Weekly Roundup: Subscription Boxes, Baby Gear, Holiday Books + More!! 11/12 – 11/18

WR 11/21 - Best Books, Best Toys, and Best Parenting Supplies

This week’s roundup of Mom’s Choice Award winners features subscription boxes, baby gear, holiday books + 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 November 12 to November 18, 2023.

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 — When Imani Smiles in France (A Smiles Family Adventure Book 1)

When Imani Smiles in France (A Smiles Family Adventure Book 1)
Written by Barbara Furlow-Smiles and Ernest Smiles; Illustrated by Bruce Nichol; Edited by Bublish

Welcome to France! Imani Smiles and her family travel to Paris, the city of light, where she meets new friends Chance & Claire, tries on berets, enjoys croissants, and is dazzled by the view from the Eiffel Tower. Oh, and they also save the world-famous Mona Lisa painting from destruction in the Louvre Museum! Truth is, Imani’s travels are always full of surprises. So buckle up for a cultural adventure filled with family, friends, fun, and the joys of French culture as seen through the eyes of five-year-old Imani. Her story is sure to make you Smile.

Children’s Picture Books:
Peoples, Places & Cultures

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When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth Sensory Kit

Discover a world roaming alongside the mighty dinosaurs with this dinosaur sensory kit. Create a lush prehistoric world using wildflower seed paper leaves, dinosaur eggs made from stone, and crystal mushrooms. Unleash your little one’s inner explorer by excavating fossils and journeying in a land with dinosaurs made from multi-colored, scented cloud dough.

With each touch and play, imagination will soar, bringing these mighty wooden dinosaurs to life in your child’s very own hands. This sensory toy kit will ignite a passion for discovery right from the comfort of home.

Kit includes a bamboo storage box with prehistoric design to easily contain the items in between play sessions and easily identify the product theme. Sustainability is at the heart of every design, minimizing the use of plastic and instead using natural materials in the spirit of Montessori principles.

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Award-Winning Children's book — When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth Sensory Kit
Award-Winning Children's book — The Mirror Box

The Mirror Box
Written by Wade W. Bergner; Illustrated by Alan Brown

Experience the hope and peace that’s unveiled within this magical heartwarming children’s book!

Christopher and Papa are inseparable. They play games together, go hiking together, and laugh together. But one day Christopher’s mom enters his room with tears in her eyes and bad news to share. Papa has passed away.

Unsure how to move on from this awful news, Christopher spends the day in his room, wishing Papa was by his side. Then with the help of his dog Sammie, Christopher discovers the Mirror Box. Soon, Christopher realizes Papa might not be so far away after all.

An honest story of one boy’s journey from grief to acceptance.

Children’s Picture Books:
Body, Mind & Spirit

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Sesame Street: The Nutcracker starring Elmo & Tango
Written by PI Kids`

Join Elmo and Tango on a musical Christmas adventure, based on the classic story of The Nutcracker! Press 6 interactive buttons to play familiar songs from Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet. Dance along with your favorite characters as the music brings the story to life!

Children’s Picture Books:
Novelty Books

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Award-Winning Children's book — Sesame Street: The Nutcracker starring Elmo & Tango
Award-Winning Children's book — Santa's Magical Reindeer: Becoming Pen Pals

Santa’s Magical Reindeer: Becoming Pen Pals
Written by Michele Monaco; Illustrated by Prabir Sarkar

Right after Thanksgiving is the busiest time of year for Santa and his crew of eight famous reindeer! Every year, the Famous Eight sleigh team from the North Pole eagerly helps Santa by going on a quest to find kids who believe in Christmas magic. In Santa’s Magical Reindeer: Becoming Pen Pals, Prancer, Vixen, and Dasher go on an adventure in search of eager pen pals. On their journey, they find three rambunctious girls who eagerly exchange letters with them and become lifelong friends.

Children’s Picture Books:
Seasonal, Holidays & Festivals

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Quack Along with Zack, Mack, and Jack
Written by Jane Francis

Zack, Mack, and Jack have a duck adventure where they learn about sharing and caring. But can they help their new friend get out of trouble? Quack along and find out! A fun, read-aloud book for little ones about different duck habits, friendship, and counting.

