Safety.com’s Top 10 Wearables for Kids

There’s no doubt about it, parenting is tough. We all feel like we could use some assistance now and then. Here's some great news, with these top 10 wearables, you can get some of that welcomed parental assistance, while your kid sees you as the hero who bought them a new piece of technology!
Updated Apr 16, 2020
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  • Best Overall

    VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2

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    Featuring two cameras and bright kid-friendly colors, this touchscreen smartwatch allow kids to record video, play games, snap selfies and tell time on one of its 55 customizable watch faces, which come in both analog and digital. Promoting healthy activities as well, the Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2 also serves as a step counter and motion sensor.

    Stand-out features include

    • 55 customizable watch faces
    • Swimproof
    • Option for parental controls
  • Best for Exercise

    FitBit Ace 2

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    FitBit Ace and Ace 2 are the only FitBit products developed specifically for kids. With your child’s constant movement in mind, FitBit Ace 2, is designed is highly durable while still lightweight. Rewards such as virtual badges and contests such as the family’s step leaderboard keep kids eager to stay on their feet.

    Stand-out features include

    • Designed durably to move with your active child
    • Virtual badges and avatars motivate kids to move
    • Animated clock faces customized to each child’s preference
  • Best for Learning

    Leapfrog Leapband

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    Tailored to the interests of children ages 4-7, Leapfrog Leadband  teaches kids to be healthy, nurturing and active through entertaining activities, challenges and rewards.

    Stand-out features include

    • Designed specifically for kids ages 4-7
    • 50 imaginative and active play challenges
    • Creative digital games incentivize activity
  • Garmin Vivofit Jr 2

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    More than a kid’s activity tracker, Vivofit Jr 2 makes Garmin’s partnership with Disney public known through special Mickey Mouse, Avengers and Star Wars wristbands. Shower and swim proof, Vivofit also boasts a battery life last up to one year.

    Stand-out features include

    • Dual Cameras and Customized Watch Faces
    • Changeable wristband
    • Option for parental controls
  • Frewico x10 Waterproof Mini Watch Bluetooth Speaker

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    Kid’s can bring their favorite tunes anywhere with this special bluetooth  wrist watch that seems to do everything but tell time. Smartphones are a big step, but kids will still keep pleading for them. With this watch, they’ll get the excitement and the loud music without the smartphone. It’s also perfect for anyone in the family who loves to swim or run.

    Stand-out features include

    • Hands-free calls
    • Selfie Shutter
    • LED-flashing lights
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