Technology & Toys

Next-Gen Tech Toys: Retro With A Twist

Will video game consoles make the toys we grew up with obsolete? I say “No way!” The kind of toys where we used our hands and imaginations to learn and grow will always have a place in children’s hearts. The way we first learn to play pours the foundation for the way we will learn throughout life. I have nothing against console video games. I think they can be very [...]

Video Games VS. Construction Toys

Most don’t realize 42 percent of Americans play for at least three hours per week. Four out of five American households contain a device used to play video games. The average game player is 35 years old. According a Kaiser Foundation study conducted in 2010, children between the ages of eight and 18 spend an average of 7 hours 38 minutes a day with digital media. When the use of [...]

Tech of Tech Toys

The world is rapidly changing. LED lighting has become a standard and USB rechargeable batteries are now the norm. They offer green solutions for the environment and benefit the end user on expensive batteries that don’t last. Kids are known for NOT turning off toys and wearing down batteries the second they start to play. The toy companies not paying attention to the technology are hindering children’s ability to learn, create [...]