Laptop computers for children are really fun and they can also be great educational tools. They can help kids learn the alphabet, build vocabulary and acquire reading skills. They can also teach kids how to count and recognize numbers.
With laptop computers, kids participate in many fun learning activities. They also get an instructive introduction to using computers which helps them familiarize themselves with technology early on.
Kids usually love these toys, which is another added benefit of laptop computers for children as they can be used for educational purposes. For babies (ages 0-3), we recommend the Baby's First Laptop. This interactive baby laptop plays music (Twinkle Twinkle Little Star), stimulates your baby’s senses and helps promote activity in the brain. The toy includes a mouse, a floppy disc and a crinkling number pad. The baby laptop is baby safe and is washable.
For toddlers (ages 2-5), we recommend the LeapFrog My Own Leaptop by Leapfrog. It is one of the laptops for children, that helps kids learn the alphabet using phonics. That means that kids learn the sound the alphabet makes and learn the recite their ABCs. With this children’s laptop kids practice listening and reading skills.
Various learning activities teach kids to identify animals and their sounds. The Leaptop opens like a laptop, is very durable and leighweight which also makes it a travel-friendly toy. Another great feature of the toy is that it can be connected to the computer and to the internet with the included USB cable whichs allows you to customize the laptop.
We also recommend the Vtech Tote and Go Laptop (ages 3 and up). It includes 30 learning activities that teach language and math. What we also like about this children’s laptop is cheap and that its rugged construction makes it very durable.
For slightly older children, the Fisher-Price Fun-2-Learn Color Flash Laptop. It can teach kids letters (both lowercase and upper case) and numbers through phonics. It also includes a kid tough silicone rubber keyboard, a cordless mouse and is extremely shock resistant.
For older children (ages 5 and above), we recommend the Children’s Computer Study Assistant Laptop. It one of the laptop computers for children that includes a Qwerty keyboard and that can thus teach kids how to type. The children’s laptop also features 20 learning activities that teach kids letters, numbers and words. It also includes matching, drawing and shooting games which are sure to entertain your child.
An even more sophisticated children’s laptop is the Discovery Kids Teach & Talk Exploration Laptop by Discovery. It provides over 60 learning activities under categories such as solar system, wild nature, geography, inventions and games 4 brains. The laptop is very interactive and even speaks to the user which encourages continuous learning. The LCD screen and the 63-key keyboard help youngsters familiarize themselves with real computing.