A rainbow timer changes through the colours of the rainbow for a visual countdown, which Amazon said could be helpful in getting children ready for bed, making them gently aware how much time they must do it in.

It’ll mean as a parent you need to be comfortable putting another Alexa device in your kids’ bedroom as the Echo Glow needs one to work, but it could be a good way to help kids form routines and play with colours. It might also placate them and make them stop messing about with your other tech, too.