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Some sort of music device for a 6 year old?

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ClawHandsIfYouBelieveInFreaks Tue 11-Nov-14 13:31:54

Total technophobe here. I want a device that my 6 year old can play music on please.

Not an ipod as they're expensive aren't they? Something with speakers? Even a small device which will take speakers will work....

kellywood89 Tue 11-Nov-14 13:59:52

Hi, I searched back in July for my son's 4th birthday as he loves his music, in the end I just bought an MP3 player, it was nice and cheap with just the basic buttons, volume, pause/play and skip. I bought some child friendly earphones for about £8 and use my old desktop computer speakers if he listens to bedtime stories or something on it as they just have the standard headphone connector on them :-)

nocutsnobuttsnococonuts Tue 11-Nov-14 14:38:09

I bought a boom box which has CD player & radio for my 5 and 2 year old last year. got from toys r us about £20 grin

ClawHandsIfYouBelieveInFreaks Tue 11-Nov-14 14:41:27

Kelly thanks...how do you get music onto an MP3? Told you I was technophobe! grin

nocuts so you just buy them cds? Are they expensive these days?

kellywood89 Tue 11-Nov-14 14:54:24

a laptop or computer. It's pretty easy, if you have the music you want on your laptop/computer you just basically plug the MP3 player into the computer with the usb lead (comes with the MP3 player) Then follow the instructions, it is easy once you've done it once you'll get the hang of it, then you can keep updating the MP3 player with different music, if you did struggle you could get someone to show you to do it :-)

ClawHandsIfYouBelieveInFreaks Tue 11-Nov-14 15:03:51

Could I get music off a tablet Kelly? Thanks by the way...this is so helpful!

ClawHandsIfYouBelieveInFreaks Tue 11-Nov-14 15:04:11

Off a tablet and onto an MP3 player I mean...

nocutsnobuttsnococonuts Tue 11-Nov-14 15:27:17

I bought the Disney greatest hits for about £10 has 4 CDs, then pick up various ones from charity shops or eBay. also got Julia Donaldson audio book collection from bookpeople pretty cheap which they also enjoy! grin

ClawHandsIfYouBelieveInFreaks Tue 11-Nov-14 15:30:01

Ooh very good....very good!

kellywood89 Tue 11-Nov-14 18:41:23

no worries :-) Ive not personally connected his MP3 player to my tablet but if it's got a usb port on your tablet then I don't see why not, if You Google 'can i connect an MP3 player to Your tablet model' then you should be able to find out for certain before buying one :-)

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