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Best Model Rockets For Kids  Model rockets have never strayed far from toy shelves everywhere because they are just too darn cool. They take off into the unknown and give kids everywhere the chance to think about something bigger than themselves. Model rockets also have the power to inspire a love of space…it is the …

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  There are few better ways to teach kids important lessons about responsibility than giving them something of their own to look after, and a terrarium kit offers a simple solution that will involve far fewer tears than an ill-fated guinea pig! With so many styles, themes, and plants to choose from, we’ve narrowed things …

Do you have a tiny techie on your hands? Does she want to learn how to code, stay-up-to-date on the technical sciences and get giddy over the latest electronic releases? If that sounds like your little gal, then you may just want to check out this toy list. From unique gadgets to the newest must-haves …

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Toys for Your 16+ Year Old We hate to be the ones to break it to you, but Christmas really isn’t that far away now. If you’ve got kids who are 16 years old or over, we feel your pain: buying toys for them is so much harder than the younger age groups! While all kids …

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Toys for Your 5-8 Year Old Buying Christmas toys for young kids isn’t quite as easy as it used to be – they have access to the internet and gadgets just like we do (they might even be better at using them than us too!) and so a cardboard box just won’t cut as much …

This article is a bit different than our usual. This time, we’re breaking down a combination of calculators, tablets, and other electronics that are going to set your student up for success when they return to school. As our world grows increasingly digital, it can be tough for parents to keep up to date. Don’t …

top 10 best telescopes for kids 2017

Best Telescopes For Kids Peering through telescopes opens the door to the universe. Kids looking through these amazing tools for the first time no doubt experience a sense of wonder they will remember for the rest of their days. It expands their young minds to help them realize the world is more than their backyards …

best archeology toys for kids

2017 Best Archaeology Toys For Kids Archaeology offers a fascinating look into the past. Whether your kids have recently discovered the Indiana Jones movie series, started reading dinosaur books, or simply have an interest in history, the top 10 best archaeology toys for kids 2017 helps your little ones step into the past and discover …

top 10 best space & astrology toys for kids

Best Space & Astrology Toys For Kids Space really is the final frontier. The universe is infinite as far as we know, and on a clear night it becomes obvious that we are merely one extremely small cog in a wheel that never stops turning…or expanding. Teaching your children more about the ‘verse with the …

top 10 best microscopes for kids 2017

Best Microscopes For Kids Microscopes offer a closer glimpse at the many pieces that make up our world. They give us a better understanding how things work, whether the thing is a live organism or a bit of plastic. The top 10 best microscopes for kids of 2017 open the door to a whole new …

best drones for kids and teens

2017 Best Drones for Kids & Teens The world is changing, and the days where a tech-savvy parent knew exactly whether a gameboy or playstation was required are long gone – drones are the hottest new trend among youngsters (and adults!) and there are hundreds of options out there. Our top 10 best drones for …

AI Smart Robot Toys – Top Picks Over the past few years I have noticed an emerging trend that I had a feeling would take the world of toys by storm – and it looks like this year it has. AI toys (toys with artificial intelligence, i.e., those toys that are able to notice and …

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Astronomy Apps There’s something mysterious about our solar system. And lots of questions surrounding it, especially for little minds that are just being introduced to the concept.   From geo-tracking the stars right above their own heads to an interactive astronaut training simulation, these top astronomy apps will spark a brand new curiosity.  Whether you’ve …

Best Kids’ STEM Toys   In the past few years, there has been a massive surge in popularity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) toys for kids – and I couldn’t be happier about it. The best way for children to learn is to work in subjects hands-on, and when it’s fun to do it …

Best Kids’ Science Toys   When it comes to toys that are interesting and fun, it would be hard to beat the list of the top 10 science toys this year. These are some of the best choices for young ones to stretch their imaginations and combine having a bunch of fun with learning. What’s …