Kids love digital cameras, whether it’s the camera on your phone or your pricey SLR. But you may not want your child fooling with your digital camera. The solution? You can buy a relatively inexpensive digital camera for your kid to fool around with and explore the joys of photography.
Consumer Reports has an excellent report with information on the top digital cameras for kids.
Except for the VTech Kidizoom, all the kid cameras produced poor pictures overall compared with the Kodak C123 (both are available to subscribers), the adult camera (12-megapixel point-and-shoot) we used as our reference, which produced good quality images overall. The VTech Kidizoom produced fair images overall—making it the best kid camera for image quality.
Here are the top three: