WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WATERTOWN, MA, February 11, 2013 - ChopChop Magazine, a nonprofit quarterly food magazine for kids aged 5-12 and their families, has been named a winner of a 2013 Parents' Choice Magazine Award (Gold).
Jessica Hensley, writing on the Parents' Choice Foundation website, praises the magazine: "ChopChop's mission is to 'inspire and teach kids to cook and eat real food with their families.' With a healthy dose of delicious recipes, fun facts about food and cooking, and a format that is very easy for kids to follow, they are clearly succeeding."
Established in 1978, Parents' Choice Foundation has been reviewing and recommending children's media to provide parents with reliable and unbiased information about high quality products. The awards are determined by a panel of educators, scientists, artists, librarians, parents, and children.
"It is truly an honor to receive this prestigious award from the country's oldest evaluator of children's media. We are proud to be the only cooking magazine to win a coveted Parents' Choice Gold Award," said Sally Sampson, Founder and President of ChopChopKids, the publisher of ChopChop Magazine.
Parents' Choice Awards Committees identify the very best products for children of different ages and backgrounds, and of varied skill and interest levels. The Parents' Choice Awards® program has established the benchmarks of achievement in children's media. Approximately 20% of those items submitted to the Parents' Choice Awards™ program receive a commendation in one of the six award levels: Classic, Gold, Silver, Recommended, Approved, and Fun Stuff.
About ChopChop Magazine
Endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, ChopChop, The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families, is a nonprofit quarterly food magazine for kids aged 5-12 and their families. ChopChop's mission is to inspire kids to cook real food with their families. ChopChop's goal is to reach every child in America, and the magazine's longer-term vision is to reverse and prevent childhood obesity. ChopChop is distributed to pediatricians, hospitals, school systems, governments, youth organizations, and businesses that encourage healthy eating and wellness habits. ChopChop is published by ChopChopKids, Inc, a 501(c)(3 non-profit organization located in Watertown, MA. For more information and to subscribe to ChopChop Magazine, please visit www.chopchopmag.org or call Sally Sampson at 617-924-3993.
About Parents' Choice Foundation:
Parents' Choice Foundation is the nation's first and most respected nonprofit guide to quality children's media and toys. An independent testing and information organization since 1978, Parents' Choice is dedicated to providing trusted recommendations for books, toys, music, video games, digital media and more.
The Foundation reviews, evaluates and recommends products that help kids grow — imaginatively, physically, morally and mentally. The Parents' Choice website, a public service resource, serves as a clearinghouse for children's media and toys. For more than three decades, parents, grandparents, educators, librarians and healthcare professionals have relied on Parents' Choice for suggestions to help foster an environment for kids to read more, play more and learn more. Learn more at www.parents-choice.org.
Media Contact: Sally Sampson ChopChopKids, 6179243993, firstname.lastname@example.org
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