Are you having troubles filling up the spare time for your tech-savvy kids? It is completely understandable, since the idea of playing and toys has changed significantly over the past decades. For parents who spent their childhoods playing outdoor games, it is really hard to understand their tech-savvy kids. We are simply not familiar with all the ‘cool’ new gadgets and devices that are popular right now and that ‘all the other kids in school have’. Do not despair – we are here to help! There is something for every age.
7 Tips for Parenting Tech-Savvy Kids
You finally bought yourself a tablet, but you realize that you are constantly fighting over it with your kids. They love to play games on it, while you need it for work. Why not buy them their own tablet? The LeapFrog Epic is an Android-based tablet specifically designed for children. It is customizable and can develop as your kids grow. The games are devised to engage children’s imagination and foster curiosity. If you are worried about your kid using the Internet, stop worrying – the LeapFrog Epic has an integrated kid-safe web browser.
With the latest Star Wars episode aiming at a box office smash, what could be a better gift than a mini-droid, controlled via smartphone, or left to roam the room autonomously and make holographic recordings?
This fluffy creature will soon become a favourite in your home. Ubooly can hold an iPhone, iPad or Android device. Thanks to free apps, Ubooly understands voice commands, and can perform some complex activities, like answer questions, read stories, or play creative games with your kids. It is customizable and can be adapted to your little one’s needs.
Not all Christmas presents have to be expensive. If your kids are a little bit older and artistic, get them Artline pens for technical drawing, which are perfect for illustrations and graphic design.
Introduce your kids to coding with this amazingly amusing sphere. Hackaball uses an iOS app to recognize when it is being dropped, kicked, or jolted, and it changes colours accordingly. Your kids will have incredible fun while playing and running, but also learning.
Smart Watch for Kids
This is a gift intended for 5 to 12-year-olds. It packs a camera, a voice recorder with voice effects, and educational games into one. The beauty is of this watch is that it has a USB port, so you can download all the recordings to your computer and save them there. The kids can usually choose between several different watch faces and personalize it. Of course, the watch also includes the usual features, like a countdown timer or a stopwatch.
Barbie’s Colour Changing Handbag
We all know that pink is Barbie’s colour, but it might just become history. This intriguing handbag is a perfect gift for your girl. It works really simply. Your daughter just needs to hold the bag next to a piece of clothing she wants to wear, and press the button on the bag, and wait a couple of seconds. The handbag will actually change its colour to match the outfit.
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