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story.lead_photo.caption MyFirst Camera Insta 2 and UnbuckleMe

MyFirst Camera Insta 2

What's to love: An easy-to-use first camera for children with a selfie lens and thermal printer for instant black and white pictures about the size of a business card.

What does it do: The lightweight chunky camera takes high resolution photos and videos and comes with two rolls of thermal paper, one roll of thermal sticker paper and a neck strap. Large buttons make operation easy for little hands. With on-board printing, the camera can be used in a variety of creative ways to keep children busy. Have the child take photos throughout their day to create a visual diary. Take on a walk to capture pictures in the neighborhood and create a scrapbook, send pictures to friends or family. A micro SD card -- not included -- is needed for saving photos. The camera sells for $99 and more information is at:


What's to love: Invented by a mother and daughter -- who are an occupational therapist and a child passenger safety technician -- and recently featured on the television show Shark Tank, this simple tool makes unbuckling a car seat easier.

What does it do: The UnbuckleMe uses leverage so that less force is needed for the user's thumbs to unbuckle the car seat -- great for grandparents or basically anybody who has a hard time pressing the button to release the buckle. To use, just slide the tool around the front and back of the buckle and center the peg over the button. Press the ends together and the buckle is undone. See a video of how it works at UnbuckleMe comes in a variety of colors and sells for $14.99.

-- Cary Jenkins

HomeStyle on 05/23/2020

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