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Review: Osmo Coding makes learning coding skills fun for kids

Playing with toys that teach coding isn't going to guarantee your child will create the next Facebook and amass Zuckerburg-esque fortunes. However, things like the Sphero SPRK+ or Google Bloks could help them develop logic and problem solving skills which will serve them well in the future. We recently tested the Osmo Coding iPad game set, to see whether it can make learning about coding fun.Read More

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Toyota gets kids towing with digital trailer

The International Tokyo Toy Show kicks off this week, which means it's time for the annual Cammate kids' car concept from Toyota. In this fifth consecutive year of the Toyota Camatte, Toyota strays from toy motor vehicles like the LED-decorated 2014 Camatte and customizable 2013 Camatte57s, stepping back behind the car with a versatile trailer it calls the Camatte Capsule. Using a tablet, show visitors will be able to customize the interior design and display it inside the physical concept via three integrated digital screens. Read More

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Alien robot gives kids a "crash" course in coding

Programming is an increasingly important skill in our digital world, and there's no shortage of toys designed to teach kids to code. Kamibot, Code-a-Pillar, Codeybot, Kibo and Vortex are just a few of your options from the last few years, and now Photon has crash-landed among the ranks. This little guy comes complete with a backstory to engage kids, teach them the basics of coding and reward them with the unlocking of new abilities.Read More

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Customizable Smart-Kart offers kids a speedy ride and gives parents smartphone monitoring

Ever since Toyota began exploring the world of serious automotive toys with its Camatte concepts, we've been waiting and hoping for it – or someone – to build a customizable, drivable kid's car for the modern era. The new Arrow Smart-Kart from Actev Motors isn't quite the proper mini-car the evolving Camatte is, but it does offer a similar experience: a vehicle for young kids to customize and drive. The accompanying smartphone app gives parents peace of mind, delivering emergency controls and monitoring.
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