Introduction to Robotics with Sphero


Do you have a child who is interested in robotics or programming? Sphero is the world’s first robotic ball that kids ages 8 and up can control using a smartphone or tablet! A special thank you to Sphero for providing us with our own Sphero and for sponsoring today’s playful learning post. Read on to […]

Gearing Kids Up for Game Day


Playing sports is a great way to keep kids active outdoors during the Summer months. My kids really love kicking a soccer ball around the yard, running outside playing tag, or even setting up an outdoor obstacle course!  I thought I would share one of our favorite snacks for game day, or any other time we […]

Fort Magic Review (and Giveaway)


Want to take your fort building activities to the next level? Do your kids enjoy building their own play structures? Looking for something fun to do on a rainy day?? Then you may be interested in learning more about the Fort Magic building kit! Our friends at Fort Magic generously provided us with a kit […]

Holiday Craft for Kids – Recycled Wreath


Today’s holiday craft for kids is sponsored by our friends at Crayola, and it’s so much fun to make! As soon as I set out the washable paint, Clara squealed with joy and ran to find her craft apron — a sure sign that this project was going to be a huge hit with her! […]

Giveaway — Google Nexus 7 Tablet 32 GB


It’s time for another FUN giveaway, and this one comes courtesy of our friends at Staples for a Google Nexus 7 Tablet (32GB)!! Staples also provided me with a Nexus 7 for the purposes of this review. After having reviewed the Nexus 7 for the past week and half, I am very impressed with it! […]

Tweet! Tweet! Twitter Party!!


It’s time for another FUN Twitter party sponsored by my friends at Stonyfield! Stonyfield Oikos has recently been renamed to Stonyfield Greek (and it’s still the totally delicious yogurt everyone loves). To help spread the word about the name change, I’m hosting a Twitter party, which means you could win prizes just by joining us […]

Wummelbox Review & Giveaway


Looking for some educational and fun activities for the kids this Summer? Consider Wummelbox, a new European-designed craft and activities subscription service for kids ages 3-8 yrs. Each Wummelbox comes with all the materials and instructions to make 3-4 projects around a particular theme. For the purposes of this review, we were given a food […]

ConsumerCrafts Pin It to Win It!


Are you a crafter? Do you use Pinterest? I love using Pinterest to share inspiring craft and activity ideas for the kids, recipes, and even wish lists! Wish you had more awesome crafting supplies?? Then you’ll be excited to know that  Consumer Crafts is offering an exciting Pin It to Win It sweepstakes and you can enter for […]

Crayola Ultimate Easter Basket Giveaway


Wow!! It’s time for another FUN giveaway, and this one comes from our friends at Crayola! Recently, Crayola provided me with a $25 Michael’s gift card and an inspiring assortment of Crayola goodies to create the Ultimate Easter Basket. Plus, I’m hosting a giveaway to pass along the Easter fun to one of my readers […]

Tweet! Tweet! Time for a Twitter Party!!


It’s time for another awesome Twitter party sponsored by my friends at Stonyfield! We’ll be chatting about healthy snacks for kids for when you’re on-the-go, and you could win prizes just by joining us on Twitter!! You’re Invited! Who: You and Your Lovely Friends (US residents only, please.) What: Yo Kids Smoothies Twitter Party sponsored […]

Giveaway: Stonyfield Blends Prize Pack!


Have you tried the new Stonyfield Blends yogurt?? Thanks to my friends at Stonyfield, I was one of the first to try this yummy treat and I received a Blendtec blender (valued at $455) to go along with them. The best part?? I’m giving away the exact same prize pack to one lucky reader, courtesy […]

Giveaway: Back to School Prize Pack from Snapfish and HP!


It’s time for another super FUN giveaway — this time from our newest sponsors, Snapfish and HP! Did you know that you can follow HP Create on Pinterest for inspiring free printables that are perfect for back-to-school?? There are free printable flashcards, worksheets, scrapbook pages, and so much more! Snapfish and HP sent us a […]

Tweet, tweet! Twitter Party!!


It’s time for another awesome Twitter party sponsored by my friends at Stonyfield! You can help raise money for a great cause, and you could win prizes just by joining us on Twitter!! Who: You and Your Lovely Friends (US residents only, please.) What: Be a Food Superhero Twitter Party sponsored by Stonyfield Hosted by: […]

Giveaway — 3 Months of eMeals Menu Planning Service


Know what I love?? Tools that make my life easier. That’s why I was so excited do a trial membership of eMeals, an online menu planning service. Not only does eMeals save me a BUNCH of time, but it also saves our family money by providing accompanying shopping lists (taking advantage of weekly grocery specials) […]

Tips to Avoid the Summer Slide — Plus Giveaway!


Are you looking for easy tips to keep your kids engaged with learning this Summer? Recently, I had the opportunity to ask the lovely Soleil Moon Frye (Mommy Ambassador for Target) to share her best tips for avoiding the “Summer Slide” — when students are most at risk for losing reading skills. Not only did […]

Giveaway — HP Photosmart 7510 e-All-in-One Printer


It’s time for another GREAT giveaway here on Inner Child Fun — this time from our friends at HP who have asked me to help spread the word about their wonderful eSmiles campaign! One very lucky Inner Child Fun reader will win a HP Photosmart 7510 e-All-in-One Printer courtesy of HP!!! The HP Photosmart 7510 allows […]

Meet Melissa Twitter Party


Pst! Hey.. did you hear the news?? Our lovely friends from Melissa & Doug are hosting a Twitter Party to chat about play time fun, give away prizes, AND…. guess who will be there…. tweeting with the tweeps…… on Twitter?? Melissa!!!!! Yes, yes…… THE Melissa!!!  ***squeal*** I know, right?! Totally awesome. Did you know that Melissa […]

Giveaway — $25 SuperValu Gift Card


It’s time for another fun giveaway! This time from our newest sponsor, Cottonelle! Did you know Cottonelle makes super-stylish Jonathan Adler toilet paper covers?? These make me smile — so bright and cheery! Added bonus — You can get a Jonathan Adler roll cover free with the purchase of an 18-pack at participating retailers (while supplies […]