Media Releases Announcing New Honorees

January 2021

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Mama, meet AVYN. The first nursing bra you will actually want to wear. Designed by moms with a fierce anti-frump attitude, AVYN Nursing Bras simplify breastfeeding with a clean, one-handed, pull-down design and buttery soft 4-way stretch fabric. Plus, it’s got moisture-wicking technology to keep you dry from barre to brunch. The best part? AVYN Bras are built to support you through postpartum and beyond, because let’s face it, motherhood is a marathon, not a sprint.

Tanoshi Scholar was created to provide a brighter future for all kids. Every child should have the opportunity to develop 21st-century computer skills needed to excel in today’s school environment – such as typing, familiarity with common productivity apps including Google Docs and Sheets, and coding. However, millions of kids, especially from lower-income households and school districts, do not have the same opportunities as those from more affluent families and school districts, resulting in a homework gap..

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December 2020

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Watch a bloom of “jellyfish” elegantly “swim,” as you learn more about these amazing and unusual ancient animals with the Smithsonian Jellyfish Tank. Learn about different species, how big they grow, what they eat, how they sting, and more! This LED-lit tank is a colorful, mesmerizing, and educational addition to any room.

Galaxy Kids is an English language learning platform with a focus on speaking designed by language learning experts, psychologists, and leading software engineers.  What will you learn? With 7 levels of content containing more than 400 lessons and 2000 interactive activities, you will learn to converse in a natural environment about real-life situations.

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November 2020

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No ordinary toy basket, the patent-pending Creative QT SlideAway® Basket stops the spread of toy clutter. Kids love having an identified play space and we know they’re going to pour out their toys to play. Give them the space to find what they are looking for and still have it easy to clean up! Pour toys right onto the integrated play mat, and let little imaginations run wild without a wild mess. To clean up, lift the built-in handles to quickly slide toys out of sight. Our stylish basket with matching lid measures 12″ tall with a 15″ diameter, including a 52” built-in, durable play mat with a 3” lip to keep toys contained. Perfect for building bricks, magnetic building toys, dress up dolls, toy cars, and more. Never step on painful toys again! Available in 4 patterns.

Reading Eggs is the multi-award winning learning program that helps children learn to read. Based on scientific research and designed by experienced elementary teachers, it’s proven to help kids learn to read using interactive reading games, guided reading lessons, fun activities, and over 2,500 digital storybooks.

October 2020

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The Imagination Art Set is a portable art studio that features plenty of tools you can take anywhere! This inspiring art set contains 115 pieces in a colorful carrying case including 14 Super Tips Markers, 15 Short Colored Pencils, 14 Pip Squeaks Skinnies Markers, 56 Crayons, 15 Large Sheets of Paper. Also built into the case are 3 Rubbing Plates to create cool textured effects.

Fish Club is a classic two player abstract strategy game with a modern twist. Two families of fish are going head to head for the best spot in the new aquarium! On your turn, choose one of your fish pieces and drop it. Be careful as pieces bounce in unexpected directions and sea creatures try to block the fish from forming a group! The first player to connect 5 of their fish in the aquarium wins the game.

September 2020

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The Kindred Bravely Eleanora Bamboo Maternity & Nursing Lounge Dress is designed to wear before, during, and after your pregnancy. This airy lounge dress is made of super-soft, premium bamboo fabric. Lightweight and breathable with a relaxed fit, it’s perfect for warmer weather (or hot flashes!). The fabric stretches with you throughout your pregnancy, and the nursing panel makes it easy to feed your little one at home or on the go. And, yes, it has pockets. Pockets! You might love it so much, you’ll never want to take it off — and since this two-in-one dress doubles as a nightgown, you won’t have to!

We talk a lot about the environment, but do we talk about how our relationship with animals is crucial in protecting our environment? The Seaper Powers Connecting to Animals album talks about our connection to animals, making friends, and how important it is to accept people for their differences. Sing along to Tropical House sounds, Reggae Beats, Calypso Rhythms, Jazzy notes and colorful vocals featuring Kim Cameron, and friends.

August 2020

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The KidCover™ is a unique, innovative and patent pending product that combines the best features of a bib and smock to ensure your child’s clothing is protected from messy foods and art projects. The KidCover™ is a fun, functional and fashionable product that lets your child make a mess without causing you to stress. The large pocket catches falling food and liquids that always seem to miss your child’s mouth.

No animal dances more adorably than Jiggly Pup! Watch him walk, bark, and dance! It walks moving his funny tail to the rhythm of its catchy tune! Already available in the market, this electronic friend barks and plays music when you tap his head. They are soft, covered with smooth TPR and they have the cutest little face. Listening to their catchy tune will make many of us dance. The product is assorted in 5 different colors!

July 2020

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Our UV baby bottle sterilizer and dryer keeps your BABY SAFE and HEALTHY. It’s a hospital strength UV Sterilizer for your own home. Unlike traditional sterilizers, ours requires no cleaning or descaling, and doesn’t harbor mold or rust. It sterilizes virtually anything in just 11 minutes – Baby bottles, teethers, soft toys, or toothbrushes are fully sterilized in no time. The unique Storage cycle keeps items sterilized for up to 3 days and our drying cycle ensuring your bottles are ready to use whenever you need them.

Roybi Robot provides children 3+ with a personalized education based on their individual learning pace and interests, setting the foundation for a successful future. With over 500 lessons, including language learning, basic STEM, stories, games, and songs, Roybi Robot uses the power of AI to create a fun and interactive learning experience for children.

June 2020

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VitaWorks Omega 3 for Kids Chocolate Vitamin Chew are GMO-Free and offer children a great tasting milk chocolate flavored Treat. The Omega 3 bite has 150mg of DHA & EPA. They are GREAT TASTE FOR PICKY EATERS as they offer a Melt-In-Your-Mouth Milk experience for Finicky Eaters of All Ages. The vitamins in these chocolates have shown to support Immunity and brain function. VitaWorks chocolates are GLUTEN FREE and only use NATURALLY SOURCED COLORS and FLAVORS and they are free of Soy, Tree Nuts & Peanut. They are also Kosher and Halal certified.

NFL Electric Football lets you call the plays to march your football action figures down the vibrating gridiron! It’s the world’s favorite football game on the big stage of the National Football League! The original Tudor Games NFL Electric Football game is back, and it’s better than ever. The all new PlayAction remote control places the fate of your offense in the palm of your hand, with its on-board variable speed control.

