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Outfitting Your Little Character: Disney Baby Clothes

A few weeks ago, I attended a wonderful event previewing the new products from Disney Baby.  I was especially impressed by all the organic cottons, bpa free plastics and all natural baby body items included in their new lines.  And also, I just loved the really hip and cute baby clothes for boys and girls featuring lots of your favorite Disney characters in super cool designs and colors.  These patterns don’t scream “Disney!!!”–they just rock the Disney vibe ever so coolly.  Kristin and MD had a chance to try out some new Disney duds.  Here’s what they thought!

MD in Disney Baby

If you love Tigger and Winnie the Pooh; Minnie Mouse; the Lion King; Monsters, Inc., or any of your other favorite Disney characters; if you got married in the Magic Kingdom or honeymooned at Epcot; if your dogs are named “Lady” and “Tramp;” or if you just love Pixar movies…then Disney Baby clothing has the duds for you!  Made with super soft, cuddly cotton, Disney Baby’s clothing maintains its shape and softness better than any other brand I have tried (and believe me, I’ve tried them all)!  CW and MD have extremely sensitive skin, but they did not have any trouble with the Disney Baby brand.  But, my favorite part of the new Disney Baby onesies we test-drove, was the grow-an-inch straps. This innovative feature actually expects and accommodates your child’s growth, so the clothes continue to fit throughout that entire 3-month span!  So, even though MD fits into 12-month clothing (barely…even though he’s only 9 months old), he fit in these 6-9 months bodysuits perfectly!

Disney Baby Clothes for Boys

MD Cruising in Disney Baby Clothes

Disney Baby clothing is made with your little mover in mind, from cuddly rompers to soft bodysuits to pull-on-pants.  You will not be disappointed with their quality or size.  Although MD is long in the torso, it appears he has my shorter legs (so far), but the pull-on-pants were great because they had cuffs that held them above his heels.  Otherwise, I spend much of my time rolling up his pants so he doesn’t trip.  And, after a number of washes, the bodysuits and pull-on-pants are the same color and size as when they arrived!

MD in Disney Baby Boy Clothes

Even if you don’t have a newborn, they have some great items for older children as well (like this 2-piece short set), or this adorable Winnie the Pooh blanket! Disney Baby clothing and products would make a wonderful gift for a baby shower or newborn baby gift.  Available on Amazon or Disney Baby, Disney Baby clothes are available for your little Simba…or Piglet…or Nemo…today!

MD in Disney Baby Boy Clothes

A big thank you to Disney Baby for sending these wonderful clothes to try!

Kristin with CW and MDKristin is a former high school English teacher and show choir geek enjoying time as a stay-at-home mom to CW and new baby brother MD.

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Aurora Delivers the Gift of Smiles and Roars

Thank you to Aurora Gifts for sending us a plush Velociraptor, even if this Mama thought it was a Tyrannosaurus Rex.  Yep, you heard me.  I am apparently not a dino expert.  Give me any car any day and I can name it, but dinosaurs, not so much.

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CW could hardly believe his eyes when the package arrived for him (Christmas in March)! And when he saw the Velociraptor, he was so excited that he literally jumped for joy.  And, even better, the dinosaur growls!!!!  So, that led to hours of entertainment and scaring his baby brother.  Now, “T-Rexxy Cheezitty” as he’s been named (can you tell my son likes Cheez-its, and that we spent days thinking it was a T-Rex…thanks Wendy for setting us straight) has a place of honor on CW’s bed, and we can hear him growling each morning as CW says hello to him.  Given his new fascination with dinosaurs, this plush toy is a perfect addition to his “buddy” collection.

CW Plays with the Aurora Plush Dinosaur with Sounds!

Aurora is a leading distributor of affordable, high-quality gifts.  Their plush collections range from the scary T-Rex (for real this time) to the lovable hedgehog.   My favorite is the Lion Tubbie Wubbie. They are made to fit right into those tiny hands, and so snuggly soft!  Your little ones will love their new buddy, and they probably won’t even know if you call a Velociraptor the wrong name!  Maybe I’ll have to confess so that T-Rexxy Cheezitty can be called V-Raptor Cheezitty from now on?  Maybe.

