While we’re big believers in limiting screen time for kids, at the same time we also believe in the educational value of interacting with technology from a young age (just not too young!). It’s all about knowing how to make the most out of your device for use in moderation, and to make sure you’re across the parental controls on each specific device your kids have access to.

What are the benefits of screen time for kids?

When used in moderation, there are definitely some fantastic benefits of interactive screen time for children aged two and above. Used sparingly, it can improve motor skills and coordination, as well as encourage thinking and questioning.

The all-new Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition is a fantastic educational tool and opens the door to thousands of educational apps, games, videos and online books. If you’re not sure where to start, check out our round-up of the best fun and educational apps for toddlers and preschoolers available for free download on your Fire tablet.

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The all-new Fire HD 8 Kids Edition in kid-proof case retails at £139.99. The tablet benefits from an 8” HD display with 32GB storage, and most importantly up to 12 hours battery life.

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