Weekly roundup: Award-Winning Children’s Toys, Health Products, Puzzles + More!! 12/26 – 01/01

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This week’s roundup of Mom’s Choice Award winners features children’s toys, health products, puzzles + more! 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 26, 2021 to January 01, 2022.

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 — Witchy Magic and Me Maggie

Witchy Magic and Me Maggie
Written by Cynthia Magriel Wetzler; Illustrated by Rowan Mahon; Edited by Girl Friday Productions
Sharon Turner Mulvihill
Amy Sullivan
Devon Frederickson

Maggie takes on the threats of a grouchy old Cap’n Hatch on Nantucket with the magical help of her Grammy Apple and her little dog, Blissful.

Hi, I’m Maggie and I have to whisper something to you. There are witchy doings on the island of Nantucket where I live. Seriously. Can you believe sandpipers doing cartwheels on the beach and dune grasses doing backends? My dog, Blissful, knows it’s magic—my witchy Grammy Apple’s magic. Uh-oh. Does this mean I’m a witch too? The kids at school will be so mean about it, maybe even pinch their noses when I pass by. Even so, it would be kind of cool—to be a real witch, I mean.

Juvenile Books (Level 2 – Ages 9 to 12):
Fantasy, Myths & Legends

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Water Doodle Mat – Kids Painting Craft Aqua Mat – Color Art Drawing Pad – Magic Pens Educational Toys for Age 2 3 4 5 6 7 Year Old Girls Boys Toddler

TODDLER COLORING WATER DOODLE MAT – US LAB TESTED for lead and other harmful materials to ensure your children stay safe and healthy! Your kids’ well-being is our top-priority! This water mat makes a perfect toddler boy Christmas gifts

30 PIECES PACKED WITH 100% ENJOYMENT – Our Aquadoodle Mat is a 30-piece drawing set guaranteed to amp up the fun! It measures 40 X 30 inches – truly ideal for your precious toddlers! The mat also makes perfect toys for autistic toddlers 1-3

OUR COMMITMENT – As a family-centered company, we are entirely committed to manufacturing excellent quality toys that are safe and perfect for kids.

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Toddlers

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Award-Winning Children's book — Water Doodle Mat - Kids Painting Craft Aqua Mat - Color Art Drawing Pad - Magic Pens Educational Toys for Age 2 3 4 5 6 7 Year Old Girls Boys Toddler
Award-Winning Children's book — Tamara the Tornado

Tamara the Tornado: A Hero in Disguise
Written by Rana Boulos

Tamara is a new born tornado who goes on an adventure and ends up being the hero of the day. This story relates scientific facts about tornado formation in an engaging and colourful way while teaching basic concepts. It is the perfect mix of entertainment and education for elementary readers.

Children’s Picture Books:
Nature & Weather

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Quilbie® 3-in-1 Baby Cover with Patented All-Season CalmTech® Protection (Light Blocking + Sound Reducing)

Ready to take on new adventures with your little one?

Keep your baby more protected, safe and happy with Quilbie’s innovative CalmTech® materials, making it the first baby cover to feature: All-Season Versatility (Water Repellent + Sun Blocking), 100% Light Blackout, Patented Sound Reduction. These proprietary benefits make Quilbie the only baby cover capable of creating a dark and quiet womb-like environment, helping to keep your baby happy.

After achieving 202% funding on Kickstarter, the Quilbie 3-in-1 cover is one of the most innovative baby products to hit the market in 2021.

Gear & Accessories:
Travel

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Award-Winning Children's book — Quilbie® 3-in-1 Baby Cover with Patented All-Season CalmTech® Protection (Light Blocking + Sound Reducing)
Award-Winning Children's book — Princess Luna Vaginal Probiotics

Princess Luna Vaginal Probiotics

Princess Luna® Vaginal Probiotic is targeted at women 18 years and older who suffer from vaginal issues like vaginosis, excessive vaginal discharge, and vaginal irritation. During pregnancy and the postnatal period there can be an increased risk of experiencing these vaginal issues. Bacteria colonizing the urogenital tract play an important role in health maintenance and infection prevention. Princess Luna® Vaginal Probiotic is very effective in treating issues related to vaginal health and in giving women the relief they are seeking. Multiple clinical studies have demonstrated that oral supplementation with these strains at the recommended daily intake level restores and promotes vaginal Lactobacilli abundance and acidification to support vaginal microbial ecosystem balance.

