Say adios to old-school flashcards. These days, learning is all fun and games.
Build memory and matching skills with Bingory, a wooden game that challenges little Einsteins to fill their bingo cards with pairs of colorful illustrations (The Toy Maven, 6025 Royal Lane, suite 223; 214-265-9971).
Little linguists learn Spanish, sign language, or one of fourteen other languages with Uncle Goose foreign language blocks. Made from Michigan basswood, each set of nontoxic blocks features a letter of the English alphabet and its foreign equivalent, plus a number and an animal.
Three Sisters Consignments
What: Brand name clothing, toys, and gear consigned for a nice price.
Why: Growing, growing, gone.
When: Regular sale, Sat., 8-11 a.m.; half-price sale, noon-5 p.m.; 75 percent off sale, Sun., noon-3 p.m.
Where: Highland Oaks Church of Christ, 10805 Walnut Hill Ln. (214-342-6060).
What: Plant seeds and make Oobleck at this Dr. Seuss-inspired science event for kids ages 3-6.
Why: Beats green eggs and ham.
When: Tues., 10-11 a.m.
Where: Frisco Athletic Center, 5828 Nancy Jane Ln., Frisco (972-292-6600).
First Saturdays at the Nasher
What: Art activities, a scavenger hunt, and story time followed by lunch at the cafe.
Why: Play to the peanut gallery.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 2001 Flora St. (214-242-5100).
Photo: Courtesy of Kid O