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DEERC UFO Mini-Drone Review

DEERC produces a wide range of products and toys for an equally wide audience. From RC cars, drones and robots to tents and play toys, DEERC primarily cater to children but there are plenty of options for adults to enjoy too. One of these is the DEERC UFO Mini-Drone, a small hand-held drone that’s aimed […]

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Eachine E520 Foldable Drone Review

Eachine manufactures a variety of RC products and accessories, from drones, airplanes and cars to FPV cameras, monitors and goggles. It therefore only seems reasonable to believe there should be something to suit every RC enthusiast’s taste. The E520 has been designed to appeal to the beginner and comes with a 4K high definition camera […]

Flying a Drone

The Best Drones Under $200

Flying a drone has become a hot hobby over the past few years, and the best drones under $200 can be flown by beginners and enjoyed by the whole family. Our drone expert, Richard J. Bartlett, reviewed dozens of drones under $200 to identify the best of the best, based on factors such as ease-of-use, […]

Boy Flying Drone

The Best Drones for Kids

Many of the drones available today are relatively easy to control and can be flown by almost anyone. This makes it a fun activity for the whole family, but what if your kids want a drone for themselves? What are the best drones for kids? Our drone expert, Richard J. Bartlett, reviewed dozens of drones […]

Diamond Painting

The Best Diamond Painting Kits

Diamond painting kits don’t actually involve diamonds or painting, but rather include tiny plastic rhinestones that you stick to a coded canvas to form a picture. It could be described as painting by numbers but with plastic gems. It’s a fun and low-stakes craft for people of all ages, because it might take a few […]

Pyrography

The Best Wood Burning Tool Kits

Wood burning tool kits contain a wood burning tool and a range of tips and accessories. You can use the pen-like tool to mark wood in any design that you like, creating wonderful pieces of art, DIY signs, or whatever takes your fancy. The craft of wood burning is also known as pyrography. We looked […]

Rotary Cutter

The Best Rotary Cutters

With a rotary cutter, you can achieve smooth lines when cutting fabrics for sewing and a range of craft materials. If you’re sick of jagged edges when cutting with scissors, a rotary cutter may be the tool for you. We looked at the best rotary cutters and chose the Fiskars Crafts 60mm Titanium Rotary Cutter […]

Kids' Trampoline

The Best Trampolines for Kids

Trampolines can be an excellent way to encourage children to engage in physical activity, and the act of jumping on a trampoline is also great fun. That’s why trampolines are an excellent choice for parents who want to encourage their children’s physical development while allowing them to unwind and relax after a busy day. We […]

Family Laser Tag

The Best Laser Tag Sets

Laser tag sets are great fun for the entire family. Parents and children alike can engage in a fun and exciting battle, and interact with each other as they compete for the highest score. There are a wide range of laser tag sets available, but with a little knowledge and a few guidelines, you’ll be […]

Family Lego

The Best Lego Sets

Lego is a classic toy with all kinds of creative possibilities, and the number of different Lego sets available today is staggering. In fact, with so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which set is right for you and your child. We researched dozens of Lego sets to find the […]

Nerf Gun

The Best Nerf Guns for Kids

Nothing brings friends and family together like a Nerf gun battle. Your kid and the kid in you will love playing with these fun and surprisingly powerful adventure toys. Nerf guns are great for indoor or outdoor play, short and long-range battles, and basic target practice too. Ammo ranges in size and design based on […]

Cruiser Skateboard

The Best Cruiser Skateboards

Cruiser skateboards are a great option for beginners, commuters, or anyone looking for a relaxed, smooth ride. They’re mid-sized, short and light enough for carrying around but more stable than a shortboard. These boards come in many shapes and sizes, giving the rider leeway to pick a board that feels right for them. We did our […]

Kids playing with walkie talkies

The Best Walkie Talkies for Kids

Children love to play with new and exciting toys, and walkie talkies for kids can be a great way for them to engage in fun and imaginative play. These popular toys are also convenient, as they allow children to keep in touch with mom or dad when playing outside or exploring the neighborhood. We researched […]

The Best Bubble Machines for Kids (1)

The Best Bubble Machines for Kids

Very few toys can hold a child’s attention like a bubble machine. From the wonder of how the bubbles float, to the chase of popping each, to the care in trying to catch one, bubbles give endless joy for children. Blowing those bubbles manually, though, is exhausting! Finding a bubble machine for your little ones […]

Holy Stone F181W Drone - Drone

Holy Stone F181W Drone Review

Holy Stone produces a variety of drones designed for various ages and experience levels, from beginner to expert. But choosing the right Holy Stone drone for yourself or your child can be difficult. What features should you look for? Is a particular model well-suited for your needs and experience level? We tested the Holy Stone […]

Holy Stone HS120 Drone - Drone

Holy Stone HS120D Drone Review

Holy Stone has produced a wide range of drones that cater to an equally wide range of ages and experience levels. Both young children and adults, not to mention beginners and experts, can find a drone that’s just right for them. The problem then, is knowing which option might be the best one for you […]

