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Activity tracker/fitbit for children

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Bluesea2017 Fri 24-Nov-17 13:20:13

Not sure if this is the right page, but there you go....

My 9 year old boy asked me for a kind of fitbit. He loves running and he needs a watch.
Can you recommend any decent for a child?

Does he need to connect it to a mobile phone? He does not have one of course.

SwimmingInTheBlueLagoon Sat 25-Nov-17 18:41:02

In all honesty the couple of 9yr old I know with fitness trackers have a Fitbit Charge2! I was shock at that and somewhat dreading 4yrs time, when my son is that age, if that's what he is going to want.

SwimmingInTheBlueLagoon Sat 25-Nov-17 18:43:15

You could look at TomTom ones, if specifically for running - they had a load of reduced models a few months ago. But I think it's still more expensive than I'd want to spend on a 9yr old.

pico1 Fri 01-Dec-17 10:46:40

Garmin have a tracker for children - think it’s called the Vivofit Jr.

Bluesea2017 Fri 01-Dec-17 13:57:52

thanks everyone

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