Food & Supplements:
Women

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Princess Luna Liver Health

The liver is an important organ which performs over 500 functions, including detoxifying harmful substances, breaking down fat, storing glycogen and metabolizing hormones. When we don’t get enough sleep, which is often the case for new moms, this impacts the liver’s ability to function properly. Princess Luna® Liver Health helps to protect the liver and to ensure proper function.

Princess Luna® Liver Health is enriched with clinically proven heat-treated probiotics that synergistically act with other ingredients, promoting healthy gut flora. Scientific evidence highlights that microbiota has an important role in the evolution of liver disorders, and that modulation of the microbiota is effective in the management of liver disorders.

Since our liver plays a key role in the healthy functioning of many other organs, a healthy liver promotes whole body wellness.

Food & Supplements:
Women

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Award-Winning Children's book — Princess Luna Liver Health
Award-Winning Children's book — Oliver and the Wishing Star

Oliver and the Wishing Star
Written by Jennifer Decker; Illustrated by Chrish Vindhy; Edited by Brooke Vitale

An unforgettable story about a young boy named Oliver, who thinks dogs have the good life, until one evening when he makes a wish upon a star and becomes a dog! Sometimes we think the grass is greener on the other side, and sometimes it takes walking in another’s shoes or paws, to realize how fortunate we truly are. Will Oliver make it home and see his family again, or is he destined to remain a dog forever?

Children’s Picture Books:
Values & Life Lessons

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Netcessity Seat Caddy

Netcessity Seat Caddy: Save Your Stuff!

Ever hit the brakes in your car and everything on the passenger seat hits the floor? Never again with the Netcessity Seat Caddy! The Netcessity Seat Caddy is a patented, unique, very practical car organizer that is the ultimate solution to a common problem every driver has! The Netcessity Seat Caddy prevents items on the passenger seat from falling to the floor when you hit the brakes or turn a corner! It also offers a safety element by reducing the dangerous behavior of taking your eyes off the road, or hands off the wheel, to stop what is in motion on the seat.

Gear & Accessories:
Miscellaneous

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Award-Winning Children's book — Netcessity Seat Caddy
Award-Winning Children's book — My Magical Words

My Magical Words
Written by Becky Cummings; Illustrated by Zuzana Svodobova; Edited by Laura Boffa

Teach children their words have power and how they speak about themselves is important! What we say we feel! What we feel we believe! What we believe we become! Have you ever heard your child say… “I am bad at it! Nobody likes me. I can’t do it!” It’s heartbreaking to hear children say negative things about themselves, but ALL children struggle with learning to manage emotions. And now you can help! My Magical Words is the experience children need to grow self-love and build confidence. It is a first book of positive affirmations. Children will learn to SAY I am statements that empower them to FEEL and BELIEVE they are special, loved, smart, beautiful, strong, healthy, and more. Teaching your children positive self-talk at an early age will lay the foundation for future success!

Children’s Picture Books:
Inspirational / Motivational

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Mom’s Garden® Prenatal Bird’s Nest DHA

Mom’s Garden® Prenatal Bird’s Nest DHA soft gels were developed specifically for pregnant and breast-feeding women and their special needs. This unique product combines the prized, traditional Chinese ingredient, Edible Bird’s Nest and the essential fatty acid, DHA. Mom’s Garden® Prenatal Bird’s Nest DHA provides important support for proper health and development of the fetus or breastfed infant.

Pregnancy is a unique and vulnerable period of woman’s life and it is particularly important to provide pregnant women with well-accepted and trusted products, in order to ensure high compliance and to ensure necessary nutrients for mother and baby. Mom’s Garden® Prenatal Bird’s Nest DHA is an excellent and unique product which provides pregnant women with the necessary ingredients they need, in a tasty and convenient format that they can trust.

