On the hunt for the perfect gadget for a little one? With kids’ cameras, tablets, laptops, even smartwatches on the market, there are a ton options to sort through when it comes to tech gifts for kids. We’ve curated a list of some of the best technology for kids to make it easier for you to decide.
For kids aged 3 to 5, the Leapfrog Leaptop is one of the best tech gifts for kids. With four different modes that focus on spelling, phonics, and word association, this gadget is perfect for parents looking for toys that build upon basic alphabet lessons.
When in alphabet learning mode, kids will see and hear a letter, as well as learn a word that starts with the letter. The “email” function allows them to send pretend emails to the Leapfrog characters. Parents can even create a Leapfrog Learning path for their children for custom email messages from the Leapfrog characters. The trivia and letter matching games will reinforce what they learn.
As smartwatches become more popular, it’s no surprise the kids are wanting one of their own. This touchscreen smartwatch is packed with games, activities and learning applications that make this the perfect tech gift for kids from 4-9 years of age.
The VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX teaches kids how to tell time, has a pedometer to count steps and movement, and has a camera with fun filters, frames and effects. The microphone allows them to add silly voice effects to their recordings. This watch does not come with Bluetooth or Wifi capabilities, so parents don’t have to worry about children downloading apps or other media. It also comes with parental controls to lock games when necessary.
When it comes to technology for kids, tablets are a great and educational tool. With its kid-friendly UI and design, the Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition is safe, fun and perfect for young children. The parental controls allow parents to define how much screen time kids can have, as well as what they can and cannot access. It has a chunky, protective and removable bumper case in a variety of colors, like blue, pink and yellow.
When this tablet is purchased, it also comes with a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, which offers thousands of shows, movies, books, games and apps that are suitable for children based on their age.
This durable, kid-friendly camera is a great entry-level gadget for a little photographer. For kids 3 and up, the VTech KidiZoom Duo Camera is brightly colored, bug-buttoned and offers oversized rubbery grips for small hands.
This camera features two lenses—making it perfect for both selfies and regular photography. The 2.4-inch display allows kids to compose and review shots, and also has fun photo effects, stickers and selfie-collage options that they can apply to their photos. It also features a voice-recording feature and five built-in games!
Whether you’re looking for something educational or just for fun, these tech gifts for kids are some of our favorite on the market today. For more tips and tricks, as well as other news related to the latest phones and devices, be sure to check out the Trademore blog.
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