Kid Gadgets

News, reviews and articles about kid gadgets, toys and accessories.

Add the “rock” to Rock-a-bye, Baby with this crib mobile

NEWS – Forget fuzzy bunnies and sweet lullabies!  Give your new baby a crib mobile that’s going to introduce them to the finer things in life – guitars and rock music!  I think the Rock On Guitar Mobile must have been what the boys in Greta Van Fleet saw hanging over their cribs, to instill …

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Osmo lets kids become animators of their favorite Disney characters

NEWS – When I was a kid I loved to doodle and draw my own comics. Actually, I still love to do that! But back then and even now I just use a pad of paper and a pen which isn’t very Gadgeteer worthy compared to the cool new Osmo Super Studio that lets kids …

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Kids may not balk so much at sunscreen applications if they can help roll it on themselves

NEWS – Kids don’t want to delay getting to the pool or the beach for a time-consuming application of sunscreen.  They don’t care how important it is; it’s just boring.  Maybe getting to help apply it with this Solar Buddies Roll-on Sunscreen Applicator will make the activity a little more fun for the kiddo, and …

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Lunii My Fabulous Storyteller will let your kids choose the hero, location, and more

Kids love story time and grownups will love it too when they use the My Fabulous Storyteller from Lunii. The My Fabulous Storyteller looks like a cute radio for kids, but it’s really a story making machine that allows the child or the adult to create a story by choosing the main character/hero, the location …

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Bring bedtime stories to life with the Moonlite clip-on projector for your smartphone

I haven’t been a kid for decades, but now I want someone to read me a bedtime story and use the Moonlite projector to do it. The Moonlight is a small clip-on projector that’s been designed for compatibility with most Android and iOS devices. It clips to your phone and uses the phone’s LED camera …

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5 awesome gadgets for your kids that they won’t outgrow too quickly

Children are rapidly growing up which implies they can get bored quickly with any toy or gadget. Because of that, it is an awesome plan to get them a toy which can keep them involved for a long time. If you plan to search for that sort of toy, search for something that will empower …

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Science + music = The Happy Song, to make babies happy (especially over the holidays!!)

“YES!!!!” You say. “I need this! JUST GIVE IT TO ME NOW!!!” Okay, okay! Here are the links to access the song: Amazon Music, iTunes, Google Music, and Spotify. For those of you who are curious about the background of the song, while I was reading my Curiosity app (which I LOVE, by the way), I stumbled upon …

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Tinitell is a wearable phone for kids that gives peace of mind to parents

Keeping track of kids isn’t always easy and when children are too young to be responsible for a phone or parents would rather not have them distracted with all sorts of features and games, Tinitell may be the answer. It is a simple wrist wearable that allows the child to call up to 12 contacts …

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eClip will prevent parents from forgetting their child in the backseat

As sad as it is to say, it’s not uncommon to hear about a parent accidentally leaving their baby in the back seat of their car. You know how the story usually ends when something like this happens. No one wants to be part of a story like that. One possible solution is a product …

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PrimoToys Cubetto review

Before receiving Cubetto, the thought of teaching computer programming to our young boys, ages four and six, never crossed our minds. Even though I am an engineer, I had not yet considered how to give them some basic tools that would perk their interest in STEM subjects, specifically computers.  Our kids are as efficient as any …

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BusyKid lets parents pay their child’s allowance with Apple stock

When I was a kid, I got a wallet-busting $5 a week allowance and I was lucky if there was anything left at the end of the week to put in my piggy bank for a rainy day. Now BusyKid is enabling parents to help their children earn money from chores that can be used to …

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Coding iPhone Apps for Kids – New from No Starch Press

New from No Starch Press: Coding iPhone Apps for Kids A Playful Introduction to Swift by Gloria Winquist and Matt McCarthy. This book teaches children and adults to code in Apple’s free beginner-friendly programming language called Swift. This 336-page book full-color book is a fun guide that will explain the building blocks of app programming, …

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Comedic actress Amy Poehler and Lenovo join forces to teach kids to program

SNL’s Amy Poehler and her Smart Girls organization have teamed up with Lenovo to use gaming as a vehicle to help teach kids (boys and girls) to learn to program for free. Lenovo’s Game State site allows kids to learn code development at their own pace while having fun at the same time. To advance …

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