It’s reading time, not screen time.
Ideal for both beginner and experienced chapter book readers, Kindle Kids Edition is designed just for reading, which means no distractions from apps, videos or games.
The bundle includes a colorful cover
Stories kids love to read
From timeless classics like The Boxcar Children, to popular series like Harry Potter, Kindle Kids Edition has the books that will inspire a love of reading. With 1 year of Amazon Kids+, your child has access to books over a wide range of reading levels, including these top titles. Even more books are available in the Kindle Store. Learn how to add books to your child’s profile.
Kid tested, parent approved
Set educational goals and manage content with easy-to-use parental controls. With Parent Dashboard, you can adjust age filters, add books to your child’s library, and view reading progress, and more. And because Kindle Kids Edition is designed only for reading, in Amazon Kids (FreeTime) kids do not have access to the Internet or social media.
Take reading to the next level
Kindle Kids Edition includes tools to help young readers tackle more challenging books.
Vocabulary Builder: Words looked up in the built-in dictionary are automatically added to Vocabulary Builder, which creates flash cards they can use to learn the definitions and usage of words.
Word Wise: With Word Wise, available on many English language titles, short and simple definitions automatically appear above difficult words so kids can keep reading with fewer interruptions. The number of hints can be adjusted with a simple slider.
Take the story with you
With Audible, Kindle Kids Edition lets your child switch seamlessly between reading and listening via Bluetooth-enabled speakers or headphones. With the included 1 year of Amazon Kids+, kids have access to over 1,000 Audible books, including Beauty and the Beast and Peter Pan.
Kindle devices don’t support Immersion Reading, which lets you listen and read along as the text highlights. learn more about Immersion Reading.
Frequently Asked Questions
1: What is the Parent Dashboard?
Parent Dashboard allows parents to get the most out of Kindle Kids Edition. You can adjust age filters, add books to your child’s library, set daily reading goals, view your child’s reading progress, and more.
2: What books are available in Amazon Kids+?
Amazon Kids+ includes the complete Harry Potter series, and the first book from other popular series such as Artemis Fowl. We are always adding more content to the Amazon Kids+ library, including these top titles and recently added books. Kids can explore the catalog by searching for specific titles and authors, or browse by themes such as Popular Books, New Books, and more.
3: How can I access even more Books?
Amazon Kids+ provides access to books over a range of reading levels, and automatically filters out what your child sees based on their age. To see a wider selection of titles, go to Parent Dashboard to adjust the age filter in your child’s profile setting. Parents can also purchase additional titles from the Kindle Store, and add them to their child’s profile via Parent Dashboard.
4. How is Kindle Kids Edition different from a tablet?
Kindle Kids Edition is purpose built for reading, with a black & white glare-free display and weeks of battery life. It performs differently than a tablet, because it’s geared for reading books – no games, ads or videos means zero distractions.
Amazon US or Europe account is recommended
|Display||Amazon’s 6” display technology with next generation e-paper and built-in light, 167 ppi, optimized font technology, 16-level gray scale.|
|Size||6.4” x 4.7” x 0.5” (162 x 119 x 14 mm).|
|Weight||10.2 oz (288g); Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process.|
|System Requirements||None; fully wireless and doesn’t require a computer to download content.|
|On-Device Storage||8 GB; holds over a thousand Amazon Kids+ (FreeTime Unlimited) books.|
|Cloud Storage||Free cloud storage for all Amazon content.|
|Battery Life||A single charge lasts up to four (4) weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless and Bluetooth off and the light setting at 13. Battery life will vary based on light settings, wireless usage. Audible audiobook streaming over Bluetooth will reduce battery life.|
|Charge Time||Fully charges in approximately 4 hours from a 5W power adapter or computer via USB cable.|
|Wi-Fi Connectivity||Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, g, or n standards with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS).|
|Accessibility Features||Kindle includes the ability to adjust font size, font face, line spacing and margins. Click here for more info on Accessibility for Kindle. Certain accessibility features, including VoiceView, are not currently supported on Kindle Kids Edition.|
|Content Formats Supported||Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, PMP through conversion; Audible audio format (AAX).|
|Documentation||Learn more about Kindle devices with our Quick Start Guide and Kindle User Guide.|
Included in the Box
Kindle, cover, USB 2.0 charging cable and Quick Start Guide.
Ages 7 and up.
Kindle 10th Generation – 2019 release.
Black Kindle with Pink/Blue/Rainbow Birds/Space Station cover.