Planet Preschool BlogJosh Selig, Little Airplane president and veteran producer, invites input on preschool TV from around the globe. Join the conversation.
Out of the Sandbox BlogToy and kids media expert Wendy Smolen looks at the new, best, brightest (and worst) products of play and technology. Join the conversation.
Kids Got Game BlogGame designers Carla Engelbrecht Fisher, Ed.D and Anne Richards dish on what it takes to make engaging, developmentally appropriate interactive experiences for kids and preschoolers. Join the conversation.
Lines, Not DotsOne dot is a data point; it takes a line to show a trend. As SVP of Global Trends for Dubit, David Kleeman will be reading the lines – where they're headed, where they intersect, and what's between them. He'll report here every other week on innovation, excellence, insight and intrigue in children's media and products, play and learning. Join the conversation
Blogger David Kleeman notes that humor as the foundation for children’s entertainment and learning isn’t novel. But he contends there should be a new-found emphasis placed on apps like those made by Finnish studio Gigglebug, where laughter is the end, not the means.
Blogger Wendy Smolen takes advice from the CEO of Hullabalu – the company behind the popular suite of Pan apps – on what it means to stand out as an indie developer in today’s ever-immersive interactive world.
Blogger David Kleeman doesn’t question that there are still ads present on YouTube Kids, but he does have doubts about the methodology and claims of the two advocacy groups that have renewed their complaints against the app.
Sporting a winner’s seal on a toy package is a great marketing tool. But being on a top product list doesn’t always guarantee a great product. Blogger Wendy Smolen asks what this all means for buyers who really really want to get the best toys possible.