iPhone Round Up

Another year, another iPhone/watch combination hits the markets, but for the second year in a row, the latest models – once again, launched as three variations – have increasingly confusing names, making them a little difficult to tell apart and even compare against each other.  Here, we try and sort through the latest releases – […]

Why Your Child Should Do Chores

Chores make the house go round. While adults typically assume the bulk of chores around the house, there is often debate around whether kids should do chores. Some parents argue that children should enjoy their childhood and that means giving them plenty of play time as opposed to ‘’chore time’’. Others can get impatient with […]

Best Video Cameras for Kids to Make Movies With

With Christmas fast approaching now is an ideal time to try something a little different, which is productive and artistic, gets them thinking, and with the possibility of a fulfilling career to follow, why not get them to try their hand at film-making. Video cameras are available in all shapes and sizes, and with even […]

Entertainment For August

It Was a Short Summer, Charlie Brown (1969) Kicking off with an oldie, It Was a Short Summer, Charlie Brown sees the Peanuts gang getting ready for summer camp fun and games – in their own inimitable style. As Charlie writes up a report of his time at summer camp, he recounts how badly the […]

More Than Just Fun – How Playing with Legos Benefits Kids

Lego is a brand that we all know, and the vast majority of us absolutely love. It is something that most of us were born with and took with us through the whole of childhood. Some of us still pay absurd amounts of money for the plastic blocks because it is just so nostalgic and […]

Kids App Spotlight: DragonBox Algebra 5+

WeWantToKnow AS, iOS/android, 7+, $4.99 Easy peezy algebra? For a lot of people, there mere mention of algebra sends a cold sweat down their spine. But can it really be taught in a way that is, dare-we-say, enjoyable? This app certainly tries to give it a go. What it does it is introduce algebraic concepts […]

An Age Appropriate Guide To Adding Friends

If you’re considering buying a cell phone for your child or giving them a laptop or tablet, you’ve probably already thought about which apps you’ll allow them to download and which of the social media platforms you think are suitable for them to use. However, have you actually thought about how you’re going to keep […]

Books for July

We have a distinctly fantasy and science fiction feel to this months book content. The great thing about reading these particular genres with your children, or encouraging them to read them is that they can escape. They can travel to mystical lands that they might not even have imagined of. Fantasy and Science Fiction books […]

Should Your Kid Be Blogging? Three Reasons Why It Should Be Encouraged

As a parent, encouraging your child’s creativity is often paramount, especially if you think your child has a talent for imagination or writing. However, regardless of their skills and abilities, writing their own kid blog could be the ideal way to foster an interest in the digital world and to encourage your child to engage […]