- 1 How We Chose Our Favorite Gadgets
- 2 Osmo – Creative Starter Kit
- 3 2. VTech Kidizoom DUO Camera
- 4 3. Star Wars The Child Animationic Edition
- 5 4. Fifine USB Recording Microphone
- 6 5. My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope
- 7 6. Nintendo Switch
- 8 7. Sphero Mini
- 9 8. Learning Resources Code & Go Coding Robot Mouse
- 10 9. 4M Kidzlabs Anti Gravity Magnetic Levitation Science Kit
- 11 10. Crayola Light-Up Tracing Pad
- 12 11. Kindle Kids
- 13 12. BrainBolt Brain Teaser Memory Game
- 14 13. 3Doodler Start Essential Pen Set
- 15 14. Animal Island Learning Adventure (AILA)
- 16 15. Huohuotu Alilo Big Bunny G7WIFI
- 17 16. BOTZEES AR Coding Robot for Kids
- 18 17. Syma X5SW
- 19 18. Yoto Player
We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. So if you’re looking for gift ideas, these tech gadgets range from educational toys to devices made for budding coders, photographers, and inventors. Here are our favorite and the coolest electronic gadgets for kids available.
How We Chose Our Favorite Gadgets
We used a range of expert factors when considering what our favorite gadgets are for kids. When researching, we considered the most important aspects, including consulting real parents and tech advisors. We also looked into its quality in
- Learning resource
- Good reviews
- Best-sellers and award-winners
Osmo – Creative Starter Kit
Osmo has plenty of amazing tech products designed just for kids and education. The Osmo Creative Starter Kit is for kids who love to draw, learn science (early physics!), and play interactive games. The kids interact with hand held pieces that come to “life” through the iPad. No Wi-Fi? No problem. The games don’t require it, so it’s easy to take on trips. The product price is $69.99.
2. VTech Kidizoom DUO Camera
For children ages 3 months to 9 years, the VTech Kidizoom DUO Camera will give your kid their first glimpse at photography life and provide hours of entertainment. With two cameras switching between the front and rear lens, the DUO is good for selfies while still offering 4x digital zoom, a built-in flash, five games and parental control settings to limit game playtime. The 2.4-inch TFT display pairs with a 1.92-megapixel camera for capturing shots, which can be stored within the 256MB of on-board memory. Our reviewer didn’t consider the photo quality anything special, but it’s still a decent starting point for kids since it handles white balance and focus reasonably well. Fortunately, there’s room for memory expansion with a microSD card that can be purchased separately. To help preserve battery life (four AA batteries), the kid-friendly camera automatically shuts off after three minutes of no usage. This product costs around $50.
3. Star Wars The Child Animationic Edition
From Hasbro’s Star Wars Collection: The Child Animatronic Edition with sounds and motorised sequences! He may look like ‘Baby Yoda’, but this lovable creature is called The Child – and now you can become his protector with this animatronic toy from Star Wars. This is the way to win your little Mandalorian fan’s affections. The Child will gurgle, giggle and look cute as hell, but tap its head three times and watch as it sighs deeply before unleashing the full power of the Force* (*Force not included).
Touching the top of The Child Animatronic Edition’s head activates over 25 sound and motion combinations, including happy and excited sounds, giggles, babbles and more, all while the figure’s head moves up and down, ears move back and forth, and eyes open and close.
4. Fifine USB Recording Microphone
This is the best gadget for tweens who want to record and sing. Although this could be used in some capacity for kids of all ages, the Fifine USB Recording Microphone is a great gift for a tween or teen musician, streamer or gamer. Take your music, podcasts, or voice recording for YouTube to the next level, or use it for gaming instead of uncomfortable headphones. Product price is $43.99.
5. My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope
Kids love looking at things close-up, and the grosser the item, the better. This microscope is sturdy, it’s easy to use and just wait until your kid can see a dead bug up close. Score!. It costs $94.
6. Nintendo Switch
This is the best gadgets for kids who are all about video games .The popular Nintendo Switch is a #1 Bestseller on Amazon for kids and grownups who love their video games. The Switch can fit any type of gaming lifestyle, transforming from home console to a handheld device in a snap. For multiplayer gaming, it needs to connect to Wi-Fi and up to 8 consoles can be connected. The product price is $349.99.
7. Sphero Mini
The Sphero Mini is an app-enabled programmable robot ball that is hailed as a super cool STEM toy for kids. It’s the size of a ping-pong ball, but is packed with plenty of fun interactions such as a gyroscope, colorful LED lights, games, and STEM activities. The box includes tiny traffic cones and bowling pins to create an obstacle course for kids who want to actually play with their robot. Want something bigger? Try the Sphero SPRK+. Product price is $47.
