Got a future Jedi or princess in the making? Crayola's Virtual Design Pro app lets kids design their own ships and Disney princess fashion on a smartphone or tablet. If there's a printer handy, your designer can scan his or her creations and bring them to life or share them with friends and family.
Lights, camera, action! Encourage your little filmmaker with Zing Stikbot Studio Pro. Packaged with a pair of incredibly posable Stikbot figures and a green screen, your budding director can shoot and edit videos with the free Stikbot Studio app. Just throw in a smartphone and your child could be well on his or her way to making the next Citizen Kane.
Who needs Pokemon when you've got Yo-Kai? Based on the popular cartoon series, Hasbro's Yo-Kai Watch lets fans of the show track down their very own playful spirits. The watch comes with two special medals (with over 200 more to collect) that play unique songs when placed in the watch. Even better, you can interact with your favorite Yo-Kai using the free Yo-Kai Watch Land App.
It's never too early to start learning how to code. Depending on Code-a-pillar's colored segments, it will walk a different path. By rearranging the pieces, children ages 3 to 6 will begin to master the concept of cause and effect as well as develop much-lauded coding skills.
What's better than an Elmo doll? One that knows your child's name? With over 350 responses and a slew of songs, Love2Learn Elmo can provide hours of educational entertainment for a young child. Even better, parents can program the fun using Elmo's accompanying app so the cuddly Muppet can encourage your child to use the potty or pick up his or her toys.
Lego has packed a whole lot of fan service for kids big and small in the Dimensions video game. From Ghostbusters,Back to the Future, Scooby-Doo and even The Simpsons, Lego Dimensions has something for everyone. But before you begin traveling with Gandalf and Batman, you'll need the starter pack, which includes the video game, the Lego ToyPad and two figurines.
The wildly popular robotic fuzzball is back and has a few new tricks up its sleeve. Instead of teaching Furby to talk, Connect comes with over 1,000 phrases and has LCD eyes that convey a wide range of emotion. Paired with the Furby Connect app, you can feed your friend and play a series of games. Thanks to app updates, Furby Connect will always have something new to say or new games to play.
The only thing cooler than having your own drone is having one designed like the starship Enterprise. Air Hogs is making mini-Trekkies' dreams come true with this flyable model of Captain Kirk's famous ship. Equipped with 10 authentic sounds and lights from the show, get ready to fire the photon torpedoes and set the phasers to fun.