Children’s Picture Books:
Animal Kingdom

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Award-Winning Children's book — Quack Along with Zack, Mack, and Jack
Award-Winning Children's book — Lil' Jumbl Magnetic Foam Blocks

Lil’ Jumbl Magnetic Foam Blocks

Incredible stem toy develops in children cognitive skills, such as problem-solving logical reasoning, critical thinking, building imagination, spatial reasoning etc. Each block has several plastic housings, in each plastic housing there is an individual magnet, which allows to stack & build large structures.

When two blocks are attracted to each other through the magnetic mechanism the blocks click on each turn & rotate 360 – degrees that creates a multi-sensory experience.

The magnetic foam blocks are very durable foam, the foam has a soft feeling.

Can be used at home, in the backyard or when going on a road trip.

These magnetic foam blocks will help develop fine motor & gross motor skills.

This is a bath toy that floats in the water which makes bath time lots of fun.

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Ages 5 to 8

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Jack the Christmas Parade Pony
Written by Nicole Natale; Illustrated by Lilla Vincze

Join Jack, the extraordinary Pony of the Americas, on an unforgettable adventure that will warm your heart and inspire your spirit!

Nestled amidst the breathtaking Arizona desert, Jack might appear just like any other pony, but his story is anything but ordinary. Surrounded by the graceful beauty of Arabian horses, Jack yearns to discover what makes him truly exceptional. Despite his charming personality and unique appearance, he can’t help but feel like he doesn’t quite belong. Jack’s world is about to change forever. As he traverses new horizons, he stumbles upon a revelation that will forever alter his perspective: he’s not just any pony, he’s a Pony of the Americas!

Children’s Picture Books:
Domestic Animals & Pets

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Award-Winning Children's book — Jack the Christmas Parade Pony
Award-Winning Children's book — Grandma & Me: In The Kitchen Activity Kit

Grandma & Me: In The Kitchen Activity Kit

The perfect gift for grandma and her grandchild to enjoy together! Grandma & me: In the Kitchen is a delightful “do-together” activity kit for kids (ages 4-8+) that inspires hours of cooking-themed fun with Grandma and the whole family!

The Grandma & me: In The Kitchen activity kit is filled with playful tools that help spark creativity and encourage meaningful conversations. It includes:
– A one-of-a-kind Activity Recipe Journal filled with conversation starters, journaling prompts, and recipe pages
– The “What If You Were A Chef At The Zoo” storybook
– A child-size apron with a fabric pen for personalization
– A keepsake potholder for Grandma

Toys, Games & Puzzles:
Ages 5 to 8

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EVERYAM 0-3 Years Subscription Toy Boxes

At EVERYAM, we design and manufacture subscription boxes featuring various playthings and books tailored to infants (newborns) and toddlers (up to 3 years old). These products are thoughtfully designed, taking inspiration from the renowned Montessori theory and incorporating elements from classic Montessori teaching materials. Our primary focus is to cater to the market in Mainland China, and as such, we have artfully integrated traditional Chinese cultural elements and values into our aesthetic designs, book contents, and cognitive guidelines.
We are a socially responsible corporation deeply committed to sustainability in our operations. Our products are made from materials that earn certifications from organizations such as the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the European Union’s Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), reflecting our unwavering dedication to environmental stewardship.
As a company founded and led by women, we take pride in our mission to support women’s communities. We prioritize collaboration with high-quality suppliers from developing countries, thereby fostering economic empowerment and opportunities for women in these regions. We hope to make a positive impact on the lives of women worldwide through our business practices.

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Award-Winning Children's book — EVERYAM 0-3 Years Subscription Toy Boxes
Award-Winning Children's book — DreamWorks Gabby's Dollhouse: Flower-rific Friends!

DreamWorks Gabby’s Dollhouse: Flower-rific Friends!
Written by PI Kids

While Kitty Fairy takes a nap, Gabby Girl and Pandy Paws take care of her garden with help from the dollhouse friends! The touch-and-feel textured sound pad brings the story to life with 6 interactive buttons! Matching words with pictures and sounds enhances reading comprehension, and connecting with favorite characters engages young readers at story time.

