Gadgets at large are designed for people who partially understand its features, limits, capabilities, and safety guidelines. Gadgets for young children, however, have to improve a kid’s quality of life without requiring the finesse of a teenager. Here are some devices for tech-savvy parents who want a real device designed for their juniors, amidst the crowd of gimmicky trinkets that are nothing more than child’s play.
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Young children require special diets, and the Baby Bullet food-preparation blender helps. It’s created by the same folks who made the highly-popular Magic Bullet blender, and it’s also filled with sensible features that cater to the young ones (even though it’s designed to be operated by adults).
It comes with two different blending bowls for different type of toddler diets, six date-dial cups for storing pre-mixed food while traveling, and individual blades specially designed for purees or for milling rice.
Kinsa smart thermometer
The Kinsa smart thermometer doesn’t simply give you a temperature reading when it comes to monitoring a feverish tot. It records every occurrence of fevers, random symptoms, and medicine prescriptions onto your phone via phone app. The recorded information can also be forwarded to other family members or your family doctor, making it useful for noting small details that can be crucial to fast recovery.
Kidz gear unplugged wireless headphones
Like many other wireless headphones, these ones come with Bluetooth, but with kid-friendly features – an adult can use the provided adapter plug to in their own headset, allowing them to check on what their kids listen to. There’s a built-in option to limit the volume loudness to prevent hearing damage. There are optional accessories like microphones for voice calls, and wired audio cable, but they are sold separately.
Kid Lid duaL Function case For iPhone 6/6s
The Kid lid iPhone case comes integrates with child-safety and childrestriction features into one accessory. The case itself prevents app-switching, and it comes with a pressure fit form to prevent kids from removing the casing. Besides protecting the child, it also guards the device – it has reinforced corners to take knocks, and raised edges around screen to prevent scratches on the phone’s display.
Tinitell is a voice-call wearable for kids, and it comes in the form factor of a watch. Pushing the big button will make a call to a selected list of stored contacts, leaving your call contactable even when they’ve gone out of sight. Calling requires a SIM card and you can keep 12 contacts on the wearable. It comes with GPS positioning and smartphone pairing, which is extra helpful for extra slippery kids.
Samsung galaxy tab 3 kids
If you are familiar with Samsung tablets, this is the for-toddlers version. The user interface is specifically made for children, and it comes with both Kids Mode and Parental Controls. To monitor usage frequency, it comes with Time Manager that can restrict use of the tablet to certain hours. It’s also a fullfledged tablet, so disabling Kids Mode would make the device usable for adults.