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What is Google Kids Space?

Google Kids Space is a special mode available on select Android tablets designed to provide a safe, educational, and engaging environment specifically for children. Here are its main features and the benefits it offers for parents: 

Features of Google Kids Space:

  • Curated content: It offers a selection of age-appropriate apps, books, and videos that are curated based on the child’s age and interests. 
  • Customisable profiles: Parents can set up individual profiles for each child, which allows for personalized content recommendations and settings. 
  • Educational focus: Emphasis is placed on educational content, including interactive learning apps, educational books, and videos that help children develop new skills and knowledge. 
  • Parental controls: Google Kids Space works with the Family Link app, enabling parents to manage screen time, set usage limits, and approve or disapprove apps their children can access. 
  • Kid-friendly design: The user interface is designed to be intuitive and easy for children to navigate, featuring large icons and simple menus. 
  • Safety and privacy: All content is reviewed to ensure it meets Google's quality standards for safety and appropriateness. Robust privacy protections are in place to safeguard children’s data. 

Benefits for parents:

  • Peace of mind: Parents can be assured that their children are accessing safe and age-appropriate content. The curated nature of Google Kids Space means less worry about unsuitable material. 
  • Educational value: The focus on educational content helps children learn and develop new skills in a fun and engaging way, turning screen time into a constructive activity. 
  • Control and oversight: Through the Family Link app, parents can monitor and control their children’s tablet usage. This includes setting screen time limits, monitoring activity, approving content, giving parents comprehensive oversight. 
  • Personalisation: Customisable profiles allow content to be tailored to each child’s preferences and developmental stage, making the experience more engaging and relevant for them. 
  • Easy navigation: The kid-friendly design ensures that children can easily navigate the interface on their own, promoting independence while using the tablet. 
  • Balanced digital experience: By providing a mix of educational and entertaining content, Google Kids Space helps in creating a balanced digital experience for children, encouraging both learning and play. 

As always due diligence and final decisions should come from parents or guardians, on the suitability of any online browsers or content our kids should view. 

Overall, Google Kids Space is beneficial for parents as it combines safety, educational value, and ease of use, ensuring a positive and controlled digital environment for their children.