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Award-Winning Children's book — Mom’s Garden® Prenatal Bird’s Nest DHA
Award-Winning Children's book — Mayhem in the Moongarden

Mayhem in the Moongarden
Written by E. L. Seer; Illustrated by Connie Lin, Nancy Batra; Edited by Felicity Carter

Grubner Trowel’s greatest desire is to gain more responsibility and earn the respect of his mentor, Mildred Moongarden. Eager to please, Grubner gets his chance when Mildred is called away on important business and asks him to look after her prized Moongarden. But when Ravishers suddenly infest the Moongarden and its all-important orchard, mayhem ensues. Grubner rushes to save the Caretaker’s primary food source, the Moon garden’s Moon Orchard. He quickly learns that earthly Ravishers are intelligent creatures, and he has his hands full in his battle to exterminate them. Will Grubner prevail against the witty pests before they wreak total devastation? Or will Mildred return beforehand and find “Mayhem in the Moongarden?”

Discover the world at EthanFoxBooks.com and KidsStagram.com. A delightful story that glows with unearthed magic, a wonderland with magical settings and creatures, and true friendships.

Juvenile Books (Level 2 – Ages 9 to 12):
Fantasy, Myths & Legends

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manimo Weighted Dog

Adopt this adorable manimo as your new relaxation companion. It is scientifically proven to help reduce stress and anxiety by calming your nervous system, so you can unwind. The weighted stuffed animal is designed to lay perfectly on your lap, shoulder, chest or on your legs to help comfort and soothe you. The soft textures are amazing to distract your hands, so you can concentrate on listening, or to provide a sensory distraction to help you fall asleep faster. Ideal for anyone over the age of 3, this is a must-have addition to any home! Perfect for people who are easily distracted, anxious or nervous, simply cuddle with your new friend to feel instant relief. Easy to clean, hand wash in cold water with a mild detergent, do not wring out and lay flat to dry. The plush friend is made of superior materials and stuffed with non-toxic polyethylene beads to provide even weight distribution.

Miscellaneous:
Other

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Award-Winning Children's book — manimo Weighted Dog
Award-Winning Children's book — Lollie Wrap

Lollie Wrap

Lollie Wraps offer easy, hands-free snuggles. Slip on. Tie. Go. Our patented back makes us the only wrap to offer back support. Light-weight, one size, and easy to adjust-for their comfort and yours. For every baby and every body, snuggles made simple.

Gear & Accessories:
Totes, Diaper Bags & Slings

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LITTLE WIZARDS – Disposable Placemats for Kids Placemat That Stick – Toddler Placemat for Kid Dining Table Baby Placemat – 40 Table Toppers

NO MESS DISPOSABLE PLACEMATS FOR BABY – A quick clean up for even the messiest kid eaters. Simply pull off our baby placemat and throw away for a super easy post-meal clean-up! We guarantee your satisfaction with our disposable table mats for kids

LOOKING FOR DISPOSABLE PLACEMATS FOR KIDS THAT STICK? – Easily peel off the straps in seconds. Our kids placemats for dining table are safe for any surface and won’t leave marks behind. You can also use them as Ikea high chair placemat

BABY EATING MAT NON-TOXIC and TESTED for SAFETY – Your toddler health is our priority, so we only use quality, non-toxic materials to manyfacture our disposable placemats for toddlers. Add our toddler placemats for dining table to cart now!

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Toddlers

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Award-Winning Children's book — LITTLE WIZARDS - Disposable Placemats for Kids Placemat That Stick - Toddler Placemat for Kid Dining Table Baby Placemat - 40 Table Toppers
Award-Winning Children's book — LITTLE WIZARDS - Baby Monthly Milestone Blanket Girl - Baby Milestone Blanket Baby Girl Blanket Newborn Baby Month Blanket - Baby Blankets for Girls

LITTLE WIZARDS – Baby Monthly Milestone Blanket Girl – Baby Milestone Blanket Baby Girl Blanket Newborn Baby Month Blanket – Baby Blankets for Girls

DOUBLE SIDED MILESTONE BLANKET The perfect LARGE size: 47”x 47” blanket will help you capture a picture of every memory and the DOUBLE SIDED design will let your child reuse the milestone blanket. Create a beautiful album of all the photos, share it with your loved ones, social media & don’t forget to tag us. We want to admire all the happy moments we helped to create.

