Smartwatches have gained popularity as fashionable wearable technology that significantly simplifies our daily life. And now your kid can have a hand (and a wrist) in these entertaining accessories. More than ever before, children nowadays are growing up with technology.
Kids’ smartwatches are less powerful and more affordable than adult models because they are made with younger age groups in mind. They are stuffed with games and apps to keep your kids busy and engaged, and some even have built-in cameras for taking selfies.
The TickTalk 4’s GPS tracking, geofencing, and SOS button reduce parental anxiety. Additionally, it provides entertainment for children by streaming music or stories via iHeart Radio Family. Your child can contact people, communicate with them, add up to 50 contacts, make video calls, and take pictures.
We advise the Gabb Z2 if you want a cell phone for your kid that has more limitations than an adult smartphone. It has all the features of a smartphone—calling, texting, sending group messages, taking pictures and videos, listening to music—but it does not have an internet connection or a method to download games.
The Angel Watch combines a GPS tracker, a health monitor, and a phone service for children. The Angel Watch’s SOS feature, which triggers after three seconds and makes three pre-programmed calls in a loop until someone answers,
Xplora X5 Play
The Xplora X5 Play was the go-to before the Gabb Watch if you wanted games and GPS tracking combined into one stylish kids’ smartwatch. The sheer number of games that are available, all of which are intended to get your child moving, helps it maintain its competitiveness.
vívofit jr. 3
A waterproof fitness tracker that encourages your child to exercise is the Garmin vívofit jr. 3. It records their active minutes, steps, and sleep patterns to support the development of healthy habits. Using their own fitness trackers, parents can set daily activity goals, personalize an “in case of emergency” screen with their contact information, and take part in fitness competitions.
These are a few pocket-sized (or smaller) devices that kids can wear or carry for parents who mostly want to track a child’s whereabouts and prefer a completely screen-free option. We have tested several of these gadgets.