Toy Fair takeaways

People are always interested to hear the latest from Toy Fair, the big annual show that showcases the newest playthings and previews upcoming product releases. The convention is held annually in New York City.

This year, one of my takeaways was the affordability of some really neat tech toys. Drones are becoming affordable. Now we need to decide who should have them and how they should be used in public places. And a really neat 3-D printer will have a suggested retail price of $59.99. That’s a wow!

Another trend was the downaging of coding. As an early childhood educator, I wonder how young is too young. Coding for three year olds? You heard it here…but also hear my underlying question…

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