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Best Train Sets for Boys Model train sets have always been the holy grail of presents for young kids, and even with the introduction of drones, games consoles and iPads, they’re still a favorite. The only problem? There’s a lot of choices out there nowadays. We’ve put together a list of the best train sets …

Buying someone a gift can be really frustrating if you don’t know the hobbies and tastes of the recipient, this is especially true if the person receiving the gift is a kid or perhaps even a teenager. The first thing that probably pops into your mind is a toy, but which one? In our opinion, …

AI Smart Robot Toys – Top Picks Over the past few years I have noticed an emerging trend that I had a feeling would take the world of toys by storm – and it looks like this year it has. AI toys (toys with artificial intelligence, i.e., those toys that are able to notice and …

Top Animal & Nature Apps  Animals and nature – two topics with a plethora of learning and discovering to experience. And our kiddos will love both niches. Whether the focus is on animals alone or exploring parts of nature in brand new and inspiring ways, these apps will give children of all ages the opportunity.  From …

Top Autism Apps  We found a great list of apps that will help children with specific needs gain more confidence. With these finds, kids will have the opportunity to grow basic skills as well as his personal goals. Technology has been a blessing to children with different abilities than what the average world may be …

Top Apps Music Apps Music is an art that is both exciting and sustaining for all ages. It evokes creativity and sparks stimulation in the minds of everyone. And fortunately, there are a plethora of apps for kids across the board. From toddlers to teens, we’ve found some of the best around.    From learning …

Top Character & Theme Apps If you have children, then there’s no way that the words “Disney,” “Marvel,” and “Nickelodeon,” haven’t fallen out of your mouth or been rung throughout your ears. They hold our kids (and our own) favorite characters, their role models and now, their favorites apps too! From just good clean fun …

Top Autism Apps  Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects a variety of everyday, life skills. But fortunately enough, there are a plethora of apps that will take the reigns in helping to develop comfortable social behavior and decision-making for our young ones, as well as, helping to reduce daily anxiety.  From storyboards to interactive games, there are a …

Astronomy Apps There’s something mysterious about our solar system. And lots of questions surrounding it, especially for little minds that are just being introduced to the concept.   From geo-tracking the stars right above their own heads to an interactive astronaut training simulation, these top astronomy apps will spark a brand new curiosity.  Whether you’ve …

Top Arts, Crafts & Creativity Apps  A pencil. A paintbrush. Some stickers. We found a variety of projects to dive into by the weekend. Our children have so many opportunities to stretch their imagination and artistic talent with these apps!   From painting fish that come to life to making their own giggle-induing videos, there’s a …

Education Apps for Kids Children learn best when they are open-minded and having fun. That’s why we’ve developed a list of the Best Educational Apps for Kids. This collection allows your child to grow and develop important analytic and cognitive skills while playing games and having fun. These apps build on the foundation laid in …

Top Apps for Kids Ages 9 – 11 For your 9-11 year old child, the learning curve is heating up. We’ve chosen an amazing list of apps for 9, 10 and 11 year old kids that are focused on speeding up your child’s learning with some great math and reading apps as well as some creative and …

Top Apps for Kids Ages 6 – 8 Children in the 6,7,8 year old stage are learning lots of fun and challenging things at school. The best apps for kids aged 6, 7 and 8 are all about spending time on things that lets kids practice in a fun and a rewarding way. For kids in the 6-8 …

Top Reading Together Apps Bring your child’s bedtime stories into the digital age with our recommended selection of the best ebooks for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten aged children. These interactive reading apps will teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love. Our editors searched high and low to find the best selection …

Top Apps for 3rd Graders Children are naturally curious and by the third grade their energy and excitement for learning is growing. With that in mind we found our favorite 3rd grade apps by focusing on apps that encourage them to learn, explore, have fun and challenge them.  This is an important time for your child’s …

Top Apps for 2nd Graders In the lists below we pulled together the top apps for second graders. These apps will help your kids practice and learn everything covered in school in an elementary level. Colorful games, stories, and other audiovisual material will keep them busy playing and at the same time learning and revising what they have done in school.  …