QUALITY YOU CAN TRUST: We are providing the best product and service. The blankets are 3rd party inspected for safety, quality, and durability, ensuring they’re 100% free from phthalates, chlorinated phenols, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), and toxic dye.

Arts, Crafts & Hobbies:
Toddlers

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Inne Liquid Iron

Inne Liquid Iron Kids is a delicious caramel flavored iron supplement for kids. Iron is an important dietary mineral that is involved in various functions in the body, including the transport of oxygen in the blood and the proper formation of red blood cells. This is essential in providing energy for daily life. Iron is also vital for brain development and contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism. Often kids and teenagers do not get enough iron from food and it is import to supplement their diet with appropriate amount of bioavailable form of this mineral. Inne Liquid Iron Kids contains a patented microencapsulated iron that assures higher bioavailability and fewer side effects than traditional iron supplements.
Inne Liquid Iron Kids is a tasty way for kids to get the right iron amount, recommended by the international health authorities, needed to help maintain healthy blood.

Food & Supplements:
Children

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Award-Winning Children's book — Inne Liquid Iron
Award-Winning Children's book — Growing Up With Santa

Growing Up With Santa

Did you ever wonder where Santa got that bag that holds more presents than it should? How about how the reindeer fly? Hugo Kringle, aka Santa’s little brother, tells stories about his famous brother. “Growing up with Santa” consists of six easy-to-listen-to stories about the mysteries of Santa Claus. Each stories is about 6 minutes long making them great for bedtime.

Audio Experiences:
Ages 5 to 8

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GoCube

GoCube is an app-enabled Rubik’s Cube that allows ANYONE to learn how to solve the (unsolvable) classic puzzle in a fun and interactive way; improve skills; track progress; play different games that fit all ages and capabilities, and compete with friends online. It is a high-quality, newly designed speed cube, equipped with advanced sensors that track and measure activity, as well as an inertial measurement unit (IMU) that tracks the cube’s orientation. The GoCube connects through Bluetooth 5.0 to its companion, free app.
GoCube encourages learning, through play and fun. It is an innovative tool to teach problem-solving and practice memorization skills and helps to build self-esteem and confidence. GoCube was chosen as one of the best tech gifts for 2019 by the WSJ, and one of the best STEM toys for 2019 and 2020 by the WIRED, and is considered a great educational and fun toy to spend hours with!

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Ages 9 to 12

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Award-Winning Children's book — GoCube
Award-Winning Children's book — Expect a Miracle

Expect a Miracle: Understanding and Living with Autism
Written by Sandy Petrovic, David Petrovic

This award-winning and inspirational book enables readers to experience, understand, improve, and embrace life with autism, whether personally or professionally.

Written from the separate perspectives of an autistic young adult and his mother, this inspiring book enables an intricate understanding of life with autism. It uniquely chronicles the challenges and victories of each developmental stage from toddlerhood through young adulthood and includes topics such as bullying, sensory challenges, transitioning, college preparation and success, and acclimation to employment. Inspiring hope and practical ideas, this book would be valuable to those with Autism Spectrum Disorder/Asperger’s, their parents and loved ones, and professionals who work with autistic individuals in any way. It would also benefit employers, co-workers, and anyone interested in autism. Experience life on the spectrum and learn why this book is titled “Expect a Miracle”…it’s not what you might think!

Adult Books:
Parenting – Special & Exceptional Needs

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Emily Bean and the Flying Machine
Written by Geneviève McLaughlin; Illustrated by Mykhail Ridkous

A young girl’s imagination takes her across the universe in this rollicking rhyming tale.

Young Emily has a fantastical dream to create a magical, flying car and soar the skies, exploring with her co-pilot teddy bear. With imagination, nothing can stop Emily as she takes a wild adventure through outer space, returning just in time for bedtime.

