Best Camcorder Toy For Kids

by Kid Crave | Last Updated: 04/21/2015

If you want a gadget that your child can enjoy for hours, look for the best kids camcorder as it can provide hours of fun and exploration. In the past, video recorders or camcorders were something only adults could afford to tinker with.

Now, with advances in technology, kids toy companies are producing state of the art kids video recorders that have lots of awesome features. Better still, they are easy to learn and kid-proof. If you are thinking of buying one, here are two recommendations for you to consider:

Best Camcorders for Kids

Fisher Price Kids Camcorder

The Fisher Price model is one of the best video recorders for kids on the market today. It is very durable, meaning your child won’t break it within minutes of playing.

There are 2 colors to choose from. The one pictured below is the blue color. There is also a pink version.

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Here are the reasons why we recommend this product:

Despite its good points, there are some weakness you should be aware of:

Overall though, it is still a great camcorder for kids. The most important thing is that it is tough and wouldn’t break upon any kind of rough play.

VTech Video Recorder for Kids

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The Vtech kids camcorder is another strong candidate. It has a 4 in 1 functionality that allows the kids to: (i) take pictures, (ii) record videos, (iii) play games and (iv) create effects for the images. Considering all these functions with the price you are paying, this is a very solid toy.

Like the Fisher Price kids-tough camera, this VTech model can survive drops and other kinds of rough play. In addition, it has a smart design that is tailored for kids. For example, there is the 2 eye window for kids who have not learnt how to wink. The side of the camera is also coated with anti-slip material to provide a more solid grip. All in all, the product is top-notch.

In terms of the functions, your kids will probably have lots of fun taking pictures, shooting videos and even playing the games. There is an animation maker app that you can download to animate the pictures that have been taken. In addition, your child can also add effects to the images and 5 sound effects for the videos. This camera pretty much covers a lot of things you want a kids camcorder to do.

For usability, the interface of the video recorder is easy to navigate. It is designed to look like a virtual joystick. Moving it in different directions will lead to the different functions mentioned above. When the kids wants to change the function, simply press the home button and that will take him or her back to the joystick interface.

Flaws wise, it is about the same as the Fisher Price model. There is no flash so the camera will struggle with dark places. The quality of the image is also rather limited but that is to be expected from a kids camera.

Final Thoughts

If you are looking for the best camcorder for kids, both of the models mentioned above will be good choices.

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