May 2020

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Your dream leggings have arrived: a sleek silhouette, premium material, and a place to put your phone and keys! So versatile and comfortable you may never want to take them off, these leggings are specifically engineered to support your tummy and hug your curves. Designed for all women, whether you’re pregnant, postpartum, or beyond, the Martina Maternity & Postpartum Support Crop Pocket Leggings never lose their shape, even as your shape changes. With an ultra-high, stretchy waist panel that reaches up to the underbust, these leggings can fold down for increased support or stay up for extra coverage during pregnancy or while nursing. Plus, the cropped length means they look just as cute with flats as they do with sneakers (or slippers!).

Story Time Chess uses a storybook with fun, illustrated game piece characters to help kids as young as 3 years learn to play chess. For parents who don’t play the game, if you can read a story, you can learn and teach chess.

April 2020

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Your Lil One is ready to start their Potty Time ADVENTure. Use Lil ADVENTS incentive reward chart as the game to encourage your Potty Trainer to make successful deposits!

Lumi by Pampers™ is a quantum leap in baby monitoring. Combining a state of the art Video Monitor with Sleep Enhancing technology, Lumi is the only all-in-one Baby Monitor System that lets parents see their baby in HD and seamlessly blend tracking data with their own intuition as they find their rhythm as a family. It all comes together in the Lumi app to help parents

March 2020

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In PAWS and THINK!® Be A Good Sport see the world through Weaver’s bright eyes, with each new day valuable lessons arise. Life is funny and can change in a blink, so always remember to PAWS and THINK! Today Weaver digs up a lesson on good sportsmanship.

Save yourself guilt by learning to understand your why in the award-winning book, I was the Perfect Parent…then I had kids. Read each topic (53 of them) and agree or disagree and ask yourself why you agree or disagree and now you will “Parent with Purpose” and start to realize your full potential as a parent. Heal from past guilt as well by reading the “Guilt- Not always your friend” chapter.

February 2020

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Potty Train with Pinky Bear is a beautifully illustrated board book, about a happy, resourceful little bear. The book generates fun, excitement and potty training results, based on the happy anticipation of Pinky Bears surprise visit. The book was written as if Pinky Bear is speaking directly to the child and includes a catchy sing along song. Pinky Bears arrival brings even more excitement as parents have the option of hiding Pinky Bear prizes or stashing a reward in Pinky Bears tummy pouch for their child to find after successful potty time efforts.

This Under the Sea Play Tent feels like you’re in an ocean-blue aquarium with illustrations of kids’ favorite sea creatures like a mermaid, narwhal, octopus and crab! Whether it’s in their bedroom or on the beach, this colorful tent makes the perfect private play space for little ones to call their own. Kids can look through the included, mini kaleidoscope toy like it’s a ship-captain’s telescope! So many imaginative ways to play!

January 2020

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Recommended by 9 out of 10 parents and developed with Pediatric Feeding Specialists, the Balance + Bottle is a proven solution for babies who alternate between breast and bottle.

Through both original and well-known verses, Love offers a musical celebration of this precious emotion. Children press a musical note to discover charming songs about love. They delight in hearing about the little heart that is growing – boom, boom, boom – and Jack and Jill sharing a walk up the hill. Love has charming versions of favorites including Roses are Red, Oh Susana and Daisy Daisy. With its attractive illustrations of the living world, the book shows the universality of love.

December 2019

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The perfect gift for one-year-old’s, the Mini 3in1 Deluxe scooter grows with ages 1 through 5, is virtually indestructible, and is the highest-rated scooter of its kind. Micro offers the highest quality scooters in terms of design and construction, meaning you can rest assured that it will last from adventure to adventure, year to year, and child to child.

What holidays does your family celebrate? Are they different from your friends? Celebrating Differences is the second book in the Yahooty Who? series of character books. You’ll meet 4 brand new helpful Yahooty characters while learning a heartfelt lesson about embracing cultural uniqueness. Join Max, Ticker, Aqua, Terra, and Zap as they help 5 friends to discover that it’s fun to learn about what makes us different.

November 2019

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The world’s most adjustable high back, the mifold hifold, weighs less than 10 pounds and can be folded and tucked into a storage bag or slung over a shoulder by the built-in carry strap for ultimate mobility. No more worries about the quick taxi ride with the kids or the Saturday soccer carpool, you can easily carry hifold from car to car. Safety, comfort and peace-of-mind are folded into every booster seat! Choose Racing Red™ or Slate Grey™.

A revolutionary first of its kind 2 in 1 stroller and tricycle focusing on both the parents’ and toddler’s comfort and joy. Galileo StrollcycleTM is a unique complete folding tricycle for comfortable travel, mobility and storage. revolutionizing the family ride and stroll with the perfect lightweight stroller replacement.

October 2019

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With the Crayola Spin and Spiral Art Station, kids can create spiralized art and spin art in a 2-in-1 kid-powered station. To create spiral art, kids can create endless combinations of colors and spiral outputs using Crayola markers in the included art gears. On the other side of the station, use the kid-powered pump to create splatter art with ink and paper discs. The station includes the Spiral Art Station unit, three spiral “gears” for tracing, six pipsqueak markers, three ink bottles and 15 paper discs.

Designed for you with ultimate comfort in mind. The Boppy® ComfyChic™ Baby Carrier has elegantly designed details such as vegan-leather trims, luxury accents and yoga-inspired fabric that fits your style while out and about or getting things done around the house. The thoughtfully designed adjustable underarm straps provide comfort and makes sharing among caregivers easy, even great for breastfeeding. Adaptable seat width, achieved through wrapping techniques, allow for 4 ergonomic carrying positions: newborn front face-in, front face-in, front face-out and side-hip carrying from 8-35 lbs. Breathable, performance mesh panels provide privacy while allowing for airflow, perfect for those cozy cuddled moments with your little one.

September 2019

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This groundbreaking sleep miracle soother is the perfect gift for your next baby shower and any first-time parent! The Baby Shusher is a revolutionary sleep device using an ancient, doctor-tested and approved rhythmic shushing technique to help soothe your fussy little one. End your child’s crying spells quickly, safely, and easily by engaging their natural calming reflex with a real human voice that helps lull them to sleep. The Baby Shusher Sleep Soother is small, compact, and easy to clean so that you can take it with you wherever you go—whatever the situation. Get much-needed sleep, for you and your baby, with Baby Shusher!

Shake up learning with the Learn & Groove® Shakin’ Colors Maracas™! One maraca includes colorful shaker beads and the other features a light-up dome that changes colors and plays maraca sound effects. This musical toy includes three play modes that introduce colors, numbers and music. Little ones can add rattling sounds to the songs that play, count from 1-10 with every shake and press the six light-up buttons to hear color and instrument names. Switching between English and Spanish mode lets kids explore all of the content in both languages.

