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Give Amazon your iPad mini and get a discount on a Fire Kids Edition tablet

Have an iPad mini that you are not using so much anymore? Then you might want to take advantage of Amazon’s new trade-in program. Amazon wants to turn your iPad mini into a Fire tablet for kids, so it will exchange your Apple tablet with an Amazon.com gift card for the appraised value of the […]

Samsung and LEGO team up for a special edition Galaxy Kids Tab tablet

Is your child a big Lego fan? Then he or she will love Samsung’s new tablet. The Korean tech giant has teamed up with LEGO to release a version of its mainstream Galaxy Kids Tab tablet. What’s makes this special edition slate stand out is that it comes adorned with characters from Lego’s latest animated […]

Best GPS trackers for kids

Keeping a closer eye on your children is now simple, safer, and more accurate with a GPS tracker. But what are the best options? Here are a few to check out!

It can be difficult to keep track of your children, and it can also be hard to gauge when it’s appropriate to get them a cell phone or something a bit more mature in order to keep in contact with them.

GPS trackers are fantastic, potentially  [Read More…]

Kids favorite ‘If You Give A Mouse A Cookie’ coming to Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Originals brings an old classic and some new favorites to Prime Video this fall.

If you have kids, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve read “If You Give A Mouse a Cookie.” And the classic tale is coming to Amazon Prime Video as an Amazon Kids Original on Nov. 7.

That’s the headliner of Amazon’s fall lineup. We’ll also see “Wishenpoof” land Sept. 26, and “Sigmund and the Sea Monsters” hit on Oct. 13. “The Stinky and  [Read More…]

Best Android Phone for Kids

The time has come. You’ve decided your kid needs a phone. These are their best options!

Best overall Moto G5 Plus

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Motorola has been the budget phone champion for years now, and its most recent releases are no exception. The Moto G5 Plus is inexpensive without being cheap, especially when it comes to a solid battery and better-than-average camera. The software is solid and simple, with the promise of consistent updates to  [Read More…]

Best HTC Vive Experiences For Kids

What games can kids play on HTC Vive?

The HTC Vive is a wonderful VR system that has an incredible library of games and other experiences thanks to support through Steam. A lot of VR is based around shooting or scaring the pants off of you — blame it on the gun-like Vive controllers and the immersion level — but there are plenty of great experiences that are also suitable for children.

Remember, it’s never a bad  [Read More…]

Netflix now lets kids choose their own adventure

Netflix is adding interactive branching stories for kids. What about big kids?

Netflix is announcing something pretty cool — interactive storytelling. Beginning with Dreamworks’ Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale, kids will be able to use their controller to choose the narrative direction of a particular story.

It doesn’t work on Android or Chromecast yet, but it will, and by the time it does there will be another show — Buddy Thunderstruck: The Maybe Pile —  [Read More…]

Best Smartwatch For Kids

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Best overall VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX

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Instead of a tool for connecting to a smartphone, VTech created an experience that is mostly toy but partially useful. Amid all the games and onboard camera tricks you’ll find a functional calendar for appointments, a voice memo app, and several other tools that work well with the smartwatch aesthetic. This is a great way to get kids thinking about using  [Read More…]

Sphero made a Spider-Man your kids can talk to like an Amazon Echo

Sphero’s contract with Disney now includes Marvel, which is great for all of us nerds. I guess kids will like it, too.

We’ve seen Sphero bring BB-8 and Lightning McQueen to life over the last year, but now is the time of superheroes. A little Spider-Man can now stand on a pedestal and interact with anyone who taps the logo on his chest, in a way that is not terribly unlike an Amazon Echo speaker without the wake command.  [Read More…]

Best Tablets for Kids 2017

If you’re in the market for kid-friendly tablets, we’ve got a list of contenders.

Every kid wants a tablet. They’re fun, portable, easy to use, and they keep the little ones entertained. If your children have seen you working (or playing) on a tablet, chances are they want to play, too.

Deciding to invest in a tablet for your child is a big step, and there are a number of qualities to consider: price, parental controls, and  [Read More…]