The best camera for kids in 2024: cameras for children of all ages

Choosing the best camera for kids takes just as much consideration as choosing the best one for grown-ups! Obviously, the key factors to think about are going to be different, but they're by no means less important.

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Chris George

Chris has been writing about photography professionally for nearly 40 years and has tested hundreds of different cameras. He has advised lots of parents about choosing the right cameras for their children – and has bought a fair few for his four children too! He has been the editor of What Camera, N-Photo, PhotoPlus, Video Camera, and Digital Camera magazines.

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.

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