Five pieces of tech that every family needs this autumn

Here at My Gator Watch, we know that we can’t keep our kids away from technology forever. Technology is an integral part of their learning process and is essential for their growth as they move forward. But how can we as parents help guide them towards the right type of technology? This week we want to share with you five amazing pieces of tech that are not just beneficial for your kids, but for your family as a whole.

MY GATOR WATCH

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Let’s start with our very own product! My Gator Watch is a wearable mobile phone and tracker designed especially for 5-12-year-olds. It uses GPS, two-way calling, works across multiple networks and has an SOS feature for peace of mind. We want kids to be kids for as long as possible and My Gator Watch is the perfect solution for helping kids gain some independence, whilst staying connected to their parents.

For more information and prices please click here.

AZOOMEE KIDS

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Azoomee is a new, online platform for children aged 5 to 9. It is a safe and secure space for them to watch, listen, play, learn, make, do and share. Beyond entertaining and engaging young minds, Azoomee believe that children need to be better prepared for a digital life. That’s why they’ve created SmartSafeKind Online – a programme of short films, games and activities, unique to Azoomee, which shows how to be independent, safe and responsible, online.

For more information on Azoomee kids please click here.

TECH WILL SAVE US CREATIVE CODING KIT

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TECH WILL SAVE US is on a mission to spark the creative imagination of young people using hands-on technology.

Their award-winning make-it-yourself kits and digital tools help kids (and the adults that love them) to make, play, code and invent using technology.

We absolutely love their award-winning creative coder. This unique education STEM toy as featured in Tech Crunch introduces your kids to the exciting world of coding whilst maintaining a seriously playful edge, all with FREE access to Club Make offering hundreds of new projects and tasks for them to complete.

For more information please click here.

PERSIL WILD EXPLORERS APP

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Photo credit: The Wild Network

The Persil wild explorers app is packed with over 100 outdoor activities that take from just 20 minutes to a whole day. Persil Wild Explorers is the perfect companion to outdoor play. The app is free to download and is a great way to inspire the kids to get active and spark an interested in the world around them.

For more information please click here.

SPHERO MINI ROBOTIC BALL

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Photo credit: Sphero

Sphero has a goal to inspire the creators of tomorrow through play. The “Sphero mini” packs tons of fun into a tiny, app-enabled robotic ball. Drive, play games, learn to code. Draw paths, use Scratch blocks, or write your own JavaScript text programs. It has a little gyroscope, accelerometer, and LED lights.

For more information please click here.

 

We hope that you love these ideas as much as we do. Technology is a great way to help our kids to learn and develop if used properly. We would love to know your ideas for helping your kids use technology in a fun and positive way! Please leave your comments down below or via our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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