Lifestyle » Vol. 65

For The Grandkids

Snap’t
Snap’t is a brand that is dedicated to building young girls’ self-esteem through the expression of their own personal fashion sense. By giving back to anti-bullying charities throughout the nation, Snap’t wants girls to channel their inner fashionista and use their style as a way to “Be YOU Always.” With bracelets, necklaces and earrings, as well as hundreds of charms, your grandchildren can design their own look. Prices vary, snaptnyc.com.

Kurio Snap
Kurio Snap is the ultimate digital camera built especially for kids. A swivel camera lens easily switches from regular camera mode to taking selfies and YouTube-style videos, so kids will never miss the perfect shot. The large touch screen makes photo editing easy, and kids can use more than 100 photo filters, frames and stickers to personalize every picture. Safely share photos and videos with friends and family over Wi-Fi using the free Kurio Snap app. Kurio Snap also comes pre-loaded with fun games where you can be the star – just snap a selfie and you’re in the game. A splashproof bumper protects the device from drops and spills, and a wrist strap makes it easy to carry. $69.99, kurioworld.com.

NextWave Jumbo Beach Basket
Get ready to have tons of fun in the sun with the all-new, totally redesigned NextWave Jumbo Beach Basket. This bright and colorful activity set is packed with play value, with all the accessories kids need to spend hours at the beach or in the sandbox, including new sand forms and a collection of multifunctional sand tools. New features include a sturdy nylon shoulder strap along with a comfort grip handle for easy on-the-go portability. And the collapsible folding case makes clean up a breeze by making it easy to shake out water and sand when its time to go. The 15-piece set comes complete with assorted sea creatures and nautical forms, bucket with handle, castle molds, rake, roller, sand spinner, sifter and shovels in a variety of sizes. $14.99, amazon.com.

Octopus Watch
Help teach your grandchildren good habits and the concept of time with the Octopus Watch. With the free accompanying app, parents can schedule simple reminders so kids can learn to do things without parent reminders. Acting as a scheduler for children that fosters responsibility, independence and self-esteem, Octopus Watch also helps parents prioritize expectations and stay consistent with daily routines, such as brush your teeth, feed the fish, time for basketball practice, etc. Even better, it grows as the kids do! $99.99, target.com.

Strawbees
Making smart toys that help little humans become inventors, Strawbees will motivate and educate! Help your grandchild get creative with the innovative Inventor Kit! With 400 pieces and 21 fun maker projects, he or she will have enough pieces to start inventing big projects. This open-ended system offers hands-on exploration and the opportunity to work with different materials. $40, strawbees.com.

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