Top Apps for First Graders Looking for fun, interactive games for your kid? Want the best 1st grade apps for kids? Start here. We’ve searched far and wide to find the top first grade apps for iPhone and android. The good news is that there are plenty of fun and challenging first grade apps as well …

Top Apps for Kindergarten Our team of experts have been hard at work over the last few months hunting down the best apps for Kindergarten.  Finding apps to recommend for your child can be harder than is seems – picking the truly educational and skills based apps from the simple games take time.  Children at this …

One of the few movies that I have seen where I watched it right when it was released – Disney’s Moana. A very sweet and entertaining film. And, there are a number of wonderful toys based on characters and events from the new Disney Moana movie. The “hot toys” that I spotted include dolls,playsetss (with …

The school isn’t the only place where your kids can learn. Yes, you read it right! Even at home, you can make your kid learn new things but for that, you need to be his/her teacher. However, everything doesn’t have to be a classroom lesson; instead, you can make the learning interesting. Wondering how? Here …

Best Children’s Joke Books  The sound of children’s laughter counts among many priceless joys for parents. Help your little one form a sense of humor that makes life that much more enjoyable with the 2017 best children’s joke books. This fantastic top 10 list contains everything from knock-knock jokes to “first” joke books to those …

Best Kids’ Books About Dinosaurs   Dinosaurs. The enormous reptiles provide a continued source of fascination for children and adults alike due to their hulking size, long reign over the Earth, and mysterious extinction. The top 10 dinosaur books for kids 2017 gives little ones a look into the past and what makes these “monsters” …

Best Children’s Art Books   Encourage your child’s love of creative expression with the top 10 art books for kids. Here you will find a fabulous compilation of tutorials, coloring books, and other options that help your little one expand his or her imagination. Whether learning how to draw people or animals, coloring the magical …

Best Children’s Crossword Puzzle Books   Many children are fans of crossword puzzles, as they provide a sense of accomplishment when complete! The top 10 best crossword puzzle books for 2017 is a wonderful collection featuring books for first-time crossword players and children already well-versed in the puzzle experience. Here you will find “fun and …

Best Kids’ Book Award Winners   Once your child has developed a love of the written word, consider introducing him or her to the top 10 award-winning children’s books. Each book contains a classic story sure to enthrall your child and make the little one want to learn more about the author. The top 10 …

Best Children’s Coloring Books   Coloring books have evolved considerably in recent years, with hundreds upon hundreds of options to choose from featuring every character or landscape you can think of. The top 10 best children’s coloring books sifts through the bevy of seemingly-endless choices to provide you and your children with a wonderful selection. …

Best Children’s Cookbooks   Many children delight in cooking and baking, as it involves a lot of different sensations, including smelling a wide variety of aromas, touching assorted ingredients of the sticky and grainy kind, and eating the resulting food. Help your little ones learn to make their way around the kitchen with the top …

Best Children’s Personalized Books   Over the past few years, personalized children’s books have gained popularity for obvious reasons: they are awesome. They provide children with the chance to star in their own stories and transport them as they enjoy the adventures. The top 10 best children’s personalized books offers a fantastic selection to choose …

2017 Best Girls’ Bicycles   There is perhaps nothing better for any of the young ladies among us than having and riding their very own bike – especially when it is “the perfect one.” For toddlers to teens, I have found some wonderful choices in bikes for girls – no matter where tastes may lie, …

2017 Best Boys’ Bicycles   If it is one thing that gives kids a sense of independence, it is having their very own bike. But when it comes to buying the right bike, it can be a bit tricky unless you already know what sort of bike to look for, and which size. This year, …

Best Backyard Wooden Play Houses   When considering outdoor play for little ones, wooden playhouses might just be the epitome of “let’s pretend” fun. They are doorways to the imagination, whether throwing the classic tea party, playing board games, making up characters and acting out fun scenarios, or simply playing house. The top 10 wooden …

Children love to ride bike very much. They find it interesting and most of them soon become addicted to it. They want to ride it all most all the time, but nothing is good to do all the time. There should be some different timings for doing different things. So like other works, bike riding …

