The 5 Best Tablets for Kids (PHOTOS)

by on December 1, 2012

A portable tablet is a great way to keep your kids entertained on an airplane or a long car trip if you’re travelling this holiday season. These tablets are pre-loaded with educational content, (plus you can purchase more) and built-in accelerometers for gaming. The best thing is that they’re built with kids in mind, so you do not need to worry about watching your iPad screen shatter if it is dropped. These are built with hard plastic that enables a firm grip, as well as take a fair amount of drops and dings.

1. LeapPad2

Ages: 3-9


2. Kurio 7

The Kurio 7 from Techno Source is a 7” multi-touchscreen tablet that looks much more tablet-like than the others. It’s running on the Android operating system so its a tablet you can use when the kids are willing to give it up. It also has built-in Wi-Fi.

Parents have complete control over everything from internet access and time control to app management and comprehensive web filtering, and can create up to 8 different user profiles each with separate customizable settings.

Ages: 3 and up


3. Oregon Scientific MEEP

The Oregon Scientific MEEP tablet has a 7″ screen and a nice rubberized grip for kids, and also comes with lots of add-on accessories.

Ages: 6 and up


4. Nabi  2

The Nabi 2 is a powerful tablet, basically a Google Nexus 7, dressed up in kids clothes. It’s got an orange rubbery case around it for good grip, parental controls, and comes pre-loaded with games and educational apps. It also has a Nexus 7 price tag.

Ages: 3 and up



5. Tabeo

Tabeo is a kids tablet developed and designed by Toys“R”Us. It’s a 7-inch, multi-touch tablet comes with 50 free, pre-installed apps and parental controls. Of course there are Tabeo-branded accessories to complement the device – from noise-cancelling headphones and colorful earbuds, to stylish folio cases.

Ages 3+



Which one of theses tablets of kids do you like? Let us know what you think.

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