Kids Tablets to Buy (or Avoid)
Tablets are a convenient way for kids to learn how to use technology. With these slates they can play educational apps such as Busy Shapes from Edoki Academy and mobile games such as Toca Hair Salon Me, as well as stream shows including Arthur and Paw Patrol. The only catch is that you can't simply hand your new iPad off to Junior and not worry. Without solid parental controls, you never know if your kid will wind up buying power-ups in Jetpack Joyride or view mature content they're not ready for. This is where tablets made for kids come in handy.
Amazon's recently introduced an updated version of its 7-inch Fire Kids tablet and an entirely new $129 8-inch model, our new favorite kids tablet. On top of excellent parental controls, a fantastic warranty and access to thousands of books, videos, educational apps and games, it offers long battery life and a bright display.
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