Childproofing a Device With a Kids’ iPad Mini Case

The iPad Mini is a useful investment for children, but you have to protect it to get the most from it. An appropriate cover for an iPad Mini will ensure that the device can withstand accidental falls. Look through the versatile range of products on eBay to find a kids’ iPad Mini case that works for you.

Which features should you look for in children's iPad cases?

The level of protection that you need in a iPad Mini case will determine the most suitable product to pick. Consider the age of the child to narrow down the most critical aspects. For example, if a child uses the device for schoolwork, a tablet keyboard is a practical addition to a protective cover. Other criteria include:

  • iPad model: Unless you are getting a universal case, check the model of the iPad Mini before selecting a folio, case, or skin. Ensure that the case fits properly without hiding important features such as the ports.
  • Water resistance: For toddlers and young children who may drop the tablet in water or expose it to moisture, consider a water-resistant case with adequate screen protection.
  • Aesthetics: Factor in the personality of the user and get an iPad cover to match. Kid-proof cases are available in many styles, shapes, and colours.
What are the common materials for iPad Mini cases for kids?

Childproof iPad covers should protect the device and the user. Kids can easily hurt themselves when using tablets, by hitting themselves with the corners. An iPad with protective cover will safeguard those blunt surfaces. Various materials can offer different levels of safety. EVA foam is one of the preferred materials for kids’ iPad cases, and silicone is suitable for iPad Mini cases because of its shockproof properties. Rubber is another material that adequately absorbs shocks and vibrations.

Can you find a kids’ iPad case that mounts on a car seat?

Yes, some manufacturers incorporate mounting mechanisms on the covers to make them easier to use with an iPad when in the car. A case can have straps, allowing you to hang it from the headrest, or a Velcro flap that attaches neatly to the headrest. The mounting options vary with manufacturers, so choose the most effective for your kids.

Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Apple.