updated 12:35 pm EST, Tue January 23, 2007
Creative Baby MP3 Players
Zen manufacturer Creative and Hasbro's Playskool division have announced a series of new toys designed to take advantage of digital music for the very youngest of listeners. Dubbed "Made for Me," the line will revolve around a removable music player that can fit in any one of several speaker and toy combinations friendly to babies and toddlers: a stand-up animal with an oversized play button (pictured) will be available in one of several colors, while a 2-in-1 Infant Gym will have both music and conventional playthings. A portable projector named the Day to Dream Soother will beam images to the ceiling while it plays, according to Playskool.
The core music player is expected to ship in the fall for $80 along with the rest of the initial Made for Me line. Playskool anticipates selling the Soother for $35 and the Infant Gym for $40, though pricing for the animal toy remains unavailable. [via TG Daily]