CW Plays Dinosaur Games with his Aurora T-Rex by his side

Kristin with CW and MDKristin is a former high school English teacher and show choir geek enjoying time as a stay-at-home mom to CW and new baby brother MD.

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B. The Queen of Cupcakes

Earlier this week Kristin reviewed Wheee-ls! from B. Toys and her video showed just why preschool boys need large carpeted basements! In our video, Bean and I work together to create amazing jewelry with Pop-Arty! pop beads, also by B. Toys.  For kids ages 4 – 10, Pop Arty! beads are great for continuing to develop a sense of pattern (both in shape and color), fine motor skills, and creativity. Not to mention fun fun fun!  Your 4 year old will need some help from Mama, but I couldn’t be happier about that.  I’ve got craft fever and I love it!  Making pop bead bracelets, rings, necklaces and crowns is as much fun for Mama as it is for kids. Do girls like jewels?  Ask Bean.  Duh, yes.

Take a gander at our video to see Bean and me creating and modeling our Pop-Arty dangly jewels.  I so did not put on any makeup or create any flattering lighting before making this video….oh the humanity.

Most of B.Toys products are designed for babies and toddlers. But all come in the same vibrant colors (inspired by New England foliage), interesting patterns (inspired by Peruvian textiles), and eco-friendly packaging (inspired by the Earth!) that often doubles as toy storage and gift wrapping.  I love this company.  Look for B. Toys at your local independent toy star, Target, or online at our affiliate Amazon.

Just B. Just you. B. You.

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Just B. – Be Wheelie Happy

B. Toys is another great company I got to know a little better at Toy Fair this year.  Check out Kristin’s review and I’ll be back with a video of their B.Arty Pop Beads in a day or two!

If you’ve read my reviews before, you may or may not have picked up on the fact that CW is a bit of a car lover (and trucks, trains, planes…really, anything with wheels)!  As you can imagine, when a box of four Wheeee-ls arrived, CW was a bit ecstatic.  Okay, that might be putting it mildly!  He was thrilled, elated; he was totally beyond happy!  And, even though these vehicles are advertised for ages 1-4, both of my boys are in love.  The good news is I love the Wheeee-ls too!

CW and MD Play With WheeeeLS

If you haven’t heard of B. Toys your life is sadly missing something.  We actually have a number of B. Toys, including B. Fish and Splish Boat and B. Zany Zoo (our Zoo looks a little different, but is from B., nonetheless) and B. Spinaroos. I cannot speak more highly of B.  Not only do they use clever quips and amazing colors on their packaging, but they also truly strive to minimize their impact on the Earth.  They use recyclable packaging (and formerly recycled items), soy-based inks, and water-based varnishes.  You will not mind one bit when your child chews on these toys!  One phrase found on the box stated the following: “Recycled + Recyclable Paper. Maybe you were the Queen of Scotland in your past life.  I was a box. And proud of it.  Please recycle me and let me be a box again.  Your Highness.”  I mean, if that doesn’t get you to giggle, what will?

Well, I know what will.  Watching your children play with B. Toys!  And, play some more.  Wheeee-ls are our new go-to toy.  We “send” them across the basement to each other, race them, and crash them.  And your ankles will be safer with Wheeee-ls, as they bounce right off of you with that soft rubbery feeling.  They are adorable, colorful, chunky, pull-back vehicles that will spark your child’s imagination.  The car rings, the truck chimes, the racer rattles, and the Taxi squeaks.  No batteries necessary, and easy on your wallet too (Wheeee-ls are under $20 for hours of priceless entertainment)!

WheeeeLS Love

What’s that you say?  It’s not enough to save the planet (which as B. reminds us is the only planet we know of with chocolate on it)?  It’s not enough to inspire your children with bright colors, fun sounds, and crazy textures?  It’s not enough to encourage your child to “B. himself?”  Well, then I have even better news for you.  With the purchase of each B. Toy, ten cents is donated to Free the Children, so you can help others too.

B. Smart and pick up your very own B. Toys today!  These are great for birthdays, holidays, and the planet!  B. conscious.  B. green.  B. amazed.  You won’t B. disappointed!

A huge thank you to B. Toys for sending me the Wheeee-ls to try out with my boys.

Kristin with CW and MDKristin is a former high school English teacher and show choir geek enjoying time as a stay-at-home mom to CW and new baby brother MD.


