kid gadgets

Fisher-Price Code-a-Pillar teaches coding basics to 3 year-olds who should be learning ABCs, not USBs

Fisher-Price Code-a-Pillar teaches coding basics to 3 year-olds who should be learning ABCs, not USBs

While we’ve covered products and initiatives aimed at helping kids learn to code, the new caterpillar-shaped Code-a-Pillar from Fisher-Price aims to reach a crowd that we think should be focusing

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Traditional toys & books may trump gadgets at promoting early language development in kids

Traditional toys & books may trump gadgets at promoting early language development in kids

There are growing numbers of tech toys for young kids in the form of iPads and iPhones, baby computers, talking animals or dolls, and other electronics that promise they are boosting language development

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Community gardening improves mental health and boosts self-esteem, UK study finds

Community gardening improves mental health and boosts self-esteem, UK study finds

Community gardening in the United Kingdom, or “allotment gardening” as they call it across the pond, is a hugely popular activity with long waiting lists for available plots. A new study by

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Kiband is a Bluetooth-enabled smartband that keeps close tabs on your kid

Kiband is a Bluetooth-enabled smartband that keeps close tabs on your kid

Finding the sweet spot between allowing our growing kids some independence and making sure we are keeping an eye on them can be tricky. Kiband, a child-friendly smartband from tech company KiLife that

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Survey reveals that many children under age 5 are using mobile devices without supervision

Survey reveals that many children under age 5 are using mobile devices without supervision

A recent survey reveals that many young children are using mobile devices without supervision. Against the advice of most pediatric experts, more and more parents are enabling their children to use

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High school students who use computers more often at school actually have LOWER reading and math scores

High school students who use computers more often at school actually have LOWER reading and math scores

There’s plenty of push for more technology in our schools, despite the fact that the average U.S. teen spends more than 50 hours a week in front of screens. A recently released study that looked at

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Jerry the Bear teaches kids about healthy living through interactive play

Jerry the Bear teaches kids about healthy living through interactive play

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Fisher-Price opposes CA bill that would require labeling baby products that contain toxic flame retardant chemicals

Fisher-Price opposes CA bill that would require labeling baby products that contain toxic flame retardant chemicals

Fisher-Price has come under fire numerous times over the past several years for its wishy-washy stance on toxic flame retardant chemicals. Now, a new chapter has opened in the controversy, as the toy and

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Volkswagen’s amazing baby stroller drives itself, brakes by itself

Volkswagen’s amazing baby stroller drives itself, brakes by itself

Volkswagen Stroller from ACHTUNG! on Vimeo. Timo Ros, the Volkswagen Facebook fan featured in the beginning of this video, is a smart man. “Am I crazy, or is a stroller that brakes a really good

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Evenflo launches SensorSafe car seats to remind drivers not to forget children in the car

Evenflo launches SensorSafe car seats to remind drivers not to forget children in the car

In response to the growing number of child deaths resulting from babies and toddlers being left in hot cars, car seat maker Evenflo has developed a sensor to remind parents and other caregivers that there

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Jewelbots are programmable friendship bracelets that teach girls how to code

Jewelbots are programmable friendship bracelets that teach girls how to code

It can be a tough world out there for girls who are into science, math, engineering, and other stereotypically male-associated subjects. Luckily, some companies are starting to pay attention to the

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Handmade wooden Avakai Dolls use smart technology to communicate with each other

Handmade wooden Avakai Dolls use smart technology to communicate with each other

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Hello Barbie: The world’s first talking Barbie boasts memory recognition and the ability to have two-way conversations

Hello Barbie: The world’s first talking Barbie boasts memory recognition and the ability to have two-way conversations

She’s had a reputation for decades for being a little plastic and fake, but Barbie may finally have a chance to show some personality, even if it’s artificially engineered. After years of not

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9 new high-tech gadgets for modern-day parents

9 new high-tech gadgets for modern-day parents

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LEGO Fusion Couples LEGO Construction with Virtual App Games for Kids

LEGO Fusion Couples LEGO Construction with Virtual App Games for Kids

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Printeer is a Kid-Friendly 3D Printer That Turns Drawings into Tangible Objects

Printeer is a Kid-Friendly 3D Printer That Turns Drawings into Tangible Objects

3D printing is an amazing, innovative advancement that’s ideal for teaching kids about technology and engineering all while having fun and using their creativity to make whatever they want. But despite

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5 Great Tents Make the Outdoors Tent-alizing!

5 Great Tents Make the Outdoors Tent-alizing!

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iSwimband Wearable Accessory Warns You When Your Child Might Be Drowning

iSwimband Wearable Accessory Warns You When Your Child Might Be Drowning

As the weather begins to heat up and plans for family vacations and visits to the pool are on the horizon, now is a good time to start thinking about water safety. Whether your child is a novice swimmer

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