Connect With Content
The Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition ($129, www.amazon.com, ages 3-12) gives kids access to 15,000 age-appropriate books, videos, apps, games and a kid-friendly web browser, plus an 8-inch HD display and up to 12 hours of battery life. Parents can manage and customize up to four child profiles, set bedtime curfews and control screen time and content.
Be the Word Boss
“PBS KIDS 100 Words for Toddlers” ($9.99, www.dtbwpub.com, ages 2-3) is designed to help toddlers build their very first phrases. Curated by child-development experts at PBS KIDS, this picture-packed board book empowers kids to identify and connect items in the book with what they see around them.
Be the Milk Boss
Milk Boss ($24.99, itzyritzy.com, birth-24 months) is an infant feeding support, burping pillow and arm cushion all in one. Its unique, rolling egg shape provides the perfect position for feeding, and it is lightweight, compact, portable and machine washable.
Make a Movie
Stikbot Movie Sets ($19.99, www.zing.store, ages 4+) turn kids into stop-motion moviemakers, allowing them to create animated movie scenes. The three-dimensional sets feature accessories and stick-on wardrobes for Stikbot stars, who can rocket into outer space, sail the high seas with pirates or tend to crops with farmers.
Make Your Mark
The Crayola Silly Scents Marker Maker ($14.99, shop.crayola.com, ages 6+) lets kids create their own markers with custom colors and scents. The kit includes scratch-and-sniff stickers, blank sticker sheets and everything needed to design, assemble and store 16 fruity-scented markers.
For this month of love, we’re loving new content-connecting and creative toys, a word-building book and a feeding support that makes Mom the boss.