August 2019

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The BizyBeez MagStix Wheel Set is a fabulous magnetic building and construction toy that provides youngsters with an endless variety of fun and educational play experiences. The set’s 41 colorful pieces have strong visual and tactile appeal coupled with a high level of versatility that inspires kids to perpetually experiment and explore. The ease with which the set’s straight and curved magnetic sticks connect strongly to one another and to the set’s metallic balls allows 2D and 3D structures to swiftly take shape. Four 2-wheeled pieces result in the creation of a colorful assortment of cool-looking, smooth-rolling vehicles.

If there were an official anthem to represent the pure joys of childhood,  ‘I Can Swing Forever‘ the opening title track would be it! This debut children’s CD by Tracy Newman is an ode to motherhood. From gently active playtime to sleep-inducing bedtime songs, this mix of original and traditional songs is timeless. A great bonding tool for parents, grandparents, older siblings and young boys and girls alike, this beautifully curated collection shows the keen understanding and appreciation of young children.

July 2019

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Ari & Ella’s Baby Cloud Blankets have a unique lofty waffle texture making them dimensional, amazingly photogenic and the softest 100% cotton blanket that any baby would own. These blankets are manufactured the Towellers Limited facility in Pakistan where women’s empowerment and responsible manufacturing are the heart of their products. In addition to empowering a female workforce, Towellers is committed to product safety and environmental responsibility. They have been successfully manufacturing textiles for the past 46 years.

A Wonderful Day! is an engaging early reader that playfully depicts the shared experiences of child and parent who are enjoying a day together at the zoo. This unique story is beautifully told in a gender-neutral text that captures many of the special moments children and adults often treasure and share together.

June 2019

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If you are tired of juggling and struggling to carry and keep up with your cell phone, then you need MyPhonePouch! Sleek, simple and smart, MyPhonePouch™ is an innovative phone-carrying solution that instantly adds multiple pockets to any outfit that has a snug, sturdy waistband. Designed by a busy mom for busy moms (and dads), this soft, stretchy pouch is designed to be worn tucked over leggings, yoga pants, sweats, shorts and other garments that have inadequate or zero pockets. If your outfit does have pockets (such as jeans) no more worries about taking your phone out of your pocket every time you sit down or accidentally sitting on it. 

From the beginning, Bravado envisioned a maternity and nursing bra that encompasses innovation, style, quality and most of all, comfort. The Invisible Nursing Bra offers a seam-free experience in a truly smooth silhouette. With molded cups for natural shape, clean-cut edges that are gentle against your skin and a delicate scallop design along the neckline, it’s the maternity and nursing bra that looks and feels like anything but. Designed with softness in mind, the Invisible Nursing Bra naturally molds to your body for a second-skin effect. 

May 2019

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Join the PAW Patrol and protect Adventure Bay with the PAW Patrol Chase Learning Watch™, PAW Patrol Marshall Learning Watch™ and PAW Patrol Skye Learning Watch™. These interactive watches include four exciting games you can play to recognize patterns, identify animal tracks and pick the right tool for the job with the PAW Patrol. Hear Ryder call the pups into action, cool sound effects and popular phrases from the show. Each watch includes a clock, timer, stopwatch and alarm. With the PAW Patrol, no job is too big, no pup is too small!

In the heartwarming book Mother of Many, Judah Tuck has ten siblings, and he’s on a mission to give the old woman who lives in a shoe some advice on how to manage a large family! Although a typical day in the Tuck family may contain some chaos, Judah and his siblings find a way to pull things together before Daddy comes home. Join Mom, Judah, and his brothers and sisters as they work through the day. . .and learn what family is truly all about.

April 2019

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Allison Edwards, author of the best-selling book Why Smart Kids Worry, gives a glimpse into the ways worry whispers to young minds, and offers a powerful tool all children can use to silence those fears in her book Worry Says What? Worry and anxiety are currently the top mental health issues among children and teens. Children have a number of worries throughout childhood that will come and go. The problem is not with the worries themselves, but that children believe the worries to be true. With a relatable story and beautiful artwork, Worry Says What? will help children (and adults) flip their thinking when anxious thoughts begin and turn them into powerful reminders of all they are capable of accomplishing.

Elvie Pump is the world’s first silent wearable breast pump. Elvie Pump is a complete departure from existing pump technology, putting women at the center of the design process to create an entirely new pumping experience that offers more freedom and mobility. The truly hands-free pump gives women the flexibility to go about their daily routine while pumping, without worrying about cords, wardrobe changes or the undignified sound of traditional electric breast pumps. Elvie’s differentiated technology means the pump is silent. Worn under clothing, Elvie Pump offers unprecedented discretion when pumping, soundlessly collecting milk in the self-contained pump. Elvie Pump connects to a free smartphone app, allowing women to view real-time milk volume and track their pumping history for each breast. Elvie Pump uses proprietary technology to detect the amount of milk in the bottle, enabling it to identify when the bottle is full and automatically pause the pump. Users can also control the pump from their phone, avoiding the need to fiddle with buttons on the pump inside their bra.

March 2019

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Nursing moms love pairing The Louisa Ultra High-Waisted Maternity & Pregnancy Leggings by Kindred Bravely with their favorite nursing bras, allowing for greater coverage and modesty whether breastfeeding in public or just in the company of friends and family. The soft, stretchy waistband rises over a baby bump or postpartum tummy, ensuring that it won’t dig in to your belly or irritate your C-section incision.
Whether you wear them day or night, the leggings will become an essential part of your wardrobe: a staple part of any capsule collection, perfect for wearing with shirts, dresses, camisoles, and sweaters.

A delightful Medieval adventure, Squire With Fire is a story lovingly told within a story. In a dynamic unfolding, Grandpa delights seven-year-old Mac with tales about the brave squires and knights who populated their family history, including the famous knight in the Scottish Rothesay Castle who shares the same name. Mac is particularly curious about the ring Grandpa wears and its thrilling history: it once belonged to a squire with the dreams – the same dreams Mac now has, 600 years later.

February 2019

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Tommee Tippee’s award-winning Closer to Nature bottle features an easy-latch-on nipple that mimics the flex, stretch and shape of mom’s breast for a natural latch, because babies prefer it that way. The bottle also features an anti-colic valve to reduce air ingestion. The bottle is available in a wide range of sizes, packs, colors and decorations.

Dirty Pig is an easy-to-learn family card game where the goal is to be the first player to dirty all your pigs. After all, a dirty pig is a happy pig! Getting your pigs dirty may be easy enough, but KEEPING them dirty is more of a challenge; rain showers and pesky farmers can clean your pig, spoiling the fun. Seeking shelter in a barn may protect your pigs, but you never know how long they will remain dirty. If you can keep your pigs dirty (and happy), you win! 

