Weekly Roundup: Award-Winning Kids Apps, Games Puzzles + More! 12/30 – 1/12

Award-winning kids games

This week’s Roundup of Mom’s Choice Award winners features tons of apps, games puzzles and more! There’s also great toys and educational books for the kids! Be sure to scroll through the entire list so you don’t miss any of our new award-winners! All the items you see below won a Mom’s Choice Award during December 30, 2018 to January 12, 2019.

Every week companies, inventors, and publishers from around the world send us their products for evaluation. Only the best earn our designation.

Award-Winning Children's book — What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew:

What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew:: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life
Written by Sharon Saline, Psy.D.

A veteran psychologist presents a proven roadmap to help ADHD kids succeed in school and life.

What if you could work with your child, motivating and engaging them in the process, to create positive change once and for all? In this insightful and practical book, veteran psychologist Sharon Saline shares the words and inner struggles of children and teens living with ADHD—and a blueprint for achieving lasting success by working together. Based on more than 25 years of experience counseling young people and their families, Dr. Saline’s advice and real-world examples reveal how parents can shift the dynamic and truly help kids succeed. 

Adult Books:
Parenting – Special & Exceptional Needs

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What in the World Young Explorers

A fun puzzle and world map in one. Kids learn fun facts about the world when putting this jumbo 168-piece floor puzzle together. Product offers great educational value. It’s perfect for learning about nature, landmarks and discoveries through fun puzzle play.
The large, colorful puzzle pieces look amazing and are made of high-quality, 2.5mm thick cardboard. Completed puzzle measures 38.5×26.5”. The big keepsake box with sturdy handle makes it easy to store and great to give as an educational gift.

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Ages 5 to 8

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Award-Winning Children's book — What in the World  Young Explorers
Award-Winning Children's book — The Stump:  Abridged Version - The Early Years

The Stump: Abridged Version – The Early Years: My Way Out of Chicago’s South Side
Written by Terry L. Braddock, Kathleen A. Braddock; Edited by David Aretha

Debut author Braddock grew up in a tough neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, during the turbulent and challenging civil rights years. The African-American author starkly relates his encounters with racism in Chicago and in the South. Parents and grandparents instilled in him strong family values and gave him the strength, love, and will to persevere. Having but now knowing what a mentor was at an early age provided the foundation for the path he was to follow. The Stump prepared him for his life-long journey. It shaped him to see a brighter future, realize he had a future. It all started at the Stump – my way out.

Young Adult Books:
Inspirational / Motivational

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The Magical Love Box: By Mary Reinhart
Written by Mary Reinhart; Illustrated by Shawn McCann

When a young child receives a small, colorful wooden box for his birthday from his grandma he gets very excited. He wants to find something just right to put in his special box. He goes on a journey of self-discovery as he determines what would be the perfect thing for his box to hold.

The tractor is too big! The giraffe is too tall! The little fish needs water! He soon discovers what is most important to hold in his box and in his heart. It’s a story about giving and receiving. It’s a story about magic! It’s a story about love!

Children’s Picture Books:
Values & Life Lessons

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Award-Winning Children's book — The Magical Love Box
Award-Winning Children's book — The Bedtime Stories Pillow

The Bedtime Stories Pillow

The Bedtime Stories pillow is a 100% down pillow that has been sized and filled to provide a child’s neck and head with the proper alignment and support. To ensure a healthy and safe sleep for children, the pillow uses only OKEO-TEX and RDS certified Goose Down. This means the down is responsibly sourced, has not been processed with any chemicals and does not contain and harmful substances, leaving The Bedtime Stories Pillow truly hypoallergenic. As a company dedicated to keeping children as safe as possible. The Bedtime Stories Toddler Pillow comes wrapped in a custom printed paper, unlike other toddler pillows which are packed in a plastic bag, a serious choking hazard.

