A Summer of FUNdementals

Summer in our house is broken into three distinct phases the 3 week-long “I don’t even want to look at something educational” the month-long “I’m bored, entertain me” phase and the “I’ve forgotten everything I learned – stuff me with knowledge phase” leading up to the first day back to school. In all three of these … Read more A Summer of FUNdementals

Kicking Off Summer Fun with A Little High Speed…Learning?

Today is officially the last day of school. While I am thrilled that early mornings, lunches and last minute homework are going to be things of the past, at least for a short while, the thought of keeping the kids brains sharp and occupied over the next two month is in the forefront of my mind. Thank goodness for … Read more Kicking Off Summer Fun with A Little High Speed…Learning?

Hot Wheels FUNdamentals Learning Program

Learning should be fun. It’s something that I have always believed when it comes to children. From learning math while baking, to counting with little people or even delving into science principles, like gravity with cars on tracks. Play opens up a world of conversations and learning opportunities. That’s one of the reasons I love the Hot … Read more Hot Wheels FUNdamentals Learning Program

Mega Bloks – New for Fall 2013

My kids are little builders and they amaze me every day with how creative they can get. They can pick up a piece of paper some glue or tape and create amazing structures for their toys just using their imaginations. Paper and glue is a fun medium but nothing beats building blocks, especially since they … Read more Mega Bloks – New for Fall 2013

Hot Wheels for the Holidays – Christmas 2011

I don’t know about most Mom’s of boys, but in our house Hot Wheels are my sons most requested gift for Christmas and birthdays.  In fact I know that if I get my son nothing but Hot Wheels I will have one very happy boy.  The love of the little cars isn’t limited to my … Read more Hot Wheels for the Holidays – Christmas 2011