Tag Archive: Kids


Keep your kids from closing your apps and causing havoc on your smartphone

There’s always a failsafe.

We’ve all been in a situation where we’ve nervously handed our phones to a friend or coworker, worried that they’d inadvertently (or intentionally) close an app or look somewhere they shouldn’t. That anxiety is exponentially magnified when handing your phone to a child. Many of us are doing this with increased frequency to entertain or distract our kids while we are busy working from home. But fear not, there is a way to  [Read More…]

Best online learning tools for kids in 2020

Across the world people are being impacted and forced to make big changes to the way they live, and in many countries and states schools are being shut down, which means parents are looking for the best online learning tools for their kids. Luckily, there are a lot of online learning tools that can be used from the comfort of your own home, and many of them offer free trials. While you are busy working from home, you’ll want to  [Read More…]

Buy any 2 movies or kids’ books at Target and get your third choice free

Getting a little bored in quarantine? Got kids running around driving you nuts? Solve both problems at once with Target’s Buy 2, Get 1 sale that covers kids’ books and movies for kids and adults. Buy three things for your kids, buy three things for you, mix and match what you’re getting, or do all three. The deal will always discount the lowest priced item on the list. So you can buy three $ 20 movies and only pay $  [Read More…]

Don’t let your kids buy random stuff from Alexa on your Echo smart speakers

One of the best things that an Alexa-powered Echo speaker can do is to tell you Amazon’s daily specials and let you place orders for goods with your voice — it’s just so convenient! However, you certainly don’t want your kids, friends, or family to have unfettered Alexa access while you’re busy working from home or away from your smart speakers. I’ll show you how simple it is to put some controls on who can make voice purchases  [Read More…]

Walmart has some great tablets to help keep your kids hungry to learn

Keeping your children occupied can be one of the toughest tasks as a parent, which is why a tablet might be a great idea. You wouldn’t just be throwing a screen in front of them either since there are a variety of tablets available from Walmart that will help teach your children and keep them entertained. One such option is the Samsung Galaxy Tab A Kids Edition, which includes a suite of apps for kids, along with protective  [Read More…]

Keep kids motivated with the Garmin Vivofit Jr fitness tracker down to $39

Kids home because schools are closed due to the coronavirus? Don’t let them waste away sitting around doing nothing. Grab a Garmin Vivofit Jr kids activity tracker on sale for $ 39. Your kids can use it to stay motivated and keep moving. You can use it to help remind them about chores and things like that. These trackers often sell as high as $ 70 and only rarely go on sale. There are three colors available: Broken Lava, Digi  [Read More…]

You can now stream various kids movies and TV shows on Prime Video for free

What you need to know Amazon is making select kids movies & shows free to all. No Prime membership is required for watching these. Show availability may vary by region.

As a result of social distancing and the coronavirus, Amazon has made a selection of videos and movies for kids available to everyone for free, not just Prime members. The content all lives within its streaming service, Amazon Prime Video, and will be available to anyone who has  [Read More…]

Kids stuck at home? These Oculus Quest games will get them up and moving

Video games are amazing, but they usually don’t do a great job of burning up physical energy. That’s where VR and the Oculus Quest come in. If your kids are stuck at home and are bouncing off the walls, you can let them blow off some steam with the Oculus Quest. These games will get your kids and the family jumping, dancing, and spinning around.

Note: When you let kids use VR, remember to take breaks for ten minutes  [Read More…]

An Amazon tablet is perfect for the kids while they’re out of school

They start at $ 80 and can offer as much kid-friendly content as any other device.

So, your company decided you will be working from home for a while at the same time your school district has shut down. Good! Keeping groups of people who have been exposed to other groups where someone might be coughing Coronavirus all over the place is a smart move.

But it might not seem like such a good decision if you’ve  [Read More…]

TikTok will now let parents limit their kids’ access to the app

It’s also adding a new Screen Time Management in Feed feature.

What you need to know TikTok is adding two new improvements to the service to promote digital wellbeing. The first is Family Safety Mode, aimed at helping parents police the contents their kids can watch. The second is Screen Time Management in Feed. The firm will partner with creators to produce in-app prompts while on the feed to encourage users to put their phones down.

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