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Back-to-school shopping is more than just finding the right pencils, lunch pails, and protractors. Parents now have to consider a wide range of high-tech gadgets for pupils and preschoolers alike.
But much should you spend on a netbook for the teen? Which Web sites are safe, educational—and fun—for preteens? BusinessWeek and Cookie magazine paired up to find which products from V-Tech, LeapFrog, Hasbro (HAS), Mattel (MAT), Apple (AAPL), Sony (SNE), Electronic Arts (ERTS) and others make the list of 50 best tech products for children. This slide show starts with gadgets suitable for babies, then moves to toddlers, preteens, tweens, and young adults.