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Bee Simulator Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Take flight and "bee" what the hive is buzzing about.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands Game Poster Image
age 8+
Farm, cook, and explore in repetitive castaway adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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BurgerTime Party! Game Poster Image
age 8+
Updated arcade classic is a well-done recipe for fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Funky Restaurant App Poster Image
age 8+
Simplistic, redundant arcade game tosses food, fun away.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Seek by iNaturalist App Poster Image
age 8+
Snap photos, spot species with kid-friendly citizen science.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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The Princess Switch Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Royals fall for commoners in feel-good Christmas romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Overcooked! 2 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Culinary chaos makes for a buffet of food-themed fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magically sweet story set in Mexican American family bakery.
By Anna Meriano
(2018)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, milder 12th tale plumbs travel fears on Xmas holiday.
By Jeff Kinney
(2017)
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The Big Family Cooking Showdown TV Poster Image
age 8+
British food contest celebrates families cooking together.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Cooking Craze - A Fast & Fun Restaurant Game App Poster Image
age 8+
Good but blatant Diner Dash clone serves up fast food fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2017)
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Stef Soto, Taco Queen Book Poster Image
age 8+
Warm, funny tale of family, tacos, and middle school.
By Jennifer Torres
(2017)
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The Great American Baking Show TV Poster Image
age 8+
Stateside competition is mild, fun for food fans.
Network: ABC
(2016)
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Mekazoo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun arcade side-scrolling platformer for young and old.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf Welcome amiibo Game Poster Image
age 8+
Friendly town sim gets updated with whole new way to play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Job Simulator Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny VR work sim is safe but grows old quick.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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DK Eyewitness Books Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Great reference books on many topics for young readers.
By Juliette Clutton-Brock
(2014)
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Kulipari: An Army of Frogs TV Poster Image
age 8+
Graphic novels inspire fantastic -- but violent -- series.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Overcooked Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Crazy co-op cooking game emphasizes collaboration, focus.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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A Clatter of Jars Book Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky blend of magic, issues, recipes in summer camp tale.
By Lisa Graff
(2016)
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