Interpersonal Play

Consumers invest in kids toys that teach interaction and bonding

Implications - As modern parents explore all avenues to supporting the social development of their children, many are embracing tech-integrated toys that transform playtime into a crash-course in language development and interpersonal skills. In addition to highlighting the relationship between cognitive development and the ability to form interpersonal relationships, this shift also demonstrates the importance of providing children with resources that support all aspects of skill growth through play.
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Smart Dinosaur Toys - The CogniToys Dino Talking Toy Learns and Grows Alongside a Child
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Hot 10,913 Clicks Pub: Nov 3, 15
Smart Dinosaur Toys
The CogniToys Dino Talking Toy Learns and Grows Alongside a Child
To find out what makes CogniToys so special as a talking toy, all you have to do is ask it a question. While many talking toys of the past would fumble over complex questions like: “How far... [More]
Talking Sheep Robots - Takara-Tomy's OHaNAS Omnibot is an Intelligent Robot Companion
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Warm 2,506 Clicks Pub: Aug 11, 15
Talking Sheep Robots
Takara-Tomy's OHaNAS Omnibot is an Intelligent Robot Companion
Joining the likes of dogs and dueling robots in Takara-Tomy’s Omnibot line is a fun new robot by the name of OHaNAS. This rotund robot takes the form of a stylized sheep and serves as an... [More]
Conversational Smart Toys - The Fisher-Price Smart Toy Panda Features Voice Recognition Technology
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Warm 1,674 Clicks Pub: Jan 19, 16
Conversational Smart Toys
The Fisher-Price Smart Toy Panda Features Voice Recognition Technology
As parents seek out ways to help stimulate learning in their children, toys like the Fisher-Price Smart Toy Panda that enable a technological way to learn are coming about. Packed with voice... [More]
Internet-Connected Dolls - My Friend Cayla is a Toy That Has Smart Conversations with Kids
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Warm 2,403 Clicks Pub: Feb 4, 15
Internet-Connected Dolls
My Friend Cayla is a Toy That Has Smart Conversations with Kids
Backed by speech recognition software and the tech behind Google Translate, My Friend Cayla is one smart doll. While there are tons of toys that are pre-programmed to have one-sided conversations,... [More]
Tech-Integrated Teddy Bears - This Stuffed Animal is Powered by Artificial Intelligence
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Mild 1,016 Clicks Pub: Oct 16, 15
Tech-Integrated Teddy Bears
This Stuffed Animal is Powered by Artificial Intelligence
‘DIRO the Bear’ is an interactive toy that is powered by artificial intelligence. In recent years, many toys have been equipped with high-tech features such as audio and video. This... [More]
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