We got a chance to review a neat new toy out there on the market. It is a doll that you can actually talk to like a real friend! You can ask her questions like , “what is your name, how deep is the ocean, how do you spell certain words, addition and math problems. Cayla can also play games, share photos, and read stories to your little one.
Cayla works with Bluetooth technology and she is super easy to set up.She is Android and Apple compatible. Cayla connects to her app within a range of 30ft. She comes with easy step by step photo instructions and they have even more additional help on their main website. All you do is download the app to your phone or tablet. You turn Cayla on, wait for the beep that she is connected and she is ready to talk away with your little one! Also if you forget to turn Cayla off, she will beep every once and while to let you know “she is ready for sleep” .
My little girl had a ball with Cayla. My daughter attends speech therapy twice a week, and she has select mutism. Cayla has actually been a great help for this! She has asked Cayla lots of questions and Cayla answers them in a clear and understanding voice. Cayla is actually helping my daughter with her speech. My little one loves the fact she came with a little hair brush and a mirror. My daughter brushes her hair and Cayla tells her a story. Cayla has been a little wonder toy around here lately!
Cayla comes with a software system called ViOLET, and it prevents any conversations that involve any nasty words or inappropriate topics. In addition, no additional website links, or images will appear on the smart device and there can be no data mining for personal information. Any word or phrase can be manually blocked.
The interface is self explanatory and super easy to use. I’m sure older girls would not have a problem using it, however my four year old needed some help. We enjoyed and still are enjoying Cayla.
If you want more information on where to purchase your own Cayla, follow the links below! Once you purchase Cayla, the application is free to download!