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Baby Tech’s 2015 Gift Guide

Looking for that perfect gift for your favorite baby, pregnant woman, or older child? Here’s a year-end review of our favorite Baby Tech items from 2015.

For pregnant women:

Leachco’s Snoogle Total Body Pillow. ZenKids’ stroller organizer. Infant Optic’s Video Baby Monitor with night vision Salter’s 914 Electronic Baby & Toddler Scale Giraffe Razor Extension Handle Baby Shower Planner app. Read More

A “cell phone” for baby

Tired of baby-drool on your personal cellphone? Maybe it’s time to give baby her own. LeapFrog’s Chat and Count Cell Phone, currently available at Amazon for under $14 with free shipping for Amazon Prime members, will keep baby busy with its 15 phone activities. Read More

All aboard the Magic Learning Bus

LeapFrog’s Touch Magic Learning Bus (currently available on Amazon.com for under $20, with free shipping for Prime members) is a musical learning toy for children ages 2 and older.

Making movements or touching the sensor will activate the bus, which runs on three AAA batteries (included). Read More

A homework helper for younger spellers

The Franklin KID-1240 Children’s Talking Dictionary & Spell Corrector, currently available for under $50 at Amazon.com, offers personalized greetings, phonetic spell corrections, a rhyme finder, and 5 word-building games that include different skills levels.

Geared to children ages 6 and up, the unit runs on 4 AAA batteries (not included) and comes with 44,000 vocabulary words, as well as a guide to writing cursive for little hands. Read More

A science kit for future electrical engineers

Elenco’s Electronic Playground Learning Center 130, currently available at Amazon.com for under $35, is a comprehensive science kit for older children (ages 8 and up, with adult supervision needed for the younger end of that range) that teaches them the nuts and bolts of electricity through creative play. Read More

Two years’ worth of fun and learning

Yet another amazing learning toy from VTech: Its Touch and Learn Activity Desk, geared to toddlers aged 2 to 4 years old, will provide your child with hours of educational fun.

It comes with four double-sided activity mats that overlay the top of the desk and include activities that introduce numbers, letters, animals, people and more. Read More

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