- Fiery BattleBots Fight in a Bulletproof Cage, It’s The Ultimate Family Show
BattleBots is one of the best family shows on television. After a year hiatus, thankfully Discovery Networks (Discovery and Science Channel) decided to revive the show. BattleBots like a mashup of mixed martial arts and a monster truck battle. Two remote controlled robots are put into a bulletproof cage and let loose on each other ...
- HEXBUG VEX Robotics
HEXBUG VEX Robotics Catapult
$19.99 on Amazon (on sale for $12.79 right now)
My son, Emmett, likes to build. We recently learned about a new line of toys from HEXBUG (yes, same company who makes those awesome crawling little robot bugs) called VEX Robotics. Sure, robotics are all the craze right now. But there’s a place ...
- The Best Drone for Kids, Ever!
My son, Emmett, absolutely loves anything remote controlled. He loved little RC cars, and now he loves drones. Over the years we have been through many. That’s because most of them last a few days to weeks. Inevitably, the propellers twist or there’s a mysterious controller disconnection or the frames break from impact. It’s always ...
- Virtual Reality Learning Toy for Kids
View Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack $17
View Master Experience National Geographic Dinosaurs $14.99
Review by Emmett Pearlman, 10 years old
The View Master is a virtual reality phone holder. It doesn’t come with a screen. You need a phone to use it. You also need to download an app to use the View Master. There is a ...
- Product Review: Lego Ideas: Birds
Lego Ideas: Birds
Manufacturer recommended age: 12 – 15 Years (Done by my 8 yo and 11yo with little supervision)
The other day my son and I were wasting a little time in the Lego store. He loves to look at all the sets, and I kind of do too. Lego now has this really cool imaging ...
- Great toys for under 5 year olds
Here are some of my favorite toys for the under 5 group.
Plasma Car: A self propelled car that is even fun for grown-ups.
Leap Frog Tag: An incredible tool for teaching words and facts about animals. They have great products to go along with the TAG too.
Snap Circuits: This is a brilliant toy for any kid ...