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Holidays

Number One Teacher Gift Revealed!

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Forget the fruit basket or baked goodies … the number one thing teachers want for Christmas from a child’s teacher gift is a gift card! A poll taken at christmasgiftsforteachers.com shows that gift cards of any kind are what is preferred hands down to any other item. So take it a step farther and save:… Read more »

Fun Valentine Apps for Kids

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Your sweeties will love giving and getting Valentines, but don’t overlook Valentine apps for kids! Show them some of these fun themed apps. Draw With Hearts, by L’Escapadou; FREE iPhone, iPod touch, iPad A creative app where kids can embellish photos with colorful sparkly hearts that beat. First Words Valentine, by Learning Touch; FREE iPhone,… Read more »

Top Children’s Books of 2012

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Looking for excellent books to purchase for your kids this holiday? Here’s a selection of award-winners: 2012 CALDECOTT MEDAL Children’s Books The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist… Read more »

Snowman on a Stick

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Here’s a cute holiday craft for kids that you can use to decorate your centerpiece on the table, lawn or potted plant. What You’ll Need Styrofoam balls (we got ours at Dollar Tree) Skewers (or just a long skinny and sturdy stick) Ribbon Black puff paint Twigs (two for arms) What You’ll Do Take a… Read more »