Holiday Technology for Kids

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technologyKids technology has came a long way in the past years. From tablets to animated coloring books, tech toys are every where. If you’re wondering what to get this holiday season for that special kid on your list, we’ve go you covered.

Amazon Fire Kids HD Edition
This kids version of Amazon’s Fire HD tablet comes in a kid proof case and with a 2 year replacement warranty. If your child happens to break the device, Amazon will replace it, no questions asked. This is great news for parents.

The Fire Kids HD Edition also allows parents to create multiple profiles for multiple children. The device starts up in Amazon’s FreeTime (free for 1 year), an interface built just for kids. FreeTime also comes with thousands of kid friendly apps, books, educational games and movies. But don’t be mistaken, this is a fully functional tablet. This tablet features 8GB of memory with a Quad Core processor featuring 2 GB of RAM.

Choose between the 6” or 7” version for your child, 3 years and up.

Highster Mobile by ILF Mobile Apps
This app may not necessarily be for children to use, but it’s in their best interest for their parents to have this software. With this kind of program the parent has the ability to monitor exactly what goes on on the target cell phone. Highster Mobile will show you every text, phone call, email, photo, video, etc. whether it is sent, received or deleted. This program can also monitor other apps on someone’s cell phone. With the Highster Mobile software you also monitor apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp and more. Look at http://www.highstermobile.co/ for more information on this incredible app.

Meccano MeccaNoid G15
The MeccaNoid G15 is great for the little builder in your life. Featuring over 600 parts, you can create a friendly, fun robot of any shape. Program your robot to record sounds and movements using the built in 64 Megabits of flash memory. The set includes 6 motors to control arms, legs and head movements. Your robot buddy also comes pre-programmed with 1000 phrases and voice recognition! Build your robot with real tools (included). This robot is recommended for ages 10 and up. If your child loves Legos and wants to go a step beyond, this would make an excellent gift.

Minecraft by Mojang
Almost every parent is at least aware of Minecraft. If you haven’t already, pick up the PC version, or Playstation version for that kid on your list. Aside from it being entertaining, children use their creative abilities to build, explore and discover new things. Minecraft is also considered a stepping stone for early computer programmers and engineering. It’s so beneficial that Mojang has collaborated with teachers to offer special licensing and servers for classroom use.

Color Alive by Crayola
Bring your artwork to life thanks to Crayola’s Color Alive. Each set contains pages to color, 7 crayons and 1 special effects crayon (this adds special effect like sparkles to your creation). Once you’ve finished your masterpiece, download the accopanying app, scan your work and watch your creation come to life! You can use this across multiple platforms (iOS, Android and Windows), so functionality with whatever device your child already has shouldn’t be an issue. There are multiple theme packs available, Star Wars, Monster High, Minions and Barbie, making this a great gift for a boy or girl.

Air Hogs Altitude Video Drone
Drones have increased in popularity over the past couple of years, especially with children. Let your child feel like a super spy with the Air Hogs Altitude Video Drone. This heavy duty drone is crash proof and built to protect it’s on board camera. Let your child record their crazy crash landings! Photo and video is stored within the drone to be downloaded once the flight is over. Use the editing software to create your own films with the footage you shoot from up high! Requires 6 AAA batteries to operate (not included) and recommended for ages 8 and up.