Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Holiday Gift Ideas -- Give the Gift of Sports Illustrated for Kids This Year

The holiday season has arrived and SI Kids has a lot to share! Sports Illustrated Kids wanted to share with you a few things that are being planted under their holiday tree.

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Kids  is THE magazine for boys and girls who love sports. The magazine presents sports the way kids want to read about them: with great action photos, easy-to-read stories about star athletes, helpful instructional tips from the pros, and humor, comics, and activities. SI Kids is a great way to encourage kids to read, and it has won highest honors from the Association of Educational Publishers and the Parents' Choice Award.

Not only has SI Kids won awards, they also give them out! This month, they crowned their first ever “SportsParent of the Year.”  With the help of parenting bloggers, the magazine received numerous nominations to honor dedicated sports parents from around the U.S.

Modeled after the famed Sportsman and SportsKid of the Year awards, the “SportsParent of the Year” 2012 title was given to Kristie Finnan, a mother of 3.  Finnan, a Pennsylvania native, coaches her daughter’s soccer team and regularly cheers on her children during soccer, basketball, gymnastics and Tae Kwon Do competitions.

To read more on both winners go to:



To keep the holiday spirit going, SI Kids will feature both of the winners and a sports-filled Gotta Get it Gift Guide”  in their December 7th issue!

For great gift ideas you can also check out the SI Kids “Gotta Get it Gift Guide” online as well:  http://www.sikids.com/photos/49936/2012-gotta-get-it-guide-the-best-gifts-for-kids/1

Looking for another great gift idea? How about a one-year subscription to the young sports fan on your list?


Special Offer:

Receive an entire year of SI Kids in print and on tablet for only $19.95 – a 66% savings off the cover price! You get pull-out posters, sports cards and games & sports trivia FREE in every issue! To subscribe, go to: https://subscription.

Disclosure: As a thank you for sharing this news, I was sent a gift from Child's Play PR.  The views above are mine and mine alone. 

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