Kid Gadgets

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

Winter is coming, so make it fun with these snow molds!

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NEWS – This past weekend, we had our first snowfall. Granted it only stuck around for about an hour before it melted, but it’s definitely starting to feel like winter here even though it won’t officially be winter for another month. When I was a kid, we would go out and make snowmen and snow angels. […]

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Crowbits STEM coding toy set review

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REVIEW: Elecrow Industries has created four children’s STEM toy sets. I’m digging into the Explorer Kit for 8+ year olds with assistance from my visiting resident grandson, PB. I’ll also report on one of the kits that has projects that require coding, the Inventor Kit. What is it Crowbits are Science Technology Engineering & Math

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Blue Orange Games Loopy Looper marble spinner fidget toy review

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REVIEW – Fidget spinners and similar toys refuse to go away and I’m happy about that because they are fun! The Blue Orange Games Loopy Looper is a marble spinning toy that can keep your kids (and you) occupied for hours as you learn to spin and do tricks with them. Let’s take them for

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imagiLabs imagiCharm review – A programmable charm for kids

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REVIEW –  Computer programming is often hard for young students to appreciate with abstract assignments. It is also historically less compelling for girls because of stereotypes and influence from peers. The imagiLabs imagiCharm is a fashion accessory that makes Python programming tangible and sharable.  I have one to review. Read on to see what I think!

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Child struggling with pencil grip or handwriting? Try a wishbone

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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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