Sir Apfelot Blog

11. January 2021

From today: ARD educational offers on TV and Internet

Not only to keep the children busy in lockdown, but also to teach them through homeschooling - which sounded so easy at the beginning of the pandemic, has now been revealed to be a mammoth task. Because for parents, working in the home office [...]
17 December 2020
Simbrix building blocks now available in Germany

Simbrix now available in Germany - last-minute Christmas present for kids

I bought the first pack of Simbrix a few years ago when my kids were still totally in love with iron-on beads. At that time I had no idea that at some point I would actually be married to Ms. Simbrix, but [...]
25. March 2020

Children's films and series for free: Amazon Prime gives away content for isolation

Keeping the children busy is not an easy thing in Corona isolation. Especially those who do not have a garden to play with, who also have to do their home office and other tasks at home, as well as many others are certainly familiar with it. [...]
18. March 2020

Digital offers for children in the corona quarantine (UPDATES!)

Due to the coronavirus, children are now primarily at home and not in school, daycare or kindergarten. But what to do when the textbook gets too boring, Monopoly has already been played through three times and the [...]
14. January 2020

BVKJ recommendation: 45 minutes of screen time for children up to 10 years of age

When children are equipped with a smartphone, one question always arises: what is the maximum amount of time they can spend with the mobile phone? Because regardless of whether it is an iPhone or Android device, excessive cell phone use can cause children [...]
16 December 2019

Christmas gift tips for children 2019

As the dad of two children (9 and 11 years old) I have been looking for suitable Christmas gifts for a while and would like to show you my selection of presents that I liked. [...]
12 December 2019

FamiSafe app - child safety for smartphones (sponsor)

Wondershare's FamiSafe is an app solution for parents who want to check that their children are safe online and offline. From the parent device, FamiSafe can monitor the location of the child device, block apps, evaluate the screen time [...]
29 JULY 2019

iPhone apps against traffic jam chaos during the summer holidays

For some it is currently: off on vacation! For the others: pack your suitcase and go home! - Although the summer holidays in Germany are staggered and different in the 16 federal states (but of course [...]
24. January 2018

FLIMMO App: TV program guide for parents (iOS and Android)

Flimmo is a program guide for parents that has been providing information about TV programs for children and the questions that arise with them since 1997. In addition to the Flimmo website, on which the television program as well as cinema films, audio media, games and [...]
25. October 2017
The Termichy on-ear eavesdroppers are unfortunately no longer available in the pretty green, but in many other color variants.

In the test: Termichy Bluetooth children's headphones (on-ear type) with radio function and automatic volume limitation

Several months ago I bought two children's headphones for my kids, which I fished out as the best option on Amazon. The range of headphones that are specially designed for children is a bit opaque and it [...]