Now that your home has become the central hub for both work and school, you may want a way to separate the two. This is a great time to get your child their own Amazon Echo device to communicate, listen to music, do research, etc. You can pick up an all-new Echo Dot Kids Edition, 4th Gen for under $40.
The Echo Dot is Amazon’s most popular smart speaker with Alexa, but this one is made especially for kids. However, it’s a full-functioning device, the same as any Echo – it’s not a toy. It looks like one, though, ensuring their enjoyment, as it comes in one of two animal designs, either a tiger or a panda.
Kids can have fun and learn when using the Echo Dot Kids Edition. They can get homework help and set alarms for when they need to sit down for their remote learning sessions. Additionally, there’s kid-friendly entertainment that comes with the device. It ships with a year of Amazon Kids+, which gives them access to kid-friendly Audible books, interactive games, and of course, educational skills. You can choose to continue after one year for $2.99/month plus tax. The Dot will also play music, read stories, and call friends and family.
It wouldn’t be a worthwhile device for your kids without parental controls. The kid-friendly Echo Dot parental controls are easy to use, allowing you to set daily time limits, filter explicit content, and review your child’s activity. This is all available in the Amazon Parent Dashboard.
Save $20 and buy your child their own Dot for just $39.99 and choose between the tiger and the panda.
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