Introduction to Coding: Learning Resources STEM Robot Mouse Coding Activity Set

Back when I went to elementary school our extra classes I used to get excited for our “specials” which included art, music and gym class. Fast forward 25 years, and now my kindergartener and 2nd grader look forward to their “specials” that not only include art, music, and gym, but STEM class as well. With […]

LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum Kids Learning Tablet

With a number of tablets on the market, its hard to narrow down which is the best to buy, especially with the holidays right around the corner. I have always been a fan of the LeapFrog Leapad, and Jonathan received his first one for Christmas years ago. Through the years, we have acquired newer versions, […]

Fun & Free Summer Learning Activities from Carson-Dellosa

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Carson-Dellosa. I reviewed the free content on their website to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. As the school year comes to a close, and summer vacation begins it’s important to remember that while the children […]

Explore Planet Earth With the SmartGlobe Discovery

Jonathan has recently become intrigued by planet earth. He has this one book in particular, a 3D space book, that he is constantly wanting to look at. Whenever we go on a trip, or visit a new area, he enjoys reading the the maps and navigation to see exactly where we are.  After learning about […]

Play, Create & Learn With the New LeapPad3 Learning Tablet

The LeapPad has come a long way since J first received an original LeapPad for Christmas a few years ago. The new LeapPad3 features a 5” touchscreen display with LeapFrog’s powerful new quad-core chip for high-performance fun. One of the most convenient features in the new LeapPad3 compared to the original LeapFrog is the built […]

Ice Cream Fun With No Mess! Smart Snacks Rainbow Color Cones #Giveaway

This post is brought to you in partnership with Learning Resources. All thoughts are 100% my own. Besides packing and unpacking one of my least favorite things about moving recently has been finding a new preschool for T. We have been more than thrilled with our previous preschool that both of the boys attended, and […]

Preschool Smart Snacks Number Pops #Giveaway

This post is brought to you in partnership with Learning Resources. While T goes to preschool twice a week, the other three mornings we tend to supplement with fun educational activities. Since J attends morning kindergarten I have a solid two hours to practice numbers, letters, and colors with T. We recently were invited to […]

Prepare For Kindergarten With the EmbarK Comprehensive Preschool Program + Giveaway

This post brought to you by K12, the leader in online education. All opinions are 100% mine. The expectations in Kindergarten have significantly increased since I went to school 20 years ago so we have been helping Tyler prepare as best that we can. For the past few weeks we have been using the EmbarK¹² […]

Learn to Read in 5 Weeks for FREE With Reading Eggs + iPad Mini Giveaway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Reading Eggs. It’s amazing every time I open a story book and hear Jacob recognize and different words. We have started the journey of learning how to read words this past year in Kindergarten and each week I get excited to see what new […]

PlanToys Activity Clock & Monkey Bowling Review

I grew up learning how to tell time with an analog clock as well as a digital clock, but it amazes me how many people didn’t. My brother is a high school teacher and a few weeks ago we were talking and he mentioned how a few of his students didn’t know how to tell […]

Learn to Read With LeapFrog Read with Me Scout #ReadwithMeScout

This post is part of a sponsored campaign with LeapFrog and MomSelect. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Growing up I used to have a Mother Goose interactive stuffed animal that would read stories when you inserted a cassette tape in her back. I used to love sitting down and having Mother Goose read […]

New Sprouts Ring It Up Cash Register Review + Giveaway

For the past few months we have been teaching Jacob & Tyler the concept of money and how everything that we eat or have at home costs. So when I spotted them exchange imaginary money one day in their playroom to purchase their food I knew the  New Sprouts Ring It Up Cash Register would […]