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Oversized Picture Books for Big Kids

November 22, 2020

Here at U Ready, Teddy? I mostly share picture book for babies to preschoolers, but I also can't resist buying beautifully designed books that my kids will "grow into". For now, we just enjoy the illustrations, but I am excited to explore them more as my kids get older. My favorite big kid picture books are both educational and decorative. Many of them are also oversized making them perfect to display in playrooms and children's bedrooms. Here are a few…

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These Stylish Board Books Make the Perfect Gift

November 13, 2020

Books make the perfect gift for children of all ages, but with so many picture books out there how do you choose the perfect book to gift? When buying books for babies and toddlers that are too young to display real interests in different subjects you want to buy books that are educational, visually stimulating and look great on their shelves. This list of modern and stylish board books are sure to please any baby or toddler (and their caregivers!)…

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FREEZE POP HOLDER VALENTINES

February 4, 2020
Freeze Pop Holder Valentines

It's that time of year again...Valentine's Day! Valentine's Day is one of my favorite holidays to celebrate the kids. I love coming up with fun Valentine's Day activities like VALENTINE TINKER TRAYS and VALENTINE KINETIC SAND ACTIVITIES. One of my favorite parts is coming up with cute ideas for the kids' class valentines. I like to think of non-candy valentine treats because I  hate when the kids bring candy home from school. 1-because I have zero will power and want…

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Christmas Gift Guide for Preschoolers

December 3, 2019

Christmas time is almost here and it's time to shop for Christmas presents. I always make an effort to choose educational toys for my preschooler and toddler. If you are shopping for little ones and don't know what to buy...you can never go wrong with dramatic play toys, sensory toys, children's books, STEM toys or art supplies. Read below for a list of our favorites! This post contains affiliated links for your convenience. I only write about products I love…

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FUN + PRACTICAL EASTER BASKETS FOR TODDLERS

April 3, 2019
Toddler Easter Basket Gifts

What do you get for the toddler who has too much? I love holidays but hate when they mean we end up with a ton of random crappy toys that clutter up our house! The best gifts are both practical and fun. I like to use a variation of the holiday gift-giving strategy "something they want, something they need, something to wear and something to read." I do "something to play with, something they need, something for learning and something…

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