Booster Seats Are Necessary for Toddlers

2-booster-seatKids have many stages of growth, and it’s important for parents to accommodate for these stages. A baby can’t sit at the table, after all. And even as a toddler, it’s best to give them a seat that allows them to reach the table much more easily. So when it comes to kids as a whole, they come in lots of sizes. They basically have different needs during different parts of life.

So because I noticed my kid getting too big for his high chair, I finally got him one of those booster seats to sit in. Getting it allows him to reach the top of the table with ease. It also makes him feel like he’s a big kid now, since he’s finally out of the high chair. It’s a great way to help make your kid feel special.

I know kids can be different sizes, but for the most part they follow a pattern to a certain point. So having a high chair, booster seat, and other things ready ahead of time is smart. Making sure they’re in a comfortable bed that’s sized to their bodies is important. And getting clothes that fit them is also important. So in general, just adhere to your child’s needs.

Math Toys Help My Kid Learn

1-mathThere are so many educational toys emerging nowadays that I can’t help but be drawn to them. I like the idea of my kid learning while they play, and I think it’s a truly ingenious concept. I like that the toys are fun and yet educational, which will help kids learn about the world around them. And since kids love to play, they can both play and learn at the same time.

What I got the other day for my kid are math toys that teach my kid about basic math. While my kid plays, they learn how to add and subtract. It’s a great thing for my kid to be playing with. Since these toys make learning fun, my kid can learn about math while playing a game that involves counting. And to win, you have to get all the answers to the addition and subtraction problems.

All in all, I’m very impressed with the toys of today. There are so many that help kids learn while they play. Whether it’s learning colors, types of animals, or math, there are toys that can help kids in many areas. And since the idea of playing with something is enticing to kids, it could be considered to be even better than studying or doing homework.

Some Children’s Books Are Perfect for Introducing Children to Reading

children's booksEven when my children were very small, I wanted them to start understanding the fun of getting to have a bedtime story read to them. I started reading to them when my oldest was two years old and was starting to pay attention to the different books that I read on a regular basis. I started by reading a bedtime story to both children before they went to sleep.

Of course, at the time, my youngest child was too small to really know what I was doing, but she seemed to get quiet when I read to her. It was fun to snuggle up with my children and read to them from the different children’s books that I had around my home. Even now when my children are older, I have kept many children’s books on hand for reading before bed.

My children now pick which books they want read to them since they are definitely old enough to make this decision. It is fun to see what books they choose or what stories they want to have read to them. I love seeing how they have developed books that are their favorite ones over time. It is fun to see that happen.

Outdoor Kids Games Are Fun at an End of Summer Barbecue

outdoor kids gamesSince the end of summer is fast approaching, I recently threw a wonderful end of the summer barbecue with many of the families that live near us. It was great to have everyone over and the kids really enjoyed all running around together doing a bunch of different activities that I set up for them. It was exciting to see all of the kids spending a good amount of time together.

To make sure that all of the kids stayed entertained, I provided a whole bunch of different activities to do. Out of all of these, the kids really loved the outdoor kids’ games that I had set up in different areas of the yard. They loved playing ring toss and throwing bean bags at a specific target in the yard. It was a lot of fun to watch them playing these games.

I feel like having a fun barbecue in the middle of the neighborhood was a really great way to end the summer. I know that all of the kids had a really great time and with all of the great company and wonderful food the adults loved it to. This is something that we will probably go ahead and do next year since it was so much fun to do.

Harry Potter Fans Rejoice With Children’s Puzzles

WREBBIT-3D-Hogwarts-Great-Hall-3D-Puzzle-850-Piece-0If your kids are anything like mine they are in love with Harry Potter. Anything about muggles and wizards will keep them busy for hours. I was thrilled to find this:  WREBBIT 3D Hogwarts Great Hall 3D Puzzle. It is beautiful and the foam backed pieces are well made. Become a real wizard by rebuilding your very own School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Hogwarts – Great Hall, an 850 piece 3D puzzle from Wrebbit.

Hogwarts – Great Hall, an 850 piece 3D puzzle from Wrebbit. Part of a unique and exclusive Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection, it includes famous buildings of the renowned world of Harry Potter. (Assembled puzzle dimension: 19.75″ L x 15.25″ W x 18.5″ H / 50 cm x 38,75cm x 47 cm) The even cooler thing is that it is made to go next to the other buildings in the set. You can build your own world of Harry Potter. So help your kids dreams come true and let them build their dream world at home with children’s puzzles.

A Toy Tea Party Set is Perfect for My Daughter’s to Use

toy tea party setMy daughters have always enjoyed the idea of throwing a tea party. They saw something like this in one of the shows that they watch on TV and ever since then, they have been trying to have tea parties on a regular basis. Since I don’t like them to use the dishes in the kitchen, I have been looking for toy sets that they could use for their tea parties instead.