Balance bike is an amazing gift of the modern bike design. It evolved from the basic bicycle, but has a great feature that wins over normal bike which we will discuss in this article. Riding a balance bike is involved with great physical exercises that are very much helpful for the kids. Health Benefits Generally …

One of the major issues of children now-a-days is, they love sitting in their home and watch Cartoon or play video games. Their brain is not developing as much as usual. Even few years back children used to be more into outside games than inside games. It is not that they must attend in outside …

Bikes have always provided an easy way to move around in the city, but they are an important tool as well for getting your kids physically active.But how do you make sure that they don’t get hurt in the process and successfully teach them how to ride it? I have researched the Ybike balance bikes …

Children are the assets of future. And if they are restricted in the bars of house from childhood they will never learn how to change the world. The first step of changing the world has to be taught in childhood. To expose your children to the world and to make them fearless balance bikes are …

Boogie Balance Bike Boogie balance bike has an aluminum frame, best fit for your 6 years old child. Boogie Balance Bike Please read our balance bike reviews and tell me your opinion about that.

Best Boys’ Backpacks for School   School backpacks have become not only a must-have for toting around books and other personal items, but they have entered a realm of personal expression for kids. With so many different themes and designs, it can be difficult to determine which ones are not only fun and cool, but …

Best Girls’ Backpacks for School Young school-bound ladies of all ages know this: There is possibly nothing more practical and handy than a good backpack. With the variety of brands and styles available, there is sure to be something to strike the fancy of any girl – making their school packs not only handy but …

Best Kids’ STEM Toys   In the past few years, there has been a massive surge in popularity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) toys for kids – and I couldn’t be happier about it. The best way for children to learn is to work in subjects hands-on, and when it’s fun to do it …

Best Kids’ Inflatable Pool Toys   In the summertime, a trip to the pool without having at least some kind of floating device is practically an atrocity! (Or – well – at least it’s not nearly as fun to go swimming 🙂 ) Nowadays floating toys are much more than just an inner-tube to float …

Best Kids’ Go-Karts What could possibly be more fun than whizzing down the road or racing around a track in a go kart? Hmmmm – I can’t think of a thing. 🙂 In the last several years, the “best of” go karts for kids have evolved into some pretty nifty ways to get around and …

Best LEGO® Sets for 10 Year Old Boys and Girls LEGO sets for kids 10 years of age and older took a rather significant turn a couple of years back. Enter new worlds  based on movie and TV classics! Take those concepts, mix and stir in a few amazing additions to those collections, and you …

Best LEGO® Sets for 9 Year Old Boys and Girls   No matter the personal interests of a 9 year old, there are some LEGO sets available that will very likely be huge hits as gifts or “just because” any time of year. From top picks from the new Star Wars lineup to hot sellers …

Best LEGO® Sets for 8 Year Old Boys and Girls   When “graduating” up into LEGO sets for 8 year olds from those geared toward lower ages, we enter into a whole new level of potential creativity. For both boys and girls, the sets available are a bit more complex – more fitting for abilities …

Best LEGO® Sets for 7 Year Old Boys and Girls   For the imaginative minds of 7 year-old kids, the list of the best LEGO sets contains some of the favorite themes for boys, as well as some of the favorite play sets that seem to appeal more generally to girls. And of course, no …

Best LEGO® Sets for 6 Year Old Boys and Girls   For both boys and girls 6 years of age, there are quite a number of LEGO themes and sets to help them unleash their creativity and harness the power of imagination. Whether a child is a super-hero buff, an imaginative builder or a future …

Best LEGO® Sets for 5 Year Old Boys and Girls   Whether you are searching for a favorite LEGO set for a 5 year old girl or boy, there are some wonderful choices to be had! Some already “tried and true” sets, combined with some new releases makes for the perfect list for kids in …

Best Kids’ Board Games   Board games are a wonderful way for kiddos to move out of their “digital world,” have a great time, and are even used more and more as learning tools for home-schoolers and in classrooms as a fun way to educate kids. Also – they are a fabulous idea when it …

Best Dollhouses for Kids   When it comes to just about any family household with young girls, a dollhouse is practically a staple in a young lady’s “toy wardrobe” – and is something that will likely be played with for years to come. So – durability and “funability” both play important parts when searching for …