Kid Mode: Kids Games + Videos
What parents need to know
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Kid Mode: Kids Games + Videos can transform your Android into a kid-friendly phone for even the youngest app enthusiasts -- if you set the lock and filter options correctly. The app is the mobile companion for the Zoodles kid browser. Different options and levels of access can be set for multiple kids to customize games, videos, and access to your phone's other apps. Watch for in-app purchase options. Adobe Flash is required for a number of features. A similar app called Kid Mode by Zoodles is available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, but it does not have a games section.
Is it any good?
Many parents want to hand their smartphone to their kids to keep them busy in the grocery checkout line or the car, but there's the lingering worry that kids will tap on something inappropriate or mess up the phone in some way. KID MODE: KIDS GAMES + VIDEOS helps protect your kid and your phone through many filter and lock options, as well as kid-friendly game, video, storybook, and art options. But parents have to use the Parent Dashboard to make this app truly effective; it can be managed from the Zoodles website. Glitches and crash reports vary by Android model.