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Parents and caregivers will love our selections of the best Nintendo DS games for kids and families...

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Top 10 Wii Games

A parent's guide to top games for their kids: Our selections of the best Nintendo Wii games for kids and families...

Best Video Game System: Buyer's Guide

In order to help you decide which video game system to buy for your family, we take a closer look at the three most popular video game consoles: PlayStation 3, XBox 360, and Nintendo Wii. Buyer's Guide: Which Video Game Console?

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Children gradually learn baseball basics as they take part in a Charlie Brown adventure. While children are able to dive right into the baseball game, the story mode of It's the Big Game, Charlie Brown! is more satisfying. It's the Big Game, Charlie Brown! Computer Game Review

Nintendo Wii Game Review

The delivery of Big Brain Academy, essentially a sequel to the handheld Nintendo games for the Wii, is simple yet appealing as a family or party game. It's not going to truly build young brains, but children are required to think as they play. Big Brain Academy for the Wii Game Review

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Review: Gary Gadget: Building Cars CD-ROM

Creative experimentation is what sets this game for aspiring young mechanics apart...
Gary Gadget Building Cars Review


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Blue's Clues has gone through some transitions from its early days with Steve, to a new host Joe, and then on to Blue's Room in which the little Blue gets a voice and a whole new look. Blue's Biggest Stories commemorates and chronicles favorite (and pivotal) episodes in the series for preschoolers...
Blue's Biggest Stories Review

Review: Baby Software

A fresh software game designed for babies and toddlers...
Giggles: Shapes Review


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Review: JumpStart Reading with Karaoke

Top Pick This all-new JumpStart computer game is educationally valuable and uniquely entertaining...
Jump Start Reading Review

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Spanish SoftwareEazySpeak Spanish

In the wacky cartoon world of Doki, children and adults learn Spanish intuitively as they visit different parts of the Doki city...
Eazy Speak Spanish Review


Neo pets toys plushiesNeopets!

The addictive online "virtual pet" community, Neopets, is so popular that a movie is in the works. There's plenty to do at the site, and best of all, it's free! We show you what has to offer kids.
All About Neopets

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Children's Storybook ClassicsChildren's Storybook Classics on DVD and Video

Storytelling at its finest: kids can enjoy treasured storybook classics on video and DVD, such as The Velveteen Rabbit, Where the Wild Things Are, and more.
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Chess for Kids

The age-old game of chess is mathematical, logical, and simply excellent for developing children's abilities to plan ahead. We look at software that helps children learn chess and improve their game...
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Learning on the GoLearning on the Go

We take a look at portable electronic toys that actually teach and reinforce fundamental curriculum. 
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Games and software that will help kids get ready for Kindergarten...
Kindergarten Guide

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Math Game Guide

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Baby Software Guide

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Buyer's Guide: Tassimo or Keurig? (Single-serve coffee brewing systems)

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Our All-Time Favorite Educational Software Game for Kids

It was first released in 1996, and the original CD-ROM spawned sequels, yet this game remains our favorite educational software game in 2005. Can you guess what it is?...
Best Educational Computer Game

Software Bundles that Don't Cost a Bundle

When you're looking to add some variety to your children's software collection, but hesitant about spending too much money, software bundles may be the answer...
Software Bundle Deals

How to Set Up a Home Wireless Network

Creating a Learning-Rich Preschool Environment

Teaching Kids Spanish

Kids Learning to Read

Helping Kids Learn French

Crazy About Daisy: Jane Simmons' Daisy Books

Classical Kids Music

First-Rate Software for First-Graders

Learning Geography

Our Favorite ABCs and 123s Videos for Kids

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2015 Gift Guides


We've rounded up our top ten (and more) picks in 2015 of fantastic holiday gift ideas for children, including toys, games, software, and more:

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Nintendo 3DS Handheld

Nintendo 3DS has some snazzy graphics. Here are our thoughts, praises, and nitpicks.

Nintendo 3DS Review

The Nintendo DSi has some snazzy features, but if you own Nintendo DS Lite (or even if you don't), is it worth the upgrade (or purchase)?:

Nintendo DSi: To Upgrade, or Not to Upgrade?

 Nintendo DSi: Features

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Top Pick  For reluctant readers...
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw Review 

Review: Tag Reading System

This new Leap Frog system is designed for beginning readers..
LeapFrog Tag Reading System Review

Activities with Kids:

Homemade play dough, alphabet recognition fun, easy sugar cookie recipe, ...
Activities with Kids

Arthur's first movie

Arthur's first CGI-animated direct to video feature film is a hit. Arthur's Missing Pal tells the story of how Arthur loses his pet dog, Pal, and chronicles his efforts to find him...
Arthur's Missing Pal Review

The newest Leapster handheld: Review

Leapster L-Max ReviewTop Pick The latest Leapster—the L-Max—is a winner...
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Fun & Learning with Digital Cameras

Kids Digital Cameras

It's considerably easier to get creative with digital cameras, although "old-fashioned" cameras will do the trick as well. When children have control of a camera, they learn to look at the world just a little differently—they notice patterns where they didn't before...
Digital Camera Fun & Learning with Kids

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Blue's Room: Blue Talks! is an utterly charming game for the PC...
Blue's Room Computer Game Review


Dora the Explorer Game

Dora the Explorer Fairytale Adventure is the best Dora the Explorer computer game to date...
Dora Fairytale Adventure Review

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Our picks: the year's best children's software in the categories of math, reference, reading, logic, music, and fun & games...
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The year's best children's products, including software, books, toys, music, and more...
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