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With winter here and Puxsutawney Phil predicting 6 more weeks of winter this year, are you looking for some educational, yet fun ideas for indoor hands-on play for your child or students? Then Lakeshore Learning’s Castle Blocks  might just be what you are looking for! These high quality, harwood building blocks are sure to help your child develop lots of thinking...

I hope that you and your children are having fun learning alongside the Poppins Book Nook participants. Last November (since we took December off) we explored and created storybook activities around Kids in the Kitchen. This month’s new theme is To The Laboratory and is sure to be an experiment in fun for everyone. There are a lot of fun things to learn about in...

Looking for some advice on a new product, curriculum, supplemental activities or software that you might want to add to your schooling journey? Then why not take a look at one of the products that I have been fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to review. I pride myself on providing honest reviews of products and how they have either benefited our family...

Not just because this is the holiday season, but also because he is the most famous reindeer of all, we love Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer! How about your family? No matter how much you love this iconic reindeer, did you know that this year is the 50th anniversary of the character? To help celebrate this iconic character’s 50th anniversary, Hallmark has released...

Painting your nails can take a lot of time and effort to maintain. As a homeschooling mother of two I will be one of the first to admit that I cannot always squirrel away enough time to do this regularly. When it comes to my toes, I love to paint them, but I rarely paint my finger nails. Then, I came across an innovative and time saving product: Jamberry Nail Wraps!...

Do you like to include role-playing and themed free play in your school lessons or play time with your children? Do your children like pets or have their own? Then Lakeshore Learning’s new Pet Vet Clinic, Pet Cat, and Pet Dog might just be what you are looking for! This fun set helps your child play as a Pet Vet! It includes everything you will need to make sure...

Does your family like snowmen? How about the book The Snowman by Raymond Briggs? If so, then you may or may not be aware that a sequel was made called The Snowman and the Snowdog. This was not a book, but was released as an animated short and DVD. NCircle Entertainment has released the fun and exciting Snowman and Snowdog DVD.  Before I get much further into...

Does your family like snowmen? How about the book The Snowman by Raymond Briggs? If so, then the movie adaption is sure to be a big hit for your family too. NCircle Entertainment has released a fun and fantastic version of this book called The Snowman on DVD. Before I get much further into this review and recipe I would like to say that I was given a free copy of...

It goes without saying that the Wiggles are by far the best children’s get-up-and go show on TV. Their skits, songs, dances, and messages are always child friendly, family fun, and never miss their mark. With the holidays coming it is only fitting that I bring the Wiggles DVD Go Santa Go! By NCircle Entertainment back to your attention. The festively fun songs on...

Are you a fan of that loveable Caillou or have a little fan in your family? Then why not settle in for some early Christmas fun with the latest holiday DVD release from NCircle Entertainment titled Caillou’s Holiday Movie! This DVD is so new it was only recently released by NCircle Entertainment on November 11, 2014! Come see how much fun this DVD can be for your...

If your family is like mine, then you love to learn in hands-on ways. We all love to play games of some sort in our family and all gravitate to good board games. Recently I was afforded the opportunity to work with Discovery Toys to review two of their board games: Name That Country and Sector 18. These two games are quickly become fun family game night and school...

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