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Room Defender

Room Defender

Fall 2014 Toys
Ages: 8 & Up
Manufacturer: SmartLab
Price: $39.99
Review:

The SmartLab Room Defender is a digital, programmable room security system which children can program with basic "if-then" logic chains. The 15-piece set includes the alarm itself, mounting accessories, three key cards, and detailed instructions. The instructions are fully illustrated and include basic programming information, "Tips and Tricks," several "Halloween Trick" suggestions, additional activities, and a quick reference page for storing codes and passwords. The kit is an entertaining and engaging introduction to the basic principles of programming.

Sharon Heuscher   ©2014 Parents' Choice
Sharon holds B.A.s in English Literature and Ancient Studies as well as a B.S. in Psychology. She is currently a masters-level trainee in Clinical Psychology specializing in neurodegenerative diseases. For the past thirteen years, Sharon has focused primarily on raising, educating, and nurturing her five children who range in age from three to thirteen.


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