Personal Use Products (Skin Care, Health Care, etc.):
Children

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Océane 2 Nursing Sports Bra

– The most stylish, comfiest, and supportive nursing sports bras for breastfeeding moms and pregnant women on the move.
– Completely wire free, dual fold down cups for easy and frequent one-hand nursing access
– removable foam pads
– Hook and eye back closure for easy on and off, and a custom fit
– sewed in the premium quality nylon spandex, super stretchy, soft, breathable, and moist wicking
– Super stylish with cute strappy back details
– Mesh lining to keep you dry

Gear & Accessories:
Clothing

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Award-Winning Children's book — Océane 2 Nursing Sports Bra
Award-Winning Children's book — Lipa Land

Lipa Land

Lipa Land is a truly unique digital app that brings the whole family together. Lipa Land gives kids a personalized learning experience with new real world activities, adaptive games, and stories every single day. Lipa Land encourages kids to ‘use the device to get out of the device’ and balance their use of technology. When playing Lipa Land, kids won’t hide indoors glued to their tablets – they’ll be inspired to explore the outside world. 

Apps & Software:
Preschoolers

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High Contrast Flash Cards on a Ring 0m+

These double-sided flash cards with twenty large illustrations are suitable for the smallest infants, who can only see high contrast colors and distinct contours. Simple, clear patterns, adjusted to the visual perception of young infants, engage baby’s attention and support visual development. Thanks to the plastic ring, you can also hang the cards next to baby’s bed or stroller, or on a mobile.

Each set includes a guide prepared by child psychologist containing information about early child development for parents. The guide explains the importance of encouraging brain development at an early stage and how The Way I See It Educational Flash Cards can help. The handy keepsake box with sturdy handle makes it portable, easy to store and great to give as a baby shower gift. This product is intended as an educational tool to be shown to baby. It is not a toy to be given to a child.

Educational Products:
Babies

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Award-Winning Children's book — High Contrast Flash Cards on a Ring 0m+
Award-Winning Children's book — Dream:  Lullabies And Lovesongs

Dream: Lullabies And Lovesongs CD

Over the years, Mae Robertson has garnered some remarkable reviews: “Her vocals are pure, spun gold,” raved the Los Angeles Times, and according to Billboard, “Her dusky alto vocal range is a true treat and she has an understated yet memorable way with a lyric that renders anything she performs worth investigating.”

Recordings from Robertson’s Lullaby & Lovesong Collection have been named Notable Recordings for Children by the American Library Association and have received many awards, including: Parents’ Choice Gold, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum, Parent’s Guide to Children’s Media Gold, NAPPA Gold (North American Parenting Publications Association), and Mom’s Choice Award. The recordings have also been named “Best of the Year” by Child Magazine, New Age Journal, and Booklist.

Audio Experiences:
Babies

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Dead Ringer Game

Find out if your minds are in sync. Players try and match the Ringleader’s answers to the categories to score points. Be the first to ring the bell and score bonus points! Players score points by matching the Ringleader. The player with the most points at the end of the game wins! It’s that simple and so much fun!

The categories and Ringleader are always changing, so no round is ever the same making it perfect for a family game night or a party with new friends.

Game includes 336 categories on 168 cards, score sheets, Dead Ringer bell, 30-second timer, rules.

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Young Adults

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Award-Winning Children's book — Dead Ringer Game
Award-Winning Children's book — Budge World

Budge World

EXCITING GAMES FEATURING 15 AWARD WINNING BRANDS INCLUDING: My Little Pony • Barbie • Thomas & Friends •Transformers Rescue Bots • Animal Planet • Discovery • Strawberry Shortcake • Caillou • Hello Kitty • Crayola • Budge World Code Quest • The Smurfs • Garfield • Care Bears • Miss Hollywood -TONS TO SEE AND DO – Each brand has its own portal filled with activities -NEW CONTENT REGULARLY – Updated with exclusive content such as new themed lands, new characters, stickers, games, learning activities, and more!

INSPIRE LEARNING – Practice spelling, counting, and art with exciting activities! -VIDEO – Play clips and take pop quizzes! No pop-up ads or in-app purchases for subscribers.

Apps & Software:
Preschoolers

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