January 2019

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Take your summer game to the next level with Big Mouth‘s Ginormous 6-foot tall Unicorn Yard Sprinkler. It’s the missing piece to that epic birthday, pool party, BBQ, or reunion you’ve been planning (or dreading). Sure, the kids could run through the rusty ol’ sprinkler you keep in your shed, but if you want cool points with the family you’ve got to think BIGGER! We made it super-simple to use, too. Just inflate it, and connect a standard garden hose. Turn on the water and voila! …water sprays out of the unicorn’s horn for everyone to enjoy. The inflatable design also means that it’s lightweight, easy to move, and deflates for compact storage in the off-season. Party saved!

Who can care for a two hundred pound infant who won’t stay little for long? Who can work with her to create a language both can understand? Who can share humor, offer reassurance, and learn the lessons of her heart? A cowboy can, and he did! Caring for Amy the elephant from infancy through adulthood, he forged one of the most unique cross-species relationships ever chronicled. Within the charming pages of Elephants Love Cowboys Too! is the unique, true story of a compassionate man, his generous family, and the dear elephant who became part of their lives.

December 2018

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Dreambaby® Pouch Pal® will let your toddlers enjoy food and discover learning how to eat it without worrying you about the mess. Use it for on the go or at home to prevent squeezy messes. Comfortable size for little hands and fits most food pouches. It is top rack dishwasher safe or can easily be cleaned using mild soap and rinsed well.

-Helps prevent squeezy messes
-Comfortable for little hands 
-Fits most food pouches and convenient storage for the lid inside
-BPA free and Phthalate Safe
-Patented technology ensures pouch does not collapse causing wasted food.

In Bee Still: An Invitation to MeditationBentley is a lovable honeybee who does not participate in the frantic buzzing of other bees. Instead, he uses meditation to help calm himself and find inner peace. Soon the rest of the forest animals are joining along with Bentley as they sit, breathe, and “bee” still! A “Note to Parents and Caregivers” is included with information on how to teach children to practice meditation and its benefits.

November 2018

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Join animal friends Turtle, Tiger and Monkey as they explore new vocabulary in the Learning Friends 100 Words Book™ by Leap Frog. Explore the colorful pages and touch each picture to hear the animals say toddler-appropriate words along with exciting facts and sound effects. For an immersive language experience, slide the language switch to hear the words, songs and instructions in Spanish. Touch the pictures to hear silly sound effects in Fun Sounds mode or press the light-up star button to hear two learning songs. Discover new vocabulary with cute learning friends!

No one loves his screen time more than Clicker the Cat! Tablets, computers and cell phones, he loves them all! Will Clicker ever learn to put down his devices? Follow Clicker as he learns practical, research-based tips to manage his screen time. This is the first book of the Clicker the Cat series, which is designed to help parents start the discussion about responsible technology use with fun, educational and engaging stories.

October 2018

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With Crayola’s Silly Scents Sticker Maker, kids can transform any piece of paper into a scented sticker. To create a custom, scented sticker, kids can place an adhesive sheet on the sticker bed, add any image they choose on top, slide the handle over the rubber mat and peel away their personalized instant sticker. Using the included Silly Scents Mini Markers, kids can color in to create stickers with a multi-sensory twist they can use to decorate electronic devices, book covers, school lockers and more.

Sophie la girafe, the beloved and iconic giraffe, is a soft friend with attached activity toys; includes rattle, squeaker, crinkle and mirror.  Officially licensed Sophie la girafe is made from super soft, printed fabric featuring her familiar spotted coat. Sculpted face and stitched eyes for total softness. Toy captures the likeness and character right down to the blushed cheeks. Great for baby showers and as part of a newborn basket.

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September 2018

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Bring the nighttime sky into your room with this mesmerizing, dual-function planetarium projector. Just aim the Smithsonian Planetarium Projector at a light-colored wall or ceiling, and project a rotating star pattern of the northern sky. Three disks also feature 24 high-definition space images that you can project alongside the stars: planets, nebulae, moons, asteroids and other celestial bodies, as well as a satellite, space station, astronaut, space shuttle and more. Project more than 50 different image combinations. The Smithsonian Planetarium Projector features a 15-minute auto-shut-off, so you can fall asleep under a magical night sky. 

From floor play to first steps, the Stroll & Discover Activity Walker™ by VTech grows with your little one. The easy-to-remove activity panel is great for floor play and is packed with features and the legs fold for easy storage. Five light-up piano keys introduce colors and numbers, while spinning gears and a removable cell phone help develop fine motor skills. Meet six friendly animals by inserting the three shape sorter pieces, pressing the puppy button, sliding the mouse or batting the bird to hear their unique voices and sounds. Attach the panel to the adjustable two-speed walker as little ones grow, and watch them go!

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August 2018

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Basq NYC’s Intensive Treatment Stretch Mark Butter includes ingredients proven to prevent and repair stretch marks: Three powerful ingredients with proven results for the best stretch mark prevention and repair! Biopeptides help firm and restore skin’s elasticity, Darutoside is a rich blend of plant extracts that trigger collagen renewal, proven to visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and Algisium-C which helps to heal, smooth and improve the appearance of stretch marks.

Developed by Age of Learning, the education technology innovator behind ABCmouse Early Learning Academy, the ABCmouse Mastering Math app is an innovative, adaptive learning app that helps preschool through kindergarten children build a strong understanding of fundamental math concepts, including counting and addition. Having that foundation is a key requirement for success in kindergarten and beyond. The app (available on iOS and Android devices) uses appealing characters and personalized learning pathways to help children achieve math mastery. 

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July 2018

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The Bumkins Silicone Grip Dish is a must-have for babies and toddlers! Made from 100% food grade silicone, which is durable, stain resistant, and doesn’t harbor bacteria. A strong suction base, keeps the Grip Dish in place, making it great for little ones learning to self-feed, or more experienced eaters using utensils. Perfectly sized for toddler portions. Also available in fun shapes like a unicorn, football, Batman and more!

In the book Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Rose Tico: Resistance fighter, Rose Tico invents life-saving solutions that protect her colleagues, and she eventually finds herself on the frontline of the war serving General Organa and the Resistance. This captivating book is told in a journalistic style from the writings of Rose herself and features all new artwork and full-page foldouts of ship schematics and more. Gear up and join Rose on her journey to becoming a determined member of the Resistance.

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June 2018

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Perfectly sized for little hands, Go! Go! Smart Wheels® Police Car, Truck and Helicopter by VTech entertain your child with a light-up button that activates phrases and sounds. The vehicles respond to SmartPoint® locations on Go! Go! Smart Wheels® playsets (sold separately) with fun responses, sound effects, lights and music

Mayor of Evercent Springs™ is the dynamic strategy game by Games of Sweden where tactics, luck and bribes are some of the tools to win.  After the people in Five Town County revolted against the Council, one Candidate from each of the four towns are, along with their seven Companions, competing to reach the door to Evercent Springs; to re-open the closed town as its Mayor.  It will be a tortuous road, and to stay in the competition, you need your Companions to keep your Candidate and the Silver Key safe. You will not only meet opponents, but also corruption, Pubs, traps and a greedy Council doing what they can to put obstacles in the contestants’ paths. 
At the start of the game, each Candidate has a Silver Key and one Companion from each town carries a Spare Key. If you lose both Keys, your hopes of becoming Mayor are over and you are out of the game. The winner of the game is the first Candidate to unlock the door to Evercent Springs with their Silver Key.

