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Poll Results: What would you get your son foir his 4th b'day?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 10% of voters (15)
    gamming console
  • 73% of voters (107)
    RC Car, boat or aircraft
  • 16% of voters (24)
    Other
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post #131 of 144
As long as he break the RC cars as fast as my cousins, go ahead with the car.
    
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I started Gaming when I was in Nursery, before Kindergarten, Honestly, It improved my English and Solving skills and I used to play on a PS1 (Ahhh the good days).. Its safe to say Console.
hmmmm, improving Sean's english skills is a goodidea, since we live in a non-english speaking country. his school is bi-lingual and i help him as much as i can. i should look for such learning games for well i will call it his laptop
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post #133 of 144
console, just make him play every game on hard so his brain has to work to figure out how to beat it lol
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post #134 of 144
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Originally Posted by DaXxJaPxX View Post
console, just make him play every game on hard so his brain has to work to figure out how to beat it lol
Do you want a Child at that age to become a nerd or maybe a detective like Batman?

My suggestion is R/C Car.

I still enjoy toys at my age(22), So why would'nt he?
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post #135 of 144
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Do you want a Child at that age to become a nerd or maybe a detective like Batman?

My suggestion is R/C Car.

I still enjoy toys at my age(22), So why would'nt he?
lol, so do i at 38. i want him to be both tech savvy and an outdoorse in his future. electrical or communications engineer and like me after a stint in the millitary
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post #136 of 144
RC car sounds like the better bet, but it's certainly not like there's an age too young for Wii.

(Before I start a flame war, I have one, so calm down... )
post #137 of 144
I had a N64 when I was 5 and that was awesome. But todays games are alot more advanced and the flimsy discs will probably get ruined quickly with a 4 year old. Rc car is the way to go.

Edit: If you want him to learn english, Buy him some english cartoon dvds or something so he can learn faster. What kid doesnt like cartoons?
Edited by Shaded War - 11/4/11 at 9:30am
post #138 of 144
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Dictionary so he doesn't end up like his father.
lawl.

I never played the console when I young, pretty much shaped me from playing any consoles to this day. I mainly played with Legos and that was addicting for a really long time. Then when Red Alert came out, I played it like everyday after school, the beginning of my PC gaming.
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post #139 of 144
A game console at 4? thats too early.
post #140 of 144
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hmmmm, improving Sean's english skills is a goodidea, since we live in a non-english speaking country. his school is bi-lingual and i help him as much as i can. i should look for such learning games for well i will call it his laptop smile.gif

I'd suggestion some educational games on the PC. If you want to spring for a system, I can't see that being bad either. With him being so young, furthering along his hand eye coordination would not by any means be a bad thing.

All that said, my parents godson has autism. His parents got him a Wii and it has helped improve his motor skills. There are quite a few games on the Wii for younger kids.

Ultimately, I'd say spring for a Wii if you can, new or used.. Just limit his time to maybe an hour or two a day and if you get it for him, play with him as much as you can. You'd be surprised how much bonding can go on playing video games with your kids.
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