Check out this month’s great product reviews, which include letter learning fun, shape sorting, a circular challenge, light-up dough and a grow-with-you stroller. Scroll to see them all.
Get Your Head Around This: Show off your smarts with Otrio ($39.99, marblesthebrainstore.com), the game of strategy. To win, align three of your pieces in a row based on size, ascending or descending order, or within the same space as three concentric pieces. The rules are simple, but the game is complex.
Light Up Their Creativity: With the Bright Creatures Kit ($49.99, techwillsaveus.com, ages 4+), kids can build with dough and make simple circuits to add light to their creations. It comes with three pots of dough, a smart controller, LED light helpers and an interactive storybook app with projects and games.
Strolling and Ready to Grow: The DEMI Grow stroller ($799.95, nuna.eu/usa.com, ages birth-50 lbs.), with its all-weather seats, is designed to convert from a single stroller to a double or twin. It’s easy to fold and has 23 modes. Flip the seat and switch to bassinet or travel system.
Taking Shapes for a Spin: Explore shapes, color matching and sorting with the Sort N’ Spin Shape Sorter ($14.99, sassybaby.com, ages 6 months+). Each time the top opens, Baby discovers a new shape, keeping her engaged and making shape sorting fun.
Packing in Letter Learning: Draw, learn and get creative with Mr. Pencil and the Go-with-Me ABC Backpack ($29.99, leapfrog.com/en-us, ages 3+). Insert the letter pieces into the letter spaces to learn their names, sounds and animals that begin with each letter. See step-by-step on the screen how to write each letter and turn it into an animal, or try seven other activities. The plastic backpack holds all the pieces.