all her art supplies. She definitely got these traits from me. I loved to draw as a child and still do and I remember when I learned how to crochet. A friend of mine from middle school taught me how to crochet Barbie clothes. I never did learn how to knit and these days I rarely have the time to learn a new skill. I have yet to teach my daughter how to … [Read more...]
Just the other day my husband and I were reminiscing about the days long ago. The days when I just learned I was pregnant and we moved into a two bedroom home that was at the very top of our budget, $450 a month. Not only was it at the top of our budget but the home did not come with a refrigerator or stove. We did purchase a scrap yard fridge for $100 but never did get a stove. Our reminiscing revolved around how we got by, how back in those days not only did I cook, but I did so without a … [Read more...]
There is nothing better than knowing that our kids are playing while learning something useful. I found out about Counting Parrots app through several tweets and I had to check this colorful, educational cute app out. Counting Parrots game is an engaging Math app by Yingele that provides a fun, entertaining rudimentary mathematics learning experience for children ages 3-7. Children gain so much out of it; they learn to count, associate numbers with quantities, practice patterns and … [Read more...]
With technology such a huge part of our child's education it is important that we still introduce non technical ways of learning like building blocks, reading a book, or educational board games. Osmo for iPad combines traditional game play with technology to create a fun and interactive way of learning. When I told Honey we had a fun iPad game coming she was excited to give it a try. I knew by researching Osmo before hand that she was going to love it. Osmo for iPad in Action Osmo comes with … [Read more...]