Archives for December, 2016

December 31, 2016

Wally Raccoon loves winter games – especially in the Farmyard Olympics. Follow Wally and his adventure on the fourth and final day of the Farmyard Olympics. more >

December 30, 2016

Space books for kids - a fun and fascinating way for young readers to discover more about the planets, dwarf planets and other fascinating objects in the Solar System. This planet book for kids mixes facts, stunning photos and even Videos to encourage and bolster independent reading. more >

December 29, 2016

I love offers for FREE Magazine Subscriptions and this one is for the popular FamilyFun Magazine! Hurry this one will likely be gone soon! more >

December 29, 2016

A forlorn little snowman hopes, prays and yearns with all his heart for a beautiful melodic voice so he can rejoice by singing Christmas carols just like human children do. There is little hope that he will ever have a voice, because the snow world is quiet and snowpeople communicate by sensing thoughts and feelings that travel as ice droplets in the swirling cold winter air. But when a cheery red cardinal awakens his mind and a kind young girl renews his hope, a Christmas miracle happens and the little snowman realizes his longed-for dream in a powerful, joyful, unexpected way. more >

December 28, 2016

A nonsensical rhyming ABC Kindle book for kids featuring silly monsters, from the amblemoose to the zebozoo, not forgetting the spotty socksniffer (who sniffs socks with spots), the tea-toad (who hides in cracked teapots), the mouldy moop (who menaces mild-mannered mice) and the nasty nonk (who's never very nice). more >

December 26, 2016

Sixth-graders Stanley, Charlotte, Gertie and Felix did more than just start a detective agency. Using their math skills and their gut instincts, they actually solved a crime the police couldn't crack. Now the Math Inspectors are called in to uncover the identity of a serial criminal named Mr. Jekyll, whose bizarre (and hilarious) pranks cross the line into vandalism. But the deeper the friends delve into the crimes, the more they realize why they were asked to help...and it wasn't because of their detective skills. more >

December 23, 2016

Twas two nights before Christmas, and... Santa and his elves and reindeer are almost ready for Christmas. But when Santa peers into his magical snow globe, he sees a little boy and his family who need help. Can Santa save Christmas for this little boy? more >

December 23, 2016

Don't miss this opportunity to give the kids a day (or week!) of STEM-themed play over winter break! more >

December 22, 2016

This book is for all of the people who have felt “invisible” at some time or another. I want you to know you are not alone. I know this, because I have been an “invisible” person in different parts of my life. I also know, although you may appear invisible, you aren’t. more >

December 21, 2016

MOMSTER is a hair-raising story about a boy who after ignoring his mother’s repeated requests, realizes what a grave mistake he has made. Mom, who is loving and kind by nature, has had it. Her frustration shows as she morphs from her peaceful self into a MOMSTER. more >

December 21, 2016

If you wanted to visit Santa at the beach this year, this weekend is the time to do it! more >

December 20, 2016

If your active child is hoping for a Furby Connect this holiday season today is your day! Right now you can get one for just $39.99! more >

December 20, 2016

Is your child unusually clumsy? Does he have difficulty holding his spoon or fork properly when eating? Does his room look like a tornado just swept through? Is he having trouble with the basics of movement and coordination? more >

December 20, 2016

Right now you can grab this discount for G-Force Karts (great for holiday break).... plus for a limited time use code HURRY20 to save an EXTRA 20%! more >

December 19, 2016

For centuries, a secret society of highly trained ninja’s have been going out into their community spreading Kindness. Now, they have asked Brian, a freckled blonde haired 8 year old to become apart of their secret society. Brian recruits Anna & Sam to join his team to carry-out random acts of Kindness in their school and community . . . without getting caught. more >

December 18, 2016

Sometimes when they’re playing, Brother and Sister Bear can get a little bit carried away. Everything they do—from listening to music to playing on the computer—has a volume knob, and each one is always turned up. more >

December 18, 2016

Today on Amazon save up to 40% on select baby items for parents on the go! more >

December 17, 2016

Steven had never thought about where the Loch Ness monster or Big Foot came from until he found an old stone box with a secret beyond his wildest imagination. Unsure what to do about his discovery, Steven confides in the one person he shouldn’t—one who is willing to do anything to have the box . . . even kill. more >

December 17, 2016

Grab this FREE Subscription to Parents Magazine while it is available! more >

December 16, 2016

An adorable story about realizing how special you are because you're unique! Susie the piglet has convinced herself that she would be happy if she only had wings like that happy rooster. She soon convinces her friends that they would be happy, too, if they could just have their own set of wings. more >

December 16, 2016

One of the deals available today would be great for an active family who enjoys being out on the water! more >

