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Best Kindle for Kids

Updated on September 20, 2014

The Kindle Tablet for Kids

Hands down, the best Kindle for kids is the Kindle Fire HD! The device makes a great gift or educational tool for children of all ages. Not only is it fun, but the Kindle Fire can be used as an educational tool for reading, learning games, and educational videos.

While all Kindles work well for encouraging kids to read, the Kindle Fire has many features that are not available with a basic Kindle.

Since the Kindle Fire was not designed especially for kids, there are several accessories available to make it 'kid proof' and less susceptible to damage, scratches and cracks. Here you will find everything you need to know about the Kindle Fire for kids including several ebooks, covers and cases, accessories and much more.

5 Reasons Why The Kindle Fire is the Best Tablet for Kids

Why the Kindle Fire is Great For Kids

1. Encourages reading! There are thousands of children's eBooks available online that are either free or inexpensive- usually a fraction of the normal book cost.

2. Educational Apps- Educational games are available on Amazon for kids of all ages. Math, spelling and reading games are perfect for kids to learn while playing.

3. Keep them entertained- The Kindle Fire is a great device for entertaining kids. Road trips, doctor visits, quiet time and rainy days can all benefit from reading a great book or playing an educational game on the Kindle Fire HD.

4. Teach them technology- In today's world, technology is everywhere! Teach you child the value of technology and how to use it.

5. Games, games, and more games! With hundreds of game available for only a few dollars and thousands of free Kindle Fire games for kids they will never get bored. From fun, fast paced games to education games, you can find them all for the Kindle Fire!

Free Parental Control App for the Kindle Fire

Kids Place - Parental Control
Kids Place - Parental Control

The Kindle Fire HD allows kids to read their favorite ebooks, watch videos, play games, download apps, including educational apps, and surf the web. If you are worried about your child surfing the web or downloading apps that may be inappropriate for their age, then be sure to download the Parental Control app from Kids Place.

Best of all the Kids Place Parental Control App is free!

 

Free Parental Control App for Kindle

Kids Place - Parental Control
Kids Place - Parental Control

The Kindle Fire HD allows kids to read their favorite ebooks, watch videos, play games, download apps, including educational apps, and surf the web. If you are worried about your child surfing the web or downloading apps that may be inappropriate for their age, then be sure to download the free Parental Control app from Kids Place.

 

Kindle Fire Cases for Kids

Protect Their Kindle Fire with a Protective Case

Here are some of the top Kindle Fire cases for kids. You can find hundreds more at Kindle Fire Cases on Amazon.com.

What Are Your Thoughts on the Kindle Fire HD?

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      educationalfun 4 years ago

      Kindle tablet for kids makes it easy for them to be able to explore their reading skills by use of an educational tool to enhance their reading culture. Loaded with fun and games this is bound to get kids coming back for more over and over again. A good thing too since they need to keep up with technology as well in these times too. http//educationalfun.info

      Regards

      Daniele Wren

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      mommyplus3kids 4 years ago

      I still can decide which one is the best. Thanks for sharing

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      resabi 5 years ago

      I love my Kindle and think technology is an essential part of life these days. I'm torn because of my lifelong love of books and wondering whether introduction of the Kindle as a substitute too early in the process might deny my child the pleasures of reading an actual book. Besides, when the battery runs down...

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      Tony Bonura 5 years ago from Tickfaw, Louisiana

      Kindles for kids is a great idea.

      Tonyb

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      marynjohnson 5 years ago

      Kindle Fire is great as price and encourages kids to read. Also I found many great education apps for my toddlers.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I have heard that Kindles are great.

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      Stephanie 5 years ago from DeFuniak Springs

      @Bonfire Designs: Bonfire, it's funny you say that. My nieces have them in elementary school! I see the pros and cons to the kids having them. At least they don't have to keep up with and carry all those books. It teaches them technology and how to be 'responsible' and take care of things. On the downside, those things are pretty delicate considering you have 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders running around with them. On the other hand, they only a a $50 replacement fee which is better than a $150 book fee. So yeah, pretty good idea.

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      Bonfire Designs 5 years ago

      Kindle Fire is a great gift idea for kids, I think schools should stop worrying about printing text books and give each child a kindle fire for the school year with parental controls on the internet part. Great idea and the wonderful wave of the future.

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      MichelleGaut 5 years ago

      I find it hard to believe that anyone would give their child a device that connects them to the Internet.

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