The Princess Bride Illustrated

The Princess Bride Illustrated Version (Need We Say More?)

I asked for the illustrated version of The Princess Bride for Christmas, and NerdyWithChildren said, “As you wish.” My copy of The Princes Bride growing up looked like it was stored under the sink in a bathroom at a rest stop. It was well-loved, well-worn, and well-stained. It went with me to Ireland and saw […]

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Are The Powerpuff Girls Back?

It’s been eight years since the last new Powerpuff Girls episode aired, and I’m still trying to put my finger on what it was about that show that made it so dang awesome. Was it the quick and dirty one-liners, a la Rocko’s Modern Life? Or was it the disturbingly hilarious lineup of villains? The […]

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5 Great Science Gifts for Kids

The gift of science may not be for everyone. Kids who don’t like to touch things, ever, should probably stay away. Kids who never ask questions about anything would probably be more into a sweater or something. And kids who are totally bored by electricity, explosions and rainbows? Forget it. If your kid doesn’t fall […]

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The Guardian Princesses Don’t Need Princes to Save Them

Once upon a time (in 1937, to be exact), the slender, perfect-skinned Snow White became the first Disney princess. Since then, Disney’s become much more than a household name. Little girls everywhere look to Disney princesses as models of femininity, but are we sure these are the women we want our girls to become? In […]

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Cavemen Quest For Fire A Game Your Whole Family Will Love

It’s no secret we love board games here at Nerdy With Children for several reasons. First, playing with your family should be an enjoyable experience for all participants. “Bored” games like Life, Sorry, and even Monopoly have gone the way of the dodo bird. Most of us love hobby games, and the thought of playing […]

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Make it a DC and Marvel Comics Holiday

Holiday truces are certainly not unheard of in the world, so we’re going to force DC and Marvel to occupy the same space of the Internet just for a little bit. You DC and Marvel guys can get along for 300 words, right? The nog’s over there and your presents are under the tree, have […]

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Is Your Home Ready for a Robot Pet?

Since we first started making robots to do stuff for us, we’ve had an undeniable cultural fear of robot takeover. Sure, robots might soon take some of our human jobs, but that means more robot-making jobs, right? I think it’s time to look at the sunny side of advanced robotics. Or at the very least, […]

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Take Your Family On An Adventure With Legends of Andor

Is your family looking for an epic co-op board game adventure that teaches you how to play instead of wasting hours reading a rule book? If your answer is yes, then you need to add Legends of Andor to the family game night.  With four classes to choose from; dwarf, warrior, archer and wizard, lots […]

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Teaching Kids About Fine Art Through Toys

It takes years to cultivate a discerning eye for the world’s finest art, so why not start early? You know art isn’t stuffy, so have a little fun with it while your kids are still in their toy-loving phase. Puzzles are a great way to kick off a life-long love and appreciation of great art. […]

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