A good camera can help make picture-taking enjoyable and easy, especially when it has digital technology. That technology has now expanded into cameras made especially for kids, which often have simpler, easy-to-use versions of the features found on regular cameras and a few kid-friendly frills to match. Children may enjoy using the family camera but can benefit from having one of their own. Whether you’re looking for a first camera for a young child or a slightly more sophisticated camera with video and game options, you’ll be sure to find something in this list of popular camera choices for kids.
1.The VTech Kidizoom Camera Connect
The VTech Kidizoom Camera Connect comes in blue or pink. Besides its cool look, it’s a camera with plenty of actual features, including a 4x digital zoom and 128 MB of internal memory. Compatible with both PC and Apple, the camera stores up to 1000 pictures but also has a micro SD slot for memory expansion. Kids will enjoy the voice and video recording options and also the fun border effects they can use with their photos.
2. The VTech Kidizoom Spin and Smile Camera
The VTech Kidizoom Spin and Smile Camera also comes in pink or blue. It has a twisting lens and a 4x digital zoom with a built-in flash. It comes with 256 MB of memory with the opportunity to expand memory capacity via microSD or SDHC. Parents will appreciate its automatic shut-off feature which helps lengthen the life of the battery, while kids will enjoy its cool voice recording effects.
3. The VTech Kidizoom Action Cam
The VTech Kidizoom Action Cam can take both videos and stop-motion videos as well as photographs and time-lapse photos. It has a 1.4 inch color LCD screen and a rechargeable battery. Recommended for children ages 4 to 9, in comes in either a yellow/black color combination or in purple. Games, photo effects and frames are a few of its other great features.
4. Fisher-Price Kid-Tough Digital Camera
Children three and up can enjoy taking pictures with the Fisher-Price Kid-Tough Digital Camera. Since toddlers and preschoolers can be tough on toys, it makes good sense that they should have a tough and durable camera to match their enthusiasm. Easy for young children to use, the camera comes with storage capacity for over 2000 pictures. It has a 4x zoom and a 0.3 mega pixel imager.
5. Frozen 3-Piece Adventure Kit with Camera, Flashlight and Binoculars
The Frozen 3-Piece Adventure Kit with Camera, Flashlight and Binoculars is a themed gift set that little Frozen fans are bound to squeal over. It’s also a budget-friendly way to introduce your child to an actual film camera. The set comes with a 35 mm film camera, a small flashlight (batteries not included) and a pair of compact binoculars. The set is decorated with characters from the hit movie.
6. Monster High 38048 Digital Video Recorder with Camera
The Monster High 38048 Digital Video Recorder with Camera is a compact video recorder and camera with a flip screen so kids can film themselves. Decorated in bold Monster High style, it has a screen you can turn 180 degrees and snap n’ share editing software. It also has a microphone and is connectible to your TV via an in/out AV cable (which you will need to supply).
7. Disney Frozen 2.1mp Digital Camera with 1.5 Inch LCD Preview Screen
The Frozen theme continues with the Disney Frozen 2.1mp Digital Camera with 1.5 Inch LCD Preview Screen. Anna and Elsa grace the front of this sky-blue camera which can take about 100 photos before you need to download. Kids can also use the built-in software to create special effects.
8. Disney 81005-KM 2.1MP Digital Camera with 1-Inch LCD Screen
If you’re looking for a camera for a little girl who loves Disney princesses, you might find the Disney 81005-KM 2.1MP Digital Camera with 1-Inch LCD Screen (Pink) is just the right gift. It’s compact and light, weighing only 7.5 ounces. The rubberized grip makes it easy to hold onto, and the 1.5 inch LCD screen lets kids preview their images. The photo editing software may be its nicest feature, allowing children to create things like slide shows, stickers and scrapbooks. Parents will also appreciate how easy it is to move photos to the computer via its USB connection. The camera requires three AAA batteries which are not included.
9. The Discovery Kids Digital Camera
The Discovery Kids Digital Camera is a sturdy camera with soft grips and a carrying strap. It comes with a USB cable and can easily connect to your computer so children can see their photos and videos. Recommended for children ages three and up, the camera has 16 MB of memory so it can store up to 120 photographs before you need to download. The 1.5 inch LCD display is in full color and the camera itself comes in either blue or purple — you get to choose. You will need four AA batteries which are not included.
10. Disney Princess Digital Video Recorder
Little ones will find taking videos fun and easy with the Disney Princess Digital Video Recorder (38005). Lightweight and slim, this dark pink camera is decorated with a Disney princess motif. It has a preview screen and a built-in microphone as well as some basic video software that allows children to edit their shots right on screen. It also comes with an SD card slot and the required lithium ion battery.