Celebrate 45 Years of Sesame Street at the NYPL

Sesame Street
Sesame Street celebrates its 45th anniversary this year. An amazing milestone the generations of parents and kids appreciate as well as The Count…”one year!..ah ah aaah…two years!…ah ah aaah…three years!….” Sesame Street and the New York Public Library are paying tribute to the milestone by unveiling behind-the-scenes footage, photographs, storyboards, and offering a child-friendly area where kids can read and play games.

Kid Conversations #4

kid conversatoins

Kid conversations happen every day.. The following is an excerpt of an overheard kid conversation on the way home from school.

Remembering Our Humanity

September 11th

Introspection about what it means to be a human being in a post September 11th world.

Keeping Kids Healthy during the School Year

Keeping Kids Healthy in School

Ideas on how to keep children healthy throughout the school year.

ThinkFun’s Robot Turtles

Thinkfun Robot Turtles

Review of Thinkfun Robot Turtles – a board game that teaches kids about computer programming.

Apple debuting iWatch on September 9th?

Dick Tracy

The Apple rumor mill has reached a fever pitch about the latest wearable gadget unofficially dubbed the “iWatch”. Recode’s sources reports Apple will debut the device on September 9th — the same day we might see at least one new iPhone. There’s no proof at this point, hence the the rumor designation, but Recode’s prediction…

“Is a Camel a Mammal?” by Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss

The influence of Dr. Seusss lives on in the digital world. An interactive ebook version of Dr. Seuss’s “Is a Camel a Mammal?” starring The Cat in the Hat is now available on the iPad courtesy of Oceanhouse Media. We were given a download code to review the app.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Come and get your love

Guardians of the Galaxy

About a year ago, I read that Marvel Studios was producing a movie titled “Guardians of the Galaxy” which would be based on characters from the comic book series. Admittedly I’d never heard of these Marvel characters before. The movie trailer offered a glimpse of the story yet ultimately left me feeling perplexed. Was it…

Kid Conversations #3

kid conversatoins

Things that kids say on any given day.. The following is an excerpt of an overheard conversation on a recent vacation road trip.