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Archive for February 2010

Weekly Little Nuggets

Japanese "bean dog" craze Mameshiba is getting ready to make its way to English-language countries. http://tinyurl.com/yk9ygou # Where are they fictional Sweet Valley High twins now? New series to report on their 30-something lives. http://tinyurl.com/ygkgzff # Registered! RT @torhyams: Last day 2 sign up 4 early bird pricing at KindieFest. Prices go up tomorrow. Register […]

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Daily Nuggets for 2.25.10

Between the Lines: A Coloring Book of Drawings by Contemporary Artists shows coloring books are not all licensed cash-ins. (Kid Crave) Toddler-friendly virtual world Pocoyó World reaches 150,000 registered users. (Pocoyo Blog) Did you watch The Little Prince film as a kid? It is now set to be adapted again as a 3-D CGI film. […]

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Kindie Fans, Musicians Get a Social Network of Their Own

As any visitor to this blog knows, I am a huge fan of independent children’s music and enjoy following the ever-changing world of social media. It is rare these come together, outside of the typical Twitter and Facebook Pages. However, earlier this month saw the launch of a new vertical social network, WiggleNation.com, dedicated solely […]

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We’re So Not Kidding: 60 Songs Pay Tribute to Classic Kid’s Musician

While the attention given to children’s music typically focuses on the newer artists, I think it is important to remember some of the pioneers of this genre. And no one represents a “founding father” of the genre better than Barry Louis Polisar. Polisar started writing and recording for children in 1975, and has since gone […]

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Weekly Little Nuggets

Geekdad asks "After 100 Years, Are The Boy Scouts Still Relevant?" http://tinyurl.com/yg8kf58 # There is now a Hello Kitty pancake shop. (via BoingBoing) http://tinyurl.com/ycq77c8 # Studio Ghibli lovers rejoice. A teaser for the studio's next film is online. (via Twitch) http://tinyurl.com/ygldsbf # "Fizzy’s Lunch Lab" – the PBS KIDs Web property – has a Valentine's […]

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