The best drones for kids are those that engage play, inspire creativity and don’t break after being bounced into walls!
While younger kids may love the idea of flying a drone high in the sky, many drones are not for beginners. These little machines will get thrashed about so finding a durable drone is important.
There is such a variety of features to consider, that picking the perfect drone might seem like an impossible task. Finding drones for teens is an easier job as the majority of drones are suitable for over 14’s. Some drones feature very high resolution HD cameras, some only take still pictures, and others are just great fun for gaming.
Gearing up for the holiday season, many new drones will be available later in the year. Here is a list of 16 popular and soon to be released drones for kids and teens in 2017.
Popular Kids Drones
1. WowWee Lumi
2. Eachine E010
3. WowWee REV
4. Syma X9 Flying Quadcopter Car
5. MOTA JETJAT Ultra Drone
6. SkyViper Streaming Video Dronev2400 HD Streaming Video drone. One of the coolest drones for teens, it’s equipped with HD video streaming and recording, so you can recall your great flight adventures. The Sky Viper can also perform one touch stunts and has auto flight assistance for easier landing and takeoffs.
7. Barbie Star Light Adventure
8. Parrot Bebop
9. Wonder ChopperQuadcopter is durable and can withstand crashes due to its screw reinforced three blade propellers. It flies for six minutes with a distance of fifty feet. It only takes an hour to charge the battery, so that you can get back out there quicker. The six axis design makes it a more stable drone which is easier for beginners to fly. It can perform 360 degree flips and has LED lights.
10. Air Hogs Star Wars Millennium Falcon Quad
New Kids Drones Coming Soon in the Fall!
11. Aura by KD Interactive
The Aura Drone is an exciting new toy drone by KD Interactive. Kids wear a glove that controls the drone using simple hand motions. The gesture-controlled drone uses patented Gesturebotics™ technology powered by LocoRobo. Kids can fly Aura up and down, forward and backwards, and even perform tricks like a sideways flip! Designed for kids age 7 and up, this is one drone to watch out for.
If you’re looking for drones for kids and teens that are educational, then the Makeblock Airlock is one to watch. Developed with STEM learning in mind, kids can learn how to program the drone for flight. When you’ve gotten the hang of the basics, you are able to write your own coding for tricks. The propeller houses are connected by magnets so you can change the shape of the drone or connect it to a hovercraft. Crash tested and able to resist bumps, this drone was made for play.
13. Bumper Drone
Although many drone for kids promise to be crash proof, a drone with an airbag will definitely bang off walls! The Bumper Drone was created with an airbag like surrounding barrier to keep the drone safe from crashes. The barrier is designed like a fun character that kids will love. This drone bumps and bounces off of walls and other objects with ease. It also features high tech components similar to other drones on the market, such as auto takeoff, auto landing and altitude hold. Also equipped for fun is a 720p HD camera.
14. Air Hogs DR1 FPV Drone with Headset
Get the full drone experience with this new Aig Hogs DR1 FPV Drone. The FPV stands for first person view. You can achieve this amazing sight by putting on the included virtual reality headset that gives you the view from the sky. This set is highly recommended for drone racers because they would have the upper hand being able to see what the drone sees as it’s flying. On a full charge, this drone has a flight life of ten to fifteen minutes.
15. Air Hogs Hyper Drift Drone
With the Air Hogs Hyper Drift Drone you get the best of land and air play. Glide across the floor on a gliding hover craft while your drone sits sideways on it to power it forward. Then unleash your drone and fly it around. The drone has a four prong cage over the top to protect it from impacting the propellers and to flip it back on its feet during a rough landing. This way you can always be ready to take off!
16. Air Banditz Battle Quadcopters
Take on your friends and family with the Air Banditz Battle Quadcopters. These drones for teens and kids alike, have built in laser firing points to tag other drones. Play laser tag with your drones, or have an all out war. You can link and play with up to sixteen other drones at one time. These drones are small and can turn flips with ease to avoid being tagged. You are able to play in three speeds, so that beginner, intermediate and advanced fliers can enjoy at their own level.
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Last update on 2017-06-29 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API