My kids have been tablet users for a few years now. They’ve had kid tablets that have been built tough but not “real” enough for them. They’ve had “real” tablets that haven’t been tough enough too. Yup we have cracked a few screens. The new Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet is a real full-fledged tablet that is also tough enough for kids. It includes a durable, lightweight kid-proof case to help protect it against drops and bumps. Plus Amazon is offering an amazing 2-year guarantee. No matter what happens, if the Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition breaks whether on accident or purpose, it will be replaced for free!! That’s an extra cost savings (and one less worry) for me. I usually invest in a 3rd party warranty because I know kids, especially mine, can and will drop their tablet.
No questions Asked 2 year warranty!!
Now I didn’t tell the kids about this crazy warranty. I wouldn’t want to encourage accidental clumsiness, especially since they still play with my phone! They really shouldn’t ask to play with my phone very often though. The Amazon Fire HD features a quad-core processor, vivid HD display and front and rear cameras. With their new Fire HD tablet they should be able to do everything they want, including taking fun pictures and filming videos.
It’s a REAL tablet.
Another awesome feature my boys love is the year of FreeTime Unlimited that’s included. This gives them unlimited access to 5,000 free books, movies, TV shows, educational apps and games. Did you catch the FREE part? I love that FreeTime is curated for kids, so I don’t have to question what they are downloading and because it’s free they don’t have to ask me for my password every time they want to download something new. While FreeTime doesn’t include EVERY game in the universe, it has plenty of apps to keep my boys happy including LEGO Batman, Toy Story: Smash It! and Cut the Rope. Quinn LOVES browsing apps and not having to ask me for permission for every new app. With free kid-friendly apps, I don’t have to worry about what they are downloading or unexpected $50 charges.
Curated kid-friendly collection for FREE!
Speaking of permissions and controls, my favorite feature is the parental controls. You can have up 4 different child profiles, each one with different screen time limits or educational goals. You can even limit access to specific titles from your own content collection. We only have a few kids movies on our amazon account, so I let the kids have access to those.
Great Parental Controls
Using your 4-digit pass code allows parents to get out of the kid profiles and allows you access to adjust their settings or access the internet normally.
The Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet is available in a green, blue or pink case. Regular pricing is $149 for the 6″ tablet and $189 for the 7″ tablet. I have seen sales though, as much as $30 cheaper! Even at full price, it’s still an awesome value with the access to apps, parental controls and the 2-year warranty! That’s great news for me, it looks like I’ll be buying a 2nd tablet so the kids don’t have to share.
What’s your child’s favorite app?
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