The Wobble Deck Balance Board ($39.99) is like the Simon Says of exercise toys. Kids perch atop it, following instructions called out by a voice for three types of games: memory match, speed play and free style. Selected as Best Toy by Better Homes and Gardens and the recipient of the Oppenheim Toy Award.
Geopalz ($19.99) are character-themed pedometers for kids that teach them about calories, how exercise affects the body, and offers incentives for logging more steps. New characters come out every 3 months, and kids and their parents can receive weekly emails with the child's progress. Kids can earn physical prizes by logging miles.
Families can also consider incorporating console-based exercise games into their family time. Check out our previous post on the top ten fitness games for PS3 Move, Xbox Kinect and Wii for some ideas.
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