Video Games are Good for You: Educational and Entertaining Technology for Kids

In the digital age, parents constantly worry about their children being exposed to violent or inappropriate material through the internet or video games. But parents shouldn’t fear all of the technology available to their kids. In fact, there are a number of apps and games that can be educational as well as fun. These are […]

Gombby’s Green Island: Now an iTunes App

Have you heard of Gombby? I will admit, I hadn’t. But my kids are getting old enough that I need to spend more time keeping up on the latest Hollywood craze than children’s shows. I miss that time. Gombby’s Green Island is a television program that aired originally in Portugal and is available in Spanish […]

Make Learning Fun With JumpStart.com

My boys LOVE to play games. They especially love to play games on the computer. That’s what makes Jumpstart.com a super resource for us. JumpStart has been making educational computer games for…well, for years and years. When the older boys were little, we all enjoyed many of the CD games they produced. I learned about […]

Educational Activities for Young Children During Play Dates

Some of the best educational activities for young children are group activities. Children can have a lot of fun learning from and with each other. If you have a young child (ages 3-5), your child may already be meeting with a group of other children for play dates. If you host play dates at your […]

Create a Stimulating Environment for Your Child

Parents who decorate a bedroom for small children would do well to create a stimulating environment for them. Creating a warm, welcoming environment in a child`s bedroom stimulates the imagination as well as fosters a sense of security. Children who are surrounded by interesting colors, creative activities and educational games will improve their ability to […]

Review: JumpStart 3D Online

Are you familiar with JumpStart? The company, a brand owned by Knowledge Adventure, is well-known for their entertaining and interactive learning software. Reader Rabbit was a popular character around here several years ago, and the JumpStart PreSchool game was a big hit. Since the boys got older, the Math Blaster program was pretty handy in […]