Tag Archives: toddlers

Tiny Hands Apps Puts the Joy of Learning in Toddlers’ Hands

As the mother of two kids in a very tech-connected geek household, apps are often on our minds. Which is why I’m so excited to share Tiny Hands Apps, our sponsor, with you. Our daughter, the youngest, is only two. And while she’s fascinated with the iPad and certainly wants to use it like her… Read More

Wombi Monsters Teach Letters, Numbers, & Shapes to Pre-Schoolers

Last year my son started at our local pre-school and ever since his appetite for knowledge has simply grown and grown. Every day he points out letters, number, and shapes around our home or on the street and asks what they are. He’s even asked for phonics books as his bedtime story. It’s something I want to encourage and so when Wombi released a new series of three Monster apps that teach letters, shapes, and numbers I was eager to see what he would make of them. Read More

My Little Geek Is Now an App

A while ago, I reviewed the adorable book My Little Geek by Andrew & Sarah Spear with illustrations by Edit Sliacka, and I’m back once again to let you know that it’s now an app! If you are looking for books to read on a plane or car trip, this is a must-load for the iPad… Read More

Silly Dragon, Robots Are for Toddlers

I noticed the trend starting at Toy Fair last year: robots for kids. Booth after booth featured our future overlords, and I thought my six-year-old daughter would love most of them when she got her hands on them. About six months passed, and then the robots found their way to our house for us to… Read More

Finding New Ways to Involve My Toddler in Life: The Learning Tower

Back in October, my mother-in-law came over and we made cookies with my two-year-old for the first time. He had a blast! He got messy, he got to stir things, he got to throw chocolate chips into the dough. He also got a sugar high, but that’s another story. The only thing I didn’t enjoy… Read More

My Little Geek

Raising a nerdling is an exhausting but ultimately rewarding job. Oh, yes – rewarding already! When my 2-year old daughter can identify the difference between a clone ranger and a stormtrooper – well, it just brings a little tear to my eye. And hey, now seems like a PERFECT time to RE-TELL the story of… Read More