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Scholastic Releases Free Reading App for Kids

Scholastic Releases Free Reading App for Kids

Scholastic has introduced Storia, a free, interactive, and educational reading app for kids that comes with five free ebook downloads and features more than 2,000 titles for kids from toddler through teens.

Safe and Fun Pumpkin Decorating with Mr. Potato Head

Safe and Fun Pumpkin Decorating with Mr. Potato Head

Safety and fun are key with this Mr. Potato Head pumpkin decorating kit that takes sharp blades out of the equation and puts all of the fun into Halloween decorating with the whole family.

Spooky Ice Cube Molds for Halloween

Spooky Ice Cube Molds for Halloween

Say goodbye to boring ice cubes and allow festive freezer ice cube molds from HomeWetBar to cool down your beverage and amp up the scare factor at any Halloween party this October.

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FunBites Food Cutter Set Makes Fun Halloween Shapes

FunBites Food Cutter Set Makes Fun Halloween Shapes

Cut food into fun shapes that will inspire even the pickiest child to eat some healthy snacks this Halloween.

Wikki Stix and Tung Toos - Halloween Variety and Fun

Wikki Stix and Tung Toos - Halloween Variety and Fun

Candy takes all the clout on Halloween. Try two fun products that take the spotlight away from sugary treats and provide tons of Halloween fun.

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Glitter Toos Add Sparkle To Halloween Costumes

Glitter Toos Add Sparkle To Halloween Costumes

Glitter Toos Halloween Kits are now available, and will serve as the perfect addition to any Halloween costume. Each kit of premium glitter tattoos comes with a selection of holiday appropriate stencils for a fun way to celebrate.

Fun and Funky UNICEF Trick-Or-Treat Boxes for a Cause

Fun and Funky UNICEF Trick-Or-Treat Boxes for a Cause

Each year UNICEF partakes in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, a program which encourages kids to give back to those less fortunate on Halloween. Learn more about their new box designs, a fun contest, and the UNICEF Halloween initiatives below.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones Brings 'The Runaway Bunny' To Life

Catherine Zeta-Jones Brings 'The Runaway Bunny' To Life

Three timeless tales will come to life with this audio recording and will help children with dyslexia engage with words and stories.

Rosie Pope Introduces Her Pregnancy Tell-All Book to NYC Moms-To-Be

Rosie Pope Introduces Her Pregnancy Tell-All Book to NYC Moms-To-Be

Rosie Pope presented the inspiration behind her new book, "Mommy IQ: The Complete Guide to Pregnancy," at an NYC launch event at Destination Maternity.

The Zumbies Bring Luck To Halloween

The Zumbies Bring Luck To Halloween

The Zumbies, a collectible doll, are bringing luck to this Halloween season.

Limited Edition Spooky Halloween Thinking Putty Glows

Limited Edition Spooky Halloween Thinking Putty Glows

Crazy Aaron's Puttyworld, makers of Thinking Putty, just released two spooky limited edition colors that are great for your little goblin or witch. The putties come in orange, Great Pumpkin, and purple, Monster Mash, are sparkly and have an eerie glow when the creatures of the night come out to play.

Perfect 'Pets' For Sensory-Seeking Kids

Perfect 'Pets' For Sensory-Seeking Kids

By combining an extremely soft texture, a small amount of weight, and an adorable animal face, The Sensory University has created a system that will instantly become your sensory-seeking child’s best friend.

Kiwi Crate Brings Creativity To Your Doorstep

Kiwi Crate Brings Creativity To Your Doorstep

Kiwi Crate drops ready-to-create projects at your doorstep, providing a month's worth of exciting DIY fun for you and your kids.

Try This Transportable Alternative To A Standard Wheelchair

Try This Transportable Alternative To A Standard Wheelchair

The Trotter Mobility Pushchair Stroller features a lightweight folding frame with closure straps, making it ideal for simple transportation for children with special needs and parents who want to be as mobile as possible.

Yoga Deck and Ball Helps Kids Keep Calm, Build Strength

Yoga Deck and Ball Helps Kids Keep Calm, Build Strength

This educational card deck is great for all kids who want to find calm, build strength, and practice balance.

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Monster High's New DVD Ghouls Rule Is Spooktacular

Monster High's New DVD Ghouls Rule Is Spooktacular

Hitting stores nationwide on Oct. 9, this brand new DVD from Monster High will encourage kids to be themselves, even as they dress up in costume for Halloween.

Emma's Pumpkins - A Halloween Tale with a Heartwarming Message

Emma's Pumpkins - A Halloween Tale with a Heartwarming Message

When her family moves into a new house on Halloween, Emma decorates their new porch using her positive spirit in “Emma’s Pumpkins” by Betty Yanchulis.

Betty Crocker's Spooktacular Halloween Recipe Collection

Betty Crocker's Spooktacular Halloween Recipe Collection

Have Halloween fun all month by making a different recipe each day from the Betty Crocker Halloween Cookbook. The nearly 100 recipes include pictures and nutritional information, as well as tips and techniques for cooking.

The Truth Behind Common Old Wives' Tales About Health

The Truth Behind Common Old Wives' Tales About Health

Mom's health advice is well-meaning, but it may not always be accurate. Don't go outside with wet hair, or you'll catch a cold—false! This excerpt of Sue Castle's new book "Mother Knows Best? The Truth About Mom’s Well-Meaning (But Not Always Accurate) Advice" explains how people really get sick.

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DVD Review: Tinker Bell in 'Secret of the Wings'

DVD Review: Tinker Bell in 'Secret of the Wings'

"Secret of the Wings," Tinker Bell's first 3D adventure in the Disney Fairies series, takes her to the far reaches of Pixie Hollow, where she flies with new friends and uncovers a secret that changes her world.




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