Toffee is a versatile long length Seamless Shaping Nursing Tank, that offers a smooth, figure-hugging profile. This fashionable maternity tank from Cake Lingerie can be worn as singlet, under outerwear or as sleepwear. A hidden in-built bra with fabric-moulded cups provides a secure fit and support. Quality stretch yarn knit fabric feels like 2nd skin and allow breast and body grow without restriction. 

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May 2018

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The DXR-8 Video Monitor by Infant Optics features interchangeable lens technology. Video is streamed real-time to a slim 3.5 inch LCD color display providing a crystal clear image. Long-lasting battery provides reliable charge: 12 hours in power-saving mode, 8 hours with the display screen constantly on. Plug and play – no setup required. Unlike internet cameras, secure 2.4GHz FHSS wireless transmission provides 100% digital privacy with delay-free video and audio playback.

The KidCo TravelPod Plus is the ultimate portable play yard that provides a safe and comfortable environment for children up to 3 years. Also includes removable bassinet for newborns up to 20 lbs. it can be set-up easily whether you are home or away.

“Dinosaurs Living in My Hair 2” creates an opportunity for conversation. Differences, as well as things we share in common, should be celebrated and explored. Poetry is Amazing. Imagination is King. Dinosaurs are Fun. Curly hair is Cool. Creativity lives in coloring outside-the-lines. Bullying is never acceptable! Sometimes the most ridiculous idea provides a great teaching opportunity. The imaginative illustrations in this sequel bring the fanciful tale to life and readers will enjoy a reassuring conclusion.

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April 2018

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The Newton Crib Mattress Pad by Newton Baby brings safety and comfort to any crib mattress. Add to your Newton Crib Mattress during toddler years for those bigger messes or add a layer of breathable safety and comfort to your current mattress. Made with a revolution-airy Breathe-Thru technology, Newton delivers better sleep for babies and peace of mind for parents. 100% breathable, washable, and waterproof.

DOLCE by Magformers LLC large Activity Zebra is perfect for soothing an active child at bed time. Equipped with rattles, rings, mirrors, ribbons and more, this cute character is sure to provide tons of entertainment for your little one. You can even pull Zebra’s tail to hear songs! Bright contrasting colors in unique fabrics will mesmerize and soothe. Activity Zebra also comes with signature Dolce teether and its own dragonfly friend. Great for all ages

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March 2018

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Take your child’s education to the next level with the INNO Pad My Fun Lessons, An interactive touch pad to help children engage in a rewarding learning experience. With two Modes: Learn – An interactive approach to learning through exploration and engage your children’s development, curiosity and creativity with words and fun sounds; Quiz – Reinforce the learning experience with a fun activity. Comes with 8 learning cards (16 lesson pages) and volume control. Take learning activities on the go; perfect for long car or plane rides. Divorce can be a traumatic experience for children, but parents can do a lot to help ease stress and uncertainty.

Designed and produced in partnership with Douglas Cuddle Toys, one of the oldest and most respected plush companies in the United States. This Chewie the English Bulldog Plush Toy is a one-of-a-kind plush bulldog becomes even more endearing when you learn all of his proceeds help to fund future grants given by UHCCF to children in need of medical-related services not covered, or not fully covered, by their families’ commercial health insurance plan. Chewie is such a lovable new friend that he’s already won a Gold Mom’s Choice Award in the Toys, Games and Puzzles Category. That’s one amazing bulldog!

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February 2018

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Your wardrobe isn’t complete until you have one of these award-winning, Mammojo Signature Breastfeeding Hoodie.Perfect for those cooler mornings or afternoons, the Mammojo Signature breastfeeding hoodie will become a staple of your active nursing wardrobe. Proving that new mothers DON’T actually need to look like complete drags, this post maternity hoodie features twin invisible zips to make feeding in colder weather a discrete breeze and can be easily incorporated into your wardrobe to take it to next level nursing excellence.

Divorce can be a traumatic experience for children, but parents can do a lot to help ease stress and uncertainty. When Your Parents Divorce is an effective tool that parents can use to help children with questions and concerns that arise during this difficult and stressful time.

Award-winning product, Em and Liz Box is perfect for your little girl! Experience the magic of girlhood month after month with a subscription to the Em and Liz Box. Perfect for any little girl! Each box is centered around a monthly theme and includes 4-6 high quality full sized items such as beauty products, accessories, crafts, and more! For girls ages 3-10. Also included in each box are two sheets of custom stationary to encourage letter writing and picture drawing for family and friends.

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January 2018

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Your nursery isn’t complete until you have one of these award-winning, innovative baby monitors. Choose from either of these monitors by iBaby Care. The iBaby Care M2S Plus is a fully equipped baby monitor complete with sound with 1080p HD Wi-Fi wireless video, 2-way audio speakers, smart alerts and sensors, music and a video feed. The iBaby Care M7 is more than just a monitor, it’s a total care system that is fully engineered with smart features including an app for your phone!

Kiddopia is an inexhaustible app that will help your child to develop and progress through all the early stages of education. Each game is designed to make learning as natural and intuitive as possible by using fun subjects and original gameplay to draw him or her into a new world that will improve rational thinking, fine motor skills, breadth of knowledge and self-expression.

Award-winning book, Parenting at Your Best comes from a completely different perspective than any parenting book ever written before; from that of a mother and father looking back over their lives as parents after losing their only child in an accident; sharing the things they believe they did correctly as parents, as well as the regrets that often sneak up on them. Their desire is to share the lessons they’ve learned so you may apply them to living in the moment with your own children, especially through the chaos of daily life.

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December 2017

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Perfect for your child’s bedroom, Helio is an award-winning educational children’s night light projection system. Have them lay back and enjoy a wide variety of educational and entertainment based content projected on the ceiling

The Crayola Color and Erase Mat provides budding artists with colorful fun they can enjoy again and again. This reusable mat gives kids a large surface for drawing and doodling with the four included ColorPop! Markers. When they’re done, all the colors wipe away with the included eraser tool. The mat then rolls up for easy storage until kids are ready to create again.

Award-winning book, Teen World Confidential offers parents and other caring adults tips and tools to inspire honest conversation about adolescent sexual health. Information is presented in fast-paced five-minute reads that fit into your busy schedule.

