Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2004 These adorable blocks are an ideal first playset. Sturdy yet soft with a variety of textures and stuffings our baby testers gravitated to it almost immediately. Just the right size for grabbing and holding with both hands. The vibrating pull action of the green frog block was a real favorite. Whether reaching for, pushing […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2004 Just the thought of having these inspirational plush dolls accompanying their children to bed each night had parents in rapture. Covered in an oh so soft material, our testers found them to be almost too cute for words. Each Prayer Friend recites the Lord’s Prayer when you squeeze their tummies. With sweet voices and […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2004 Sometimes conversations need a little help getting started, expecially among family members. When the lines of communication have eroded, gotten stale or even slipped away completely these cards can come in quite handy. Sold individually the concept remains the same, ice breakers, or as some testers told us, fire starters (how’s that for turnaround?) […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2004 With poker night’s sweeping the country, there is little doubt that gaming fever has taken hold. In Front Porch Classic’s inimitable style, this beautiful game set brings the fun and strategy of horse racing to your home. The first thing our testers noticed was the gorgeous representation of the racetrack and the horses. When […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2004 Games on the go have been historically hit or miss, the portability factor often outweighing the level of fun. Namits bridges that gap admirably and our testers believed that it was quite simply, a great idea. This is really a question and answer game, but since kids love showing off what they know, there […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2004 Some board games are full of razzle dazzle graphics and instructions that the fun gets bogged down in the details. Roundabout is the antithesis of that style of game. Elegantly simple, Roundabout demands cunning, planning and strategy worthy of the finest board games ever created. Players were captivated and plotting moves from the very […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2004 Once you get past the craziness of the shopping, the wrapping and the cooking the Holidays remain a wonderful time for families to be together. Jocapa has designed a game/memory maker that is great for capturing and reliving this special time, this year and for years to come. Designed as a game, but really […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2004 For too many of us, the effort of organizing and remembering to use the coupons we clip before they get lost or expire is overwhelming. The Couponizer could be your answer and might very well pay for itself in less than a month. Testers were downright inspired by the no-nonsense, easy to use approach […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2004 If you are in the market for a very nice CD to listen to with the kids, one that won’t drive you crazy, that isn’t too sugery and is in fact quite entertaining then we have a recommendation for you. Under A Big Bright Yellow Umbrella offers tunes that are zippy and upbeat. Yosi […]

Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2004 Communicating with babies before they can form words can be a frustrating experience for both your baby and you. It’s not unlike a trip to a foreign country. What do you do when you try to communicate with a local, you sign. This video extends that and introduces that idea to babies. The DVD […]