Weekly Roundup: Award-Winning Play Kits, Supplements, Books + More! 9/29 – 10/12

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This week’s Roundup of Mom’s Choice Award winners features two weeks of Honorees! We’ve got everything from children’s sing-alongs and books to educational play kits and supplements for women trying to conceive. 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 September 29, 2019 to October 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 — Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids

Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids: 25+ Fun Activities to Stay Calm, Focus and Peace | Yoga Stories for Kids and Parents
Written by Uliana Klepinina, Argo Brothers, ArgoPrep

Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids is the perfect resource to transform your kids into little yogis while creating a structured, positive activity that you and your young ones can enjoy together. Introducing your children to yoga at an early age encourages healthy lifestyle habits and sets a foundation for a fit future.

Each page of the book contains a “Kids’ Side” and a “Parents’ Side, each of which provides some age-appropriate context for a new yoga pose or activity as well as tips and words of encouragement.

If you’re looking for a fun way to engage with your children while helping them build mindful, engaged and healthy lifestyles, this is the perfect book for you and your family.

Children’s Picture Books:
Activities, Crafts & Hobbies ( Includes Puzzles & Games)

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When Dog Pals Fly Across America
Written by Rob Kortus; Illustrated by Jessica Warrick

In this colorful picture book, three intelligent dog pals (Sophie the Border Collie, Sulley the Chocolate Lab Mix, and Wallace the Border Collie) embark on a flight in their personal helicopter across America with stopovers in every state visiting cool and sometimes unique places! Sophie, Sulley, and Wallace skillfully impart education, while conveying the love of flight and making new and interesting friends along their journey.

The crew discusses American geography thus encouraging readers to research deeper into what each state has to offer. The crew’s narrative and art are mind and eye-catching especially for children. An educational, self-discovery filled journey suitable for all ages. This is a first book in a series of books where Sophie, Sulley, and Wallace will fly to every country in the world! Next flight takes the crew across Japan!

Children’s Picture Books:
Adventure, Adventurers & Heroes

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Award-Winning Children's book — When Dog Pals Fly Across America
Award-Winning Children's book — Welcome, Otis!

Welcome, Otis!: another Mouse & Moose adventure
Written and illustrated by Laurie Ingersoll

Otis is a wonderful bird with a lesson for all of us. He is socially awkward, prone to having monumental meltdowns, and has special needs. He is also much more than his disabilities, as many other animals soon discover. Otis demonstrates that our differences may be due to what we have, but they don’t define who we are. With open-ended questions at the end of the story, this book is the perfect way to introduce the subject of special needs in a warm, gentle and endearing way. Otis is sure to make an impact, he speaks for those who may not be able to speak for themselves.

Children’s Picture Books:
Specialized Concepts / Differently Abled

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Treasure Seekers Pirate Ship

Raise the anchor and search for hidden treasure with the Treasure Seekers Pirate Ship™. Place the captain or sailor on the recognition point to learn about sailing the mighty toy ship. Turn the sails, spin the steering wheel to navigate the high seas or load the cannon to strengthen fine-motor skills. Roll the ship along using the pull cord to build gross motor skills. Discover colors and numbers in Explore mode and hear pirate sounds and phrases in Role-Play mode by pressing the light-up buttons. Little sailors can transform this 2-in-1 playset into a deserted island and find treasure. Keep the treasure away from the octopus and his spinning tentacles or prepare to walk the plank.

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Award-Winning Children's book — Treasure Seekers Pirate Ship
Award-Winning Children's book — The Story of the Can't that Could

The Story of the Can’t that Could: Book
Written by Joan C. Yingling; Illustrated by Ana Sebastian; Edited by Susan Roberts
Lydia Cohn

“The Story of the Can’t that Could” is the perfect book about the significance and rewards of a self-affirming mindset!

Woeful and lonely, ‘Can’t’ feels like he can’t do anything right. But when he meets a wee little elf, all of that changes. ‘Can’t’ learns that confidence comes from within. When ‘Can’t’ changes his mindset, he discovers he can do the very things he didn’t think he could!

Follow along in the journey ‘Can’t’ takes as he realizes embracing a positive attitude leads to fun and friends. By the end of the book, ‘Can’t’ encourages others to adopt a “can do” attitude, too!