Children’s Picture Books:
Novelty Books

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Busy Bee® Metro 2-Seat Stroller Wagon

Bring the whole family on a much-needed day of fun in the sun with the Busy Bee® Kids Metro Stroller Wagon. Your little ones will be in for a highly comfortable ride, with enough room for two children between the ages of 2 and 7 years old to relax in seats facing each other. The included secure 5-point harnesses in each seat provides a level of precaution for them and peace-of-mind for you. Equipped with a removable canopy that is as easy to install as it is to remove, your children will be shielded from the harsh sun and kept cool, even on the hottest summer days. Place your belongings or drinks on the integrated flip-up table with cupholders and enjoy a soothing walk without struggling to hold your valuables or refreshments. Finding the ideal height to help comfortably push or pull this stroller is easy, with a 3-section telescopic handle that can be adjusted to the length of your choice. This stroller wagon drives like a dream with an anti-shock system that keeps you in control and provides a smooth ride. This wagon is equipped with locks on all four rotating wheels to prevent the wagon from moving without you. When your day in the park, on the beach, or strolling through the neighborhood is complete, this wagon collapses into a compact bundle, perfect for storage or transportation. This impressive wagon stroller measures 15.5″ x 27.5″ x 29.1″ when folded for storage, and 37.8″ x 27.5″ x 46″ in its fully assembled form.

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Award-Winning Children's book — Busy Bee® Metro 2-Seat Stroller Wagon
Award-Winning Children's book — Boppy® Play Mat Moss Maze

Boppy® Play Mat Moss Maze

A dedicated play area from infanthood through toddlerhood. One-handed setup and folds flat to store. The perfect mat for your little one to play with an easy-wash construction. The Boppy Play Mat is designed with a firm foam base with just enough spring to offer comfort and support for floor play. This playmat will be a long-lasting favorite spot for your child to play, learn, and grow, from tummy time to story time. The stay-put, non-skid backing is perfect for use on many types of floors including hardwood and tile. When not in use, the playmat folds flat for easy storage under the bed or behind the sofa. Moving the Boppy Play Mat from room to room is a snap with its handled design and lightweight composition, simply flip and create a comfy play area! With its removable, machine washable poly-cotton cover and spray-rinseable foam insert, the Boppy Play Mat can handle any oopsie with ease. The unique open-cell structure of the foam base dries quickly making it less likely to harbor mold and bacteria. Pair the playmat with a Boppy Tummy Time Prop for a more comfortable and active tummy time experience.

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Baby Hip Carrier

The baby carrier adopts 100% polyester, diversified pockets and shock absorption design to meet the travel needs of parents and babies, so that babies can grow up happily and comfortably. The harness is suitable for newborns from 36 months to 44 pounds as well as multiple sitting positions, giving both baby and you multiple options for maximum comfort. The following features:
1. Safety buckle and zipper design professional safety buckle, better protect the baby’s safety; Zipper side design, to prevent the baby leg due to zipper scratches, better protect the baby.
2. Large capacity multi-pocket design: the baby carrier has a variety of pockets for easy storage. It has five pockets and a clasp, one of which holds a bottle and a water cup; Cell phone, wallet and keys can be placed in a side zipper bag; Wipes and diapers can be placed in the front of the large bag.
3. Ergonomic Baby Hip Seat Features: The non-slip, shock-absorbing hip seat keeps the baby’s hips in an ergonomic natural “M” shape. The 30° oblique hip seat makes the baby’s body Angle closer to the parents and safer.
4. Breathable & Soft Seat Surface: The first layer is a massage, breathable surface, which can better make the baby sit comfortably and cool; The second layer is a cotton, and the soft cushion increases the comfort; The third layer is a hard foam, and the tilted design can better support the baby and let the baby play happily.
5. Stereo-thickened Abdominal Support: The soft cotton pad at the abdomen supports, reduces pressure, better protects the abdomen of mom anddad, and is softer and more comfortable.
We will strictly in accordance with the production standards, to provide customers with baby products, at the same time we also provide high quality service, let the baby and parents grow up in a happy and relaxed atmosphere!

Gear & Accessories:
Infant Positioners

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Award-Winning Children's book — Baby Hip Carrier

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