Tag Archive: Kids


Coolpad Dyno Review: The only kids smartwatch worth buying

Peace of mind without the worst parts of the Internet? I’ll take two.

My son has finally reached that age where not every school field trip fits into the normal school day. I drop him off a little earlier than the day normally starts, and he’s not back until late that night. That last part can be a little stressful, because traffic can cause significant delays and being stuck in a parking lot with other nervous parents  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Echo Dot and Fire 7 Kids Edition bundle is even more affordable

If you’ve been eyeing some of Amazon’s kid’s hardware, you won’t want to miss out on these bundles.

Amazon is currently offering its Echo Dot Kids Edition + Fire 7 Kids Edition bundle with a $ 40 discount. Usually, purchasing the smart speaker and tablet separately would cost you $ 170 (although the Echo Dot Kids Edition is actually half price on its own right now if you just want that).

For the most part, the Echo  [Read More…]

Buy one Echo Dot Kids Edition and get a second one for free at Amazon

Alexa, how far away is the moon?

Amazon is currently offering a buy one, get one free promotion on Echo Dot Kids Edition smart speakers. Add two to your cart and the price will drop during checkout, bringing the total from $ 140 down to $ 70. This deal is the best we’ve ever seen for these devices, beating our previous post by $ 10. You can choose from red, blue, and green color schemes.

For the  [Read More…]

Coolpad Dyno is a simple LTE-connected smartwatch for kids

Coolpad has dipped its toes into the world of “family-oriented connected products” with the introduction of the Dyno Smartwatch. Formerly known for its budged smartphones, Coolpad is expanding its reach as part of a re-branding effort.

Available in late January, the Dyno is a $ 150 wearable designed for kids ages 4-9 but with parents firmly in mind. It keeps things simple for the wearer, giving mom and dad peace of mind at the same time.

Like other smartwatches, the  [Read More…]

Coolpad has a smartwatch for kids, and it’s pretty great

It’s a new day for Coolpad, and this watch is a positive step forward.

Lets be honest, Coolpad is not a name typically associated with quality, high end products. Their phones are cool, but they’re inexpensive on purpose and not often the first thing people recommend. Today, the folks at Coolpad are announcing a new family-focused direction for many of the products coming to its portfolio. The first of this new line is a smartwatch for kids,  [Read More…]

The Sony PS4 Mini Wired Gamepad is the perfect starter controller for kids

A little goes a long way.

As an adult with small hands whose childhood nemesis was the hulking Duke controller on the original Xbox, I empathize with those who have a hard time using a normal controller. Though I’ve grown into them over the years and am quite comfortable using a standard DualShock 4 controller now, it’s still not the best for everyone, especially children. That’s where the Sony PlayStation 4 Mini Wired Gamepad comes in, designed  [Read More…]

Use Amazon Parent Dashboard with Echo Dot Kids

Now that you have purchased the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition, you’re likely wondering how to use the Amazon Parent Dashboard — you know, one of the key features that brought you to the kids edition in the first place. Here’s a deeper look at what the service offers and what you can do with it.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Echo Dot Kids Edition ($ 70) Amazon: FreeTime Unlimited (1 year included for Echo Dot Kids  [Read More…]

Teach your kids how to code with Wonder Workshop robots on sale today only

Learn to code. Have fun doing it.

One of Amazon’s daily deals features a selection of Wonder Workshop coding robots on sale. These prices will only last through the rest of the day, and you’ll even be able to get some accessories on sale that help you customize your robots like the Wonder Workshop Build Brick Extensions for just $ 13.50.

Get the Wonder Workshop Dash robot for $ 82.99 in this sale. It normally sells for  [Read More…]

Make your Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition work for you with Parent Dashboard

Amazon offers a wide range of parental controls to help you oversee the content and the amount of time your child has access to all of the wondrous things they can do with Alexa on the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition, or any Amazon Echo device.

Parental controls can be a hassle to set up — and even more so to come back and edit — but Amazon has made things as painless as possible by including the  [Read More…]

Inspire and educate your kids with 50% off STEM toys today only

Don’t pass these up!

Amazon is running a one-day sale on a variety of STEM toys, encouraging kids to explore the increasingly important worlds of science, tech, engineering, and math. There are some big-name products in the sale as well as some all-time low prices that you won’t want to miss.

The popular Sphero SPRK+ educational robot toy is down to its lowest ever price at $ 87.49. You’d have to go back to March for the  [Read More…]