The best kids' fitness trackers that’ll actually get your child excited about being active

Mashable 30 Jun 2020 09:00
Fitness trackers for kids can help prepare your child to lead an active and productive lifestyle by letting them monitor their health, set task reminders, and get motivated with rewards systems.
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Kids have the kind of energy adults could only dream of having, and they spend their days being active just for the fun of it. You might not think that a kid needs to track and monitor their health and activity, but we still live in a relatively sedentary society, so inspiring motivation to move around is still important to instill at a young age. Fortunately, there are several fitness trackers for kids that are made specifically with children in mind. This means that they're not focused on weight loss, but on forming good habits and leading an active lifestyle instead.

What makes a fitness tracker kid-friendly?

Fitness trackers for kids are simplified versions of those for adults in that they trade out smartwatch features for motivational games and rewards systems. After all, your kid doesn't really need an expensive Apple Watch to count their steps and monitor their heart rate when a cheaper (and more durable) option with simpler functionality is more suited to keep them engaged. A kids' activity tracker is also specially designed to properly fit a child’s wrist.

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