5 gadgets you can give your child that isn't an iPhone

5 gadgets you can give your child that isn't an iPhone

Besides getting a phone for your child, these gadgets will let your child learn and play at the same time.

Your child need not stare at the 4.7 inch iPhone 6s screen all the time… with these gadgets!

#1 Digital Microscope


Currently on discount at Amazon.com($81.72) A Veho VMS-004, 20-400x Magnification USB Digital Microscope Camera with 2 Mega Pixel Cmos lens (interpolated) and alloy flexi-stand and measurement software.

This gadget is great for getting your child to be creative about the natural world around.  A digital microscope will show a level of detail the naked eye simply cannot see. This VMS-004 boasts magnification from 20-400x and LEDs to light up the subject. Compatible with both PC and Mac, it uses a USB to connect to the computer.

#2 Smart Anatomy – Interactive Human Body


Available at the OREGON SCIENTIFIC online store for $109.99

Don’t stop at what you can see outside. The Smart Anatomy lets you learn about the human body and holds a wealth of information from organ to nutrition. This gadget is packed with 20 exciting activities in 5 different game modes with hours of informative audio content and promises endless hours of educational entertainment.

#3 Leapfrog LeapBand


LeapFrog LeapBand Activity Tracker from Amazon.com ($51.24)

Let your kids burn out all their energy so that they can sleep at night with this gadget. The LeapFrog is a wristband activity tracker that teaches children about healthy snacks and fun facts about nutrition while providing games and activities to keep the attention of the kids.

#4 Quadcopter


A Cheerson Mini RC Helicopter Quadcopter RTF is on sale at $22.98 from Amazon.com.

Just do not let Dad grab it and hog it all for himself. This Quadcopter has the latest 6-Axis Gyroscope system to permit its stable flight as well as built-in LED lights that indicate direction in the dark.

#5 Amazon Fire Kids Edition


Fire Kids Edition, 7″ Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB, Blue Kid-Proof Case available at Amazon.com ($140)

This is not a toy, but a full-featured Fire tablet with a 7″ IPS display and front and rear cameras. Do not worry about your kids breaking it as if features a 2-year worry-free guarantee: if they break it, return it and they’ll replace it for free. No questions asked.

Let your kids learn with the unlimited, free access to 10,000 kid-friendly books, movies, TV shows, educational apps, and games with 1 year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited. You have access to the best-in-class parental controls that allow you to manage usage limits, content access, and educational goals.

So, get gifting!

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Written by

Tay Siew Ming

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