Author: Matt

  • Moo Baa La La La by Sandra Boynton

    [amazon_link asins=’067144901X’ template=’ProductAd’ store=’matchstickkidboo’ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’6f4a8572-3fd8-11e7-afe3-432baad77e90′] It’s hard to know what books will resonate with a child, but this one sure did. Even a year or two after first reading it, our four-year-old still pulls it off the shelf and wants us to read it.

  • Smithsonian Folkways Children’s Collection

    [amazon_link asins=’B000001DOB’ template=’ProductAd’ store=’matchstickkidboo’ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’bd3df570-3fc9-11e7-98b0-394ac395dc6c’] This was a Christmas gift and a surprise huge hit with the kids. We had it in the car for a long road trip to their grandpa and nana’s house and we ended up playing it over and over and for weeks later. It is one of very few […]

  • LeapPad Ultra

    [amazon_link asins=’B00CS1WDBI’ template=’ProductAd’ store=’matchstickkidboo’ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’cda524b4-3f5d-11e7-9c2a-4d2b722af7c0′] We got this second-hand. It’s pretty expensive and we wouldn’t have bought it new. The kids love it, to the point where we have to confiscate it when screen time gets out of hand, and we can use it as a bargaining tool. It’s basically a computer tablet, like […]

  • Flip-Track Mountain

    [amazon_link asins=’B0070C4D86′ template=’ProductAd’ store=’matchstickkidboo’ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’11faf55f-3f5c-11e7-a0ea-8f7f873a0f9b’] We got this used and it may be ‘out of print’ now. It was an enormous hit with our two-year-old and remained so until he was 4 or 5. The tracks don’t fit with any of the other track-based toys we have, and some of the plastic fittings have […]