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November 2017

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Designed just for kids, LeapPad Ultimate is the perfect kid-safe learning tablet. This tablet includes $110 worth of games, apps and videos so kids can learn and play right away.

The award-winning Force of Nature Starter Kit is a little appliance that uses electricity to turn salt, water & vinegar into a non-toxic cleaner as effective as bleach. It’s so safe you can spray it on even baby toys, teethers or pacifiers without needing to rinse.

Listening with My Heart reminds us of the other golden rule—to treat ourselves with the same kindness we give to others. This award-winning book touches on the universal themes of kindness, friendship and self-compassion. It includes kid-friendly self-compassion/mindfulness exercises.

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October 2017

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The Bravado Designs Nursing Bras are a modern take on our classic style for pregnant women and nursing moms. It’s every mom’s everyday must-have – whether in her hospital bag, at home or on-the-go. There’s something about the cozy comfort of cotton (and ultra-soft modal) in our heritage style that moms have loved since our beginning. We know you will, too! Choose from a variety of award-winning styles!

The award-winning Arm’s Reach Co-Sleeper Versatile Bassinet is designed to accommodate all types and heights of beds; platform style or traditional to keep your baby close and safe.You can enjoy the sleeping nest resting on top of the mattress or alongside your bed for ease of breastfeeding, bonding and nighttime comforting.

The Blossom Shop is a heartwarming story about the power of hard work, creativity, acceptance & family. This book makes the perfect Holiday gift!

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September 2017

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Books Don’t Need Batteries is  a book that explores why reading continues to be special in a digital world. It tells the story of how Paige, a living book, finds a way to compete with Sal, a resident mobile phone. Sal’s so impressed with himself and attention-seeking (unfortunately, just like a real smart phone), it’s hard for Paige to be heard.

The award-winning Zeenie Dollz are made with 100% recyclable material. Besides supporting environmental-conservation by helping kids learn about eco-friendly behaviors, Zeenie Dollz also supports environmental efforts across the globe. A portion of Zeenie Dollz sales goes to support either an environmental or animal conservationist organization.

Tummy Rumble Quake & Elephant Wind are educational picture books that help teach children what to do in case of a disaster in a way that empowers rather than frightens them.

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August 2017

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Gravitybread is a resource for parents to encourage improved language and literacy during mealtime. On my blog, I share children’s book reviews, language tips, research related to literacy and special needs, as well as suggestions for improved learning and literacy.

The award-winning Teething Egg is the next generation of soothing teething toys for babies 3-12 months old. The patented, proven design and shape is the perfect size and weight for little hands and mouths.

Buddy the Soldier Bear is a delightful tale of a stuffed bear who dreams of adventures and being part of a family. When he finds himself in a care package for a soldier, he embarks on quite an adventure, indeed. Written by the daughter of a WW II veteran and the mother of a soldier who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, you can feel the love poured into this story.

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July 2017

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The Kudo Banz is an on-the-go wristband connected with a magical app. The innovative band is a positive parenting tool that teaches kids to listen without yelling so you can spend your family time more positively.

The award-winning Huggs Contour is an innovative baby carrier built for versatility. Its revolutionary carrier booster seat not only provides all-day comfort, the ergonomic design ensures a healthy sitting position (M-position) for a growing baby.

Parenting in the Eye of the Storm by Katie Naftzger, is a great read for adoptive parents. Adult adoptee and family therapist Katie Naftzger shares her personal and professional wisdom in this guide to help adoptive parents remain a calm parental influence in the midst of stormy and erratic teen behavior.

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June 2017

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The Body Silk Seamless Nursing Bra by Bravado Designs is the ultimate seamless, comfortable experience. The luxuriously soft fabric molds to your changing shape, so that you can wear it throughout pregnancy and nursing.

The award-winning StarPassage saga continues in StarPassage Book 2 by Clark Rich Burbidge! Two brothers struggle to deal with a life-changing accident. Join these heroes on a dangerous quest to solve riddles and save lives as they experience some of the most dreadful and exciting moments in history.

Grow Together by Josette Luvmour, PhD is packed with information, tools, examples, and stories that help families grow and that promote well-being in all family members. Whether you’re a parent, childcare professional, educator or a counselor, you’ll find this book beneficial.

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May 2017

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Piggy Bank, Sharks Are Wild, and Catch’N Fish are three children’s card games from Hoyle that help children develop math skills while having fun.

BRIGHT Science Biology Quiz is a game for the inquisitive adults and teens. The questions in this quiz are written by a teacher with 30 years’ experience of teaching High School Biology, and they will put you to the test!

Take your mess-free coloring with you with Color Wonder Color on the Go books from Crayola. Includes 15 mini coloring pages and 3 Color Wonder markers in a durable case that keeps you organized and ready to go.

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April 2017

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Just Add Sun from Griddly Games is a “hot” new solar oven that uses the sun’s energy to heat up tasty treats. It includes directions to melt s’mores, make nachos, or even cook an egg, among many other activities that all use the power of the sun!

Spin your way into geography with the Puzzle Globe from Learning Resources, which highlights landmarks and animals and includes a description guide. Each continent fits into one hole on the globe to make it easy for little ones to place.

Anywhere Teacher is an online learning destination that’s packed with entertaining, educational activities for children ages 2 to 8. With a huge variety of choices—books, games, videos, flash cards, music, and more— it’s a multisensory learning experience that keeps kids coming back again and again.

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March 2017

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Kids will adore owning the Crayola® Triple-the-fun Art Studio as their activity desk or drawing easel. It’s brightly colored, playful design, and multi-functional features are suited to the desires of your little artists.

Not just for kids, Hot Wheels PlayTape also gives Hot Wheels adult fans and collectors an amazingly simple, flexible, and inexpensive way to way to display prized vehicles in their “natural habitat.”

The simple, effective, and safe design of the Little Balance Box provides stability while transitioning your baby from sitting to kneeling and from standing and walking.

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February 2017

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The Shnuggle Cosy Baby Bath Tub makes baby bath times easier and safer! It’s beautiful design is perfectly shaped for your baby from birth right up to 12 months of age.

French for Kids: Les Saisons (The Seasons) is a lively French immersion video that engages children with colorful backgrounds, animation, catchy songs, and live-action footage of familiar year-round activities.

The Baby Delight 5″ Movement & Positioning Video Monitor is a wonderful monitoring system that delivers real-time baby movement and positioning information directly to your video monitor with a 5″ LCD screen video monitor, camera and wearable unit.

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January 2017

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Challenge is a super fun new card games from Play ‘n Learn Games. Players aged preschool and older can develop their math skills while having a blast!

In What to Feed Your Baby Dr. Tanya Altmann, practicing pediatrician, bestselling author, and spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, offers a simple plan for how to raise kids who love eating nutritious food—with no fuss!

