Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Just for Kids! for Just for Kids!

Have a niece/nephew you need a little extra gift for? A stocking stuffer for the kids? Or are you just running behind schedule? Here are a few gift ideas that are sure to be a hit with the kids:

Midnight Madness at Toys R Us Stores

Beginning at midnight tonight and running through 6 a.m. Thursday (stores only, not online).  Deals include: games (Hungry, Hungry Hippo & Memory Value Pack or Elefun & Memory Value Pack) for $10; Buy one, get one at 40% off on all Xbox 360 and PS3 games; 50% off Razor S Scooters; $15 off all FAO Schwarz dolls and more! Check Here for all deals and coupons.

The Monster at the End of This Book--Or Your iPad Screen

The Monster at the End of This Book for iPad is now available in Apple’s App Store. The first Sesame Street app designed specifically for iPad, The Monster at the End of This Book takes full advantage of the platform to bring the beloved children’s classic to life with vibrant animation, engaging sound, and lively music. 

The Monster at the End of This Book for iPad enhances the classic book with a completely immersive user interface that draws children into the story. As everyone’s favorite lovable, furry blue monster tries to secure pages with everything from ropes to brick walls, children will delight in interacting directly with the story elements. The Monster at the End of This Book for iPad is available from the App Store on the iPad or at for a special holiday promotional price of $.99.


with the new GeoPalz Activity Tracker (, it’s easy to encourage kids to get on their feet! The GeoPalz easy-to-use pedometer sits on your child’s belt and comes in several kid-friendly designs. 
And the cool thing about GeoPalz? You walk to win! Every mile your child achieves with GeoPalz counts as one pedpoint. Your child can manually enter his or her steps online and once the points start to add up, he or she can use the points to redeem fun, activity-focused prizes, such as basketballs, jump ropes and frisbees. 

All user information is kept private, so your child’s information is completely safe and secure. GeoPalz keeps parents connected and involved with their children’s activity by sending weekly updates to show progress, alerting them of awards they have won and notifying them when their child has won a free prize.

To explore the GeoPalz online community, check out You can find GeoPalz at stores like Crocs, Toy Chest and REI (check the website for locations near you!).

I Spy Search-and-Find Play Mats

If you're a member of Sam’s Clubs, they now carry I SPY™ School Days Search-and-Find Play Mats.  The I SPY riddles and search-and-find missions on the interlocking, foam puzzle mats -- based on the best-selling Scholastic I SPY book series -- provide a soft, engaging play surface for kids.

I SPY mats have games built right into them, which makes them an ideal solution for a child’s play area,” says Venture Products Partner Steve Fischer.  “The games aren’t simply entertaining. They also promote thinking skills, concentration, and memory – plus, they look great in kids’ rooms.”

Each package contains four 2x2-foot tiles that can be connected to create a single, expansive play space.  Every I Spy mat features holes, into which the 56 included, insertable clue dots can be fit. Children reposition the colorful dots – which have unique graphics and images printed on them – to begin new search-and-find missions. 

Flex Waterproof Headphones, Amphibx Cases

Perfect for the kid on the go! Through water, rain, sweat and whatever you can put them through Flex All Sport Waterproof Headphones will keep delivering clear and rich sound. Affordable and personal, pick from 4 colors and 3 ear plug sizes. 

Or choose a sturdy, waterproof case instead. The Amphibx Armband provides a fully integrated, wearable, water sports music solution. This armbands unique shape and specialized materials have been designed to comfortably grip your arm while you're dropping in, cutting back or wiping out. 

I received a complimentary GeoPalz pedometer to facilitate my review in this posting. I received no other compensation.

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