educational

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...]

Learning to Walk

The Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker was made to grow with your baby, says VTech: “Little ones can play with the standalone activity panel on the floor while discovering animals, colors, music, shapes and numbers. Attach the panel to the walker as babies grow, and they’ll continue to learn as they move along.”

Your baby will enjoy spinning the three flowers to hear fun phrases, sound effects, and a melody, the company says, or pressing the piano keys to learn colors, numbers and animal sounds.” Baby can also press the piano keys to play piano notes. [Read more...]

Educate your Unborn Baby

Here’s a real jumpstart on your offspring’s education: the BabyPlus is a “prenatal education system” that’s “developed to strengthen a child’s long-term learning capabilities.” 

The developer says infants who have used the BabyPlus “are born more alert and responsive, nurse better, sleep better, and enjoy improved school readiness.”

The BabyPlus provides audio lessons with which a baby can discriminate the simple rhythmic sounds of the gadget from those of the mother. [Read more...]

Little Scholar educational tablet for kids

Don’t want an Apple iPad or Google Android tablet? Here’s an independent effort:

The Little Scholar tablet comes with custom content designed for children in preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. It’s “like having a teacher 24-7,” developer School Zone says.

With exciting activities, charming animations, and audio praise, these apps combine progressive challenge with playful creativity. [Read more...]