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.
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.
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.
New children's cable network, The Hub, has sent Discovery Kids to an early grave. Illustration: Christopher HealyDISCOVERY 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.
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.
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...
Elmo thinks a lullaby from Ricky Gervais will put him to sleep. Credit: Sesame Street/YouTubeRicky Gervais' Dec. 22nd appearance on Sesame Street is getting plenty of positive reactions online, calling it "the best thing he has done in recent...