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Kids these days are spoilt for choice even when it comes to new age learning tools. A look at kid-friendly gadgets and apps in the market.

delhi Updated: Sep 07, 2013 00:43 IST

Most kids are immersed in technology these days, from tabs to smartphones, they learn to use them before they can even walk.



A study by National Institute of Education, Singapore, suggests that 65% of kids now get access to gadgets before they reach three, with around 50% using them for educational activities.

Taking note of the growing interests, many brands are introducing specially tailored just-for-kids gadgets in the Indian market. According to Bhanu Kharbanda of Maya Toys, gadgets are gradually taking over traditional games.

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“Video games and educational gadgets top the list. Even foreign brands are now launching their products here,” he adds.

A recent report by Euromonitor states that hi-tech electronic toys and gaming gadgets are supporting value sales in the Indian market, while educational toys are gaining popularity among educated working parents.

For Neoma Gupta, a lawyer and a mother of two, learning apps for Ipad and tabs are as helpful as the hi-tech gadgets available in the market.

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