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Are App Books the New Pop-Up Books?

Kids used to be wowed by the ability to pull a tab and make a little cardboard bee fly back and forth on a page. Now, on an iPad book app, they can tap that bee, hear it buzz, watch it fly figure eights and maybe even swat it with their hand and...Remember when pop-up books used to amaze kids? Now iPad book apps are blowing the minds of parents, too.

KidPop News: Sanitized Twain, Hazardous Nintendo and Bawdy Kids' Shows

Amazon Huck Finn Gets Politically Correct In a move that has already begun to stir up rafts of controversy, publisher NewSouth Books announced that, in February, it will release a new edition of Mark Twain's classic "The Adventures...Get the latest news from the world of children's entertainment.

New Kids' Music: Some of the Best CDs Were Saved for the End of the Year

Some great family music albums have been released throughout 2010, including Frances England's "Mind of My Own," Secret Agent 23 Skidoo's "Underground Playground" and Caspar Babypants' "This is Fun!" But four of my personal favorites squeezed in just...Four musical favorites for kids squeezed in just at the end of the year.

KidPop News: The Hub Kills Off Discovery Kids

New children's cable network, The Hub, has sent Discovery Kids to an early grave. Illustration: Christopher Healy
DISCOVERY KIDS CHANNEL DROPS EDUCATIONAL VENEER, BECOMES "THE HUB" If your kids were among the relatively few fans...
The Hub is a joint venture between Discovery Communications and Hasbro -- yes, the toy company. As you might imagine, the Hasbro connection doesn't sit well with some folks.

Play Is Serious Business at New York's Ultimate Block Party

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Get your play on! Ultimate Block Party attracts 30,000 to New York's Central Park.

Katy Perry Too Hot for 'Sesame Street'

Katy Perry was just too hot for "Sesame Street," and the kid's show is canning a recent segment she taped after it left parents cold. "Are you ready to play dress up?" Perry asks Elmo in the spot that's been making the YouTube rounds this...Katy Perry was just too hot for "Sesame Street," and the kid's show is canning a recent segment she taped for the show after it left parents cold.

Nigeria Gets Its Own Version of 'Sesame Street'

Muppets Kami, left, and Zobi, are the two main characters in Nigeria's upcoming "Sesame Square." Credit: Sesame Workshop / AP
There are grouchy green creatures living in the trash cans. Children grow up alongside 7-foot-tall birds,...

Reviews: What's New This Week

"Scott Pilgrm vs. the World" out in theaters this week! Credit: Adrien Veczan, AP
Here is a look at what's new this week in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media. Click on the links to read the reviews...

Kids' Music: Fresh & New vs. Tried & True

The children's sections of music stores -- whether online or off -- have never been more crowded. You've not only got the exciting, parent-friendly new wave of family artists, but you'll always have the still-wonderful, nostalgia-inducing old...

American Apparel and Sesame Street Collaboration: Cute or Creepy?

Activewear for your little hipster. Courtesy of American Apparel.
When we heard that American Apparel was collaborating with "Sesame Street," our first reaction was: Eww. The very idea of pairing one of America's most beloved children's shows...

Ricky Gervais Scares Elmo with Screeching Lullaby

Elmo thinks a lullaby from Ricky Gervais will put him to sleep. Credit: Sesame Street/YouTube
Ricky Gervais' Dec. 22nd appearance on Sesame Street is getting plenty of positive reactions online, calling it "the best thing he has done in recent...

Sesame Street Gets A New York City Address

How do you get to Sesame Street? Walk down a stretch of Columbus Avenue at 64th Street in New York City, which has temporarily been named "123 Sesame Street" in honor of the show's 40th anniversary, NBC New York reports. View more news videos...

PBS Kids Games: A Brief Overview

If your child loves shows like "Super Why!" and "WordWorld" from the PBS Kids TV line-up, he or she will love to play games with these characters on the PBS Kids web site. PBS Kids was founded in 1993 by the Public Broadcasting Service as the...

Sesame Street Goes to Israel

Beloved characters from "Sesame Street," including Grover, go to Israel in the DVD series, "Shalom Sesame"Credit: Kobi Gideon, FLASH90
Is "Sesame Street" good for the Jews?
Well, the Jews are certainly good for Sesame Street. "Shalom...

Elmo Makes a Flu PSA for Kids

In case you haven't heard, Swine Flu -- or H1N1 -- is coming back. And so is the plain ol' regular flu. Fun! OK, not fun at all. But the United States government is doing its part to raise awareness in a fun way. First, it announced a contest, asking...

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