Meanwhile on GeekMom …

Amy Kraft
Feb 12, 2013
I realized it’s been a while since I’ve caught you up here on my GeekMom posts. The last time I didthere was a new Captain Underpants book out, and lo, here’s yet another new Captain Underpants book. I’m also super excited about the new Skylanders game, and I’ll have more Skylanders news here shortly. And a brand new museum has opening in NYC, wholly dedicated to the love of math. Dav Pilkey on Captain Underpants and Time Travel -Dav Pilkey answers some of my pressing questions about time travel. Make Room for Skylanders Swap Force – Activision’s latest is going to make all little Skylanders fans very, very happy. Bobbledy Books Delivered to Your Door – I love these books, part of a subscription service that’s sure to get kids reading. Math in the Middle of Manhattan: NYC’s MoMATH – If you live in NYC, check out the amazing new Museum of Mathematics. Seriously. Watching My Daughter Roominate – The Roominate I backed on Kickstarter arrived, the dollhouse you can wire with electricity. Unleashing the Artist Within: 3 Apps for Your Creative Mind – Beautiful apps for all-age artists. How Does the Nabi 2 Stack Up Against Other Tablets – Looking for a kids’ tablet? Check out my review of the Nabi 2. Seeing Harry Potter: The Exhibition with Fresh Eyes – I took Olive, the new Harry Potter fan, to the exhibition and it was like going for the first time. My Nintendo Paradise – I have found utopia, and it involves a Nintendo DS and a pedicure. The Inspiring View from Brooklyn Castle – If you like kids or after-school programs or chess or New York City, see this movie! GeekMoms at NYCC: Raising Young Padawans – If you missed us at NY Comic Con, don’t worry! Here’s an overview of our panel. Video Games as Art: 3 New Games for Playstation3 – Some of Sony’s latest games prove that video cames can indeed be an artform. Zita the Spacegirl: She’s Back and She’s a Legend- Ben Hatke’s latest graphic novel in the series. My First Cosplay: Zita the Spacegirl – Olive dresses up as Zita the Spacegirl, with amazing results. Geeking Out With the Kids in Pittsburgh – jeez, it has been a while since I posted links. Here’s what I did on my summer vacation. And, pop on over to the Media Macaroni Facebook page. Check out my galleries of Comic Con and Toy Fair pictures, and maybe give me a Like while you’re there.