Emily and her trusty traveling companion land on Venus and, with a proclamation, they plant their flag for all the universe to see. Journeying 100,000 light years is hard work and, as their eyes got droopy and sleepy, they wondered if mom had dinner ready. After landing safely and sleepily regaling mom with their adventures, Emily cuddles under her bed covers and continues her amazing adventure in her magical flying machine…in her dreams.

Children’s Picture Books:
Bedtime Stories

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Award-Winning Children's book — Emily Bean and the Flying Machine
Award-Winning Children's book — Bee, Honey Bunny and Me

Bee, Honey Bunny and Me: Yucky, Yummy Carrots
Written by Lavelle Carlson; Illustrated by John D. Moulton

Is it just a dream? Does Baby Bunny  love or hate carrots? Are they Yucky or are they Yummy Carrots? Baby Bunny hates them then she loves them. What makes Baby Bunny change her mind when she hates carrots? How can the bees help to convince Leni ? This delightfully illustrated book will keep children enthralled as they dream along with Leni about the bunnies and the bees to see how Baby Bunny changes her mind about carrots. Will this also help Baby Leni love carrots as she dreams about Baby Bunny and the carrots and bees? Bee, Honey Bunny, and Me was written by Lavelle Carlson, a retired speech/language pathologist. Her joy in teaching was to teach early literacy and speech and language skills using storybooks. Upon retirement she has been inspired by her grandchildren to write books about animals and the environment. This story holds a special place in her heart as her granddaughter (2 years at the time of writing the book) was our “bunny whisperer” as she loved to play with the bunnies that came to her yard to be fed. The author also feels that young children can learn early in life the importance of animals and the environment.

Children’s Picture Books:
Bedtime Stories

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Bambo Nature Overnight Diapers

Bambo Nature’s Overnight Diapers are specifically designed for nighttime use. Our unique Channel Technology is meant to absorb large volumes of liquid incredibly fast so that your baby can stay dry and comfortable all night long! Our superior disposable overnight diapers are eco-friendly, certified skin-safe, free of harmful chemicals and all known allergens – making them perfect for baby’s sensitive skin. The flexible latex-free leg cuffs and waistband provide an extra leakage barrier designed to stay in place throughout the entire night, even when your baby moves around in their sleep. A premium overnight diaper means more Zzz’s for the whole family!

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

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Award-Winning Children's book — Bambo Nature Overnight Diapers
Award-Winning Children's book — Ahaaa Math

Ahaaa Math

Make math fun with Ahaaa Math! We are a game-based math learning app for kids at 4-10,which help them improve math skills of arithmetic, geometry and logical thinking with 5,000+ exercises and games. Kidsafe and no ads.
Download link:https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ahaaa-math-learning-games/id1582782813

Apps & Software:
Ages 5 to 8

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A Big Hug® Saccharomyces Boulardii Probiotic

A Big Hug® Saccharomyces Boulardii Probiotic (or S. Boulardii) is an important supplement for cats and dogs. A Big Hug® S. Boulardii Probiotic is a unique combination of pre- and probiotics. Prebiotics and probiotics support the building and maintaining of a healthy colony of bacteria and other microorganisms in the gut and aids digestion, which is essential for the overall health of our pets. When bacteria become out of balance, it can lead to disorders such as digestive and immune system issues; causing poor health, diarrhea, gas, bad breath etc.

A Big Hug® S Boulardii Probiotic combines S. Boulardii probiotic and MOS (Mannan-Oligosaccharides). MOS is a prebiotic. Prebiotics are a type of fiber which serve as food for probiotics. Prebiotics and probiotics work together to maintain a healthy colony of bacteria which supports the gut and aids digestion. A Big Hug® S Boulardii Probiotic is beneficial for overall gut health, helping to maintain a healthy balance of good and bad bacteria, and helping to ensure our pet’s optimal gut health.

Food & Supplements:
Adults

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Award-Winning Children's book — A Big Hug® Saccharomyces Boulardii Probiotic

3 Comments on “Weekly roundup: Award-Winning Children’s Toys, Health Products, Puzzles + More!! 12/26 – 01/01”

  1. Articles like this are so helpful for older people, like me, when we’re trying to find the best gifts for young children. I’ve had good luck searching blog posts.

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