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VIDEO GAMES: How to Reduce the Time a Kid Spends Playing

VIDEO GAMES Challenge: Living in a digital world surrounded by iPads, android smart phones, wi fi etc…it becomes a challenge on how to reduce the time a kid spends playing video games.Parents complain about wanting to do activities with their kids but surrender when children prefer to play computer games. Here is a list of ideas which can help you cover this gap:Provide Better Alternatives- Suggest activities involving the entire family such as board games, the swimming, picnics, walks etc… Check on what kind of games the kids are playing – Encourage them to educational and strategy building games such as Game of Thrones, math games, dress up games, car games and cooking games.  Restrict Read the Full Blog Post...
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Kids Halloween Costume Ideas

It time to go 'trick or treating' once again!Halloween is enjoyed and celebrated equally by kids and grown ups.  As end October approaches the demand for fresh 'jack o lanterns' carved out of big pumpkins and Halloween costumes rises exponentially.In contract to the typically monster, ghost and witch costumes this season the trend seems to take a new look.Big Bird:The presidential debate between Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama over cutting funds for PBS programs including Sesame Street on PBS kids has made Big Bird a Halloween hero.  All time kids favorite Big Bird costumes seem to be hitting the market and are ready to give the character a new life.Morphsuits:The Read the Full Blog Post...
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Meep Tablet for Kids

Meep Tablet for Kids and Parents, is finally available for sale in the US at major retail outlets!   Those awaiting Meep Tablet for Kids, rush to either Toys "R" Us, Target, Best Buy, Radio Shack, Kmart, Meijer, Boscov's, BJ's, Amazon.com, Wal-Mart.com. Kohls.com or QVC and get hold of one for USD 149.99 only. The 7-inch tablet is powered by Ice Cream Sandwich and gives parents access to remotely control and  'whitelist' or 'blacklist' apps through a cloud-based setting.  Now parents can virtually monitor and control their children's activities online, limit play duration etc... Some of the pre-loaded games on the kids Meep tablet  include: Angry Birds, UNO, Toon Goggles etc... In addition children Read the Full Blog Post...
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First Angry Birds Park for Kids Opens in Finland

Angry Birds being the most popular and the world's fastest growing mobile game opens new entertainment horizons for kids in Finland.  For years kids all over the world have fantasized going to Disney Land and many have actually enjoyed the fun at this amusement park.  The opening of Angry Birds Theme Park in Sarkanniemi in Finland gives kids and the theme park world an new direction. A joint venture of the Finninish playset manufacturer Lappset, Rovio, Sarkanniemi and BDR Design Group have opened the first official Angry Birds Land at the Sarkanniemi Theme Park, Finland.Angry Bird Land, Sarkanniemi Adventure Park include:12 Theme Park Rides a huge play area for children to Read the Full Blog Post...
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Android Tabeo for Kids at Toys ‘R’ Us

Android has announced the launch of Tabeo a Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) designed just for children and is available at Toys 'R' Us.This new device aims at entertaining as well as educating kids along with strict parental controls. Features:7 inch tablet 1GB of RAM 1 GHz processor 4 GB built in storeage expandable to 32 GB with micro SDHC card 800 x 480 screen resolution multitouch in build Wi-Fi Front facing camera HDMi port to conect to TV 50 free preloaded games/books and educational apps 6000 plus free apps from Tabeo Store (many more purchable form the kid-safe and friendly  tabeo App Store) Exclusively available at Toys 'R' Us Read the Full Blog Post...