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Cuz Every Girl Needs a Jewelry Organizer AND a Treasure Box

I can’t believe I still haven’t written about Toy Fair!  For the third year in a row I spent a weekend trolling the New York International Toy Fair for the latest and greatest baby, toddler and preschooler toys and I saw enough wonderful goodies to begin to dream of having my very own little independent toy store.  Someday… But the good news is that we have lots of incredibly neat toys to share with you in the weeks and months to come!

American Girl Craft Kits

I was so excited to discover that one of the biggest trends in toys this year is crafting!  My Mom and I used to spend hours doing craft kits when I was a little girl.  I made Christmas ornaments out of every conceivable material, wove a zillion potholders, painted ceramics, made multiple latch hook rugs and pillows, and needlepointed and cross stitched for days.  Well, crafting is back and for good reason.  It’s fun, it’s educational, and it’s a great way for Mamas and kiddos to spend time together in a joint creative pursuit.  American Girl has been at the forefront of the new crafting movement, creating absolutely wonderful craft kits for girls.  I attended a sneak preview of their newest kits at the American Girl store here on 5th Ave in NYC and then Bean and I had a chance to try out some of the kits.  Most of the kits are labeled for ages 8 and up, but with Mama’s help, crafty preschoolers can create beautiful things as well! Watch our video above and see how Bean made an absolutely adorable Jewelry Organizer!

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The kits cover all types of crafts from basic sewing (all the pieces have the holes punched to guide little stitchers in their work), to paper crafts, to jewelry-making, scrapbooking and more.  Many kits contain two projects–one to be made for your daughter and a smalelr version for her doll.  The instructions are clear and easy to follow (even if your older girl and her friends want to work alone), the materials are of excellent quality, and perhaps most importantly, the finished projects are absolutely adorable!  Really really really cute.  I am just wild about these kits.  Doc Hubby brought home a Paper Posies kit to make 3-D flowers and butterflies that he and Bean picked out, without knowing I’d be receiving a whole lot of kits to review.  We made a million flowers, taped them onto ribbons, and have them hanging on Bean’s bedroom walls for decoration.  I love them!

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American Girl Craft Kits make wonderful birthday presents or birthday party activities, or just a great way to spend a rainy day with your kiddo.  They are available online at our affiliate Amazon.com, or at Michael’s.  Pick one up and get crafty today!

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Amp Up Your Apps With WebMD and The Snow Ball

Here’s another great review from up and coming tech experts Kristin and CW!

Is There a Doctor Available?

I have come to the conclusion that I may be an app junkie!  I love new apps on my phone, and there are a number of apps that I can’t live without.  One of those apps is the new WebMD Baby app!  And if you’re at all like me, you will love this app because it is so simple to use and it’s completely free!  There are weekly tips (this week’s tip for MD is about naps and bedtime struggles…SO timely for us) and daily Doctor tips!  Plus, you can access all of the great information from WebMD about health and wellness questions, as well as an illnesses and emergencies section.  There are other sections Just for Moms, Just for Dads, Parenting Tips, Baby Week by Week, Ask the Pediatrician, Milestones, Vaccines, and Baby Doctor Visits.

Next time you have a question about symptoms, instead of “googling” them, go straight to your WebMD app and see what the experts say.

CW Has fun With "The Snow Ball" App

Your Child Will Have a Ball with the Digital Book “The Snow Ball”

If you are bored with the books and games for your child on the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android Motorola Xoom, or Samsung Galaxy Tab devices, you will be happy to hear that another great quality book and game are available now.  David Steinberg’sThe Snow Ball” digital book is accompanied by an adorable game called “Penguin Attack.”  Check out the trailer here.

“The Snow Ball” can be read aloud to your child, or he can choose to read it himself.  On every page, he can touch the polar bears or penguins and they dance, sled, or say cute phrases.  The book is witty with beautiful illustrations by Liz Conrad.  CW laughed at the silly penguins, and especially loved the music selections at the “Snow Day Ball!”  I loved the catchy phrases like, “Thump-thump-galumping.” And, “Balumping on their bellies.  Skit-skat-skadoodle up to Icicle Hall.” The word play is original and fun!

