What are STEM Toys?
STEM toys are educational toys that are focused on providing children with toys that will help them gravitate towards careers in engineering, science, math and technology.
Have you ever purchased any pet toys? Many kids these days ask their parent for real animals for gifts, whether it be a dog, cat, fish, hermit crab, hamster, or snake. If your children are asking for pets and you want them to try their best to care and nurture one, these are some of the coolest toy pets. With the advances in technology, some of these pet toys are able to learn commands, develop personalities, and respond directly to a child.
Video GameTruck Party
Have you ever considered a video GameTruck Party for your child's birthday party or a family event? I had an opportunity to experience a Game Truck party with a lot of friends and it was a big hit with both kids and parents.
The Fun Machine: A New Dr. Seuss Game by Wonder Forge
Dr. Seuss Books featuring their unique rhymes and characters like Cat in the Hat, the Grinch, the Lorax and Horton, are recognizable by both children and adults. Wonder Forge makes several fun Dr. Seuss games, like the Fun Machine, that are both fun and educational.
Best XBox Games for Kids
This year Microsoft has released some amazing Xbox games for kids. These are some of the best xbox games for kids.
Steam Team Station Thomas the Train Game
For children who love anything Thomas the Train, Discovery Bay Games has released a new game, specifically for the iPad called Steam Team Station. By placing the iPad in the console and downloading the free apps, kids are encouraged to play games with their favorite Thomas characters that involve "I Spy" activities, as well as physical play.
VTech InnoTab2 Review
When considering purchasing a tablet toy for your children, there are several available for young children in the 3-9 year old age range. The VTech InnoTab2 and the InnoTab2s are the latest updates to the original InnoTab device which made it's debut in 2011. Using touch screen technology or a stylus kids ages 4-9 can play games, type notes, take pictures, and read e-books.
New Skylanders Giants Figures
Skylanders Giants are small toys that are compatible with the XBox 360, Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Playstation 3. No matter what gaming system you have at home, your child's game play progress will be stored on their Skylanders Giants figures. These are some of the new Skylanders Giants toys just released.
LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Review
Last year, the LeapFrog LeapPad made its debut as one of the premier learning tablets for kids ages 4-9. New for 2012 is the LeapFrog LeapPad 2, with more speed, memory, an additional video camera and a growing library of games, ultra eBooks, videos, and music.
Tablet Toys for Kids of All Ages
Before you go handing over your expensive iPhone or iPad, this year several tablet toys and gaming consoles for kids have entered the toy market. Developed specifically with children in mind for their durability, games and apps, there is a wide variety of tablets that include tablets for kids as young as 3, but high-tech gaming systems with...
iPad Toys & iPhone Toys
Do you have an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad? Aside from all of the app games that can be downloaded to the actual devices, toy companies have jumped on board to create some amazing iPhone toys and iPad toys that will give their app game play an entirely different perspective. This is a list of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch toys for all ages that...
The New LeapPad 2 from LeapFrog
What's the difference between the LeapPad and new LeapPad 2 from LeapFrog?
Technology toys are increasing popular amongst children, even for children ages 2 and up. Tech toys include different tablet devices, e-readers, ipad Apps and ipad accessories. Many parents are embracing the concept that technology is here to stay and companies are answering that by developing some unique tech toys that also include educational...
Duo Plink by Discovery Bay Games
There are some cool ipad accessories. I never imagined that there would honestly be tablet toys. Duo Plink by Discovery Bay Games encourages kids and families to engage in game play using the ipad that with apps that inspire communication and are educationally focused.
The Sandbox Summit Explores Play and Technology
Annually in Boston, toy and technology industry leaders gather together and attend a series of conferences known as the Sandbox Summit. Held at MIT in Cambridge, MA participants discuss the evolving role of play and technology, and what it will mean for the future of children everywhere.
LeapFrog LeapPad Books
LeapFrog debuted their LeapPad last year in 2011. There a variety of games and unique LeapPad books available for download and purchase that feature popular Disney characters.
What is the Playstation Vita?
The Playstation Vita is a newly released handheld gaming system recommended for both kids as young as 10, that spans into adulthood for serious video gamers.
Disney Cars 2 AppMATes
Disney has developed a new line of Cars 2 toys for the iPad for kids ages 4 and up, based on the Cars 2 movie from Disney Pixar. Once these mobile application toys are purchased (each box purchased includes 2 Cars 2 vehicle characters), the free ipad app from Disney is downloaded from iTunes. The World of Cars can be explored by placing the...
VTech Kidizoom Camera Review
Do your children enjoy taking pictures with your camera or camera phone? Are you on the search for the best digital camera for kids? The Kidizoom camera from VTech Toys comes in a variety of colors (blue, pink, orange), and allows children to take both pictures and video. Children can edit their imagery directly on the camera and play 3...
Leap Frog TAG Reader Review
The LeapFrog Tag Reading System, geared for kids ages 4 to 8, is a great educational toy for young preschool and elementary school aged kids to learn the foundational skills for reading. Children use the device to explore words and pictures in special storybooks, many of which feature favorite childhood characters like the Disney Princesses and...
LeapFrog LeapPad From LeapFrog Toys
LeapFrog is a company synonymous for developing fun, technology toys for kids with educational software. The LeapFrog LeapPad, one of the newest LeapFrog toys is an interactive tablet toy recommended for preschool children ages 4-9.
iPad Games for Kids
If you have purchased an iPad for your yourself, most likely your children are trying to find ways to play games and watch movies on it. Aside from downloading a variety of apps for them to use, there are some very unique iPad accessories and games for kids available. The items in this list will encourage children to interact with the...
LeapFrog toys has focused on developing some outstanding educational toys for kids of all ages. This is a list of some of my most favorite infant, toddler and preschool toys from LeapFrog toys.
Air Hogs Vectron Wave Battle Review
Air Hogs Vectron Wave Battle is an indoor target shooting toy that uses laser technology, geared for kids ages 7 and up.
Leap Frog Tag Junior Review
The Leap Frog Tag Junior is a small handheld device, that engages children ages 1-4 by bringing board books to life with music, words and sounds. Over 20 additional board books can be purchased, and feature several well known childhood characters such as Disney Princesses, Sesame Street, the Backyardigans and Curious George.
Summer Activities for Kids
During school vacation over the summer months, these are some fun summer activities for kids that can help to pass the time throughout the day.
The LeapFrog LeapPad Ultra
LeapFrog toys recently unveiled the addition of the LeapPad Ultra to their educational toy offerings. The LeapPad Ultra provides a wifi browser called LeapSearch by Zui, that is safe for children to access.
VTech InnoTab 3 Educational Tablet
The VTech InnoTab 3 is the newest educational tablet for kids. This 3rd generation kids learning tablet, includes a lower price point than it's predecessors, the InnoTab and InnoTab2/2s. Parents can currently download over 350 apps with educational games and content directly to the device from the Learning Lodge Navigator.
The LeapFrog LeapReader is the latest product that helps in teaching reading and writing foundational skills to kids in a fun, natural way, at their own pace.
Drawing & Educational Apps for iPad with Artsee Studio
Parents frequently search for educational apps for the iPad. Artsee studio from Wowee Toys combines educational, thinking skills, and fine motor tools into a fun animation and drawing app for iPad.