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The Best Books for Boys of All Ages


Since 1983, more than 10 million Americans reached the 12th grade without having learned to read at a basic level. That is why it is still crucial that children in the 21st century are encouraged to read and encouraged to read from an early age. Of course that is made far easier if the books they are reading are fun, interesting and engaging. Here are some great books and book sets that contain some of the best books for boys that will amuse them enough to have them want to read more without having to be told to do so: Read more on The Best Books for Boys of All Ages…

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The Everlasting Magic of Dr Seuss Books


There are just certain authors whose books will never go out of style – however many video games they make about them or however many movies they make. Dr Seuss is one such author. Although Jim Carrey did a pretty good job of playing The Grinch kids still prefer the original thin green guy who appears in the book and by the time they are three or four a lot of kids can recite whole passages from Dr Seuss books by heart and we know first hand that Green Eggs ands Ham parties are still a big hit at elementary schools! Read more on The Everlasting Magic of Dr Seuss Books…

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Great Games for Toddlers for Both Indoor and Outdoor Fun


Keeping the average active toddler amused can be quite difficult at times. Rather than resort to the television every time they need something to do why not consider one of these great games for toddlers instead? Read more on Great Games for Toddlers for Both Indoor and Outdoor Fun…

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The Best Baby Books for Great Bed Time Storytimes


Even in an age of computers and interactive learning toys there is still no substitute sometimes for just settling down in a quiet spot with your baby and reading them a story. Even the youngest babies tend to be calmed by the sound of your voice and if you think back there are usually one or two books we can all remember from our early toddler years that we know we had been listening to since birth. Here are some of our picks for best baby books, books that are colorful, fun to read and memorable enough that your child may still be able to recite parts of them in years to come in much the same way as we can recite most of “Goodnight Moon”! Read more on The Best Baby Books for Great Bed Time Storytimes…

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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Episodes – Mickey in the 21st Century


Mickey Mouses as one of the oldest and most enduring cartoon characters on the planet has been in countless animated and live action movies and TV shows over the years but the latest in the line of Mickey Mouse cartoon series’ Mickey Mouse Clubhouse has been running on the Disney Channel since 2006 and other than a four month work stoppage in 2009 Mickey Mouse Clubhouse episodes have been running ever since. Read more on Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Episodes – Mickey in the 21st Century…

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All About The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh


The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh ran from 1988 to 1991 on American TV and during that time presented the toddlers of the late eighties with some of the best Winnie the Pooh cartoons that were ever created. This also marked the first time that Disney had taken the famous bear of little brain and his friends into the world of Saturday morning cartoons. Read more on All About The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh…

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The Best of the Winnie the Pooh Movies


Winnie the Pooh was first introduced to the world in 1926 when his creator, A,A. Milne published the first of the books starring the bear of very little brain and his friends. In 1953 after Milne’s death Winnie the Pooh became property of the Walt Disney Company and that is when the Winnie the Pooh movies began. Read more on The Best of the Winnie the Pooh Movies…

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Sesame Street Videos – Which are the Very Best?


Sesame Street first debuted on PBS stations across the US in 1969. Created by Joan Ganz and Lloyd Morrisett it combined Jim Hensons clever Muppets with learning activities interspersed with cultural references. Over 40 years after it debuted it is still as popular as ever and Sesame Street videos are still a staple in many children’s entertainment collections. Read more on Sesame Street Videos – Which are the Very Best?…

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The Best Toddler Bicycle Choices for Boys and Girls


There are any number of firsts that parents get to watch their children go through and experience as they make the transition from baby to toddler. One of the most fun of these is helping them learn to ride a real bicycle. Buying a toddler bicycle can be a confusing experience because there are simply so many different options out there with so many different styles and price ranges. In order though to help you get started in your toddler bicycle buying endeavors here are a few toddler bicycle options that we really liked: Read more on The Best Toddler Bicycle Choices for Boys and Girls…

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Metal Swing Sets – Choosing the Right One for You and Your Kids


The advice of pediatricians everywhere these days is to make are kids of all ages get outside to play as much as possible, especially in the face of rising childhood obesity figures. But of course the average kid is going to want more to occupy them than just standing in the backyard. That is where that old staple of backyards everywhere for decades – metal swing sets – come in. Read more on Metal Swing Sets – Choosing the Right One for You and Your Kids…

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