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Playonwords.com Announces 2018 Top 10 PAL Picks, Holiday Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again to start your holiday gift list. I know a lot of grandmas and moms who take this with them when looking for a toy or game with lasting and enriching play value. Congratulations to … Continue reading

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Toys to Play to Learn, Playonwords.com

Here’s my segment from today’s interview on FOX6 Milwaukee, “Being successful in school starts at home: Toys that will help you kids in the classroom,” Being successful in school starts at home: Toys that will help your kids in the classroom … Continue reading

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Toys That Teach to Avoid the Summer Brain Drain

Here’s the clip from FOX6 Milwaukee: Avoid the summer slide: A look at the latest toys that teach  

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Choosing The Best Toys to Inspire Storytelling

It’s been my mission for over 35 years to teach parents how to select the best toys for fun smart play, that inspire creativity and storytelling, building language skills. Here’s what to look for: Several categories of props with accessories … Continue reading

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Playonwords.com on FOX6 “Avoid the Summer Slide with Great Games and Puzzles”

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Playonwords.com on FOX6 Milwaukee Today! Great Games and Puzzles

Great Games and Puzzles to Keep Brains Sharp Over Summer Break Background on Sherry: Sherry Artemenko, Speech Language Pathologist and Toy Expert is here to share super fun games and puzzles to build language skills, keeping brains sharp over the … Continue reading

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Taking Child’s Play Seriously

There is a wonderful article on the importance of the right play for kids in the New York Times this week, “Taking Playtime Seriously.”  Not only does it emphasize the importance of a child’s play but what can threaten natural learning … Continue reading

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Did Google Home Teach Baby First Word?

I was just getting ready to write a blog about best toys and books to teach babies animal sounds. A mom had asked me for ideas for Christmas gifts for her little one which was a good question to answer … Continue reading

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Playonwords.com Announces 2017 Spring PAL Awards

Congratulations to all our Spring 2017 PAL winners! Take a look:  

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Spring PAL Awards on FOX6 TV

Had a fun interview on FOX6 TV last Thursday, sharing STEAM toys that encourage language learning.

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