Weekly Roundup: Best Books, Toys, Games, Baby Clothes & More – March 20-26

Best Books, Apps, Games, Toys, Baby Clothes, and More!

Last week was a big week! We awarded many really wonderful family-friendly products: adult books, children’s books, toys, games, apps, a Crayola chalk set, baby clothes, and more! Need a great gift idea for a birthday or special occaision? You’ve come to the right place!

Every Tuesday we announce the products that earned a Mom’s Choice Award the previous week. Visit our about page to learn more about the evaluation process.

Without further ado, Mom’s Choice Awards® is proud to present the products and services that earned our distinction last week, between March 20 and March 26, 2016. To find more information about a product or to purchase, click on the image.

Award-Winning Children's book — Urban Character Education Series

Urban Character Education Series: The Power of Self-D, The Power of Bystanders, The Power of an Attitude of Gratitude
Written by Kip Jones; Illustrated by Chad Isely; Edited by Boys Town Press/Stefanie Emrich/Erin Green

Willie Bohanon and his friends attend Boemont Junior High. Like all children this age, they face dilemmas and tough choices. Fortunately, they are surrounded by adults who care about, promote, and model doing the right thing.

The books that comprise The Urban Character Education Series, penned by Kip Jones, have a comic book-like structure that’s popular with adolescents. The stories touch on everyday challenges, such as working hard, setting goals, being self-reliant, standing up for yourself and others, showing appreciation, and expressing gratitude. The authors distinctive biblio-rhymology writing style, which fuses together rhymes, lyrics and mnemonic devices, makes it easy for readers to understand and remember the positive messages and life lessons of each story. The books also include tips for adults so they can teach and reinforce related social skills, creating a memorable reading experience for everyone!

Children’s Picture Books:
Values & Life Lessons

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The Mommy Makeover: Restoring Your Body After Childbirth
Written by Michael R. Burgdorf, MD, MPH

Is a Mommy Makeover Right for You? MOMS SACRIFICE EVERYTHING for their children, especially their bodies. Pregnancy, breast-feeding, and months of sleepless nights can take a heavy toll, often changing their bodies forever. You DO have a choice. The Mommy Makeover is the proven way to reverse the physical impact of childbirth through safe, effective plastic surgery. Dr. Michael Burgdorf, an award-winning plastic surgeon, shows you how to make the decision for cosmetic surgery, how to prepare for it, and what to expect each step of the way from consultation through recovery. With a Mommy Makeover, you’ll regain your body: a flatter tummy, tighter skin, and rejuvenated breasts through simple outpatient surgery.
Inside, you’ll learn how to: * Give yourself permission to have surgery * Discuss the surgery with your spouse, children, family, and friends * Set your expectations * Choose specific procedures that are right for your body * Select the right surgeon * Prepare yourself, your family, and your household for surgery * Plan your recovery.
Discover how a Mommy Makeover can boost your self-confidence, improve your appearance, and lead to a more positive life and career.

Adult Books:
Pregnancy & Childbirth

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Award-Winning Children's book — The Mommy Makeover
Award-Winning Children's book — Spider Web Scramble

Spider Web Scramble
Written by Amanda M. Thrasher; Illustrated by Cover Artist Sabrina Bedford; Edited by Content Anne Dunigan
Copy line Jody Amato

Every third year, on the fifth full moon, the Mushroom Patch holds a magical Spider Web Scramble. Excitement buzzes through the forest as the fairies prepare to scramble the magical webs in order to complete the course. As a special treat, the elders disclose that the stars will be coming down to join in and play. A wish will be granted for the fairies who are pure of heart and manage to beat the clock, locating the star that has their name etched on it. With the no-fly rule in place, teamwork is the only way Pearle can complete the course. But little do they know that possible danger is in their midst. Will the magical spider web scramble be postponed? Will the stars grant Lilly, Boris, and Jack their wishes? Find out in this delightful magical adventure. This is the third installment in The Mischief Series.

Juvenile Books (Level 1 – Ages 5 to 8):
Fiction – General

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Rainbow Math 1 – Fantabulous Forest

Children 3 years and older learn colors, shapes, numbers, counting, adding on, and more as they make their way with a silly bunny to the tricky leprechaun’s Pot-of-Gold. Rainbow Math 1 is perfect for preschool, day care or at home where children of different ages and abilities can play and learn together. It makes math fun or everyone!