HIPSTER Plus is a versatile, back-supporting carrier that allows you to carry your baby up to 9 different ways (including front, forward facing, back, and hip carry positions).

Mother Nurture All Natural Enhanced Waters are made to deliver many of the essential nutrients moms and their babies need during pregnancy.

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December 2016

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The bamboobies Chic Nursing Shawl is so stylish and discreet, no one will even know it’s a nursing cover! It’s a a versatile wardrobe essential for maternity, nursing, and beyond.

Rediscover the fun in building card houses with Kardtects collectible building cards! Kardtects makes building amazing card structures easier, faster, and more rewarding than ever before.

Digit’y Do™ is the hottest new addictive, fast paced and strategic game! It’s great for small groups, big groups, and families! It’s a numbers game that combines elements of strategy and probability with a high dose of fun.

Designed for comfort, The Syki Bath Support is great for new born babies up to 6 months. The design maintains baby’s body and head allowing free movements of both arms and legs to really enjoy bath time.

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November 2016

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The Crayola Air Marker Sprayer turns Crayola markers into spray art – just like a real artist’s airbrush! The electric-powered Air Marker Sprayer allows kids to airbrush just like a professional artist, without the mess of paint.

Bring home all the fun of a real farmers market with Farmers Market: Create-and-Play Activity Book! In this DIY kit-in-a-book, you’ll find everything you need to set up a pretend stand, from pop-out fruits and veggies to play money. Get ready to grow your own healthy fun!

The Bundle Blanket is a soft, durable water-resistant travel blanket and play mat that can be used both indoors and outdoors to keep your little ones comfortable during play time (or nap time).

Over 1 million babies have learned how to brush their teeth during the vital teething phase with the “a-peel-ing” Baby Banana Brush. Invented by a Dental Hygienist mother of four, this brush is uniquely designed to bring brushing and teething together in the absolute safest way possible.

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October 2016

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Splash About’s UV All-in-One is specifically designed to protect delicate baby and toddler skin against the sun. Made from Nylon Lycra it’s ultra soft for all-day-wear and the fabric composition keeps little bodies cool while providing UPF50+ sun protection, and wind/sand protection on the beach.

Flip2BFit® is a new and exciting way to jump, stretch and twist your way to a healthier happier lifestyle! It’s a great children’s fitness board game that builds team spirit and stretches individual goals while keeping kids active!

In Portia Hicks’ book, A Night at the North Pole, all you have to do is believe! Jack and his brother, Jess, are excited about Christmas. But Jack can’t shake his questions. Where does Santa live? Is he even real? Before Jack can drift off into a fitful night’s sleep, Tilly the Elf and Buck the Reindeer come to whisk him away for an adventurous night at the North Pole.

Unlike most timers, Time Timer PLUS seeks to make the concept of time concrete! The visual depiction of “time remaining” provides stress-free time management at school and home to make every moment count. It features a rugged case and durable clear lens to protect its patented red disk. And the on-the-go handle makes it easy to take the timer anywhere!

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September 2016

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The Avanchy Baby Gift Set is a bowl, plate, and utensil set that easily attaches to any surface for less mess and less stress! It’s also biodegradable and free of any harmful chemicals.

The Touch & Learn Activity Desk Deluxe from VTech is a three-in-one desk for young children. It includes interactive activity cards and is expandable for more fun and discovery. The interactive desktop features five pages filled with letters, numbers, music, colors, and more engaging content. VTech is the recipient of FIVE Mom’s Choice Awards® for the month of September!

Fun Facts and Silly Stories: ODD Around the World! is Ripley’s Believe It or Not’s® newest offering for kids ages 7-10 who can’t get enough of the weird, the wild, and the wonderful! It includes hilarious photos, interactive activities, and unbelievable stories kids will love.

KeeKee’s Big Adventures in Amsterdam, Netherlands is the fourth book in the Mom’s Choice Award-winning KeeKee series. The adventurous calico kitty travels the world in her hot air balloon! In this charmingly illustrated picture book, she lands in Amsterdam, Netherlands. She speaks Dutch, cruises the canals, and enjoys the sights, sounds, and tastes of this historic city.

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August 2016

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Lincoln Logs turned 100 this year and K’NEX is celebrating the centennial with the nostalgic Lincoln Logs 100th Anniversary Tin! Set includes 111 real wood logs, is 100% made in the USA, and captures the true essence of the Lincoln Logs brand.

Story Monsters Ink is a family magazine that gives kids, parents, and educators the latest news on debut books and products, author profiles, book reviews, recipes, activities, and more! Each issue also features a reading guide, a Spanish language column, a science and nature column, and a special kids column with articles, poems, and drawings submitted by young readers.

Acclaimed children’s author and superhero expert Ryan Jacobson joins forces with award-winning naturalist and photographer Stan Tekiela to spotlight 13 North American animals and their astonishing super powers in the children’s picture book Super Animal Powers.

Dékor Plus Diaper Pail offers you a convenient and sanitary way to dispose of dirty diapers. With a contemporary, hands free design, diaper changing won’t be a dreaded experience!

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July 2016

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Your Present: A Half-Hour of Peace is stress-relief expert Susie Mantell’s bestselling audiobook (CD). This Publishers Weekly “Best Audios Award” winner helps release worries, carrying listeners into soft, effortless sleep. It’s used in The Mayo Clinic, Betty Ford Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, Canyon Ranch, and in Fortune 500 companies.

The Dream Nursing Tank from Bravado Designs is the ultimate nursing bra and tank in one! Whether you’re pregnant or nursing, it’s perfect for wearing at home and on-the-go. Wear it with your favorite jeans or under a sweater with a cozy pair of leggings!

The Momo Baby Sneakers are a great first pair of shoes for your toddler. They feature ultra flexible rubber soles and easy-on, easy-off design straps with Velcro for the best fit.

Fans of YA fantasy will love Janelle Gabay’s First Born. Love and betrayal weave into this fast-paced adventure set in a future North America on the brink of a border war. This book is quickly capturing a large teen and adult audience with its thrilling action, complicated characters, clever historical references, and twisting plot revelations.

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June 2016

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The Woven TREK baby carrier by Chimparoo is an ergonomic baby carrier made with 100% organic cotton woven wrap fabric. It can be worn from birth to early childhood on the front, hip, or back.

Star Wars fans will love the Star Wars: TIE Fighter Deluxe Book and Model Set from IncrediBuilds! Or if Harry Potter is more up your alley, check out the Harry Potter: Quidditch Delue Book and Model Set.

The Shop and Learn Cash Register gives kids the opportunity to play grown up shoppers! Three play modes encourage kids to shop, count, identify food, and determine values.

