Do you have little idea machine at home? Watch your whizkids bring their ambitions to life with Everything Machine by Tinybop, an app that features all kinds of nifty gear, like a colourful kaleidoscope, a colour sensor and even a shake detector. With some minor alterations in the app, your little prodigies will build the most amazing devices in no time and be on their way to becoming inventors.
Apart from sporting basic tools like a camera, a microphone, a recorder and a flashlight, the app also detects faces, colour, light and motion. With the iPhone’s built-in bits and bobs at their disposal, your young ones will create a new gizmo faster than they can say “Eureka!”
Is your child crazy about cookies? Why not have them put together a 'Cookie Burglar Alarm' to keep others from laying a hand on their cookie stash.
This neat gadget consists of several parts, including a 'Camera' to film the cookies and dining table, a 'Motion Detector' to pick up movement, as well as a 'Video Player' and a 'Type Talker'. Don’t forget to include a toggle to turn on the device. The parts can be found at the bottom of the screen, so start rummaging in your toolbox and invent away!
Simply point your iPhone or iPad toward the cookie jar, flip the switch on the machine, wait for relatives who are after your cookies, and let the burglar alarm do its work!