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7 great tech toys that can also teach kids by Matthew Seeman MGN Online

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LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — With the new school year right around the corner, finding ways to keep them stimulated might be tough. Luckily, there is plenty of technology available that’s both fun and educational.

Circuit Maze Board Game Arrange the tokens to create a real circuit that lights up different beacons with this board game. Thinkfun says this game, suitable for kids ages 8 and up, can present up to 60 different challenges and provide an introduction to electrical engineering.

IDO3D 3D Print Shop This 3D printer needs no complex software or heat - it uses only special ink and an LED light to form objects. This set requires that kids use practice and patience in order to create their ideal 3D objects, and there are lots of videos and tips available online to help them.


Rocketbook Wave Ever write down a note, only to lose it? Rocketbook Waves solves that problem by storing the notes you write in the could when connected to a smartphone. You can also use a special pen where the ink erases when the notebook is put into a microwave. That means you can use the notebook as much as you want.

Amazon Fire Kids Edition Tablet Amazon makes several versions of its Fire Tablet exclusively for children. The Fire 7 Kids Edition comes with 16 GB of internal storage and up to 8 hours of battery life. There are also parental controls that let kids access select content from apps like Netflix and YouTube, along with educational material.

VTech Kidizoom Watch DX Toy Need something a little smaller than a tablet? This electronic watch comes with activities, games, challenges and a motion sensor. It also has a calendar and calculator. The watch is recommended for kids between ages 4 and 9.

Osmo Genius Kit If you already have a tablet, you can turn it into an education tool with this kit, which encourages visual learning, problem solving and creative drawing.


It’s designed for kids ages 5 to 12, but it does require an iPad.

Dash the Robot Dash is a real robot made for kids age 6 and up, complete with coding projects and apps that come with built-in challenges. It comes charged and ready to play out of the box, and it can even respond to a child’s voice.

7 great tech toys that can also teach kids  

With the new school year right around the corner, finding ways to keep them stimulated might be tough. Luckily, there is plenty of technolog...

7 great tech toys that can also teach kids  

With the new school year right around the corner, finding ways to keep them stimulated might be tough. Luckily, there is plenty of technolog...

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