Children’s Picture Books:
Growing Up / Personal Growth

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The Animals’ Christmas
Written by Aileen Urquhart; Illustrated by Emma Repetti; Edited by Rachel Thompson

Read the nativity story as never before – told by the animals who were there.
This hardback story book is beautifully written and illustrated, with charming characters and stunning backdrops. It tells the story of the birth of Christ through the eyes of the animals who saw it.

You will learn of Mary’s life in Nazareth before the Good News and experience the annunciation from the eyes of Sarah the Spider. You will set off on the journey to Bethlehem as Joseph’s donkey, Daniel, and hear his thoughts on carrying Mary on such a long trip. You will meet Obadiah the Ox, who learned how to share his stable and food with these strangers who turned up on a cold winter night and witness the birth of the most amazing little baby. You will then hear of the birth of the Saviour of the World through Lilah the Lamb, as an angel announces the news to the shepherd in all its blazing glory. And finally, you will follow the star in the sky with Khalid the Camel and his friends, carrying three wise men on their long journey from the East.

Children’s Picture Books:
Seasonal, Holidays & Festivals

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Award-Winning Children's book — The Animals' Christmas
Award-Winning Children's book — Tasty Tie®

Tasty Tie®

Tasty Tie is the first wearable baby teething tie. It is a mom-invented, stylish solution that prevents the constant dropping of most teething toys. The tie clips onto any baby outfit safely and securely and provides all day access for babies who want to soothe their sore gums or just play with it to hear that stimulating crinkle sound. Suggested for ages 3-24 months.

Gear & Accessories:
Teething & Pacifiers

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Smart Sizzlin’ BBQ Grill

Cook up delicious learning with the Smart Sizzlin’ BBQ Grill™. This friendly grill features pretend temperature controls, a rotisserie and 16 play pieces; everything little ones need for the perfect barbeque including food pieces and utensils. Attach the food pieces on the skewer and the grill will recognize each piece while introducing food and colors. Turn the skewer lever to count along from 1-10. Turn the temperature dial to hear fun sounds and see the grill lighting effects. Press the star button to hear what food the BBQ wants to cook. Ready, set, grill!

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Award-Winning Children's book — Smart Sizzlin' BBQ Grill
Award-Winning Children's book — Myla the Magical Unicorn

Myla the Magical Unicorn

Light-up every day with Myla the Magical Unicorn™! This colorful robotic unicorn toy glitters with lights as she talks and sings. Touch Myla’s wand to the butterfly palette to choose a color. Then touch the wand to her eyes, wings and horn to decorate Myla in a variety of colors. Braid Myla’s mane, brush her tail and complete her look by adding her crown and hair clips you can share. Then, sing a rocking duet with Myla and her microphone. When it’s time to go solo, pull the microphone away and Myla will stop singing but continue to play music. A magical adventure awaits with Myla!

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Glimmer, Sing of Sun!
Written by Raven Howell; Illustrated by Carina Povarchik; Edited by Callie Metler-Smith

Burst to bright adventures where vivid colors sprout, the sun paints the sky, and days are strawberry-scented!

Creating a landscape of light, this picture poetry book transforms the ordinary to a glimmering magnitude. Written and illustrated by collaborating team Raven Howell and Carina Povarchik, this collection for both children and adults is a joyful and imaginative companion book to Howell and Povarchik’s Shimmer, Songs of Night.

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Award-Winning Children's book — Glimmer, Sing of Sun!
Award-Winning Children's book — Dreamcatcher

Written by Amy Henderson Harris; Illustrated by S. D. Swartz; Edited by Amy Henderson Harris

“I believe in you and all you can do, so dream your biggest dreams and I’ll catch them with you.” Amy Henderson Harris, with the help of illustrator S. D. Swartz, invites you to go on a journey with all types of dreamers in this beautifully inspiring debut work. An ode to all who are motivated to chase after what they believe.

Children’s Picture Books:
Inspirational / Motivational

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Crayola Color Chemistry Arctic Lab

The Crayola Color Chemistry Arctic Lab contains everything young scientists need to explore color like never before – this year with an arctic twist! The set is equipped with STEAM-infused, playful experiments exploring color, texture and temperature. The Color Chemistry Arctic Lab includes an easy-to-read instruction booklet that’s packed with 50 colorful arctic-themed science activities to try out at home and enough Crayola materials and supplies to do 15 experiments right out of the box. All experiments were created with the help of real Crayola scientists, ensuring that they are all educational, creative and fun.