Fairhaven Health won four Mom’s Choice Awards this month for their excellent nursing products: Milkies Milk Tray, Milkies Breast Pad Ever, Milkies Soft Nursing Pads, and Milkies Nipple Nurture Balm.

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May 2016

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The Hope for a Motherless Child CD/audio download features original, multi-genre renditions of American Sprituals and Historical Readings. It’s a tour of history through jazz, opera, rap, and gospel that will be great for the classroom and road trips alike!

The Connect+ Children’s Wired Headphones and the Untangled Pro Children’s Bluetooth Headphones from LilGadgets are both made especially for children. They’re sized for children, padded for children, and most importantly, durable!

You’ll love the life-like features and little button noses on the Adora Playtime Floral Romper doll! Adora PlayTime babies are handmade with care and made to be loved.

If your children are baseball fans (and probably even if they’re not), they’ll love Kevin Christofora’s Hometown All-Star Series. The entire three-book series (including Nick’s Very First Day of BaseballMagic Bat Day, and TGIT Thank Goodness It’s T-ball Day) won a Gold Mom’s Choice Award this month!

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April 2016

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The new VELCRO® Blocks™ race car construction set is for little hands with big imaginations. They’re not just building blocks, they’re building blocks to a lifetime of learning, problem solving and creativity!

The folks at Tucker Toys love to encourage active play in children. They’ve won our award in the past, and this month they earned five Mom’s Choice Awards for five new products: the Phlat Ball Aeroflyt, the E-Z Grip Soccer Ball, the E-Z Grip Play Ball, the E-Z Grip Football, and the E-Z Grip Jr.

The Liliputi® 3in1 Babywearing & Maternity Mama Coat is trendy and practical, especially for easily keeping a baby cozy during the colder months. These fashionable coats can be worn with or without a baby!

The Best Cradle from It’s You Babe is a life saver for pregnant women! It’s an adjustable orthotic support to relieve tummy and back straining.

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March 2016

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Wanderful, Inc makes interactive storybook apps for children, featuring classic stories (like the Genesis Creation Story and the Tortoise and the Hare) and your favorite characters (like the Berenstain Bears and Arthur).  Many of the apps are bilingual, featuring both English and Spanish.

Crayola won several Mom’s Choice Awards this month. The first is for their Neon 3D Chalk Set which includes durable, plastic 3D glasses that make chalk colors “float” above the ground at different levels. Crayola also won two awards for their Color Alive Frozen and Color Alive Avengers iOS/Android apps. The apps bring coloring pages to life!

The Heart Girl Dome Tent™ by Pacific Play Tents is great fun for toddler, preschool, and elementary aged girls. It is sturdy, durable, and makes for hours of imaginative playtime!

ZIPIT is expanding its successful range of designed pencil & storage boxes with the introduction of the ZIPIT Beast Box made with a formed outer shell covered with designer fabrics on the outside and soft velvet material on the inside.

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February 2016

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The Sound Sleep Crib Cushi from Suki Moon is a newly patented product that replaces crib bumpers. It offers a whole new look at an infant’s or toddler’s sleeping environment.

The Prince Lionheart Everywhere playMAT is for tummy time, play time, and everything in between. This foam mat will encourage young learners to count hidden characters and engage in creative play for years to come.

The Crafty Croc Liquid Chalk Markers are a fantastic product on multiple levels. They provide hours of indoor fun for kids with their ability to decorate and write on windows, mirrors, plastics, metals, tiles and all manner of non-porous surfaces and their easy clean-up is a joy for parents.

The Height Right High Chair with Infant Insert from Keekaroo is a wonderful high chair that parents of messy children will surely appreciate! The Infant Insert offers antimicrobial protection and is impermeable to liquids. Easy to clean with warm water, the Infant Insert will withstand the messiest eaters.

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January 2016

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Dreamworks introduces a world of giant creatures that are half dinosaur, half construction vehicle, and all awesome in Dinotrux!

Build and customize your dream family home with a modern edge! LEGO Friends Emma’s House shows off all the creative skills of Emma’s family.

Beautiful Hands is a colorful concept book that reveals an illustrative and reading surprise with every turn of the page. Little hands can do so many wonderful things: TOUCH hearts; LIFT spirits; REACH for love.

Fort building has never been easier with Fort Boards! What will your kids build? Tunnels through their room, dueling battle bunkers, moon bases, a giant man-eating whale… the possibilities are nearly endless.

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December 2015

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The forest-themed PortaPlay Portable Activity Center is full of surprises! Oribel toy makers designed this handsome product to help kids grow from babyhood to Kindergarten while enhancing motor skills, eye hand coordination, playful spirit, and self-awareness.

Designed using a simple puzzle concept, SHOEZOOZ educational shoe stickers are adorable educational animal shoe stickers that adhere inside the heels of kids’ shoes. It’s a easy and fun way for kids to learn to put their shoes on the right feet, all by themselves!

The Circle of 6 App is a wonderful product that was originally designed for college students to prevent sexual violence, though it’s also handy for teenagers, parents, friends, and all communities seeking to foster healthy relationships and safety.

Children can collaborate to create their own richly-illustrated story books with the WRiTE BRAiN BOOKS author kit.

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November 2015

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The Swaddle Swing is a truly unique take on the baby swing design. It combines the benefits of a baby swaddle and a baby swing together.

Enjoy the benefits of our great tasting, organic fenugreek Nursing Mama tea with the convenience and speed of your favorite instant brewer with Nursing Mama Herbal Tea K-Cups from Anna Naturals.

Enjoy some holiday family time around an exciting game of Speedy Words, the fast-paced word game for the whole family from FoxMind.

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October 2015

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Encourage family “face time,” with three new exciting and challenging games from Blue Orange Games.

Eager readers will love the new award-winning titles from Independent Publisher of the Year, Headline Kids.

Just in time for the holidays! An adorable interactive children’s picture book, Reindeer Dust, engages the imagination through family participation. This sweet book tells the exciting tale of how the Reindeer Dust tradition first began.

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September 2015

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Capture your most exciting moments with The Polaroid Cube–a super cool, waterproof, miniature action cam that mounts to almost anything.

Looking for new and creative ways to minimize screen time? Checkout the new activity kits from Crayola Creations and the National Geographic Dinosaurs Mega Building Kit from Laser Pegs.

Young readers will love the latest collection of Mom’s Choice Award-winning books – especially, What Does It Mean To Be Kind? (Little Pickle Press), The Look Cookers (3 Dreams Creative) and the ASPCA Pet Rescue Club series (Studio Fun Int’l).

Parents will appreciate the Moving Matters series from Gryphon House. This easy-to-read series provides parents sound research, tools and tips to help lay the foundation for an active lifestyle every stage: infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

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