The BEST Tablet for Kids



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The BEST Tablet for Kids

Have you ever picked up your cell phone, only to find that almost everything has changed on it? Every setting is different, every button has been pushed, and you have 49 new photos and videos starring your children joyfully playing with your phone? Yeah, it happens to us too. And I found a fix for that problem. Your kids are going to go crazy for this!! We recently got a Kurio Xtreme tablet for our kids and it came with over $300 dollars of apps and games that kids love (and some apps that I used to have on my phone but don’t need on my phone anymore!) Our family loves the kid-friendly tablet SO much that I’ve teamed up with Kurio to bring your family a FREE Kurio Xtreme! Just think of how excited your kids would be to open this on Christmas morning:

Kurio Xtreme

What I love most about our Kurio Xtreme is that we use it strictly for the kids. They no longer reach for MY phone, tablet, or laptop (SCORE!). It also happens to be the safest tablet for kids. It allows bigger kids the ability to browse the web safely and offers several smart parental controls. I love to be controlling… when it comes to my kids and the internet that is 🙂

And remember, I’m giving away a free one! Keep reading…

Parents use the Kurio Xtreme under a separate password protected profile which allows us to determine such things as time limits and block apps. Do you have more than 1 kid? So do we! Each child can have their own user profile and we, as parents, can control each one. In fact, it allows up to 8 user profiles. But, that’s a lot of kids. So, even if you have 3 or 4 children, you’re still good to go (ha!).

What do KIDS love about the Kurio Xtreme? Oh where do we begin? This tablet is the first of its kind. No really, the first tablet ever that has “body motion control gaming” (say it with me: first evaaahhhhhh)

Kurio Xtreme short

“Body motion control gaming” is a fancy way of saying that your body movements actually control the actions in the games! The kids actually move their bodies for swimming, running, and even skiing games! The Kurio Xtreme responds to their moves, making it not only fun to play, but really fun to watch too! Plus – just going to point out – that none of our other games have features like that. In fact, if they’re playing games on a tablet, they’re usually pretty sedentary. Not anymore! The Kurio Xtreme has 10 exclusive body motion games that your kids will go bonkers over (ours did!).

My kids also love the apps that were already installed when we bought it. Ever heard of Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride, Cut the Rope 2, or Subway Surfer? Yup, most parents know those games and most kids LOVE those games. I love that I don’t need them on my phone anymore (party!).

Another really fun feature is that kids can safely take videos and pictures. What does safely mean? Safely means that the silly photos they take won’t accidentally end up on YOUR Instagram, Facebook, or Snapchat account. It’s happened to me, several times.

In fact, this device has a super smart and super special independent internet filtering system, called the “Kurio Genius” which means it blocks any inappropriate content online. It’s safer than letting them play on the regular internet! It has security levels that cover over 500 million (yes million) websites. I LOVE that my kids won’t click on something and end up seeing scandalous and inappropriate things! The popups on regular apps can be nuts….

Kurio Xtreme2

The new Kurio Xtreme is available now! I bet your kids already know about the Kurio Xtreme, right? There’s even a good chance they’ve already asked you for one.

Ready to enter for your chance to win a Kurio Xtreme? I have one simple question for you to answer. By answering in a comment below, you’ve entered yourself into the contest. Easy peasy lemon squeezy! So when it comes to apps that your kids love to play,


I’ll go first: My kids love, love, love Talking Ginger. To be honest, I don’t even know how that app got on my phone. They found it! Now they have it on their Kurio Xtreme and I got to delete it from my phone! Yayaness!

Your turn: (whisper voice: good luck!)

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Kelly Dixon

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  1. My kids love Minecraft and anything LEGO!! Would love this tablet and so I can get back my tablet from them! 🙂

  2. My boys play Minecraft the most on my phone. I would love a tablet for more educational apps.

  3. My granddaughter loves some kitty program on my old smart phone. She would love to have one of these!

  4. Would love to win this for the kiddos! They would use this for everything from making music to doing homework and playing games!

  5. I would like to win this for my daughters boyfriends son I am not sure which apps he likes 🙂

  6. I like that each kid can have his own user profile so it is appropriate for all ages.
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  7. I’m excited because this would be a great way for my kids to have fun on long, snowy days, long trips in the car, or waiting at the dreaded doctors office! 🙂

  8. Different age kids, but the tops are Minecraft, Subway Surfer, Who Am I, and Teach Me. Would love this tablet so I can have my ipad back! LOL!

