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Wii’s New Family Friendly Fit Meter

Wii’s New Family Friendly Fit Meter

When it comes to video games and kids, I have visions of my kids turning into total eye-glazed couch potatoes. So, when a game comes along that promotes physical activity, I’m going to take a look at it – albeit with some healthy scepticism. My kids have already clued into […]

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0 commentsDecember 12, 2013 at 2:54 pmPlay Videogames

3D Printed Smartphone Rig for a Kite.

Kite flying season is almost upon is and this cool 3D printed rig available from hobbiestoomany on Shapeways is a great way to get some cool pictures from a higher vantage point of the beach, mountains, park – or even your neighbors backyard!  Putting this together makes for a really […]

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0 commentsApril 4, 2013 at 11:34 amPlay

Screen Time: Captain Underpants iPad App Review

Screen Time: Captain Underpants iPad App Review

The Adventures of Captain Underpants First Epic App (iPad – $4.99) will please existing Captain Underpants fans and probably create even more fans for Dav Pilkey’s wildly successful and hilariously irreverent series about everyone’s favorite Y-front wearing superhero. The app is a combination animated storybook with several games.  The storybook stays […]

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0 commentsFebruary 6, 2013 at 4:41 pmApps Play Read

Screen Time: Foldify Video Review – A Great App

Screen Time: Foldify Video Review – A Great App

I love this app Foldify. Anything that is at the intersection of pixels and molecules by way of a printer has to be fun for the kids. My kids were comfortable with this in less than a minute and really enjoyed designing cars, crazy people, and, yes, zombies. The full […]

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0 commentsJanuary 15, 2013 at 5:59 pmMake Play Tech

Silly Sentence Maker – App Inventor Project

Silly Sentence Maker – App Inventor Project

The beautiful dragon crawled from the crooked trunk… Seems like the start (or end) of quite a story. I made this simple Android application using Google’s App Inventor program. This program fill gaps “Mad Lib” style with a random word to create a single – and, most likely, silly sentence. The […]

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0 commentsJuly 29, 2011 at 5:09 pmPlay

Go Car Go – Wheel Rollicking Fun

Go Car Go – Wheel Rollicking Fun

    Go Car Go is a satisfyingly addictive game for the iPhone and iPod by the folks at Caravan Interactive. In a nutshell, you are given a set of parts – blocks of different weights and wheels of different sizes to build a car to go through a course […]

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0 commentsMarch 18, 2011 at 8:38 pmPlay

Super Colossal Cardboard Playhouse

Super Colossal Cardboard Playhouse

Came across this very cool cardboard playhouse made by architecture firm Super Colossal based in Sydney. This colossal cardboard play palace, isn’t built to last forever. You’ll want to recycle it after the first rain. Still, what a fun piece of cardboard design. Super Colossal.

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0 commentsFebruary 8, 2011 at 7:00 amAwesome Play

Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground

Sand, water, moving parts, and imagination are the key elements of David Rockwells imagination Playground in a Box. We’re going to be seeing more of these make their way across playgrounds around NYC and the country. Which, from the looks of the video, is a very cool thing. I’m a […]

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0 commentsJuly 15, 2010 at 1:19 pmPlay