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Disguised Developmental

Modern toys subtly integrate alternative and practical education

Implications - As alternative forms of intelligence become more widely recognized, so too does the desire to develop these frames of thought in children. Thus, a wave of disguised developmental playthings based in niche skills, such as critical thought and creativity, is observed. This signifies a shift in teaching methods, as well as the definition of what it means to be intelligent.
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Imaginative Kids' Nests
Imaginative Kids' Nests
'Roly Poly' Provides Entertainment for Creative Children
The creators of the Roly Poly children’s nest, Spanish architect Alfonso Ruano Canales and industrial designer Ander Lizaso, exhibited their Fukuroo design studio’s creations at the 2012... MORE
Smartphone Training Toys
Smartphone Training Toys
The iWoody by DONKEY CREATIV LAB is a Child's First Smartphone
We’re connected to our mobile devices like never before, which is why creations such as the iWoody by DONKEY CREATIV LAB that teach children to recognize the device early on are now becoming... MORE
Multifarious Musical Toys
Multifarious Musical Toys
The Musicon is an Interactive and Engaging Instrument for Young Children
With the imaginative Musicon contraption, kids can express themselves in a broad assortment of sounds. Kamil Laszuk created this contraption as a graduation project while at the Academy of Fine Arts... MORE
Aspiring Designer Coloring Books
Aspiring Designer Coloring Books
The Fashion Lookbook Activity Journal Lets Fashionistas Design
For the little fashionista who’s aspiring to one day design a collection, the Fashion Lookbook Activity Journal can help them document their creative efforts in a convenient scrapbook.... MORE
Timber Toy Cameras
Timber Toy Cameras
For the Little Photographers, 'Twig Exotics' are the Perfect Wooden Subsitute
Grownups and kids alike love taking pictures, so founders of ‘Twig’ Michelle and Steven decided to create a quirky nostalgic kid’s toy camera so children can be just as hipster as... MORE
News-Focused Storybook Apps
News-Focused Storybook Apps
This Bedtime Storybook App Presents Daily News Stories to Kids
The ‘Magic Story Maker’ bedtime storybook is designed to help parents share daily news with their kids in a child-friendly way. The app is designed for viewing on an iPad screen, and... MORE

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