Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Ryan Traynor Top FUNdraiser for Week 1 of Competition!

Amazing Kids! sends a BIG "thank you!" and congrats to Ryan Traynor! Ryan was our top FUNdraiser for last week's kick off week for our Spring FUNdraiser. Who will be this week's winner? Stay tuned and visit the FUNdraiser info page to make your donation this week at: http://bit.ly/amazkidsFUNraiser

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Amazing Kids! Kicks Off Spring FUN Raiser!

Amazing Kids! is excited to announce the kick-off of our spring FUN raiser! Anyone can participate for the opportunity to win some awesome prizes.
One sponsor-donated prize book will be given to each of the top 3 weekly fundraisers, and FUN raisers who have raised a total of $100 or more by July 1st will be entered into a drawing to receive one of two grand prizes: either an American Girl Doll or an iPod Shuffle and a book. Read more about the contest and how to submit your donations here. So don't delay, start raising today!

Friday, April 08, 2011

Alyse Rome Selected as National Finalist in Energizer Keep Going® Hall of Fame Competition

Amazing Kids! is delighted to announce that its founder and president Alyse Rome has been selected as a national finalist in the Energizer Keep Going® Hall of Fame Competition!

Voting for the contest continues until May 13, 2011, so please be sure to visit the Energizer Hall of Fame website to vote for Alyse daily!

See the full press release here.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Voting Begins Today for the Energizer Keep Going Hall of Fame Contest!

Voting begins today for the Energizer Keep Going Hall of Fame Contest! Please be sure to vote for Alyse Rome, founder and president of Amazing Kids! here, now through March 25th. To vote, click "like" next to Alyse's bio. The person with the most "likes" next to their bio will be one of the 10 finalists! Amazing Kids! greatly appreciates your votes and wishes Alyse the best of luck in the selection process!

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Alyse Rome Selected as Semifinalist in Energizer Keep Going® Hall of Fame Contest!

Exciting news everyone! Amazing Kids! founder and president Alyse Rome has been selected as a semifinalist for the Energizer Keep Going® Hall of Fame Contest (http://www.energizerkeepgoinghalloffame.com/)! Voting begins soon, so please stay tuned for further details. Congrats, Alyse!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Amazing Kids! Perrific Oscar Picks Contest Winners Announced March 1!

Thanks to all who entered the Amazing Kids! Perrific Oscar Picks contest, sponsored by Disney Pixar and DreamWorks! 

Check back on March 1 to find out who the lucky winners will be!

2o Winners will receive one of the following:
Toy Story 3
How to Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist
One lucky winner will receive all three DVDS!!!
Good luck!  

The Amazing Kids! Team

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Perry Chen's "Kid on the Street" Video

Check out the fun "Kid on the Street" video of our Amazing Kid! Reporter and Movie Critic, Perry Chen, as he interviews kids on the street about who they think will win the Best Animated Feature award at the upcoming Academy Awards on Feb. 27! See the video here!

And don't forget to invite the kids you know to enter our Amazing Kids! Perrific Oscar Picks Contest by Feb. 26th for their chance to win a DVD of one of the Oscar-nominated animation films! Enter here. 20 prizes will be awarded!!!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Calling All Amazing Kids!

Do you know an Amazing Kid? Amazing Kids! is accepting nominations for our Amazing Kids! of the Month award. Winners are featured monthly on our website and in the Amazing Kids! Magazine (http://mag.amazing-kids.org). Nominate a kid today using our nomination form: http://amazing-kids.kintera.org/nominations.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Amazing Kids! Partners with Raising CEO Kids

Amazing Kids! is pleased to announce our partnership with Raising CEO Kids (http://raisingceokids.com), a company which helps parents teach entrepreneurial and business skills to their children. Amazing Kids! will be featuring some of their amazing young entrepreneurs as future Amazing Kids! of the Month in our magazine. Raising CEO Kids is also looking for stories of young entrepreneurs to feature on their website, so if you know any amazing budding young entrepreneurs, please let us both know! To learn more, or to submit a nomination to Raising CEO Kids, visit their website at: http://raisingceokids.com

Friday, February 11, 2011

Adora Svitak, September 2010 Amazing Kid! of the Month, receives NEA Foundation Award for Outstanding Service to Public Education!

Amazing Kids! is excited to congratulate Adora Svitak. Adora, September 2010 Amazing Kid! of the Month, has received an award from the National Education Association for her Outstanding Service to Public Education. Now that's amazing! We are so proud of you, Adora!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Amazing Kids! Joseph Machado and Jordan Romero on a Charity Bike Ride!

Amazing Kids! Joseph Machado and Jordan Romero are on a mission! Join Joseph, founder of Biking for America, and Jordan Romero, the youngest person to climb Mt. Everest, as they bike for a cause! The charity bike ride will be held on April 9th, 2011 in Southern California. For more information and to register for this amazing event, please visit Biking for America.

Also, be sure to check out Joseph's Amazing Kid of the Month feature for this past October!

Amazing Kid! Remmi Featured on GirlsHealth.gov this Month!

Amazing Kids! Cook Nook Columnist Remmi Smith, age 10, is featured on GirlsHealth.gov this month! Remmi talks about her kids cooking show, "Cook Time with Remmi", her experience as a kid chef, her website, and more here. You can also view some of Remmi's latest recipes in the Amazing Kids! Cook Nook column here. Congrats, Remmi!

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

News from Amazing Kids!

Amazing Kids! is so proud to share two exciting news stories with you!

First, we'd like to congratulate the Amazing Kids! Pink Polka Dots, who are featured on DoSomething.org's website today! Way to go, girls! View the article here, and see their Amazing Kids! of the Month feature here!

Founding members of the Pink Polka Dots Guild, whose goal is to find a cure for brain cancer.

Second, we'd love for you to check out Amazing Kids! Film Critic Perry Chen's blog about his wonderful experience at the Annie Awards in LA! See his blog here, and view some of Perry's recent movie reviews for Amazing Kids! here.

How to Train Your Dragon co-directors Dean DeBlois (L), Chris Sanders (R), producer Bonnie Arnold (M) with Perry Chen at Annie Awards red carpet (photo by Zhu Shen)

Perry Chen with How to Train Your Dragon director Dean DeBlois and his "Toothless" drawing for Perry at Annie Awards (photo by Zhu Shen)

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

New Columnist Perry Chen Reviews Animated Feature 'Tangled'

Amazing Kids! movie reviewer Perry Chen is featured in the December/January 2011 issue of the Amazing Kids! Magazine with his review of the hit new animated feature Tangled.

Perry calls Tangled "a spectacular film filled with rich and colorful characters, each with a different personality." The young movie critic chronicles the events of the film and describes key attributes of the most important characters in the film. Perry concludes by recommending the film for those ages 7+ and gives his starfish rating (out of five stars). Curious to know how many starfish Tangled received? See Perry's full length review and starfish rating here!

Saturday, January 08, 2011

9-year old Isabella Taylor chosen as January Amazing Kid! of the Month

Amazing Kids! is proud to announce Isabella Taylor as January's Amazing Kid! of the Month. 9-year old Isabella, a dedicated staff member for the Amazing Kids! Magazine, has accomplished more than most could imagine. As an artist, writer, and award-winner, she tells kid dreamers everywhere to “[...] Just go for it. Put your ideas to work and never give up.”

Read, comment, and tell us what you think: Amazing Kid! of the Month Isabella Taylor

Amazing Kids! would also like to wish each and every one of our followers a Happy New Year, and we wish you all the best of luck and health in the year ahead.