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Preschoolers

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Award-Winning Children's book — Rainbow Math 1 - Fantabulous Forest
Award-Winning Children's book — Rainbow Math 2 - Sunken Treasure

Rainbow Math 2 – Sunken Treasure

Children 5 years and older learn addition, subtraction, missing values, complex number sentences, and more as they encounter a spunky bunny and quirky sea animals on their quest for the leprechaun’s sunken treasure. Rainbow Math 2 is perfect in the classroom and at home where kids of different abilities can play and learn together. It makes math fun for everyone!

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Ages 5 to 8

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Rainbow Math 3 – Pirate Adventure

Children 7 years and older learn multiplication and division while they reinforce addition and subtraction as they try to outsmart the leprechaun and reach his treasure chest. Rainbow Math 3 is perfect in the classroom and at home where children of different abilities can play and learn together. It makes math fun for everyone!

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Ages 5 to 8

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Award-Winning Children's book — Rainbow Math 3 - Pirate Adventure
Award-Winning Children's book — Porsche Bella's Forever Home

Porsche Bella’s Forever Home
Written by Patricia A. Brill, PhD; Illustrated by Curt Walstead

This book was written to help children see the importance of rescuing, fostering and/or adopting animals, thus giving them a second chance. We hope to encourage a new generation of animal rescuers.

Juvenile Books (Level 1 – Ages 5 to 8):
Inspirational / Motivational

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Neon 3D Chalk Set

Ultra bright neon chalk with fluorescent pigments are even brighter in sunshine. Durable plastic 3D glasses feature special lenses that make chalk colors “float” above the ground at different levels.

Crayola sidewalk chalk is anti-roll and washable. Just spray away with a hose, or just let it fade with the rain.

Includes neon colors: Shocking Pink, Laser Lemon, Electric Lime, Extreme Blue, Atomic Tangerine, and Super Purple.

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Preschoolers

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Award-Winning Children's book — Neon 3D Chalk Set
Award-Winning Children's book — Color Alive Frozen

Color Alive Frozen

Free iOS/Android app brings your coloring pages to life
New color “Frostbite” with special virtual effects.

Unique interactive experiences on every page
New colors in each book work across all Action Coloring Pages.

Apps & Software:
Preschoolers

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Color Alive Avengers

Free iOS/Android app brings your coloring pages to life with special virtual effects.

Unique interactive experiences on every page.
New colors in each book work across all Action Coloring Pages.

Apps & Software:
Preschoolers

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Award-Winning Children's book — Color Alive Avengers
Award-Winning Children's book — babysoy x Janey Baby Bundler

babysoy x Janey Baby Bundler

Snuggle babies in these softest bundlers with plenty of kicking room to grow and roam about in. Built-in cover-ups for little hands on each sleeve. Whimsical ink drawings of endangered species by Patrick McDonnell (Mutts comic strip artist) are as sweet and cute as newborns. This littlest member from our product family is sure to make Mom and Dad smile too. Janey Baby Collection is a collaboration between Babysoy and Jane Goodall Institute. Products feature whimsical drawings of endangered species discussed in Dr. Goodall’s book Hope for Animals and Their World. Artworks are donated by cartoonist Patrick McDonnell of Mutts comic strips and are printed with water-based ink. Proceeds from each sale benefit the Jane Goodall Institute and its programs.

Gear & Accessories:
Clothing

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babysoy Solid Socks

Wrap those kissable feet with soy softness while helping the planet. Designed and tested by co-founder’s mom and baby to not slip off baby’s feet (it is also baby-pull resistant). Silky soft cuffs keeps socks on, provides extra protection for the ankles while never leaving marks on tender skin.

Gear & Accessories:
Clothing

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Award-Winning Children's book — babysoy Solid Socks
Award-Winning Children's book — babysoy Solid Beanie

babysoy Solid Beanie

We’re huge fans of these adorable and luxuriuosly soft knotted beanies. NEW modern color palettes easily easily completes any outfit. Throw one on and you’re all set for any outings with mom and dad. Not to mention Instagram-worthy and Facebook-ready too.

Gear & Accessories:
Clothing

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One Comment on “Weekly Roundup: Best Books, Toys, Games, Baby Clothes & More – March 20-26”

  1. Thanks again,I sure do love these weekly roundups I have learned about so many amazing products.My grandson would be so cute in this babysoy x Janey Baby Bundler!

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