CW Enjoys The Snow Ball App

“Penguin Attack” is great for problem solving and learning early Geometry.  Your child has to try to get the polar bears to the Snow Day Ball without falling in the water holes.  Sounds easy, right?  Well, if it weren’t for all of the penguins that lie between the bears and the ball, it would be easy. Your child has to figure out how to bounce the bears off of the penguins at an angle that will get them into the ball safely.  It is a mixture of pool and bowling, and CW laughs hysterically every time he plays it.

Before this winter becomes a memory,  check out “The Snow Ball” and pick up the free “Penguin Attack” game too!

Kristin with CW and MDKristin is a former high school English teacher and show choir geek enjoying time as a stay-at-home mom to CW and new baby brother MD.

Kristin received “The Snow Ball” app free for the purpose of review, but as always, her opinion is entirely her own and has not been influenced by anyone!

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Building Blocks of Knowledge: Dr. Seuss Knows a Lot About That – GIVEAWAY!

Theodor Seuss Geisel, born March 2, 1904, created

And drew, and wrote, and overall, generated

Book after book. Colorful characters like the Grinch

And the Cat are always helpful in a pinch

When your toddler needs to giggle, dance, and wiggle.

CW and Dr. Seuss's ABC Building Blocks

If you are flummoxed while reading about Max,

Just remember that your life is better than that of the Zax.

The Star-bellied Sneetches, the Lorax, and Horton

Will have you all a sportin’

A red and white striped hat and big red bow

And building your blocks up with the biggest below.

CW Builds with Dr. Seuss ABC Building Blocks

So for this 108th birthday of Dr. Seuss

Try to be sillier than the silliest goose.

Place one nesting/stacking block on top of the first and so on

Until all of the blocks from the box now are gone.

Then wind up your toddler and let him try

To say his Seuss ABCs and then make the blocks fly.

I guarantee you will have fun with these sturdy blocks all

Colorful, zany, and educational too. Let loose and have a ball!

MD Enjoys Dr Seuss ABC Building Blocks

And on March 2nd, PBS Kids has a special treat for you

A Cat-in-the-Hat-a-Thon– a two-hour marathon will do

For your science-minded little ones with two brand new episodes

And you can catch more of the celebration online in other modes

On PBSKIDS.org/video on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.

Don’t miss out on all the fun – trust me, your child will thank you so much!

And don’t miss out on the fun of the nesting/stacking blocks –

Available for giveaway, Silver Dolphin Books Rocks!!

Thank you to them for sending these blocks our way

Just make sure not to miss out on the amazing giveaway!

The Giveaway!

One Babies Gotta Have It reader will win a set of Dr Seuss Building blocks in either the ABC or 123 pattern.

To Enter the Silver Dolphin Books Cat in The Hat Building Blocks Giveaway:

  • MANDATORY ENTRY #1: Check out the Silver Dolphin Blog post about these neat blocks and let me know if you would choose the ABC or 123 pattern. That’s it!  Entering is that easy!

***Want extra chances to win? After you have made your first entry as described above, do anything listed below and leave me additional comments for each one letting me know what you did!  Maximum of seven entries per person.

  • Like Silver Dolphin Books on Facebook.
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  • Follow me on Twitter and tweet this giveaway. I’ve made it easy just cut and paste: Celebrate Dr Seuss’s Birthday with a Cat in the Hat Building Blocks Set! Win one from @BabiesGottaHavT & @SilverDolphin http://snurl.com/22f4l7s
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  • Email your friends about the giveaway and link to the giveaway post! cc me in the message (babiesgottahaveit@gmail.com)–I promise I will not spam you or your friends. Cross my heart.

Your email address will remain private and not be shared with anyone. Giveaway only open to those with U.S.  addresses. Must be 18 or older to win. Giveaway begins on Wednesday February 29th and ends on Wednesday March 14th at 11:59 Eastern Standard Time. Very soon after,  Random.org will select the winner and  I’ll email them immediately. After my daughter called Larry the Cable guy the last time she did a drawing, we have decided to take a little vacation from her choosing the winner. Random.org is in no way as cute and unpredictable as my daughter, but it is much more efficient and does not use any pieces of paper, even recycled ones. I am sure you will understand. Thanks for entering!

Update!  We have a winner!  Random.org says “ 36″ – Congratulations Lona!  Thanks so much to everyone who entered.

