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.

Power of Print

This mini printer connects to your smartphone so that you can print out hard copies of your favorite snaps (i.e baby’s icing covered face on their first birthday) instantly. Why-didn’t-we-think-of-this-first?!

Available at, $149.

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

— Ayren Jackson-Cannady