Not all technology is bad! There are so many great items out there for any tech-loving kid and many of them are educational to boot! This selection includes everything from robots to a camcorder and covers a variety of age ranges. You’re sure to find something special here for any tech-loving kid.
Even the littlest kids like to imitate their parents working, so this little laptop is perfect for ages 2-5. Kids can learn how to type their names and even email Scout! It can be set as a laptop or tablet and it’s a great tool for kids to learn letters and numbers and engage with technology in an age-appropriate way.
If you are looking to get a gaming system that is portable, lightweight, and comparably less expensive, this brightly colored handheld console is a great pick. It’s compatible with all of the Nintendo game system games and it’s the perfect thing for long plane rides or road trips.
This tabletop projector can take your room from strobe light dance party to relaxing galaxy in just the push of a button. Fill any room with beautiful LED lights, soothing sounds and different patterns. Use it like a sound machine for dozing off to sleep or a fun way to theme up a sleepover party.
The perfect gift for any iPad user, Osmo combines both technology and other objects for kids to learn while they solve different puzzles and play different games. This starter kit contains number and math games, tangrams, and more. The perfect present for ages 6-10, it’ll last your kids most of elementary school.
Learning coding now can be super beneficial, and this activity set for 5-to-10-year-olds is the perfect way to do just that. Kids will program this cute little robot to go around obstacles, through a dice wall and in a straight line. Kids use coding cards to learn the basics and make this robot go, go, go.
There are remote control cars and then there is the remote control Batmobile. This replica of the famous movie car can go up to ten miles an hour and handle rougher terrain, too. Front headlights and a rear glow make this thing look sweet in the light or the dark.
If your kids are going to play on an iPad, you want to make sure it’s in a case that will actually keep it protected for the times it accidentally falls on the floor. This Otterbox one comes in fun colors that they won’t outgrow and keeps the tablet as protected as it does a phone. With a lifetime warranty, this is a gift that will benefit both the giver and the recipient.
If your kids ever argue about who wins the game, this should solve that problem. These NextTags are your referees for a number of games from Capture the Flag to Freeze Tag. Simply put them on your arm and they’ll alert you of the rules, who’s it and who won. No internet needed, so games can be played inside or outside for four people with the option to purchase more tags for bigger games. Most appropriate for ages 5+.
With phones taking pictures and videos these days it’s easy to forget how fun it is to use a camcorder and film movies or memories. This one is digital and waterproof so the sky's the limit on what kids can film. It can also be attached to bikes or skateboards or even helmets. As an added bonus, there is a mini game included to play on the camera. It’s small and light enough that your kids will want to take it everywhere.