From Code-Teaching Robots to Internet-Connected Dolls

By: Rebecca Byers - May 13, 2015
As parents and educators become more in tune with the benefits of educational toys, there are plenty of examples of high-tech toys that exemplify the ways in which playtime can often be fused with learning. High-tech toys offer the chance to inspire children beyond the stereotypical items projected on young boys and girls based on gender.

By infusing playtime with digital tools for learning, parents can invest in their child's development by offering a range of toys that speaks to different aspects of the socialization process. High-tech toys also serve as a much-needed introduction to the digital realm in a world that is increasingly intertwined with technology.

Whether you are looking for a robot-building set to teach your daughter code or an interactive storytelling toy to heighten an interest in story time, there are lots of options that can serve as valuable educational resources.