8. Learning Resources Code & Go Coding Robot Mouse
That is the best gadgets for kids who like coding. Coding isn’t just for big kids. Learning Resources has created a code and go robot mouse kit that is for the budding coder and STEM-lover. Kids learn to program a blue mouse with two different speeds and maze grids, walls, tunnels and even a cheese wedge. The product costs $40.48.
9. 4M Kidzlabs Anti Gravity Magnetic Levitation Science Kit
Kids will learn about magnetic forces from this interactive science kit that involves exciting hands-on experiments. Kids will get to float a pencil, levitate a screw and more. It costs $19-$35.
10. Crayola Light-Up Tracing Pad
This is the gadgets that the best for art. If you have kids that are interested in art and drawing, the Crayola Light-Up Tracing Pad is perfect for them. This lap desk features bright LED lights that allow them to easily trace, draw and color all sorts of scenes and characters. The tracing pad comes with 10 tracing patterns, 10 blank sheets of paper, graphite pencil, and 12 colored pencils to get your kids’ creative ideas going.
The frame fits standard 8.5 x 11-inch paper, so your kids can use printer and notebook paper when they’re out of blank sheets. The frame also features a non-slip surface to keep patterns and paper in place for crisp lines. The tracing sheets have over 100 different images to help your kids learn to create comics, cartoons, and build scenes. Crayola offers even more patterns on their website that you can download and print for free.
11. Kindle Kids
This is the gadgets for kids who love to read. The Kindle Kids is just that – a Kindle designed specifically for kids so they can also enjoy electronic books wherever they go. This is a black and white Kindle (10th Generation) with 1 year of Amazon Kids+. It also includes a cover of choice, such as rainbow birds or an illustrated space station. Love Harry Potter? Perfect! The Amazon Kids+ includes the complete Harry Potter series and the first book from other popular series. The product price is $109.99.
BrainBolt is the mind-melting light-up memory game from the game experts at Educational Insights. It challenge your brain by remembering the light sequence and following along for as long as you can without breaking the pattern. Sound easy? Not so fast! You can take the challenge and see why Brainbolt is an addicting puzzle game to play until you win. It makes a great activity for kids to stay engaged, entertained, and learning outside of the classroom. We are dedicated in providing resources that keep your kids learning and having fun while at home.
13. 3Doodler Start Essential Pen Set
Your youngster will learn how to bring ideas to life in 3D. This award-winning product comes with a 3D printing pen and creations are not hot to touch, making it kid-friendly.
14. Animal Island Learning Adventure (AILA)
This is the best gadgets for little kids and pre-school. Looking for an educational toy that’s won the Mom’s Choice Award for toddlers and young kids? The Animal Island Learning Adventure isn’t your typical tech toy or video game system. It’s ad-free, worry-free, subscription-free and has high-quality educational content developed by educators. It says it’s good for ages 12 months and up, but since there are phonics games, it could easily work for children in pre-school and kindergarten. The product price is $199.
15. Huohuotu Alilo Big Bunny G7WIFI
This is the gadgets for children who like to be read to. “The Alilo Big Bunny G7WIFI Early Education Toy is one versatile bunny and is for parents of babies to very young children who like to have stories read to them. It’s a night light, mp3 player, storyteller, and recorder all in one. Babies enjoy the soft lights and sounds, and young children enjoy listening to the nursery rhymes and stories and playing with the recorder features.” This costs $49.
16. BOTZEES AR Coding Robot for Kids
Kids can program this fun-loving robot to dance, drum, light up and more with the easy-to-use companion app. The robot also comes with 30 interactive augmented reality puzzles for even more fun and learning. It costs $99.
17. Syma X5SW
If you’ve never flown a drone before, it’s best to start small, start inexpensive and start with something great, like the Syma X5SW, an updated version of the popular Syma X5C. Praised by general technology and drone-specific sites alike, the Syma is a great way to introduce yourself to the drone world. The X5SW is capable of a six to seven-minute flight time, typical of a low price range. However, unlike some of its similarly-priced competition, the X5SW is capable of being flown both indoors and outdoors, thanks to a wind-resistant build. It’s also under the FAA weight limit, so no need to register before flying. A six-axis gyro stabilization helps ensure that the X5SW has maximum stability during its flight time. You can easily take HD photos and videos while in flight, but we’d temper any expectations about the quality since it’s still an entry-level model. It costs $44.
18. Yoto Player
Screen-free entertainment that doesn’t suck, or require kids to be online, Yoto is a cute, colorful cuboid that works with slot-in story cards. There are loads available, including tales by Roald Dahl and Enid Blyton, plus podcasts, games and songs.