Author: Sue Moss

Get to work, baby!

Your baby can “work and learn” with nails that light up as they are pounded, and “your little fixer can pound, tap, spin, slide and drill.”

The Laugh and Learn Learning Workbench from Fisher-Price has 15 sing-along songs and tunes, along with lively music, fun sounds and phrases, the company says, for “discovering the alphabet, counting, shapes, colors, opposites and actions.”

There are three interactive learning modes, and “tool friends” that “bring the workbench to life:” a dancing drill, spinning vise, twirling paint roller, count-and-slide ruler ,and rattling hammer. [Read more...]

Toddlers take along tunes

Can a caterpillar “promote music appreciation and auditory development?”

It can if it’s the handle for Baby Einstein’s Take Along Tunes. The device “introduces your little one to baby-friendly versions of classical masterpieces by Mozart, Vivaldi, Chopin, and Rossini.” The company says the large easy-to-press buttons “allows your baby to toggle through seven enjoyable melodies at home or on-the-go.”

The colorful and easy to grasp Caterpillar handle ensures that your baby can take along their tunes anywhere. [Read more...]

Bop that Dinosaur

At what age do kids start lovin’ dinosaurs?

With the Poppity-Pop Musical Dino, Fisher-Price is hoping you can’t be too early with a toy dino — especially one that can “encourages motor skills stimulate the senses.”

There are brightly colored balls that pop up and out of the dinosaur — you know, just like science shows real dinosaurs did — that your baby will crawl after, as well “fun tunes and silly sound effects” that can help babies “start to understand the cause and effect of actions.” Baby activates the fun by batting at the roller, dropping a ball down the dino’s tail or onto his back “to start the popping fun and music.”

It’s $30 here. [Read more...]

Sit up, Baby!

Kids can’t be lying around all the time, I guess…. The Deluxe Sit-Me-Up Floor Seat from Fisher-Price helps tots stay upright when they want to, with “comfort and fun all in one.”

The supportive upright seat “lets your baby see and interact with the world around them,” the company says. [Read more...]