TV Show for Toddlers Entertains With Popular Music Parents will Enjoy

I was recently asked to review a TV show for toddlers called Shushybye. You’ve never heard of it before? Then you are probably just like our family. We don’t have a BabyFirst TV subscription or Comcast Cable service, which offers Shushybye On Demand. These seem to be the only way to get Shushybye over the air. But there’s also another way to check out this TV show for toddlers and preschool children. The folks at Shushybye have released a DVD set of their complete first season. And they sent me a complimentary review copy to examine. (…)

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Free Read Aloud Books for Kids Online from Barnes and Noble

Need free read aloud books to entertain your child? I recently found out that Barnes and Noble hosts 16 free read aloud books for children on their website. You can access them from your favorite browser right on your computer. This is a wonderful resource for classroom teachers, because almost (…)

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Online Games for Toddlers: Our Top 10 games that Point and Click

Here’s a list of top ten online games for toddlers that are non-reading and ages 0-3. Many of these sites can be operated without any reading knowledge, which means your tot should be able to navigate many of them independently, although I would recommend you interact with your child during play. (…)

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Bee Movie Crafts: 10 Crafts and Activities about Bees for Kids

Looking for Bee Movie Crafts and Activities? Since Jerry Seinfeld’s Bee Movie got a top rating in our house this weekend, I decided to do some crafts and activities with the kids about bees. The kids and I made an original Barry B. Benson action figure craft. If you’d like to make one too, just print out the free directions on how we did it. (…)

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Preschool Websites: 10 Educational and Fun Websites for You & Your Child

Want preschool websites that offer the best educational and fun experience for you and your child? Let me give you a fast list of my favorite resources for early childhood education. I’m a former elementary school special education teacher. I’ve used these preschool websites with my own kids and some of the kids I’ve tutored over the past 5 years. I love using these educational and fun websites for preschoolers and toddlers. They are a wonderful tool for teaching early learning skills. (…)

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Waiting in Line with Preschoolers? Here are 10 Fun Things to do Right now

Waiting in line with preschoolers is never easy. Things can get ugly fast if you don’t have fun things to do. No one likes to wait in line. According to a the Telegraph, Britons on average spend 6 months of their lives queuing up, or about 5 1/2 hours a month. Check out my list of 10 fun things you can do while waiting in line with preschoolers. They are quick, easy, and can be done for free. It takes great patience for busy adults to stand idly for any length of time. But when you find yourself waiting in line with preschoolers patience is nearly impossible to muster. (…)

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Gifted Students Need New Federal Gifted Legislation

Federal gifted students legislation is needed in the U.S. The 110th Congress has begun to take a second look at the reauthorization of Public Law 107-110, and we need to consider one very small population of public school children that is being left behind. The much needed NCLB (No Child (…)

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Tips for Parents Traveling with Preschoolers

Need tips for traveling with preschoolers? Here’s a list for parents that will make traveling with preschoolers during the holiday season a little easier. Long car trips with impatient preschoolers will likely bring a parents stress levels to the brim, but if you are a little more prepared for the unexpected, things will go better for you. These tips will help you keep your sanity as you drive or fly this holiday season, whether it be Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, or your long awaited summer vacation. (…)

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