Revisiting Your Childhood: Check out These 5 Modern Toys That Will Make You Wish You Were a Kid Once Again

Posted on Apr 26 2019 - 10:26am by Ella

If you’re looking for toys for your children, why not get something you will enjoy as well? Many modern toys are so cool that even adults love them. Perhaps, both you and your little one enjoy experimenting with science and technology. They’ll learn new things and you can have loads of fun with them. The next time you go shopping for toys, games, and puzzles, take a look at these exciting options. They’ll definitely bring out the kid in you.

4M Crystal Growing Experiment Kit

If your kid loves science, this kit is perfect. It makes learning fun and if you’re lucky, they’ll let you use it as well. You can perform seven different experiments using the detailed instructions. Watch the crystals grow before your eyes in domes and understand all the processes that are happening by using the included factsheet. Once the crystals are fully grown, you can enjoy them indefinitely. The Crystal Growing Experiment Kit is recommended for children ages 10 and up.

Fisher Price Code-a-Pillar

This little caterpillar is supposed to teach your toddler to code but you may learn a thing or two along the way. The path the caterpillar takes depends on the way the varying segments are put together. It helps kids to learn about experimentation, problem-solving and critical thinking. They can map out a route and find the combination of segments which makes the caterpillar go that way. They can also place objects on the floor which they want the toy to reach. Whichever way it turns, cool lights and sounds add to the experience.  You can buy additional segments for even more options.

Thames & Kosmos Code Gamer Coding Workshop and Game

If your child is older, let your them learn programming while playing a video game. To advance from one level of this game to another, you must learn a piece of Arduino code and use it solve challenges. The game comes with sensors for light, sound, temperature, and motion as well as a resistor and LED lights. It even has a 64-page experimental manual. There’s a lot to learn and do so don’t let your kid have all the fun.

Geospace Air Kicks Anti-Gravity Running Boots

For kids who like physical activity, this may be the perfect toy. Your child gets anti-gravity properties when they slip these on over their shoes. They can safely bounce high into the air and burn calories as they play. Adults will likely need their own pair since the sizes are based on body weight but they too will enjoy the workout.

Lego Angry Birds Kit 

People of all ages love Angry Birds and Lego. No one will blame you if you play with this kit more than your child does. There are varying kits available which allow you to create some of your favorite scenes from the video game series. All the Angry Birds are included along with several accessories. The included instructions will give you lots of guidance.

Whether your child likes to play outside or experiment with technology and science, one of these toys is sure to please them. When you see how much fun they’re having you may want to join in and that’s perfectly alright. These toys will bring out the kid in you!