Finding the perfect tech toys for children is trickier than it looks, we want to buy toys that are inspiring and educational but fun enough to keep them occupied. Playing around with tech toys will definitely help your younglings become more comfortable with the cutting-edge technology available to them. Our list will help you find the perfect tech toys that are sure to dazzle kids of all ages.
13 Cool Tech Toys for kids of All Ages
1- UBTECH JIMU Robot Builderbots
There are plenty of robot kits that are designed to teach kids about coding, but few offer the versatility of UBTech’s Jimu series. For the curious child UBTECH JIMU Robot is one of the best robot kits out there. They can build STEM skills with beginner, intermediate or advanced robotics kits. It has enough parts to build complicated robots that can be programmed to move in complex ways. After you built your robot, you can program and control it from the app which is available for iOS and Android.
2- LeapFrog LeapStart 3D Interactive Learning System
Get kids excited about learning. This tech toy for kids aged 2 to 7 years old is a fun and engaging way to explore reading and math through interactive books and activities. It teaches them the core educational skills they need at preschool and primary school. The LeapStart 3D Interactive Learning System works with a series of books, each with its own theme, including numbers, letters and kids’ favorite characters, such as Mickey and Minnie, Paw Patrol Gang and many more.
3- Educational Insights Artie 3000
Artie 3000 is an adorable robot that will teach kids to code. Kids can program their creations using the robot’s built-in apps, and then Artie will draw the lines on any sheet of paper with its washable markers. Also, it is pre-programmed with basic shapes, simple games, and cool designs and features it’s own built-in Wi-Fi server, so no internet connection is required.
4- Circuit Maze Board Game
Circuit Maze is a single player game in which you place pieces in a grid board. The point of the Circuit Maze is to use logic and electricity to solve the puzzle. It teaches your kids how circuits and electricity work. The game requires attention to details and includes 60 challenges at three different difficulty levels: beginner, medium and difficult.
5- KD Interactive Aura Drone with Glove Controller
With Aura, you have the POWER! The clever thing about Aurora Drone is that you can fly it with a special glove controller. The glove is consists of a stretchy black glove overlaid by a circular controller interface. This lightweight drone is made for kids and has some built-in safety features such as a frame around the propellers and limitation in height and distance plus it has a short flight time. Even though Aura glove controlled drone is targeted towards kids, make no mistake, adults will love to fly it too.
6- Wonder Workshop Dash Robot Wonder Pack
Get your 6+ year old kid their own programmable robot. They can program the robot to move, follow complex sequences and instructions, dance, even sing! Winner of numerous awards for its innovation, children can program Dash from a smartphone or tablet, through the free app. This pack comes with Dash and Dot robots, as well as, five accessories. The Dash and Dot robots provide an open-ended platform to ensure that tech is introduced in a simple way and encourage kids to use their imagination while helping them develop problem-solving skills
7- Hasbro FurReal Cubby The Curious Bear
Cubby bear will keep kids laughing and smiling with his facial expressions and sweet babbling. He can do so many things like when they hug him, he hugs back or when they talk to him, he answers (in bearish babble). You can even give him his bottle or treat and he makes cute eating sounds. Cubby also has a nighttime mode when he makes sleepy sounds and closes his eyes and plays relaxing music.
8- LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox
When it comes to gift-giving, LEGO is always a hit. Award-winning toy and the perfect gift for kids, LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox is designed to introduce children ages 7 to 12 to coding and robotics. Kids can use the kit to build 5 different types of robots including a guitar and cat! which are controlled by a companion LEGO Boost app. Coding is very easy with this app, the app shows you how to drag the coding elements and click them together. Once you finished your coding, you press the start code and the robot executes your commands.
9- Sphero SPRK+
The SPRK+ is one of those great educational toys for kids that genuinely makes learning fun. It is one of the best sellers in Amazon’s robotics category. Kids 5 and up can learn to code, complete activities, and share their creations with the global community. The SPRK+ is about the size of a tennis ball and has a clear outside scratch-resistant shell that allows you to look at its technology. Kids can program the Sphero using the toy’s app to move it around and change the color, make it dance to a specific beat and more.
10- Personal Planetarium
Personal Planetarium will be a great gift for the stargazer in your life. They can take a journey through the cosmos with the power of technology. All you have to do is Insert your smartphone into the headset and it overlays constellations, galaxies, planets, and cosmic factoids in six modes across the night sky.
11- Circuit Kit With Lighted Bricks
If you want to keep your child busy for hours, this is the one to look for. This toy provides children ages 8 and up with hands on experience designing and building models of working electrical circuits. Your child will be able to build flying saucers, flashing lights…etc. with easy to follow and fun instructions.
12- Ourlife kids Waterproof Camera with Video Recorder
The OurLife Kids Waterproof Camera is a great gift for adventurous kids between 4 and 12. Easy to use, this camera comes with a waterproof case up to 100 feet and can record HD videos and shoot stills with a 5-megapixel resolution. Plus it has a built-in microphone and supports microSD cards up to 32 GB.
13- VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX 2
Smart watches have become so ingrained in our everyday lifestyle, that it’s difficult to imagine life without them. targeted at children ages 4 to 9 years old, the VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX 2 is the perfect starter model for kids interested in smart tech. It comes with tons of fun games, activities, and learning applications and has most of the same features as adult’s smartwatch, like voice recording, camera, clock, calendar, calculator, alarm, stopwatch, timer, and step tracker. It is also splashproof and sweatproof and has parental controls to lock games during school hours or homework time to keep kids focused.