Maestro Music Reviews

This article is in collaboration with Maestro Music Stories In Music Series: Composer Stephen Simon and art director/music educator par excellence Bonnie Ward Simon combine children’s classics with classical music, illustrating a familiar story with music. Selected Crew members received the classic story set to music, Peter and the Wolf, from Maestro Music. Maestro Music … Read more

North Star Games

This article is in collaboration with North Star Games. The TOS Crew received an item for review just in time for winter family gatherings (From Thanksgiving to New Years Day and beyond!), the latest addition to North Star Games‘ offerings, Wits & Wagers Family. Wits and Wagers Family is a trivia game that can be … Read more


This article is in collaboration with Schleich. Crew reviewers received a sample from Schleich’s World of Nature Wildlife and Farmlife collections. As you look up specific animals at the Schleich website, you can learn more about them such as their “fun facts” like the Przewalski’s horse is the only “wild” horse left on the planet. … Read more

Artistic Pursuits Reviews

This article is in collaboration with Artistic Pursuits. Last year’s Crew had opportunity to review the art curriculum from Artistic Pursuits. We are pleased to have Artistic Pursuits back for a 2nd year.  This year’s Crew will be reviewing various books from the Artistic Pursuits product line, which includes books for all ages, preschool through … Read more

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