Kids’ karaoke machines normally focus on two major elements; fun elements such as character themes or crazy lights and portability. Kids like carrying their toys anywhere and a karaoke machine is not an exception. This also comes in handy to parents as they will have their kids occupied doing something else especially during vacations, when at a friend’s house or when driving rather than having them crying for attention all the time.
Also, another thing that makes a kids karaoke machine the best toys to have your child engaged and have fun is the fact that these machines are affordable. Rather than having an adult karaoke machine which your kids would probably tamper with or mess regardless of the fact that they are not cheap, it is better to get them one meant for them which is not only fun but also cheap!
Here are our 5 Best Karaoke Machines for Kids:
Disney Amazon Exclusive Frozen Karaoke Set
Even though the movie was out like two years ago, kids are still singing and even humming to “Let It Go”. Also considering that its sequel is on the way, it will only make sense to buy your kids this machine. The machine comes with a bonus CD+G and a lyric book with two hits. Read More…
Singing Machine SML385BTW
This disco-infected light-infused machine is the next thing in the karaoke machines category. Available in both black and white, the machine features two distinct microphone inputs which is handy for those who have backup singers. The machine also has SD card slot, USB and HDMI to allow you record and share your kids performances. Read More…
Singing Machine SML-283P
Perhaps this is the most simple karaoke machine for kids who are just starting with karaoke machines. With an echo effect and flashing lights, this front loading machine is comes in black and pink. It is much smaller making it more portable as compared to others.
KidzLane – Kids Karaoke Machine MP3 Music Player
Even though meant for younger kids this machine features Bluetooth for wireless connection as well as a USB portal for flash drives. Even though it is recommended to use its original flash drive one can use any drive. The machine is fully programmable which means that you can select the tracks you want in the order you want. Read More…
Little Pretender Karaoke Stage microphone
This machine comes with two microphones to use with a backup singer. It also features flashing lights as well as two pedals to help create stage effects making the experience more fun.
Things To Consider When Purchasing Kids Karaoke Machines:
Remember that kids tend to have a short attention span. The karaoke machine has to be easy to use, self-sustaining with a screen of its own, a set of speakers and mic, portable and cute! Quite naturally, such machines come with very few options or buttons.
Not all kid’s karaoke machines are cheap and fragile. Many in fact are expensive and made to last. Look at the quality before you purchase a karaoke unit for your child. The last thing you want is to surprise them with a Christmas karaoke gift only to take it back to the store in a week’s time.
Not all kid’s karaoke machines can play all formats. Some are programmed for specific karaoke formats. Many indeed lack an expansion slot or a USB point to accept customized karaoke tracks. For toddlers this won’t be an issue but for kids in the age group of 8 to 14 years, getting a long term solution might be a better idea.
Karaoke machines designed for kids usually come with a handle, a carry bag of its own and a self contained unit that can be taken along on field trips, campouts, vacations or to the school. Make sure the entire unit isn’t too heavy otherwise the machine will just end up sitting in his or her room.
Almost all kid’s karaoke machines come as a self contained unit. Only a few higher models have the ability or rather the necessity to interface with an amplifier and speaker setup. What is that children find so interesting in singing along to tracks? Some are budding singers, others love imagining themselves as their favorite singer.
Basically, these machines are inexpensive for the parents and adults, entertaining for the kids and lucrative for families. Beware though, kid’s karaoke machines usually tend to integrate a lot of components together and to cut costs, they use plastic parts, inferior hardware and so on. Point is, if you wish to have a family time together then don’t go for kids only machines.