Now think about it. Does your child really want a toy that just sites there? Of course not. Kids need excitement, and interactive toys give them the excitement they want and need, without them sitting in front of a screen playing a video game.
Hot Wheels Remote Control Flying Car
With its hi-tech sleek body style and dual terrain versatility, the Hot Wheels Street Hawk Remote Control Flying Car is truly the ride of the future. As a car, its high speed on the ground is powered by a 2.4GHz transmitter with proportional ground steering control, and a LiPo 3.7V battery (that can be charged using the transmitter or via a USB cable). As a plane, in addition to flying up to 200+ feet, it has dual propellers that spin over 35K RPMs. This remote car/plane is some serious fun.
Recommended age: 5-15 Years
MiP Balancing Robot
The MiP Balancing Robot is a very, very cool new toy. It has technology (called GestureSense technology) that allows any hand motion to control it. Also by using its free app, you can drive it, play games & more all while MiP balances on two wheels! The MiP robot responds to motions, be it your hand or an object. It reacts to your actions, for example show some praise, and MiP will be your new best friend, but push it down, and you’re in for an angry robot.
Recommended age: 8+ Years
See Also: The Sphero robotic toy.
Zoomer Interactive Puppy
The Zoomer Interactive Puppy is one of the coolest interactive toys on the market today. Just like a real dog you’ll need to teach him everything a puppy needs to know. Call his name, teach him lots tricks and watch how excited he gets when you reward him with a real good belly scratch. Kids can run play and laugh as Zoomer excitedly wags his tail and responds to their commands. Zoomer is smart as a whip and can understand English, Spanish and French. He even follows your movement with his cute puppy eyes. Download the free iOS or Android app to learn everything there is to know about training Zoomer. Before you know it he’ll be laying down, rolling over, playing dead and more. What fun!
Recommend Age: 5-10 years
Kid Galaxy RC Bump ‘n Chuck Bumper Cars
The toys above are mostly single-player toys. But here’s a neat multi-player toy. The Kid Galaxy RC Bump ‘n Chuck Bumper Cars allow two players to compete against each other. These futuristic bumper cars race around each other with using remote controls, and when they collide, drivers are ejected right out of their seats. Prepare yourself for a fierce competition between team orange and team blue!
Recommended ages: 6-12 years