Let it Snow With These Great Geeky Winter Toys

Just because I grew up in California doesn’t mean I can’t imagine how great it would have been to play in the snow all the time. I mean, we had sand, but throwing a sandball at your friends usually meant big trouble. The only thing around to rinse a big gritty batch of sand out […]

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Geeky Crayons Get the Creative Juices Flowing

When I was a kid, I used to hate using a new crayon. Soon enough, that crayon will be a peeled paper-wrapped little stub and its perfect point will only be a memory. That’s why if it were me, all of these fantastic crayons would stay just how they are. Thankfully, your kids probably don’t […]

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Home Grown Books The Adventuring Set

The Adventuring Set From Home Grown Books

As you know, we at Nerdy With Children are devoted to finding cool, unique and awesome things that we think parents should be aware of. As a result of that, we discovered the people at Home Grown Books a while back and have proudly featured their products before. Why should you know about Home Grown? Well […]

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Nerdy Socks Make Great Stocking Stuffers

Ah, the mysterious and undeniable power of the nerdy sock. The silly sock is the best way to sneak a little personality into an otherwise boring outfit, and is a great gift for anyone. If someone doesn’t like a fun pair of socks, you should definitely squint your eyes a little and carefully consider who […]

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Easy Upcycled Succulent Planters to Make With the Kids

You done yet, winter? You just got here (actually, you technically won’t be here for another couple of weeks, but the crazy weather would suggest otherwise) and I’m already jonesing for those first daring little flower buds to poke through the melting snow. Because I’m sure we’d all really love to get some green growing […]

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5 Rules for Finding the Perfect Nerdy Diaper Bag

When baby’s first born, they come into the world completely unimcombered. But somehow along the way, they get bogged down by a bunch of stuff. Every trip out the door requires a checklist like the one you used to use to go on vacation. Bottle? Books? Diapers? Pacifiers? Then, driving away from the house, “crap! […]

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Punk is Reborn with Baby Rebellion’s Rockstar Onesies

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! So much to do! So many cute things to buy! First things first: hitting the baby section of the big box store. You’ve always apathetically cruised passed it before, but now it’s bound to be your favorite section in the store, right? Then, you discover the cold, hard reality: there’s nothing there […]

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Introducing Kids to Programming With ‘Sam the Subroutine’

Fair warning: I know nothing about programming. I’m pretty sure it involves lots of brackets and slashes, and I had to Google the word “subroutine” for this article. So for all intents and purposes, if your kid hasn’t been taught anything about programming yet, we’re on the very same level. I can say as a […]

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Embracing Chilly Weather With Ice Crafts

I know it’s not technically winter yet, but around here the last orange leaves surrendered their posts weeks ago. Nature doesn’t care how long you want the fall to last, it’s hell bent on delivering winter early with full gusto. Personally, I’ve moved past the complaining about the cold phase (why did I ever move […]

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Zombies Attack Mainstream Toy Shelves

There’s just something about zombies that have always made them the black sheep of the horror world. They should be scary, right? They’re kind of gross sometimes (remember that scene in The Walking Dead where a bit of the little girl’s zombie scalp came off when her dad brushed her hair? Gross.) But most of […]

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