It feels like we only just farewelled the summer holidays, and now the Easter break is fast approaching. What’s a parent to do when they just want a moment of peace and quiet? Invest in one or two of these tech pieces to have on hand for the next road trip or last-minute work requirement.
- Birde Bundle (includes kid-friendly smart speaker, $60 of music, audio book and video content, bonus Funky Chicken animated video valued at $14.95 and a bous 100% natural cotton seed bag), $299, www.birde.co
- Sphero Mini in blue, $79.95, www.myer.com.au Drive, play games, learn to code and so much more with this robotic ball
- WobbleWorks 3Doodler Create+ Pen Deluxe, $164, www.hobbywarehouse.com.au This 3D pen extrudes heated plastic that hardens almost instantly, so you can draw 3D structures, freehand or on stencils.
- iPad 6th Gen 9.7” in Space Grey (also available in gold and silver), $447, www.officeworks.com.au
- Shockproof EVA case for iPad, $79.95, www.casebuddy.com.au
- Vtech Kidizoom Smart Watch DX2 in blue (also available in purple), $99, www.target.com.au
- Discovery Channel Virtual Reality Glasses, $49.99, www.shop.australiangeographic.com.au
- Silverlit Stunt Drone, $39.99, www.shop.australiangeographic.com.au
- Original Tamagotchi in white, $29.99, www.mrtoys.com.au