Great apps for toddlers and preschoolers May 2014

Hello! Still in the process of transferring the information from our older (but well-loved if my ability to read web statistics is correct) website to our new WordPress / Community based layout. What better time to stop and share with you what apps my toddler is enjoying the most right now. I have set up parental controls and limit his access and the apps chosen … Continue reading Great apps for toddlers and preschoolers May 2014

Getting better all the time!

MostlyMommies’ fact: I started the site in 2001 as a way for moms to share craft ideas and ways to entertain their toddlers online guilt-free. Here’s a link to our old site which I’ve kept active because so many people come back from their bookmark to a static page. Meanwhile, I’m working to add our games page links to our updated site. Please vote up … Continue reading Getting better all the time!

Knock knock!

While I am working on our site upgrade, please head in over to our original games page to find games for toddlers, preschoolers and up!

Jungle Jam – online memory game for kids

Jungle Jam (at Sprout)  is a great way to help your kids practice their memory, and pattern recognition. By answering correctly you earn points, the more points the better! In this game you have five lives, for each incorrect answer you lose a life. Over all a good game to play with your kids. Because some reading is required, this one is either for playing … Continue reading Jungle Jam – online memory game for kids

Lots of fun at Cookie.com

Cookie is a new favorite site at our house. The resources, both printables and online games, are educational and entertaining for both boys and girls. I’m setting the 2 year old and 5 year old reviewers loose and will update the post with their picks.

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Welcome to the new and improved MostlyMommies! MostlyMommies 2.0 If you have arrived through a bookmark to one of the old pages, please add this new bookmark for your future visits. The old pages will still be available but will not be updated.  

Great 10 year old birthday gift!

I was worried this year! We are all teched up and out so what am I going to give my 10-turning-11 year old? Phew! She actually asked for what she wanted this year! Heelys. I bought a pair for my now 13 year old when she was 9. Loved them, and I loved the idea! Aren’t they gorgeous? And you can take the wheel out … Continue reading Great 10 year old birthday gift!

ToonGoggles App Videos for kids

The kids’ app available that is getting the most play around here right now is ToonGoggles. It’s similar to Netflix but with only kids shows!We dove in, my 11 month old, my 10 year old and I and tried an episode of Gloria’s House. What can I say, the description spoke to me! The free access is limited to three episodes of each show but … Continue reading ToonGoggles App Videos for kids

Updated games page with a free online Word Matching game

I found a new game site! It’s called Cookie and it’s just so appealing right now. Maybe it’s that it’s Mommy’s favorite color – who knows. There are so many printables, I find myself hoping Baby hasn’t *actually* messed it up with his new found ability to access the wall of technology. I also checked out a game or two and found this cute Word … Continue reading Updated games page with a free online Word Matching game

Shrinky Dink style DIY Shrinking plastic fun! Free!

I don’t know what the rules are but I suppose it’s only fair to say Shrinky Dinks exist as an item you can buy. Now that I’ve said that, it’s possible to make them for free – better than free, you use stuff from your recycling bin! I know I used and recommend using #6 plastic. I’ve seen other sites stating you can use other … Continue reading Shrinky Dink style DIY Shrinking plastic fun! Free!