Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.

Children getting bored? Don’t miss these cheap kids tablet deals for June 2020

Kids’ tablets can be wonderful for kids and parents. Kids can take the tablets anywhere in the house or on vacation and choose from a wide selection of entertainment content. Parents can relax, knowing their child’s tablet selections are curated for age-appropriate, engaging, and educational content. There are plenty of cheap kids tablets available and we’ve rounded up all the best kids tablet deals from Kindle, Amazon Fire, and Samsung.

Today’s best kids tablet deals

  • HighQ 7″ Learning Tab Jr. featuring Kidomi$60 ($40 off)
  • Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition$100
  • Amazon Kindle Kids Edition$110 with 1-year FreeTime Unlimited and $25 Shutterfly credit ($25 off)
  • Kindle Kids Edition Essentials Bundle with Screen Protector and AC Adapter$128, ($15 off)
  • Samsung – Galaxy Tab A Kids Edition – 8-inch, 32GB – Silver – $150

Samsung - Galaxy Kids Tab E Lite - 7" - 8GB - White

$80 $130
Expires soon
Samsung's Galaxy Kids Tab E Lite has a 7-inch 1024 x 600 display and 8 GB of storage. Includes apps from Dreamworks, National Geographic, Sesame Street. Also has parental controls and protective case.

HighQ 7" Learning Tab Jr. featuring Kidomi

$50 $100
Expires soon
This Android-based 7-inch tablet comes with a free trial of Kidomi interactive entertainment app, packed with hundreds of games and books. It has a drop-proof gel case with dual cameras.

Kindle Kids Edition Essentials Bundle including Screen Protector and AC Adapter

$128 $143
Expires soon
all-new Kndle Kids Edition Essential bundle with 1-year FreeTime Unlimited subscription, 2-year worry-free guarantee, kid-friendly cover, and screen protector
$25 Shutterfly credit and 1-year FreeTime Unlimited

Amazon - Kindle Kids Edition

Expires soon
Kids can get their own Kindle with a 6-inch anti-glare display, 8GB memory, and Word Wise and Vocabulary Builder tools. It runs for weeks on a single battery charge.
3-month Office 365 Trial and 1-year FreeTime Unlimited

Amazon - Fire 7 Kids Edition 2019 release - 7" - Tablet - 16GB - Blue

Expires soon
Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition has a protective case, easy-to-use parental controls, dual 2.0 MP cameras, 16 GB of storage, and a 7-inch display. Includes a 1-year subscription to FreeTime Unlimited.
3-month Office 365 and 1-year FreeTime Unlimited

Amazon - Fire HD Kids Edition - 8-inch Tablet - 32GB 8th

Expires soon
The Kids Edition tablet has a 1200x800 resolution 8-inch display with a polarizing light filter and a protective case. It boasts dual cameras, 32GB of internal storage, and a microSD card slot.

How to choose a kids tablet

When you’ve decided to buy a tablet for one or more kids in your family, it helps to know what to look for, because the best tablets for adults could be expensive mistakes for kids. A manufacturer’s features chart can be overwhelming, but finding a tablet for your kids doesn’t have to be an ordeal.

Factors to consider when choosing a kids tablet

  • Durability — Kids, especially younger children, can be tough on screens and cases. Most tablets built for kids have protective cases of some sort. Many also have screen protectors. Check out the manufacturer’s warranty. Amazon, for example, has a two-year replacement warranty under which all you have to do is send in a broken kid’s edition tablet, and Amazon will send a replacement.
  • Age-appropriate content — A tablet with content that’s right for toddlers won’t be a big hit with 9-year-olds. Tablets often include games, books, music, apps, and video. Amazon’s FreeTime Unlimited allows parents to configure Kindle Kids Editions and Fire Kids Edition Tablets for ages 3 to 5, 6 to 8, or 9 to 12.
  • Privacy — Tablets typically have one or two cameras, speakers, and often a microphone. All tablets connect via wireless technology with various combinations of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cellular connections. Check for privacy controls, including a way to turn off the camera.
  • Parental controls — Most tablets for kids have some form of parental oversight and control. Various companies use a settings app on the tablet, internet or mobile apps that parents can use to configure and manage the kids’ tablet or a Parents Dashboard on a website. Control can include usage time, scheduling, specific content titles or categories, and more.
  • Hardware features — Depending on how your child uses the tablet, different hardware features matter. For example, a high-resolution display and decent speakers are essential for watching movies and TV shows on a table. A powerful processor and ample memory allow apps and media to run at full speed. A lot of storage allows your kids to keep a lot of books, games, or video content on the tablet, which means an internet connection won’t be necessary. If your child uses the tablet for homework, they’ll need productivity software, especially a word processor.

The secret to success in choosing a tablet for your child

The safest course in deciding what kids tablet to buy is to find out what your child’s friends use and like. Check that their parents are also happy with the tablet and go for it. Not only will you have trusted advice, but you’ll also have built-in local support.

We strive to help our readers find the best deals on quality products and services, and we choose what we cover carefully and independently. The prices, details, and availability of the products and deals in this post may be subject to change at anytime. Be sure to check that they are still in effect before making a purchase.

Digital Trends may earn commission on products purchased through our links, which supports the work we do for our readers.

Editors' Recommendations