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Fisher-Price Sparks Controversy With Stationary Bike For Kids

January 7, 2017
in Kids

Fisher-Price’s Think & Learn Smart Cycle is a bluetooth-enabled stationary bike for kids. A new product from Fisher-Price is stirring up debate about screen time and physical activity for kids. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week, Fisher-Price unveiled the Think & Learn Smart Cycle, a bluetooth-enabled stationary bike for kids. Designed for children ages 3 to 6, the bike allows riders to play games on a tablet or smart TV while pedaling. The Smart Cycle comes with an educational gaming app, “Mission to Tech City.” The product’s display at CES featured a sign with the tagline, “The more kids pedal, the more they can learn.” Parents can also purchase additional education-focused apps like “SpongeBob SquarePants,”“Shimmer and Shine,” and “Blaze & the Monster Machines.” The Think & Learn Smart Cycle is not the first stationary bike from Fisher-Price. The company introduced the original Smart Cycle nearly 10 years ago. But while that was a plug-in toy that riders could connect to their TVs,...

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