  9. My 7 year old uses a reading app called Raz-kids that his teacher can keep track of what he is reading, he can record himself reading so she can hear him, too. That’s the only app I have let him use. This tablet would be great for all three of my kids who haven’t had the chance to use apps yet.

  10. I have 2 nieces, one 1 1/2yars, 5 years and a nepew 6 years old. The oldest 2 always want my cell hone to play NFL or Temple Run games or play the ABC Tracing games. The 1 1/2 year old loves the ABC music video on my phone . it is teaching her to say words. She hits the wrong buttons which takes her off the video, with a sad face. I worry about them going to the wrong sites. I like the idea that this beautiful instrument of fun and learning is geared just for the kids. I would love for them to have the Kurio Extreme

  11. My kids have not crossed over into the app world! I have been looking for this Christmas, and I love this tablet, as it has parental controls!

  12. My little girl loves a tracing app we have on the tablet. We really haven’t downloaded many apps for her because we don’t want her using it all the time and breaking it. The Kurio Xtreme looks perfect for her!

  13. 2yo granddaughter taught grandpa how to play Angry Birds! (ok, it’s not the greatest app for a toddler, but we can blame it on her daddy that she knew how to play it.) 🙂

  14. My kids really like fruit ninja! That’s super fun for all of us to play, so the little kids and the big kids can do something fun together 🙂

  15. i dont really know the apps because im grandma not mom but i have seen her play fruit ninja

  16. My kiddos don’t have a favorite app yet because we don’t yet have a way for them to use apps. I’ve been trying to find a tablet for my oldest so that we have something on his long hospital days. I sure hope we win this one!

  17. My boys love fruit ninja. I would love for them to have this tablet. I love that it comes with motion games!

  18. My daughter hasn’t tried a tablet yet. I’m sure she’d like anything musical.


  19. My 7 year old daughter recently discovered Word Chums. You play scrabble with “friends” you know or just others playing it.

  20. What a super cool tablet! My little men would love taking pictures with it (as well as exploring all the other kid friendly apps!)

  21. My kids love subway surfers and fruit ninja and pretty much all games. Would love to win one my daughters would be so thrilled to get this for Christmas. Thanks for the chance!

  22. I love that you are the one who controls the downloading. It’s great to know that you can approve all the games you child we use and that along with educational games… they can have the regular APP ones as well. Fruit Ninja, Angry Birds… etc.

  23. My oldest loves the Starfall app and my middle kiddo loves the Thomas The Train puzzles app.

  24. My son loves anything super heroes. He wants to be a police officer when he grows up so he can help people just like the Avengers.

  25. My husband is fortunate to have a setting on his Galaxy that allows a kids function, and there are several apps she plays on there but I couldn’t tell you the names of them, lol! I know her favorite happens to be a painting one. 🙂 We have been tossing around the idea of getting her a kids tablet, so we can have our cells back.

  26. My son loves paying this dino dig game I have on my phone and a Lego car game. I would love to have something like this of his own for him to have!

  27. My lil’ guy loves Junior Lego. I’d love to have one of these under the tree for him!

  28. As a mother I always worry about what my son is looking at online. My boy is seven soon to be eight on December third, and he wants a tablet of his own. This sounds like a really good option for his and my needs. This article was extremely useful for me.

  29. My 6 year old daughter loves My PlayHome and will play it until my phone is dead if I let her. My 20-month-old son is completely captivated by Fisher Price’s Baby Monkey app and the songs it plays.

  30. My daughter would love this! We actually had to save our old cell phone when we upgraded so she could have her own to play with. Now that baby brother is also interested in the phone, a tablet is right up our alley!

  31. How do I choose one favorite when I have 5 kiddos that all love to play??:) big kids love Minecraft and subway surfers and littles love fruit ninja, angry birds, and ABC apps. We would love love love this under our tree this year! Thanks!!

  32. My kids love The Toddler Sing & Play App… it has several songs and they get to choose what the animals do and what song gets played! My boys would absolutely love this! Sure hope we win!

  33. My kids love playing any of the many Lego game apps they have downloaded on my tablet. Would love to win this! Thanks for the chance.

    1. My children love to have books read to them! My daughter likes to dance to the downloaded music and my son likes the math related games!