Kid Gadgets

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

Zing Go Go Bird review – R/C meets drone

REVIEW – My kids are very fascinated with robots and scooters and planes, etc. They both have a couple of small dromes, but they are still getting used to flying them. They also love kites and just about anything colorful that flies. Let’s see if they like this flying Zing Go-Go Bird. What is it? …

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Child struggling with pencil grip or handwriting? Try a wishbone

ARTICLE – When my son was in kindergarten and first grade, he struggled mightily with pencil grip. The spongy nubs his school district provided to help with this problem just never seemed to do the trick for him. After consulting with his teachers and doing my own research, we ordered wishbone-shaped writing utensils that forced …

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Yoto Player review – A bedtime story gadget for your kids

REVIEW – For the past couple of years, I have been reading bedtime stories to my kids as often as I can. However, my schedule and workload make the custom inconsistent. I hate to hear my kids begging for a story and having to tell them that I need a raincheck. Enter the Yoto Player. …

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Give kids a jump start on coding skills with the iRobot Root

NEWS – Getting kids into creative pursuits is always a good thing.  If your kids have any interest in learning to code, iRobot has a new product, Root, to get them into coding, starting at age four or five. Root offers three programming modes: Level 1: Graphical Coding. Graphical blocks teach essential logic skills of …

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Learning Resources Pretend & Play Calculator Cash Register review

REVIW – Like most young children, my kids love to play and really enjoy real life pretend fun. They usually pretend to cook and to make various dishes that my wife and I have to pretend to eat. When I got the opportunity to test and review the Learning Resources Pretend & Play Calculator Cash …

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Kano helps kids learn to program by channeling The Force

NEWS – Kano is a company that knows how to make products that will delight kids (and adults) while also helping them learn important STEM skills. Their newest products is the Star Wars The Force™ Coding Kit. The Star Wars The Force™ Coding Kit comes with everything needed for your child to learn the ways …

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Keep your baby sleeping with the Rockit Rocker

NEWS – The Rockit Rocker is an attachment for your baby stroller’s handle that vibrates the handle while the stroller is stationary to mimic the same vibration that happens while pushing the stroller. Why would you want this? Apparently, babies fall asleep while you push them in a stroller and with the Rockit Rocker, you …

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toddlermonitor lets you know when your child opens their bedroom door

NEWS – I’m not a parent and don’t claim to know anything about raising children, but if I was a parent, I’d probably have every baby and kid gadget known to man for both safety and entertainment purposes. The toddlermonitor fits in the first category – safety. It’s a cute motion detector that hangs on …

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