GRAND Magazine - July/August 2011 - (Page 44)

High tech & no tech toys ’n tech BY DAN NESSEL reports on more fun at Toy Fair T his month we continue our coverage of Toy Fair 2011, the biggest toy show in North America. We’ve tested some great toys for all types of grandkids. The toys range from high tech to no tech, but they all share one feature: They’re fun! Let’s jump into part two of our Toy Fair coverage…. Remember when a Hot Wheels car was just a car? Not anymore! The Hot Wheels Video Racer puts a video camera, microphone, LCD screen, battery and USB jack into a standard44 GRAND JULY AUG 2011 sized Hot Wheels car. Now the grandkids can record all the stunts and jumps they do with their Hot Wheels Video Racer car, export the videos to the computer and share with friends and family. Age 5+. [Hot Wheels Video Racer, $60. Full Review w/demo] Like technology, but also want to get the kids to play outside? The Nerf Super Soaker Thun- derstorm is the first battery powered Super Soaker water gun. Kids love the Super

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - July/August 2011

GRAND - July/Aug 2011
Grand Treasure Hunt
Table of Contents
Grand View
Grand Central
American Pride (and Peace of Mind)
The Golden Now
Cover Story: The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Grandparenting
2011 Awards for Best Grandparenting Books
Bite Your Tongue?
Grand Products
Extraordinary Grands: Claudia Timbo
Grand Families: Going Through the Fire
Birds Do It
Grandparent Rights: Brainwashing Hannah
Teaching Kindness by Example
Getting Creative with Childhood Obesity
Toys ’n Tech
“Whadya Say??”
Grand Finale
The Big Reveal
Op Ed: Same-Sex Marriage, Pro or No?
Kinship Care Resources
Find Fun Things to Do

GRAND Magazine - July/August 2011