Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2015 Building and construction toys are great early learning toys that develop strong hand-eye coordination, fosters imagination play and open ended creativity. Playstix does all of the above and in a way that our testers found appealing on a variety of levels. Starting with the bright colors that are eye-catching and appealing, kids couldn’t wait […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2015 It is no secret that the geographic literacy of young people in the U.S. is woefully inadequate, which is why we were so delighted to see this puzzle map in our testing centers. Right from the start testers liked the lessons their kids received by learning, in a hands-on way, all the states and […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2015 Parenting is not a cookie cutter experience nor is it an exact science, even within one family the same approach or response to a problem will not work from one child to the next. This book acknowledges that there are multiple options about how to parent and provides unique and varied responses for tackling […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2015 Parent testers were quite effusive in their praise for this baby carrier. Carriers have been around for quite some time now and it really takes some doing to stand out and impress. Onya did just that with it’s superb quality. Testers noted that not only is the fabric extremely soft, it is strong and […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2015 The best way to start this review is to state upfront that parents absolutely loved this tent. Unlike so many other tents on the market, this tent is all one piece. Most other tents have separate poles that you have to extend and loops to thread just to assemble. The One Touch Lil’ Nursery […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2015 Blue Box Toys has created a great addition to your bath toy collection. After extensive testing parents really appreciated how easy it was to use, simply attach the toy to the side of the tub, push the yellow button on the octopus and, with assistance from the very quiet batter operated motor water immediately […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2015 Everything about this sleek new LED desk light screams excellence. From the design to the functionality to the brilliant white light it emits. Parents and kids were immediately drawn to the sleek aluminum design of this desk lamp especially with the very thin disc at a top which sits at the end of an […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2015 When we saw the suggested age of this app listed as All Ages we were skeptical, as were many of our testers. Not many apps geared at young children can entertain ALL age levels. Well, we had some very surprised testers. The app is about virtually taking care of a pet, Angela, and watching […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2015 This teething mitt is great for babies who like to put everything and anything in their mouths. We’re pretty sure that includes EVERY baby! It is also appealing to babies because of the crackling sounds it makes and the combination of polka dots and brightly colored silicone. There is an ingenious adjustable strap that […]

Seal of Approval Winner Spring 2015 Another winning book from the talented folks at Music Together. This book, like others in the line, is well put together, features simple instructions and the supporting resources are easy to follow. The first step is to download the free song that comes with the book. It plays as a sing-along in conjunction with […]