5 Things You Can Do if Buy Kindle Fire for Your Children as Christmas Gift
Since 2012, Kindle Fire tablets become one of the most popular gift idea for Christmas, as far as I remember, in 2012 Amazon sold over 4 million Kindle Fire tablets in Christmas season, and I belive the number is growing fast these years.
Based on my obversation and Amazon’s marketing strategy, more and more people buy Kindle Fire tablets for their children, as tablets is more than an entertainment gadget, it can also be a good education tool.
If you also want to buy a Kindle Fire (HD) tablet to your child, or maybe you’ve already bought one. Here is a to-do list for you, which makes the Kindle Fire tablet a better gift when your child get it.
1. Kindle Fire Kids Edition
In 2015, Amazon released a Kindle Fire designed for Kids, basically it’s a Kindle Fire HD 7 with a bumper protective case and extra 2-year worry-free guarantee.
What’s more, you can also get 1 year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited for free, which includes free access to 10,000 kid-friendly books, movies, TV shows, educational apps, and games.
If this Kindle Fire is exclusively bought for your child, the Kids Edition can be a good choice.
2. Kindle Fire HD 8 and 10 Cases for Kids
Some parents may buy a Fire HD 8 or Fire HD 10, if your children also use it frequently, you should consider a protective for kids.
Compared to normal Kindle Fire cases, the cases for kids are designed to be the better solution for drops, bumps, and the typical mayhem caused by children.
Check the Best Kindle Fire HD 8 and 10 Cases for Kids.
3. Must-read Books for Kids
When buying a Kindle Fire tablet to your children, I recommend you make them an example that this gadget is more than a toy. At the first place it’s for study.
Therefore you can pre-load some good books for kids before sending the Kindle Fire tablet as gift.
Here are 12 Must Read Kindle Books for Kids, mainly for children age 4-12. All of them are available in Amazon Kindle book store.
4. Best Kindle Fire Apps for Kids
Beside readings, you can also use apps to make your children learn things. There are tons of eudcational apps in Amazon App Store.
Here is a list of best Kindle Fire apps for kids, covers age 3-10. You can download them all in Amazon App Store within clicks, no technical tricks required.
5. Set parental control password
Why setting a parental control password?
“Parental Controls password” stops your children from Web Browser, Kindle Store and Cloud. In other words, without knowing “Parental Controls password” your children can still use a Kindle Fire tablet and enjoy the books, music, videos, apps and games already in the device, but they are not able to buy any new stuff from Amazon store to the device.
You can find the parental control option in Kindle Fire’s settings menu.