From GPS tracking watches for the under-10 set to wearable thermometers, it was a big year for kid-friendly tech (and, FYI, there are no signs of it slowing down in the new year). Flip through the album below to get a closer look at some of our favorite gizmos and gadgets that streamlined family life like a boss over the last 365 days.

Weather Report

No more scurrying in the mornings to find out if Junior needs a jacket or not. Just pop the wireless sensor that comes with the Alize Weather Station outdoors and watch as the little gadget starts to track indoor and outdoor temperature and humidity, moon phase and ice alerts.

Available at, $49.99.

Have you tried any of these devices? Tell us about it in the comments below.

— Ayren Jackson-Cannady