Nov 9, 2012 8:40 AM
No one wants their kid falling behind the proverbial eight ball in today's technological world. But you'd also rather not have them evolving into cyborgs before they're in preschool. This iWoody Phone ($18) strikes a happy balance between the two. Billed as a child's "first smartphone", this simple wood-and-chalkboard toy lets them do everything from chat with imaginary friends to play a little draw-and-erase Angry Birds, all without a spark of electricity.