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Teaching on the Floor in Comfort with Teacher Chair

Some of you have seen my video when I discovered the prize at the end of the first day of the Toy Fair. The “Teacher Chair” was awaiting me among all the cute imaginative play tents in Pacific Play Tents’ booth. … Continue reading

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New Jane Goodall Rainforest Research Camp Inspires Little Female Leaders

Little girls and Moms loved the concept of doll role-play emulating the inspiring female scientist Dr. Jane Goodall. My little friend heard that I had The Queen’s Treasures new set and couldn’t contain herself waiting for me to put the tent … Continue reading

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Hot New Products for Baby/Toddlers

I’ve been a big fan of Fisher Price toys from way back. The first toys I bought for my first job in preschool speech therapy were the FP farm and house. I just recently parted with them as they had … Continue reading

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Video Toy Reviews for Teachers and Speech Therapists of Puppets and Playtents

Toy Fair 2016 was alive with so many exciting new toys and games that can spark language learning. Here are some of my favorites that educators will love that we had to capture on video: Folkmanis Puppets: Elaine Kolias is … Continue reading

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New Toy Videos from Toy Fair 2016

I know lots of you are fans of Build and Imagine sets so I wanted to introduce you to their newest set, “Pet Portrait Studio.” Here’s a product that will keep the kids busy on a snow day….InRoad’s PlayTape. Honestly … Continue reading

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Toy Fair 2016, Look What I Saw

I’m moving fast to cover the thousands of companies displaying at the Javitts Center but I have my eye out for companies who are creative and intentional about learning in their products. Here’s what was exciting to me: Calling out … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to My SLP Buddies

I don’t get surprised easily but tonight I thought I was meeting 2 friends for dinner and it turned out to be a surprise goodbye for me with the amazing speech pathologists with whom I had worked for 16 years! … Continue reading

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The New Grandma is not the Old Grandma

The reaction I had from my Grammy friends after I posted the NogginStik video, got me to thinking about the power of Grandma (and Grandpa of course)! I loved both of my grandmothers dearly but I don’t have one memory … Continue reading

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Old Toys That Still Rock!

As I am cleaning out in preparation for moving out of state, I am finding several old friends who have been by my side for many years of speech therapy. Pardon the nostalgia but they are attached to so many fun … Continue reading

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The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish by Diesen and Hanna

You know what a fan I am of the Pout-Pout Fish and his adventures, especially his first introduction and venturing off to school. Well I just got an advance copy of Deborah Diesen and Dan Hanna’s newest adventure, “The Not … Continue reading

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