Kickball Ice Cream Maker Ensures You Earned That Tasty Dessert

Making ice cream is pretty easy: Basically, all you do is churn some milk and sugar in an ice-cold container. Usually, that container is a tub-shaped thing with a crank, but it could take any shape. Even, say, a kickball. Now you'll really make sure the kids got enough exercise before dessert. » 8/23/14 7:00pm Saturday 7:00pm

Google Wants Your Children...To Be Safe on the Web

Internet services want users, and much like religions and smartphone ecosystems, it's best to convert them when they're young. But a string of federal regulation, including the last year's overhauled COPPA rules, provide necessary restrictions and protections for youngling web surfers. But Google isn't giving up and… » 8/18/14 3:00pm 8/18/14 3:00pm

5 Inspiring Science Projects Designed by Teens

The amazing thing about the Google Science Fair isn't so much the ambitious projects that spring from it, but who creates them: teenagers worldwide between 13 and 18 years. Google has announced the 15 global finalists for this year's competition. They're all spectacular, but here are five that stood out. » 8/08/14 10:29am 8/08/14 10:29am

Awesome kid snuck into 50 music festivals to make this super fun movie

Coachella. Glastonbury. Bonnaroo. The Grammys. You name the music festival, Marcus Haney has somehow snuck into it. He makes fake passes, pretends to be the press, jump fences and does anything he can to get in and has somehow made friends with famous bands and shot their album covers. Here's the movie trailer for his… » 7/24/14 10:43pm 7/24/14 10:43pm

Toys are even more fun when you can use them as weapons in warfare

Nerf guns, toy light sabers, shooting Spiderman webs, being a kid is awesome. But then kids grow up and foolishly lose their enjoyment for toys even though they're getting paid to pretend to be an adult. Build an arsenal of toy weapons people! You never know when you'll be able to use them as weapons like these adults… » 7/03/14 9:02pm 7/03/14 9:02pm

Dad makes crazy sound effects by playing drums on his kid's back

Let's not freak out, guys. It's a kid and his dad having fun. The dad, who is in the band Atticus Avenue, uses his kid's back to play the drums and ends up creating some awesome sound effects and a fun drum beat because of the combination of squeaks, squeals and laughter coming from his kid. » 6/04/14 11:40pm 6/04/14 11:40pm

Dad Invents Kid's Seat For Bike Shares—Promptly Gets Cease and Desist

There are many perks to bike shares, but there's a distinct advantage for the entrepreneurially minded: you're not allowed to make the bike better. Not by giving it an electric motor. Not by adding a seat to take your kid to school. Nope nope nope. Should bike shares really be keeping such a tight reign on their bikes? » 6/02/14 8:30pm 6/02/14 8:30pm

Little kid falls asleep in his toy car and ends up driving in circles

Yep, we totally understand you kid. Sometimes when the sun is beating down too hard and the day of fun has gone on a little too long and you're oddly comfortable in an uncomfortable position, you just fade away without a care in the world. It is a hammock's rest. It is ice melting in an umbrella drink. It is this kid… » 5/30/14 9:27pm 5/30/14 9:27pm

Man is stuck in South Korea after his kid doodled all over his passport

A Chinese man and his four-year-old son are apparently stuck in South Korea because his son used his old man's passport as a drawing book. Seriously. While on vacation, the kid started doodling over his Dad's passport, decorating it with human-ish and animal-ish figures, a lot of scribbles and some added flair. Cute! » 5/30/14 7:40pm 5/30/14 7:40pm

A Car Seat With Retractable Stroller Wheels Frees Up Trunk Space

In addition to kissing all of their free time goodbye, new parents also have to get used to every inch of space in their home being filled with baby gear. But not their car, because the Doona is a clever car seat that features a set of retractable stroller legs and wheels so nothing has to go in the trunk—except boxes… » 5/27/14 4:40pm 5/27/14 4:40pm

Osmo Uses Your iPad to Get Your Kids Playing in the Real World

A lot of kids love iPads, to the point where they're almost never just, y'know, playing with kids stuff. Osmo is a nifty little gadget that does both, encouraging kids to play with tangible, real-world toys that magically interact with games on the iPad's screen. And you can pre-order one through Osmo's crowdfunding… » 5/22/14 11:00am 5/22/14 11:00am

The SaddleBaby Makes Shoulder Rides Easier, Being a Parent Harder

When you're a small kid wishing you were older and taller, nothing beats the experience of riding on an adult's shoulders. Unfortunately, it's not quite as thrilling an experience for the adult. At least without this shoulder-mounted saddle for kids that appears to make things safer for both involved. » 5/16/14 11:20am 5/16/14 11:20am

A 4-year-old boy recreating fashion poses is just adorable

I think we've met the cutest 4-year-old boy that has ever existed. Or, if not the cutest, at least the coolest. But, if not the coolest, then definitely the most stylish. His name is Ryker and he recreates fashion poses to adorable success. Just look at him, he looks like he belongs on the cover of GQ. » 5/14/14 8:26pm 5/14/14 8:26pm

This little kid is better at yo-yo than I am at anything

I should just give up. Call it quits. It's over. This cute little kid is better at doing yo-yo tricks than I am at doing anything. Yeah, even things I've done pretty much all my life like breathing or drinking water or cutting my toenails. Even worse for me, he looks so cool (and cute!) doing it. He has so much… » 5/13/14 10:24pm 5/13/14 10:24pm

LeapFrog's Kid Fitness Watch: A Tamagotchi That Gets Kids Off the Couch

Fitness trackers are basically a grown-up excuse to mess around with a gadget under the guise of self-betterment. But why should adults have all the fun? Kids' electronics maker LeapFrog just unveiled the LeapBand, a wrist-worn fitness tracker that encourages kids to get up and do stuff. » 4/30/14 6:30pm 4/30/14 6:30pm