GRAND Magazine - May/June 2013 - (Page 46-47)

toys ’n tech Cuties for a Cause Fun toys for kids of all ages Who says stuffed animals can’t be great learning It’s been months since the 2012 holidays, and the grandkids are probably The Monkeez Makes A Difference program provides starting to get bored with their toys. Crank up the fun level with these great an online code that kids can enter to watch videos from various chari- new toys just released in 2013! Enjoy your summer and keep playing! ties and decide which one should get 10% of the wholesale price of their Monkeez. toys, too? Monkeez and Friends are adorable plush toys, but they also teach philanthropy to grandkids. A great way to start a conversation on philanthropy. Full Review: Monkeez (with Romo Roboto video) / Monkeez and Friends / $8–$30 Tired of watching the grandkids text on their iPhone? Bump up their creativity with the Romo iPhone Robot. Art + Tech for Li’l kids Simply drop an iPhone in the Romo rover base and Got preschool-age grandkids who love technology and art? Get their creative you have a mobile, remote-controlled, programmable juices flowing with the ArtSee Studio by WowWee. The ArtSee Studio is a robotic creature with some fun and impressive protective case and app that turns your iPad into an interactive art studio. functionality. The kids will love programming Romo to The grandkids will love being able to paint, draw, animate, and play games— capture video, talk, listen, and do endless missions. Full and you’ll rest easy knowing your iPad is fully protected. Review: Romo (with video) / Romo by Romotive / $150 Full Review: ArtSee Studio (with video) / ArtSee Studio by WowWee / $39.99 Turbo Tops! You don’t need high technology to have fun; sometimes a spinning top is all you need. The Hot Wheels Spin Shotz Big Air Target Takedown takes spinning-top toys to a whole new level. Launch a Spin Shotz top on its track and watch it race along, go over a jump, and crash into a hanging target! Full Review: Spin Shotz (with video) / Hot Wheels Spin Shotz Big Air Target Takedown / $17.99 46 GRAND MAY JUNE 2013 Dan Nessel is Director of Product Reviews at Join DadDoes, and read real-world, brutally honest product reviews geared toward parents and grandparents. MAY JUNE 2013 GRAND 47

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - May/June 2013

GRAND Magazine - May/June 2013
Slaying Dragons
You’ve Come a Long Way, Granny
Electrical Safety
Let’s Pretend
The Grandest Gift
Born Free’s Virginia McKenna
My Aging Brain
Judy Cockerton: Foster parent and innovator
10 Best Story Books for Babies & Toddlers
Grand Expectations
Fun Toys for Kids of All Ages
Annuities Simplified
News, Products, Tips, and Resources for Today’s Grandparents
Sure Cure for Senior-Time Blues
It’s a Wonderful Life
When a Child Is Removed from the Parents’ Home

GRAND Magazine - May/June 2013