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10 Top Techy Toys for Kids – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide + Giveaway

Meccano MAX Robot
Are you raising techy kids? Of course you are! In today’s technological age there’s no way you’re not. Our kids are what we consider digital natives and their digital games and techy toys are here to stay. To help you figure out the best techy toys for your kids this holiday season I thought I’d share our 10 top techy toys for kids, plus a cool holiday giveaway to help you get your hands on a few ...
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Vehicle Toy of the Year Award Nominees + Giveaway #TOTY2018

Vehicle Toy of the Year
This year I've been granted the incredible opportunity to partner with The Toy Association to reveal to you the Toy of the Year Nominees in the Vehicle Toy of the Year category! This is super exciting! The holiday season is quickly upon us! Can you believe it? I'm pretty sure your kids have already been taking note of the hottest toys this year. Soon they'll start making those lists, if they ha...
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What is Minefaire? An Epic Event for Minecraft Fans

What is Minefaire? A massive Minecraft-inspired experience.. Including entertainment, gameplay, and educational content to inspire the next generation. Attend and get ready to meet many of your favorite YouTubers, participate in build battles, witness amazing stage performances, attempt world records, learn from the world's top MINECRAFT mentors and experts, and so much more! WHERE: Philadel...
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Connected Camps Afterschool: Online After School Programs For Kids

Connected Camps Afterschool
Summer is often the time when kids dig into an interest, mostly because that's when they have more time to explore their interests and there are great summer programs our there that offer a variety of ways for kids to experiment and explore topics of interest. However, as parents we want to encourage our kids to continue learning what they love year round. We have to realize that to get good at so...
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Bring Magic Powers to the Game with NEW LEGO Dimensions Packs

We are so excited! As of today you can bring magic powers to the game with new LEGO Dimensions packs. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released their Wave 9 Powerpuff Girls Fun and Team Packs, and Teen Titans Go! Fun and Team Packs. You already know we love LEGO games so of course we couldn't wait to play! Recently my big boy has been really into playing with his LEGO Dimensions g...
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Kids and Screen Time: What else is there besides that?

What else is there besides screen time? That may be what's going through your kids' mind each time you ask them to get off their devices! Kids and screen time can be such a challenging topic for many of us parents to tackle. Kids interact with technology daily and are always asking for more time on their tablets, pleeeeease! As parents we all have our take on screen time and whether our kids shoul...
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Smart Home & Smart Toys: How Kids Interact with Tech Daily

Find time for screen free family time
Kids living in this digital age, with smartphones, tablets, and social media, know more about technology than you or I may give them credit for. It's likely that our kids interact with technology on a daily basis, and there's even research that shows that the average kid surfs the Internet by the time he or she turns three years old. What this all means is that we, as parents, have to stay on o...
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Kids Love Learning with ABCmouse PLUS 4 FUN NEW APPs

has been one of my favorite online learning tools for some time now. I first discovered it when I taught kindergarten years ago. I quickly discovered how much my students loved learning with . Now my own kids love learning with it too! Through the years I've continued to use  with my K through 2nd grade students. Now as a mom I also use it at home with my own kids. And I can tell you that ...
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Generation Code: 6 Reasons to Send Your Kid to Coding Camp

I recently discovered Generation Code and it got me thinking about the 6 Reasons to Send Your Kid to Coding Camp this summer. As parents we have to start thinking of coding and computational thinking as the key skills our kids need to learn to excel in the careers of tomorrow. Coding is everywhere and our kids are asking to learn the language! Let me tell you why and how you can sign them up. It's...
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The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Summer of STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) is a great way to create interesting, engaging, and FUN learning experiences for kids this summer and avoid the summer slide! To help you plan a great summer of STEM learning I've put together the Ultimate Guide to Planning a Summer of STEM. What we learn with pleasure we never forget. - Alfred Mercier Did you know that kids can lose up to 3 month...
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We’re Playing Cars 3: Driven to Win + Giveaway

Rev up your engines for Cars 3: Driven to Win! We still have to wait a couple of more days for the new Cars 3 movie to hit theaters and since we can't wait, in the meantime we're playing the new Cars 3: Driven to Win video game. Read on to learn more about Cars 3: Driven to Win! Earlier this week Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media annou...
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Online Minecraft Summer Camps Your Kids Will Love + Giveaway

What is your kid doing this summer? Mine wants nothing more than to play Minecraft all summer long? And I plan to let him! Yes, you heard that right. I have no problem with my kiddo squeezing in a bunch of screen time this summer and here's why. Have you heard of Connected Camps and their Online Minecraft Summer Camps Your Kids Will Love? Don't forget to PIN THIS so you can come back to it later ...
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