Check out these products for new ways to play and learn
Spread some kindness this month with “Sesame Street – Elmo’s World: Things Elmo Loves,” available on DVD and digital download on Feb. 2 from Shout Kids and Sesame Workshop. It includes episodes from “Elmo’s World,” as well as the full-length feature Elmo Loves You!, which includes Trisha Yearwood, John Legend and R.E.M.
February is National Heart Month and Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week is Feb. 7 – 14. WubbaNub’s limited-edition Heart Warrior Collection ($15.99+) of pacifiers and loveys supports babies born with CHD through The Children’s Heart Foundation. All WubbaNubs are made with a medical grade, latex free pacifier that is BPA, PVC and Phthalate-Free. They are also hand or machine washable. wubbanubonline.com.
Give children and their grandmothers some fantastic memories with a Grandma & Me: In the Kitchen ($34.95) boxed set. This themed activity kit includes a storybook and hands-on activities that will delight across the generations. And with this set, a keepsake recipe journal can become a family treasure. Grandma & Me: Explore Outdoors is coming later in 2021. littlebridges.com.
Learning and play go together with Lucky Ducks ($12.33+) a terrific first game for ages 3 and older. Kids can have fun, while also working on memory, matching, shape recognition, colors and more. The simple format is easier for little fingers than cards and allows for independent gameplay. More than 10 million of these games have been sold. On sale at walmart.com. goliathgames.us.
Parents, staying hydrated can be a challenge, but HydroJug ($19.99) makes it a little easier to keep track. This wide-mouth jug (BPA-free) is dishwasher safe and hold a half-gallon of water. Accessories are available, including a sleeve with a phone pocket and a carrying strap that can make it a crossbody item. thehydrojug.com.