Casio do great digital watches, including kids ones. they of course come with a warrenty etc, and would grow with your son (by memory Lorus on the odd occasion have the same type of thing), plus they aren't too expensive
Issues around children learning to read are rarely out of the news. Which is hardly surprising – becoming a successful reader is of paramount importance in improving a child's life chances. Nor is it surprising that reading creates a virtuous circle: the more you read the better you become. But what may come as a surprise is that reading to dogs is gaining popularity as a way of addressing concerns about children's reading.