I have managed to find several nice ones that are going to be the kind of thing that my daughters are really interested in using. In a way these different sets are much better than our own dishes since they are decorated beautifully. With a real toy tea party set, they’ll be able to have a teapot and some beautiful little tea cups that they’ll be able to use on a regular basis.

I can’t wait to watch them gathering all of their dolls around a table to have a tea party with this set. I know that they’ll really love being able to use the set to serve tea out to each of the dolls in turn. It’ll be a lot of fun to see the way that they use this set once they are able to have it.

Electric Train Is Funtastic

WolVol-Bump-Go-Action-Electric-Train-Toy-with-Lights-and-Music-0What could be more entertaining than a train with lights, music, and movement?  This train has LED flashing lights and sound effects, bump and go action, and runs on smooth surfaces. It will change directions and run when it bumps into something. I have never heard so much giggling and laughter as I did when the kids played nonstop with this electric toy.

I bought this online for my 2-1/2-year-old because it looked cool. It is by far his favorite toy because it does EXACTLY what the ad promised. It lights up, plays music, and does turn itself around when it bumps into things. My kids had hours of fun with it, constructing obstacles for it to bump into, and were delighted that it “found” ways around them. So check out the WolVol Bump & Go Action Electric Train Toy with Lights and Music today and entertain the family for hours.

Baby’s First Board Books A Bargain

2-Set-of-Baby-Toddler-Beginnings-Board-Books-Sesame-Street-Set-Mickey-Mouse-and-Friends-Set-Total-8-Books-0-114x130Board books for small children are a wonderful thing. Not paper cuts, no torn pages, and they are great for building with too. But these special children’s books can be expensive. Here is one of the best bargains I have found, eight beginner books for less than $2 each. Amazing I know! And they are delightful first books for your toddler including Mickey and Minnie Mouse and the Sesame Street gang. — Total 8 Board books includes:

  • Sesame Street Set (4 books): Colorfully illustrated board books featuring the adventures of Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Abby Cadabby!
  • Mickey Mouse and Friends Set (4 books): Early concept shaped die-cut board books with built-in handle. Mickey & Friends help young children to learn Alphabet letters, Colors, Numbers, and Shapes.
  • Each book is 10 pages and measure 8 by 5 inches.

So grab this great bargain while it lasts for your little ones and have a blast reading and looking at the fantastically bright illustrations. It will keep you little ones engaged and learning without even knowing it.

 

Turn Your Floor Into A Map Of The USA

Chenille-Kraft-WonderFoam-USA-Map-Puzzle-0Around our house, everyone knows the whereabouts of the 50 United States. We have been playing games and puzzles for years that have taught the kids the names of the states and their Capitols. as well as their location. It makes so much sense to let kids play with things you want them to learn about. They are so curious. So, discover the world of WonderFoam®! Great for early learners at home and in the classroom. Promote learning through fun and play with the Chenille Kraft WonderFoam U.S.A. Map Puzzle.

The new puzzle map makes geography fun for kids! Includes 73 total pieces, 50 state pieces, 16 punch-out state landmarks, five Great Lakes, two interlocking play bars, fun activities guide, and a black and white outline of front and back of USA map. (State capitals listed on the backside of the puzzle.) – Includes: Fun facts activity guide for teachers and parents and a black and white outline of front and back of puzzle

Learn About Simple Circuits And Electricity With Science Kits

Electronics-for-Kids-Play-with-Simple-Circuits-and-Experiment-with-Electricity-0If your kids are anything like mine they have a million questions every day. Why do the lights in a house turn on when you flip a switch? How does a remote-controlled car move? And what makes lights on TVs and microwaves blink? The technology around you may seem like magic, but most of it wouldn’t run without electricity. Electronics for Kids demystifies electricity with a collection of awesome hands-on projects.

In Part 1, you’ll learn how current, voltage, and circuits work by making a battery out of a lemon, turning a metal bolt into an electromagnet, and transforming a paper cup and some magnets into a spinning motor.

In Part 2, you’ll make even more cool stuff as you:

  • Solder a blinking LED circuit with resistors, capacitors, and relays
  • Turn a circuit into a touch sensor using your finger as a resistor
  • Build an alarm clock triggered by the sunrise
  • Create a musical instrument that makes sci-fi sounds

Then, in Part 3, you’ll learn about digital electronics–things like logic gates and memory circuits–as you make a secret code checker and an electronic coin flipper. Finally, you’ll use everything you’ve learned to make the LED Reaction Game–test your reaction time as you try to catch a blinking light!

With its clear explanations and assortment of hands-on projects, Electronics for Kids will have you building your own circuits in no time. Just think of all the questions that will be answered! Buy this and other science kits today.