December 16, 2016

A free performance of The Nativity Ballet from Allonge' Dance Academy this evening! more >

December 16, 2016

Head to Yorktown this weekend for their FREE Community Celebration & Holiday Touch-A-Truck Event! more >

December 14, 2016

In my opinion, one of the best things about Groupon offers is that they let you TRY many different activities, at a significant saving. more >

December 14, 2016

Welcome to The Upcycled Toys Club, the first interactive coloring and activity book series of it’s kind! Designed for both parents and children, The Upcycled Toys Club generates an experience that the entire family can enjoy. This upcycling activity book provides an easy-to-use guide intended to spark your child’s creativity by allowing parents and children to work together to create new toys, utilizing resources that are free, easily obtained, and readily available in your home. Most likely, you already have everything you’ll need! more >

December 13, 2016

Savings today on toy gift ideas and winter coats for the entire family. more >

December 13, 2016

Admission for Two, Four, Six or Ten to a Christmas Trail Walk at Adventure Sports Park (Up to 47% Off) more >

December 12, 2016

Etsy promotions are RARE! Hurry to take advantage of this limited time offer! more >

December 11, 2016

This charming, festive story highlights the true meaning of Christmas, the power of kindness, and how a simple gesture or a smile can bring positivity and happiness to an entire town. more >

December 11, 2016

A special presentation of A Christmas Carol designed as a theater experience for individuals of all abilities. more >

December 10, 2016

Natalie is the tiniest elf at the North Pole. Her job is to make dollhouses for Christmas. Because she is so tiny, she notices the small things and puts beautiful detail in her work. Santa needs lots of dollhouses and asks Natalie to make more and not waste so much time on the fine details. This really hurts Natalie's feelings and she runs away. Will Santa, Vanilla the polar bear, and Brown Sugar the reindeer find her before Christmas Eve? more >

December 8, 2016

Come adventuring with Piratess Tilly, her rescued best friend, a koala named Yuki, and her band of international orphaned brothers. As budding naturalists, they are all too eager for their expedition to the Galapagos Islands! While documenting flora and fauna, they spot baby giant tortoises being kidnapped . . . by pirates! How do Tilly, Yuki and the brothers save the turtles? more >

December 7, 2016

"On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me..." So begins one of the most famous Christmas carols in the English language..... more >

December 7, 2016

This post is to let ALL SUBSCRIBERS know that if you have not opened an email from MyActiveChild.com recently you will be taken off our mailing list as of December 9, 2016. more >

December 6, 2016

Henry Bonk Doodle has a bedroom crammed full of toys he’s all but forgotten—but it’s not enough. Greedy Henry devises a plan to get Santa to bring him more and more and more presents. Can he do it? Henry finds out in this rhyming children's Christmas story. Along the way, he also discovers that maybe 'things' aren't everything. more >

December 6, 2016

Save 50% on tickets to the Virginia Symphony Orchestra Holiday POPS! more >

December 5, 2016

It's Christmas Eve and Little Hoo should be sleeping. But there are so many interesting noises! Are there reindeer on the roof and elves in the kitchen? Join your favorite owl and find out in this Christmas story that will make December bedtime more fun for toddlers, preschoolers and even big kids who can't help but believe in Christmas magic. more >

December 4, 2016

Abigail found a magical bicycle in her grandparents' old house, and this bicycle takes her to the magnificent North Pole. Who will she meet there? What will she discover? This beginner reader’s eBook will inspire your kids to be open to new cultures, and be more curious and enthusiastic about exploring various places. more >

December 4, 2016

Wow! Lots of deals for your ACTIVE child today on Amazon including musical instruments! more >

December 3, 2016

After his harsh beginnings as a rough-and-tumble orphan on the streets of London, Jake Everton takes his rightful place as the long-lost heir of an aristocratic family with magical powers – his personal quest, to follow in his slain parents’ footsteps as a Lightrider in the age-old battle of good versus evil. In the fantastical nooks and crannies of the Victorian Age, Jake and his friends (including his pet Gryphon) find no shortage of adventure – righting magic-related wrongs, solving supernatural mysteries, and exploring wondrous new worlds. Now it’s Jake’s first Christmas with his eccentric magical relatives, but trouble never takes a holiday… more >

December 2, 2016

So many wonderful things happen at Christmas time. The Marvelous Mrs. is a fun rhyming book for young children with a message about gratitude at this special time of year. This original read-aloud book is beautifully illustrated with hand-rendered watercolors. more >

December 2, 2016

These kits are on sale today up to 35% off and they can do some really cool stuff! more >

December 1, 2016

On Saturday, December 3, 2016 head over to the Mariners' Museum in Newport News for their Community Day Event! more >

 
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