Educational Products:
Ages 9 to 12

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Award-Winning Children's book — Crayola Color Chemistry Arctic Lab
Award-Winning Children's book — CLEARinse Nasal Aspirator

CLEARinse Nasal Aspirator

Developed by a pediatrician, the CLEARinse Nasal Aspirator provides an effective and safe way to relieve nasal congestion. CLEARinse both irrigates and aspirates the nose, making the procedure easy to perform by utilizing the optimal amount of airflow and pressure, gently and easily clearing delicate nasal passages. CLEARinse allows you to breathe easier and feel better, without drugs, providing relief for the entire family. Keep your loved one’s nose clean and clear with the CLEARinse Nasal Aspirator.

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Buster, the Delicate Doodle
Written by Jennifer Beland; Illustrated by Ana Pueyo

Buster, the lovable, caring puppy, begins to learn about himself and his strengths and what he has to offer the world, after struggling for some time with his own quirky and anxious tendencies and wondering why he doesn’t fit in.

Buster, the Delicate Doodle is a heartwarming picture book about learning to accept yourself for all your eccentricities. Buster is a very special dog who gets easily irritated and nervous, but learns to grow and embrace these unique tendencies and provide support to those around him. This book is perfect for children struggling with learning disabilities, ADHD, anxiety, sensory processing, or social interactions. Buster provides a great example of how to recognize personal strengths and talents and how to use them to outweigh and better understand any personal of their challenges or disabilities.

Children’s Picture Books:
Developing Social Skills

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Award-Winning Children's book — Buster, the Delicate Doodle
Award-Winning Children's book — ArgoPrep


ArgoPrep is one of the leading providers of supplemental educational products and services. We offer online test prep for grades K-8, and self-paced learning programs for standardized exams such as the GRE, SHSAT and LSAT exam. Students have access to high-quality practice quizzes, drills, tests, video lectures, and printable worksheets.

ArgoPrep has over 50+ test prep workbooks that include digital access to the ArgoPrep website. We want your learning experience to be awesome and for that reason, our workbooks come with free video explanations to each and every problem in the workbook that is taught by a top instructor. No longer do you need to get frustrated or stressed when you don’t understand a question in a workbook.

Online Resources (Websites, eMagazines and Blogs):
Teens / Young Adult

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REAL PROMISE is a mission-driven, wellness company powered by integrity. We make a conscious effort to avoid additives, preservatives, and any harmful or unnecessary ingredients. We hold ourselves to a higher standard than we have to and produce supplements that far exceed FDA’s guidelines for good manufacturing practices. We voluntarily test all of our ingredients and finished products using independent labs – to prove and ensure that our products are pure and safe. Our goal is to do better today than we did yesterday and to stay true to our mission, values, and guiding principles. Just like our brand “REAL PROMISE” – “WE PROMISE TO BRING YOU THE REAL, THE BEST, THE PUREST, AND THE MOST EFFECTIVE PRODUCTS”.

ACTIVFOLATE is designed to be gentle and effective for women who are trying to conceive, pregnant. Supplementing with ACTIVFOLATE before and during pregnancy can help produce a healthy baby and benefit the mother. For instance, supplementation with folic acid reduces the risk of having a child with a brain or spinal cord birth defect.

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Award-Winning Children's book — ActivFolate
Award-Winning Children's book — 50 Christmas Sing-Along Favorites

50 Christmas Sing-Along Favorites

Join The Little Sunshine kids as they perform 50 Christmas Sing-Along Favorites such as
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, Twelve Days of Christmas, Jingle Bells, Deck The Halls, Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer and many more.

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50 Bible Songs for Kids

Who Built the Ark, The B-I-B-L-E, Do Lord, Remember Me and many others are included in this collection performed by The Little Sunshine Kids. This album is available for download or you can stream the songs on you favorite streaming platform, such as Amazon Music or Spotify.

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Award-Winning Children's book — 50 Bible Songs for Kids
Award-Winning Children's book — 100 Preschool Favorites

100 Preschool Favorites

Join Mr. Ray and The Little Sunshine Kids as they sing 100 all-time children favorite nursery rhymes. This album is available for download or you can stream the songs on you favorite streaming platform, such as Amazon Music, Apple Music or Spotify.

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