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Sparky & The Case of the Missing Smoke Alarm App for iOS and Android: app for kids to learn fire safety
in Geek Life

Sparky App Helps Kids Learn Fire Safety #Spon

This is a sponsored post. Every October during Fire Prevention Week, I’m transported back to Brookfield, WI where I grew up. I can remember standing outside Swanson Elementary School with all the fire trucks lined up and learning about fire prevention. Stop, Drop & Roll!! I still remember. Fire prevention has always been important to me because I have watched 2 houses go up in flames in my lifetime. One when I was about 4…

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play and learn with wallace
in Family Life, Reviews

Play and Learn With Wallace App #Spon

As we head into summer, we are always looking for ways to entertain the kids. We know we are “supposed” to keep them up to speed with their learning so they don’t forget everything, but we really just want to relax and take it easy. I like to find ways to get my kids to learn while they are playing. They don’t know they are learning because they are just having fun. Play and Learn…

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animals screen print
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Interactive 3D Cards Make Learning Fun for Kids #CypherKidsClub

Do you prefer to learn by hearing about something or by seeing something in action? I’m sure most of you chose seeing. That is the concept behind the 3D Interactive Cards by Cypher Entertainment. The augmented reality learning cards are for ages 3 and up. If your child is learning numbers and letters, they will love these. It’s a lot more fun than singing the alphabet song and that is also fun!! So how do…

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memorial day museum virtual tours
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Attend a Virtual Military Museum Tour in Honor of Memorial Day

As I’ve mentioned before, summer is my favorite season. I love the hot weather, the freedom of no school and going to the beach.  That is why I love Memorial Day…it kicks off the summer.  As a kid, I remember going to the parade and cooking out with friends.  But ultimately, it is a holiday to remember those who have died for our freedom. Living in the Washington DC area, we have access to so many…

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JumpStart
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JumpStart is a Fun Online Educational Game for Kids 3 to 12 #Spon

My kids have been playing games online for years, but I prefer that they be online educational games. I know that games can be fun and they can learn at the same time. We have been a big fan of the JumpStart software since my older son started school in 2001, so I was excited to learn that JumpStart now offers online educational games for kids ages 3 through 12. Sponsored Post! There are some…

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