Participative Kids Tech

Movement is encouraged through tech devices to get kids more active
Implications - In an ironic move, parents are turning to tech to encourage physical activity among youths. Providing games and activities that require physical participation, these techniques reflect a happy medium between technological and tangible play.
SCORE: 5.3
This Quarter and Mild Top 5 Examples: 5,759 Total Clicks Aug 13 - May 15
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Active Gaming Wristbands - The PowaBand Encourages Kids to Earn Points from Real-Life Exercise
SCORE: 7
This Quarter and Mild 1,029 Clicks Pub: May 15, 15
Active Gaming Wristbands
The PowaBand Encourages Kids to Earn Points from Real-Life Exercise
The Wii and Kinect made great strides in getting video game enthusiasts off of their seats, but check out this smart take on active gaming! Called the PowaBand, this is a wearable gadget for... [More]
Breaking Dancing Robot Toys - DiscoRobo Busts a Move at CES 2014
SCORE: 3.2
Mild 1,559 Clicks Pub: Jan 10, 14
Breaking Dancing Robot Toys
DiscoRobo Busts a Move at CES 2014
One of the most affordable and most awesome robots (a winning combination) at CES 2014 was the DiscoRobo, a robot that detects nearby music and dances to it. DiscoRobo uses “the latest beat... [More]
Interactive Activity Chronographs - A Smartwatch for Kids Turns Sports and Physical Play into a Game
SCORE: 5.7
This Year and Mild 502 Clicks Pub: Jan 27, 15
Interactive Activity Chronographs
A Smartwatch for Kids Turns Sports and Physical Play into a Game
It was only a matter of time before a smartwatch for kids would be invented. The consumer may be skeptical about the capacity of a hi-tech wrist-worn device; however, he or she need not worry that... [More]
Kinetic Spelling Games - Spelling Stomp Has Kids Step on an Interactive Mat to Learn Words
SCORE: 3.3
This Year and Mild 514 Clicks Pub: Feb 2, 15
Kinetic Spelling Games
Spelling Stomp Has Kids Step on an Interactive Mat to Learn Words
While there are plenty of spelling games that have kids interact with the screen of a mobile device or computer, this concept gets young ones up and moving. As well as having on-screen components,... [More]
Interactive Pokemon Game Controllers - Catch Favorite Characters with the Pokemon Monster Ball
SCORE: 2.8
Untested 2,155 Clicks Pub: Aug 17, 13
Interactive Pokemon Game Controllers
Catch Favorite Characters with the Pokemon Monster Ball
The Pokemon monster ball is an incredible toy for a truly interactive gaming experience. This toy, known as the ‘Get! Television Monster Ball,’ allows players to physically feel as... [More]