Color It By Numbers Review and Giveaway

color by number animalsA few weeks ago, while I was hunting for some free printable coloring pages, I came across a color by number page featuring Z.E.N.’s favorite character, Lightning McQueen, from the movie Cars. This was the first time he ever tried coloring by number and he really enjoyed. In fact, he asked me if I could print it out again so that he could do it again. In addition to coloring, he also likes to play games on the computer, so when I was given the opportunity to review a new coloring computer program, I was excited and jumped at the chance.

Color It By Numbers is an awesome computer software application which was developed to help children to quickly learn Continue reading “Color It By Numbers Review and Giveaway”

Little Green Books Series Giveaway

Little Green Books SeriesThe Little Green Books Series is a great line of books that focus on education children about the benefits of being green.  These books are published by Little Simon, a division of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing. It is the first eco-friendly line of children’s novelty and storybooks, aimed at parents and children looking to learn more about the environment. All the Little Green Books are made out of recycled materials.

On their site they state: Continue reading “Little Green Books Series Giveaway”

Free and Almost Free Things To Do in New Jersey

Free and Almost Free Things To Do in New JerseyThe summer travel season officially begins Memorial Day weekend but because of high gas prices and tighter budgets many families are being forced to rethink their vacation plans.  In an attempt to save money, many families are considering taking “staycations” or staying closer to home which would eliminate expensive airfare, baggage fees, and hotel fees.

Are you looking for fun, free and low cost ideas that are close to home? New Jersey offers many attractions that fit the bill. I have compiled a list of free and low cost ideas of things to do in New Jersey. Continue reading “Free and Almost Free Things To Do in New Jersey”