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A kit for the next Indiana Jones

on Friday, December 27th, 2013
Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News

If you have a budding explorer in your family, he or she will need some equipment.  The Moulin Roty Explorer’s Kit contains everything a budding scientist and explorer needs during their field trips.  The sturdy cardboard case looks like it’s well-traveled, as evidenced by the stickers.  Inside are “functional cardboard pocket binoculars, a compass, string Read More…

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Timbuk2′s newest bag is for the young crowd – very young

on Monday, November 18th, 2013

Timbuk2 says their newest bag is in response to customer requests for a diaper bag that doesn’t look like a typical diaper bag.  The Stork Diaper Messenger Bag is one of their medium-sized messengers that has been outfitted for baby gear.  It has a waterproof, wipeable liner and is equipped with hot and cold internal Read More…

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ZAGG’s Animatone Earbuds and Headphones protect your child’s hearing

on Monday, April 8th, 2013

ZAGG may be more known for their protective device skins, but they’ve long offered their ifrogz line of earbuds and headphones.  They now have some Animatone products that are designed just for children.  As you know, the loud volumes produced by earphones and headphones can damage hearing.  Some devices include maximum-volume settings for their audio Read More…

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Let Dora or SpongeBob protect your Kindle Fire while the kiddies play

on Friday, March 15th, 2013

I’ve seen lots of accessories designed to protect an iPad while children use it, but this is the first accessory I’ve seen for the Kindle Fire tablet.  Amazon has two versions of the Inflatable Play Cube for Kindle Fire – Dora the Explorer or SpongeBob SquarePants.  These cubes weigh about 2 pounds, and they inflate Read More…

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The iPotty: too much, or just right?

By: Ryan Chapman
on Thursday, February 7th, 2013

With the constant stimulation toddlers are getting from television and tablets, it may be hard to pry them away when they really have to go potty. CTA Digital invented the iPotty to deal with this problem. The iPotty is a modified potty chair with an attached stand for an iPad. It comes with a bowl Read More…

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Archos Alvin and the Chipmunks 3 Themed Child Pad Now Available

on Thursday, May 31st, 2012

We told you about the Child Pad from Archos a couple of months ago.  This 7″ compact tablet runs Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich”, and it’s powered by a 1GHz processor and 1GB of RAM.  The interface features colored icons and folders, and the tablet is pre-loaded with games (like Angry Birds), apps, and books.  You Read More…

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Your Own Star Trek Captain’s Chair

on Friday, April 6th, 2012
Posted in: Geek Toys, Kid Gadgets, News

To prevent getting taken by one of their April Fool’s jokes again this year, I’ve stayed away from ThinkGeek for several days.  (Dang it, I wanted light saber popsicles!)  I was checking them out yesterday, and I found a product that they swear is a real product.  The Star Trek Inflatable Captain’s Chair is an Read More…

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Archos Announces the Child Pad 7” ICS Kid-Friendly Tablet

on Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Children always want to have things like their parents have, and I’ll admit that my daughter had her first (hand-me-down) PDA when she was five.  Before that age, I wouldn’t have been comfortable even letting her play with my devices because very young children can have trouble understanding the need for being very careful with Read More…

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Zazoo Photo Clock Review

By: Karen Nelson
on Friday, November 25th, 2011

I am guessing pretty almost every parent has had a moment where your little one has decided to wake just at the sight of sunlight in the morning, ready to take on the day hours before you would like him or her up.  Zazoo Kids has created the Zazoo Photo Clock to help alleviate some Read More…

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Spy Night Vision Digital Camcorder for Kids

on Monday, October 18th, 2010

Julie tells me I’m crazy because I start Christmas shopping so early, and I’m a little panicked because I’m actually getting a late start this year.  I found this great gift idea for kids while I was looking for toys.  This little Spy Night Vision Digital Camcorder from Young Explorers has a 1.8″ preview screen, cables Read More…