Holy Stone HS110D - Drone

Holy Stone HS110D Drone Review

Holy Stone is capable of producing a decent quality beginner’s drone at a reasonable price, and the HS110D could be another option to consider if you’re looking for your first drone. We took it out for a test flight to see if this is the drone to get you up in the air or if […]

Holy Stone HS210 Mini-Drone

Holy Stone HS210 Mini-Drone Review

If you want a remote control drone for the kids but don’t want to spend a ton of money, the Holy Stone HS210 Mini Drone might just be the answer. It’s small enough to be taken everywhere and has many of the basic features you’d expect from a more expensive model. But does it have […]

HS340 Mini-Drone

Holy Stone HS340 Mini-Drone Review

There are hundreds of drones on the market, with prices ranging from anywhere between about $30 and $5,000. If you’re new to flying drones or you want something the whole family can enjoy, it’s hard to find one that’s fully featured, easy to fly and cost-effective. Fortunately, Holy Stone has a solid reputation for producing […]

Snaptain S5C Drone

Snaptain S5C Drone Review

Snaptain specialize in producing inexpensive drones that almost anyone, of any age, can potentially fly and enjoy. Packed with features, the Snaptain S5C Drone certainly has a lot to offer, but will it soar smoothly into the air or drop like a rock to the ground? Our Score for the Snaptain S5C Drone All Photos […]

Tomzon A31 Mini-Drone - Drone with Lights

Tomzon A31 Flying Pig Mini-Drone Review

Tomzon manufactures electronic toys for a wide age range of children and have a number of drones available for families to enjoy. There’s one, however, that younger children can potentially fly, and with a cool name like “Flying Pig” and propellers that are lit with changing colors, the Tomzon A31 sounds hard to resist. So […]

Potensic D80 Drone - Drone

Potensic D80 Drone Review

Potensic produce drones that range in size and price depending upon your age and experience. Everything from the small and inexpensive mini drones for kids, the mid-priced drones to the more expensive, feature-packed options for more experienced flyers, Potensic has a drone that’s suited to your needs, your experience and your budget. The Potensic D80 […]

Holy Stone HS165 - Drone

Holy Stone HS165 Foldable Drone Review

Holy Stone have a pretty solid reputation for producing easy-to-use that both beginners and intermediate fliers can enjoy without having to dig deep into their pockets. The Holy Stone HS165 Foldable Drone has been designed to be taken almost anywhere and flown by almost anyone, and with built-in GPS, it’s capable of flying back to […]

Sky-Watcher Heritage 130

Sky-Watcher Heritage 130 Telescope Review

Sky-Watcher was founded in 1999 with the goal of producing a high-quality instrument at an affordable price. Their Heritage 130 Tabletop Dobsonian telescope has been designed to combine portability with aperture, while still providing views that wow. We put it through the wringer to see how well it fared. (If you’re in the market for […]

Zhumell Z100

Zhumell Z100 Telescope Review

It wasn’t too long ago that you’d be forgiven if you’d never heard of Zhumell. While popular companies such as Celestron, Meade and Orion have always dominated the amateur astronomy market, in recent years a few competitors have appeared to challenge them. One of those is Zhumell, but are their telescopes up to the task, […]

Celestron ExploraScope 114AZ

Celestron ExploraScope 114AZ Telescope Review

Most telescopes are designed for either astronomical or terrestrial use, with the latter having an additional lens to ensure the image appears upright. Unfortunately, the additional lens can deteriorate the image quality, which is why astronomical telescopes typically produce an inverted image. But what if there was a telescope that allowed you to do both […]

SkyGenius 10x50 Binoculars

SkyGenius 10×50 Binoculars Review

If you’re just getting started in astronomy, you may have been advised to get acquainted with binoculars before making the big leap to a telescope. With most amateur astronomers preferring a magnification of at least 10x, it’s a good idea to start with an inexpensive option that can also be used for other daytime activities. […]

Orion Scenix 7x50 Binoculars

Orion Scenix 7×50 Binoculars Review

One of the great things about binoculars is their versatility. Being much smaller and lighter than a telescope, you can take them anywhere and use them for a multitude of different activities, such as birding and astronomy. Orion, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of optical equipment, have specifically designed their Scenix range of binoculars […]

Orion Astronomy 15x70 Binoculars

Orion Astronomy 15×70 Binoculars Review

Orion Telescopes & Binoculars were founded in 1975 and have built and maintained a reputation for affordable quality equipment. While many of their products are also suitable for general outdoor activities, it’s their astronomical binoculars and telescopes that form the bedrock of their reputation. Will the Orion Astronomy 15×70 Binoculars live up to the standard […]

Opticron Adventurer II 10x50 Binoculars

Opticron Adventurer II 10×50 Binoculars Review

With a seemingly limitless selection of binoculars on the market, it can be confusing trying to pick the right ones. Should you choose roof prisms or the more traditional porro prisms? Which binoculars are best for both astronomy and daytime use? Opticron, a family-owned British company with over fifty years of experience, have designed their […]