3 Cool New Tech-Toys That Can Make Your Children Smarter- Inc.com

Today’s children are digital natives who view drones as normal as their parents did paper airplanes. I have tried out several drones; various offerings seem to have different strengths and weaknesses. One particularly convenient offering is the Pocket Drone from Odyssey Toys – it is small enough to literally fit into a jacket pocket, relatively inexpensive (it sells for a little over $90 on Amazon), and has a built in high-definition camera and advanced controls including auto-hover, so if you are traveling for the holidays or going on a vacation and want to bring a drone for your children (or for you) to use while away, this one seems like a good choice.

Today’s children are digital natives who view drones as normal as their parents did paper airplanes. I have tried out several drones; various offerings seem to have different strengths and weaknesses.

Keep in mind when that flying drones is not as simple as it looks – which is one of the reason that flying drones builds skills and an understanding of some of the principles of flight – so you may want to either practice in a wide open field before attempting to fly anywhere near buildings or indoors, or practice with a cheap, non-camera drone with big propeller protectors, before moving onto the drone you actually travel with and use for capturing aerial photos and video. Also, remember that drones have fast moving propellers that can hurt someone – so exercise proper caution before letting children use them.

 

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