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Can We Play It? Yes We Can! – Great Apps for Preschoolers

Here are two more reviews from Babies Gotta Have It’s resident tech experts, Kristin and CW! Enjoy!

Well, I never thought I’d get to hear anything other than “Misty Island Rescue, here we go!” on the iPad again, but Thomas has been derailed by two new apps:  Freddi Fish and the Stolen Shell, and Bob the Builder App: Muck’s Train to Trouble.  I only wish I could have captured CW’s excitement when I told him we had new apps to try!

Freddi Fish and the Stolen Shell App

In Freddi the Fish, Freddi and his good buddy Luther swim through secret passages and ancient ruins, play games, and work with numbers while following clues to find the stolen Great Conch.  Uncle Blenny cannot open the Founder’s Day Festival without the Great Conch, and he’s been accused of stealing it!  Luther, Freddi, and your child will work together to solve the mystery.

CW Plays Freddi Fish and the Stolen Shell App

The best part is that your child can play it again and again!  Each time kids play there are new clues, new games, new locations, and new culprits!  It’s like an underwater CLUE for kids!

Although CW immediately loved the game, he needed some help the first time to figure out what he was supposed to do.  But, the second time he played the game, he was a pro and I did nothing but enjoy the quiet time with him sitting right “benext” to me (as he always says…it’s a former English teacher’s grammatical nightmare, but it still makes me giggle).  And, I will admit that while CW is totally enamored by some of the music and games, I was a somewhat annoyed by them.  I was really impressed, however, with the value the game places on friendship and teamwork, and the way it works to discourage stealing and bullying.  Overall, it’s a great game! 

Bob the Builder Muck's Train to Trouble App

CW also said “Yes we can” to the new Bob the Builder App, Muck’s train to Trouble.  In this fun game for preschoolers, Bob’s team is building a new train ride at the Dinosaur Fun Park, and Muck gets into trouble when she tries to move rocks out of the way all on her own.  The app includes four interactive activities including a book, painting, watching, and playing.  The book has a great story about the building of the train ride, and I love the highlighted text as it reads the story aloud.  Kids can paint, choosing from a colorful palette of colors.  Or, they can watch animated clips from the original episode about building the train ride!  Finally, your child can find Muck, Scoop, Lofty, and the rest of Bob’s team in the Dinosaur Fun Park…an interactive hide-and-seek game!

Bob the Builder Muck's Train to Trouble

CW loves Bob the Builder and all things that have to do with vehicles, so this app was a fast favorite.  He would have loved a few more options…maybe more books to read, or more interactive play in the hide-and-seek game.  He kept trying to make the train move on that page!  He could watch a train move over and over again.  But, he has been engaged with teh game for long periods of time at a go.  So, I guess the only thing missing is how to get him to stop once he’s started!!

CW Playing Bob the Builder Muck's Train to Trouble App

Build up your child’s app enjoyment today and check out both of these new apps today!

Kristin with CW and MDKristin is a former high school English teacher and show choir geek enjoying time as a stay-at-home mom to CW and new baby brother MD.

Kristin received both of these apps free for the purpose of review, but as always, her opinion is entirely her own and has not been influenced by anyone!

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The Best Baby Monitor for a Good Night’s Sleep

I remember that feeling so well…you are wheeled out of the hospital with your new baby in your arms and then the orderly just turns around and leaves.  You.  Alone.  With your baby. “You mean they are just going to let me take it home?” Bring on the anxiety. Here, Kristin reviews an innovative new monitor from Babies Gotta Have It favorite, Tommee Tippee that goes a long way to calming those new baby nerves. Thanks so much Tommee Tippee for providing the monitor for review!

Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Digital Video Sensor Pad Baby Monitor

A sense of peace and a newborn do not really go hand in hand.  But, with the Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Digital Video Sensor Pad Monitor you can sleep more peacefully knowing that your baby is safely sleeping in his crib.

Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Digital Video Sensor Pad Baby Monitor

This innovative video monitor allows parents to have a bit more peace of mind when they leave the nursery.  The key feature of the monitor is its unique sensor pad. Before set up, parents need to take the time to read the directions carefully (and there are a ton of them) so that they adjust the sensor mat to the best possible setting for their baby.  Designed to sit under the baby’s crib mattress, the pad monitors your child and sounds an alarm if no movement has been detected after 20 seconds. Most parents benefit from the sensor pad when their baby is a newborn. However, once the baby can move freely around the crib, parents can choose to remove the sensor pad and use the monitor as a stand-alone model.

Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Digital Video Sensor Pad Monitor

Parents can also change the sensor-pad sensitivity levels if the mattress is thicker than the suggested amount.  Although I read many reviews of the sensor pad and people complained that they had many false alarms (one sounds on the parent unit and one on the baby unit), I did not have this experience.  I did forget to turn off the sensor pad once when I took MD out of the crib and the alarms went off then…they scared me nearly to death…but I felt better knowing it was definitely working and that I would be able to get to MD more quickly if he had a breathing problem during the night.

In fact, our nephew just had open-heart surgery and we highly recommended the Tommee Tippee monitor with the sensor pad.  He was having breathing problems when he first came back from the hospital, and we thought it would ease his parents’ minds to have a video monitor that responds to his movement in his room.  This monitor is ideal for parents of high-risk babies!

Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Digital Video Sensor Pad Monitor

The monitor also has a great “talk-back” feature that you can use to talk to your baby from another room.  This has actually worked great for our 3-year-old son, CW, more than for our baby, but it is a great feature.  And we love being able to see our boys on the large screen!  We can tell if MD is really upset when he wakes up early from a nap, or if looks like he’ll fall back to sleep.  And, when we used the monitor in CW’s room, we were able to see if he was actually napping or not (and tell him to go to sleep using the speaker function)!  This is particularly nice when I am nursing MD and cannot go up to CW’s room to give him that “go back to sleep or else” glare!

Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Digital Video Sensor Pad Baby Monitor

My two favorite features of the monitor, though, are the adjustable baby night light on the monitor and the temperature sensor for the nursery!  This has been really helpful for us, as MD’s room tends to be the coolest room in our house.

Although the monitor states that it has automatic channel changing to decrease interference, we did have severe interference with our other video monitor (even though the other video monitor still worked, the TT monitor no longer transmitted the sounds CW was making).  So, if you have another video monitor, be aware that there could be interference between the two.

Overall, I highly recommend the the Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Digital Video Sensor Mat Monitor (available at Toys R Us), and it will certainly give new parents a sense of peace when they bring their newborn home!

 

Kristin with CW and MDKristin is a former high school English teacher and show choir geek enjoying time as a stay-at-home mom to CW and new baby brother MD.



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Thomas & Friends: Pulling into the App Store Station

Thomas & Friends Engine Activities App

Do you have an iPad, iPod Touch, or iPhone?  Do you have a toddler who loves Thomas the Tank Engine, sings the songs, plays with trains, watches the shows, and reads the books?  Have you run out of patience with asking your busy toddler to play only his games on the iPad, only to find him playing Angry Birds again? If so, I have the best remedy for you.

Thomas and Friends App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

HIT Entertainment and Callaway Digital Arts have announced the launch of Thomas and Friends: Engine Activities App on your iAccessory!  CW was so excited to see Thomas on the iPad!  He forgot all about Angry Birds, and has not stopped playing the Engine Activities since!

Thomas & Friends Engine Activities App

CW may love the app, but I think I love it even more.  It has puzzles, coloring pages, and matching games.  When the puzzle is complete, the trains tell a short story.  The matching games use auditory and visual clues to help your child tell the difference between the trains (which, I admit was more helpful to me than to CW who appears to have all the different engines memorized).  When your child has exhausted the engine activities that come with the app (“Pop Goes Thomas” and “Creaky Cranky”), you can purchase three other activities that all have puzzles, matching games, and coloring pages.

Thomas & Friends Engine Activities App

After we played all of the Engine Activities in the car over the holidays, we went back to the app store and bought two more Thomas Apps: Misty Island Rescue and Hero of the Rails, which both include puzzles, songs, stories (that are read aloud to your child with animation), videos, painting, matching, and connect-the-dots.  The apps range from $0.99 to $1.99, and your child will certainly get your money’s worth!  So, pull on in to the App Store Station and check out the Thomas & Friends apps today!

Thanks so much to HIT Entertainment and Callaway Digital Arts for sending Kristin this app to review!

Kristin with CW and MDKristin is a former high school English teacher and show choir geek enjoying time as a stay-at-home mom to CW and new baby brother MD.


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